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UniversityofNorthTexas Spring II, 2013

IELI WEEKLY MEMO


IntensiveEnglishLanguageIns tute Week 2: March 25 - 31

EasterEggHuntFriday,March29,12:00pm1:00pm.LookforthehiddenEastereggsaroundSycamore.Therewillbe surpriseshiddenineachegg,sotrytohelpyourfriendsandclassmatesndone,too! DallasMavericksGameSaturday,March30,11:30am5:30pm.IELIwillgotoanNBAbasketballgameindown townDallastocheerontheDallasMaverickswhentheyplaytheChicagoBulls!TheDallasMavericksweretheNBA Championsin2011,sothiswillbeaveryexci nggame!SignupintheUNTInterna onalPaymentOce(SYMR205) by4:00pmonFriday,March29.Ticketscost$5forIELIstudentsand$15forfamilyandfriends.Youmustpaywhen yousignup. RestaurantNightFriday,April5,5:308:30pm.Haveyoueverwonderedwhatkindoffoodisservedbyalocal restaurant?DoyouwanttoknowwhereyoucanndgoodfoodinDenton?Tryanewrestaurantwithoneofyour IELIteachersorstamembers!Eachteacherwilltakeagrouptoadierentrestaurantandgiveyouadviceonwhich dishesarebest.SignupinAmbersoce(SYMR202)byThursday,April4.Studentsareresponsibleforpayingfor theirownmealandprovidinga pthewaiter/waitress. TheBIGEventSaturday,April6,8:00am12:00pm.SignuptovolunteerwithIELIandUNTstudents.Volunteers willgetafreeTshirt!Therewillalsobeapartyat12pmontheLibraryMallforallvolunteers.SignupinAmbers oce(SYMR202)byFriday,April5.RemembertomeetattheLibraryMallonSaturdaybefore8:00amifyousignup!

AmberneedshelpplanningtheSongkran(ThaiNewYear) Fes val!Thecelebra onwillbeThursday,April11.Amber needshelpwithplanningthemusic,food,andother celebra onac vi es.IfyouareThaiandwould liketohelpwiththisfes val,cometothe mee ngMarch28th! When:Thursday,March28,12:001:00 pm Where:SYMR201D UNT101:HowtoApplyMee ngTuesday, April2,12:101:00pminSYMR271.Ifyouare interestedinlearningaboutUNTandthemany programsoered,youshoulda endthis mee ng.

Dontmissoutonthisopportunityto improveyourEnglish!Conversa onHouris a meforstudentsinLevels02tomeet withAmericans.Therewillbegamesand snacks.Thisisagoodwaytomakenew friends,havefun,andprac ceyourEnglish. Youdonotneedtosignup. Conversa onHourwillbe everyMonday,5:00pm 6:00pminCrumleyHall.

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A en onstudentsinLevels46:Haveyouappliedto UNT?Ifso,youshoulda endoneofthesemee ngs. Undergraduateor2ndbachelors:Tuesday,March26, 12:101:00pmSYMR203 Graduate:Wednesday,March27,12:101:00pm SYMR203

Letthecontestbegin!AllIELIstudentsare welcometosubmituptothreeofyourbest photostobedisplayedintheSYMRmainhallway.Therewill bethreephotosselectedtowinprizesupto$100!Visit h ps://ieli.unt.edu/photocontestrulestosubmitphotos andgetfullcontestdetails!

TheBilingualAmbassadorProgramhopestohelpprovide culturallycompetentcaretopa entsfromothercountriesand cultures.Theprogramcanhelp Du esofthevolunteer: withyourEnglishskillsand Askpa entshowtheyre posi velyimpacttheDenton doing community! Askpa entsifthereis Thefourprimarylanguagesfor anythingspecicthey whichtheyneedvolunteersare need Spanish,Arabic,Cantonese,and ExplaininEnglishto Mandarin. nursesandclinicianswhat pa entsneed Informa onsession: Bearesourcetoexplain Wednesday,March27,from howtobeculturally 12:001:00PM. sensi vetohospitalsta Volunteersneedtocompletean VolunteerswouldNOT applica onandscreeningprocess, translate abasiclanguageuencytest medical informa on. containingadmissionsrelated terminology,anda endatraining session. Volunteerscommitto23hourseachweekfor6 months.ThesehoursareNOTtoconictwith yourclassschedule. Thisvolunteeropportunityisopento UNTInterna onalandIELIstudents.Ifyouhave anyques ons,comeseeAmberinSYMR202. IntheSpringIIterm,IELIwillpublishtheIELI Starnewsle er.Thisnewsle erincludes ar clesandessayswri enbystudents, photographsofIELIevents,informa on aboutIELIgraduates,andmore. WouldyouliketocontributetotheIELIStar? Becrea ve!Youcansubmitpoetry,artwork, orcrea vewri ng.Youcanwriteaboutan eventthatyoua ended,oryoucaninterviewoneofyour classmates,friends,orteachers. StopbyAmbersoce(202)totalkaboutideas,oremailyour materialtoAmber.Hallberg@unt.edu.

Thisisanopportunityforinterna onalwomentomeet Americanwomen,prac ceEnglish,andshareexperiences.It willtakeplaceatalocalvolunteershome.Thisisopenfor womenstudentsofeverylevel.Itwillbeafunexperience forinterna onalwomenandAmericanwomentojusthang outandbegirls!Feelfreetobringyourchildren.Snackswill beprovided.Sorryboys,girlsonly! Transporta onisprovidedifneeded! Mee ngswillbeeveryotherWednesday,from 5:307:00pm. April3 April17 May1 SeeAmberorKa einSYMR202formore informa onorifyouhaveanyques ons.

Neverbeboredagain!Checkoutthenewonlinecalendarat: h p://ieli.unt.edu/termac vitycalendar ThecalendarincludesIELIevents,UNTevents andeveneventsinDentonandthe surroundingareas!Checkitouttondout whatishappeningTODAY! LabOrienta onfornewLevel4,5,and6 studentswillbeheldon:Monday,March25. Yourteacherswillhandoutpasseswithyour scheduled me. Lab Orientaon is required! IfyouforgotyourEUIDandpassword,theIELILabcanhelp youndthatinforma on.Youneedthis informa ontoaccessBlackboard. Also,stopbytheLabinMARQ314to checkoutallthesenewDVDs:Avengers, DarkKnight,DarkKnightRises,LordoftheRingsSeries(13), ClintEastwood,ManwithnoNameCollec on,21Jump Street,TheHelp,DanceswithWolves, HarryPo er:TheDeathlyHallows Alsofeelfreetocheckoutthe2012 VersionsofGMAT,GREandTOEFLTest StudyGuides!

Eachweek,Amber,Hamza,andKa ewillmakea WeeklyUpdatevideoofimportanteventsand announcements.Ifyouwouldliketostarinoneof thevideos,pleasestopbySYMR202andtalkto Amber,Hamza,orKa e.Volunteerswillbeentered intoadrawingforaprizeattheendoftheterm!

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