ELI weekly : the weekly newsletter of the English Language Institute
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Permanent Link: http://ufdc.ufl.edu/UF00089998/00205
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Title: ELI weekly : the weekly newsletter of the English Language Institute
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Creator: English Language Institute, University of Florida
Publisher: English Language Institute
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: July 8, 2011
Genre: newspaper   ( sobekcm )
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Holding Location: University of Florida
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System ID: UF00089998:00205


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Highlights Class Photo Volunteer Day Countries Represented Manners T h e ELI Weekly Class Photo Come out and be seen! The ELI Class picture for Summer, 2011 will be taken at the front of Tigert Hall on SW 13 th Street on Tuesday, July 12 th at 10 : 4 5 a m. We will walk over together toward the end of Reading / Writing at 10:30am. If it is raining on Tuesday we will hold the picture on Wedne sday at the same time. For any and all students not taking Reading/ Writing classes, as well as all other teachers, LAs, and any other ELI personnel who wants to participate, we very much would like to encourage you to come and join us for the picture. The Weekend Trip This weekend, a local apartment complex will be host ing a p arty for ELI students Please check the activities board on Thursday and Friday for more information. WHEN: Saturday, July 9th COST: This trip is completely FREE! Notes from the Office Smoking : ELI students have been noticed smoking, not just on campus, but near buildings in the parking garage and even on private property Please realize that if this continues stronger action will be taken against students in v iolation of the policy. Remember that you cannot leave your cigarette butts on the ground, or you will get a ticket for littering. Appointments: Students, when you receive a note from the office asking you to make an appointment to see one of our adminstrators, or if you have a need to see someo ne, please go to our receptioni st in the main office to make the appointment. This allows for time to prepare and have an adequate amount of time to discuss whatever issues may be needed. Please realize that you may have to wait for a long time if you walk into the office without an appointment Lost and Found: If you should lose something in the classrooms or elsewhere at the ELI, do come and check to see if it has been turned in in the Main Office, Room 315. Also, if you find somethi ng in the classrooms that got left behind, this is the place to bring it! Birthdays The following are ELI birthdays from July 8 14 : Students: July 8: Maria Soledad Zanetta July 10: Aishah Alzahrani July 10: Awad Aljuaid July 11: Abdullah Aldahmash July 12: YeonJae Jang July 13: Takuya Hayakawa Staff: July 10: CJ Marrero Happy Birthday, one and all! B Term Countries The following are the countries and places represented by our students in our new B Term: Angola Brazil China Ecuador Israel Japan Korea Saudi Arabia Taiwan Turkey Ukraine Venezuela The Weekly Newsletter of the English Language Institute Volume 121, Issue 8 July 8, 2011


The Next Trip Our next ELI activity will be the Volunteer Day on Saturday, July 16 th Details will be on the Activities Board and in the next Weekly Manners and Culture Q: Why do people in the US prefer traveling by car rather than by airplane? A: Well, we have such a culture built around the automobile. Our roads are really good for the most part, and auto travel is usually cheaper than air travel, even for distances of 1000 mi les or more. Also, there are a lot of conven iences built around auto travel. It will be interesting to see, in coming years, just how much and in how many ways this may change, depending on the price of gas! Q: o n the bus for elderly people or pregnant women? A: Nothing much will happen. While in other cultures it is assumed that you will give up your seat i n the United just absolutely expected of you although you might get a couple of mean looks from the other bus riders (who may now have to give up their seat since Grammar word for something. For example, The person would r responding would carefully pronounce it for you. if you are asking abou t a word in do you say friend person would then say the word in Arabic. Quote of the Week Get over the idea that only children should spend their time in study. Be a student so long as you still have something to learn, and this will mean all your life. Henry L. Doherty English Language Institute PO Box 117051 315 Norman Hall Gainesville, FL 32611 7051, USA Phone: (352) 392 2070 Fax: (352) 392 3744 Email: StudyEnglish@eli.ufl.edu Webpage: www.eli.ufl.edu