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T he Weekly Newsletter of
the English Language Institute
Volume 103, Issue 11
July 27, 2007
On Saturday, July 28th, join us to spend
the afternoon at Skate Station
Funworks! We will go and play
miniature golf, roller-skate, play arcade
games, rock climb, and more. There is
plenty of food, drinks and ice cream at
WHEN: Saturday, July 28th. Meet at
the Norman Hall garage at 12:00 PM.
We will probably return around 4:00
PM, or whenever your group wants to.
COST: One attraction: $7.50
Two attractions: $11.00
Unlimited + Go-Kart: 24.50
Bring about $5-7 for food/drinks.
TRANSPORTATION: This is a
carpool trip. You will need to sign up on
the activities board by Thursday July 26th
at 4pm. You can drive your own car and
bring family and friends (make sure you
sign up your family and friends on the
WHAT TO BRING:
-Wear comfortable clothes and shoes!!
-Have a great time!!
The ELI's Institutional TOEFL will be
given on Wednesday, August 8th, at 2pm
in Room 137NRN. The Registration
Schedule for the TOEFL is as follows:
FULL-TIME ELI STUDENTS
Friday, August 3rd, 1pm
Friday, August 3rd, 3:30pm
#1. You MUST be on
time. If you arrive even
ONE MINUTE late,
you will not be permitted
to register at the regular
time. You will have to
register with the part-
time and non-students,
and you will be
permitted to register only
if there is space. You
will also have to pay a
late fee of $40. NO
If you have a problem and cannot
register at your assigned time, please
come to the ELI Main Office
BEFORE WEDNESDAY, August
It, to receive a different registration
PART-TIME ELI Students and
Tuesday, August 7t, 9am, Room
Part timers, remember that you also
must sign up in the ELI Main Office
ASAP in order to have a space at
Everyone, bring A
PICTURE ID AND A
NUMBER 2 PENCIL to
On Thursday, August 9t, we will be
giving the CELT, our exit test. There
are no regular ELI classes on this day.
There will be no late exams and no
late students admitted to the exams.
All ELI students are required to attend
and take the test in order to receive a
certificate of completion from the ELI.
Please remember to be on time. If
you arrive late to the test, you will not be
permitted to take it, and you will not
receive a certificate of completion from
the ELI. The schedule is as follows;
sections refer to Reading/Writing
Part-Timers (no RW)
34 1 NRN
:341 I RN
Next weekend, we will be holding our
End-of-Semester Barbecue! Details will
be on the Activities Board and in next
Not enough room this week, folks!
We'll return with the columns next
We have a few corrections to make on
our activities schedule on the times:
Monday Volleyball is at 7pm.
Tuesday Basketball is at 5:15pm.
Thoroughly Thrilling Thursdays have
variable times-check the Activities
r Library Fines and Infirmary
Fees-Since we're coming closer to
the end of the semester, we just
want to remind you that now is a
good time to think about clearing
up any fees and fines that you might
have with the university. If there
are any outstanding balances owed,
we won't be able to release any of
your academic information or
certificates to you.
> Part-time students and TOEFL:
Part time students, don't forget-if
you wish to take the ELI TOEFL
with the other students, you must
actually sign up for it in the ELI
Main Office, Room 315. If you
have not already done so, please go
and sign up as soon as possible.
The following are ELI birthdays from
July 27-Aug 2:
None this week!
July 29: Todd Allen (Hey! That's me!)
July 29: Karteek Chegooru
July 31: Patti Moon
Happy Birthday, one and all!
Gosh, it's this week, everyone! Steve
wants to let you know that the deadline
for Student Voices submissions is fast
approaching. We would like to have
everything in by this coming Friday, July
27h. Submissions can include any
student work that you might like to see
in print. You can submit your entries
for the Voices to your teacher or you may
put them directly in Steve's mailbox in
the ELI Main Office (Room 315)
marked Flocks. Let's see what you can
come up with!
I have failed many times, and that's why
I am a success.
Uf UNIVERSITY of
English Language Institute
PO Box 117051
315 Norman Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-7051, USA
Phone: (352) 392-2070
Fax: (352) 392-3744