* Summer Break
* Notes from the Office
The EIU Weekly
Fanfares and Fireworks
Independence Day Fun!
Come celebrate the United States'
Independence Day with music and
fireworks. On Tuesday, July 3 (the
first Tuesday after Summer Break),
we will walk to the UF Bandshell to
hear patriotic music and see the
fireworks. This is a wonderful way to
experience a long tradition in the
United States... and to have a great
WHEN: Tuesday, July 3rd at 7:00
WHERE: We will meet at Norman
Garage, and then walk across campus
to the UF Bandshell and Favet Field.
COST: This trip is FREE!
WHAT TO BRING: Bring a
blanket to sit on. You can bring
something to eat and drink if you like,
or you can bring some cash to buy
food. We will walk over, so wear
walking shoes. You should bring bug
repellent as well.
On Saturday, July 7th, we will be
holding our Midterm Picnic. This is
also the Welcome Picnic for the new
B-Term students. All ELI students,
staff, and friends are invited. This will
be a picnic at Broward Beach. There
will be sports, games and great
conversation. It is possible that the
pool will be open, so bring your
bathing suit just in case. There will
also be lots of great food!!!
WHEN: Saturday, July 7th at 11:30
AM. If it is raining call 392-3354
extension 230 after 10:00 AM to see if
the picnic has been moved to Sunday.
Even though this is not a carpool
trip, you must sign up on the
activities board by 4:00 PM on
Thursday, July5th so we know how
much food to order.
WHERE: Behind Broward and
Yulee Halls (Across 13th Street from
COST: This trip is completely
WHAT TO BRING: Wear tennis
shoes and sunblock. Be sure to bring
your bathing suit and a towel in case
the pool is open! We will provide the
food so come hungry!!
r Summer Break and I-20s
Summer break is next week! If you
plan to leave the US at allduring the
break-even on a cruise or a day trip
to Canada or Mexico-please
remember to come to the office to
have your 1-20 signed so that you
won't have trouble getting back into
r July 4t Holiday-The week
that we come back from break,
on Wednesday, July 4th, there will
be no classes and the ELI Main
Office will be closed for the
Independence Day Holiday.
Please remember that Monday
and Tuesday, July 2nd and 3rd are
regular days of class and that
missing them will count as
This weekend, we are having our
Busch Gardens Trip Reschedule,
and then we have summer break!
Our next scheduled activity after that
is Fanfares and Fireworks,
I he Weekly Newsletter o
the English Language Institute
Volume 103, Issue 7
June 22, 2007
Gainesville's Independence Day
celebration. Also, we will be holding
our Midterm Picnic (which is also
our Welcome Picnic for the B-Term
students) on Saturday, July 7th.
The following are ELI Birthdays for
the week ofJune 22-July 5:
June 25: Bruna Cavalcanti
June 26: Pei-Li Chen
July 3: Adriana Rangel
July 5: Do Kyung Kim
July 5: Tse-Min Ma
June 23: Maisa Haj-Tas
June 26: Tom Ratican
June 29: Valentina Komaniecka
Happy Birthday, one and all!
Manner s andCultu
Still no manners! Folks, instead of
running old columns this week, I
thought I'd just let you know that I
really need some questions from you
guys! Surely, there must be
something that you would like to ask
Make the best use of what is in your
power, and take the rest as it happens.
SEnglish Language Institute
UNIVERSITY of FLORIDA
English Language Institute
PO Box 117051
315 Norman Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-7051, USA
Phone: (352) 392-2070
Fax: (352) 392-3744