Elsa Upham



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

A2-1 | Advanced Beginner Conversation for Seniors

Advanced Beginner
Starting June 25, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks

If you are over 60 years old and would like to learn French with people of common age and interests, this new class will allow you to acquire linguistic knowledge while focusing on cultural aspects of France, its architecture and History, Customs and Traditions.

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B2-1/B2-2 | A la découverte de… La Côte Catalane

Starting June 22, 2021 1.5 hours per week for 5 weeks (June 22 - July 20)

Join Elsa to discover the Catalan Coast of France. You will learn about its rich history, culture, food, and architecture!

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