Elsa Upham

France

Bio

A native of the South of France, Elsa received her M.A. degrees in English literature and composition from the U. of Montpellier in France and the U. of British Columbia in Canada. While living in the Pacific Northwest, she taught French high school, Advanced Placement, and adult classes. After moving to New England, she taught ESL and French at the U. of New Hampshire. She is a lover of arts (dance, music, painting) and endeavors to continue her study of ballet and cello. Her free time is devoted to her family, being outdoors, and reading historical fiction.

Classes Recently Taught

B2-1/B2-2 | 2022 - les élections présidentielles françaises

Advanced
Starting February 18, 2022 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Join us for an exciting class and discover what the French elections are all about.

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NEW! French through Poems for Teens | A2+

13 Years old
Starting February 17, 2022 90 minutes/week for 5 weeks

Improve your speaking and reading comprehension through French literature.

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B1+/B2 | Cuisine et gastronomie: traditions et nouvelles façons de faire

Intermediate
Starting February 12, 2022 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

Why not improve your French while learning about French gastronomy? Discover culture, techniques and regional specialties of France through videos, podcasts and interviews.

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NEW! French through Songs for Teens | A2+

13 Years old
Starting January 13, 2022 90 minutes/week for 5 weeks

Improve your speaking and reading comprehension through French literature.

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B2-4/C1-1 | Literature

Advanced
Starting January 12, 2022 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Join Elsa Upham to improve speaking and comprehension while reading and analyzing French literary works from a wide variety of genres.

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Les Ados - Beginner

13 Years old
Sessions starting January 8, 2022, and January 15, 2022 1.5 hours per week for 10 weeks

Through oral and written comprehension as well as speaking and writing exercises, students acquire the linguistic tools they will need to effectively communicate in a variety of contexts.

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