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English Language Institute
Welcome to the English Language Institute (ELI)
The University of Florida English Language Institute offers intensive English programs that prepare students for using English in the real world. Our programs are based on current research in the fields of language teaching, acquisition, learning and assessment, and the more than 60 years of experience we have teaching English as a second language to international students at the University of Florida. Our faculty and staff are committed to providing the quality service and education you deserve. We offer English instruction that prepares you for using English in an academic or professional context and the culture that is all around you.
Returning Summer C 2015 Students!
The dates for check in are May 8 to May 12. To check in for Summer, please follow the link here.
Summer C 2015 Students!
Orientation Week is here! This is the week when we give you all the information you need. You'll learn about Gainesville, housing, medical issues, and more. Check out the calendar of events for Orientation Week.
Are you looking for housing? Make sure to check out the housing page. We also have a helpful page with a list of apartments that we recommend, a map with a location of the apartments, and some frequently asked questions. Click here!
We have a fun semester planned! Check out all the awesome CIP Weekend Trips we'll go on in the Summer semester!
Congratulations, Spring 2015 English Language Institute graduates!
The Spring Semester, 2015 Edition of ELI Student Voices is out!
ELI 60th Anniversary
If you have any questions about the ELI, please check here
(Information about the ELI programs, classes, finding a place to live, and arrival instructions will be e-mailed directly to you) .
The ELI is also a member of FIEC and AAIEP and is accredited by CEA through 2016.