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ELI weekly : the weekly newsletter of the English Language Institute
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Title: ELI weekly : the weekly newsletter of the English Language Institute
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Language: English
Creator: English Language Institute, University of Florida
Publisher: English Language Institute
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: March 26, 2012
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Highlights St. Augustine Weekday Activities Emily out Notes from the Office T h e ELI Weekly St. Augustine O n Saturday, March 31 st we will be going to St. Augustine which is the oldest European city in the US! St. Augustine was founded on September 8, 1565. It was name d St. Augustine after the Saint with the same name. First, we will visit the Old City, where everyone can visit the Fort and walk through the streets during a special art show event. After that, we will visit the beach (d epending on the weather) and the lighthouse. Families are welcome! When: Saturday, March 31 st We will be meeting at Norman Garage at 8:00am We will leave St. Augustine around 4:30pm and arrive in Gainesville around 6:00 pm Cost: purchase a bus pass from Nate in Norman 318 between 9 :00 am and 12:30pm before Friday, March 30 th Please bring $20 cash, exact change, and a picture ID (like a Gator 1 ID card or a passport ) Bus passes are non refundable and first come, first serve. What to bring : Your yellow bus passes and Gator 1 IDs to get on the bus. Also, bring comfortable shoes and money for food and souvenirs and of course, your camera The Next Trip Next weekend, we will be going to Silver Springs Details about the activity will be on the Activities Board and in next Weekly Emily out Emily will be on vacation for the week of March 26 th She will return to the office on Tuesday, April 3 rd If you need help this week, please contact the following people: appointment : Talk to Jennifer or Sylvia in Norman 315. Number of absences : Talk to Jennifer or Sylvia in Norman 315. Immunizations : GO TO THE STUDENT HEALTH CARE CENTER IMMEDIATELY!! Emergency : Call Debbie Kellermann. Please only call Debbie if there is a real emergency. Her phone number is on Weekday Activities The following is our afternoon activity schedule. Please check the Activities Board from time to time to see if there are any changes. Day/Time Activity Location/Cost Monday 7:00pm Pool and Bowling ( Nick ) Meet in the Reitz Union Game Room on the Ground Floor. Bring $5 $10 for games Tuesday 7:00pm Soccer and Frisbee ( Ian ) Meet at Flavet Field. Free Wednesday 7:00pm Coffee Talk ( Scott ) Meet at 7 p.m. at Starbucks on Archer Road. Free (Bring money for coffee and food if you like.) Thursday 6 :00pm Volleyball ( Becky ) Meet at Lexington Crossing Free Friday 11:30 am 2:30 pm Lunch at the Plaza ( Alanna ) Meet at the Plaza of the Americas $4 for Krishna lunch or bring your own Note s from the Office Library Fines and Infirmary Fees : If you have any outstanding fees or fines, There The Weekly Newsletter of the English Language Institute Volume 117, Issue 10 March 26, 2012

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316] that shows you how to pay those fines. If there are any outstanding balances owed, we won't be able to release any of your academic information or certificates to you. The end of the semester will be here before you know it! Immunizations & Insurance: Remember to take care of your insurance and immuniz ation as soon as possible. You will not be allowed to attend class until you do. IRS Tax Forms all international students are required to file a tax form in the United States by April 15 You can find the form at the link below, which i s also on our Facebook page. If you have questions, please make an appointment to see Daryl. http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs pdf/f8843.pdf Birthdays The following are ELI Birthdays for the week of March 26 to April 1 : Students: March 28: Feras Aldeeb March 28 : Badr Alsoduis March 28 : Mariana Lisboa Yanez March 29 : Ashwag Alasmary March 30 : Hamzah Qadiri April 1 : Jihad Alhuthail April 1 : Lan Phung Staff: March 27: Roxy Fraser March 31: Sarah Adams Happy Birthday, one and all! Manners and Culture Q: A: Like so many words in this category, it used. The term traditionally refers to less educated, rural southerners (working out It can be used by such people in a gentle, fun way, but it also can be directed at people to say that you think they are ignorant or backward. In general, unless terms. Q: Why do American people apologize or say "I 'm sorry" a lot? For example, when I am on a bus and I accidentally hit someone he or she tells me "I'm s orry" even when it was my fault. A: their fault. I apologize for bum ping into you acknowledge that something bad happened. Grammar A: Depending on which grammar book to mean (in other words, to introduce an example or series of grammar that a lot of people use anyway. Conversational : I enjoy many American foods, like pizza and hambur gers Academic : I enjoy many American foods, such as pizza and hamburgers. Quote of the Week The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page. St. Augustine of Hippo 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