- This event has passed.
Fabulous French – GI 19 800 (Online)
16 October 2020 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until 20 November 2020
Tutor: Tammy Ellis BA (Hons) (Lon) BA (Hons) (Surrey)Go to all Courses
Our Fabulous French course is designed to make learning this beautiful language both fun and informative! We shall concentrate on general conversation, listening exercises and translation. In addition, the set literary text for this term will be a modern work: Alice Zeniter, L’Art de Perdre (Mass Market Paperback. Publisher: J’ai lu. 1st edition – 30 Jan. 2019). ISBN-10: 2290155152 / ISBN-13: 978-2290155158.) Please note that this is not a beginner’s course but we are a mixed ability class. If you are unsure of your level of French please contact the tutor via the Institute.
About the Speaker
Tammy was born in London and raised for some years in the North of England. She returned to her roots in 1982 to attend the University of London to read a degree in French and German and, more importantly, this is where she met her husband.
Whilst languages remain an important part of her life, and she still teaches both French and German up to A level, her main passion is Art History. Tammy has been a lecturer in Art History at The Guildford Institute since graduating from the University of Surrey in 2007. Her main interests lie in 19th, 20th and 21st Century art and her aim has always been to make art accessible and ‘food for the soul’.
Over the past four years Tammy has also been involved in art tours to France, Ireland and Liverpool and has given guided visits of Tate Britain. She thoroughly enjoy the level of interaction that these trips bring. Tammy also lectures privately to groups and gives ‘one-off’ talks on art.
Tammy has three wonderful children, two dogs and a horse and they all keep her very busy! When she does have a moment’s peace, she loves to bake and read books for her book club.
V Café at The Guildford Institute provides a friendly catering service using high quality, fresh, vegetarian and vegan ingredients.
The perfect way to give a treat to someone special who takes real pleasure in learning new things and taking part in great activities.