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Fabulous French – Upper Intermediate Level – GI 23 132 (Face to Face)

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23 February 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm GMT

Tutor: Tammy Ellis BA (Hons) (Lon) BA (Hons) (Surrey)

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Date: 23 February 2024
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Length of Course:
5 Fridays
Reference Code:
GI 23 132
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH


Fabulous French is an upper intermediate level class for those wishing to improve both their oral and written skills within a friendly and fun atmosphere. Through translation practice (both into French and English) and the study of French grammar, all students will be encouraged to participate in discussion to improve their French oral skills and vocabulary. In the Spring Term we will study:

‘Le Scaphandre et le Papillon’. by Jean-Dominique Bauby.

ISBN-10‏ : ‎ 2221258525/ ISBN-13 : ‎ 978-2221258521 (Pocket book)/

ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 2221109740/ ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-2221109748 (Paperback)


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About the Speaker

Tammy Ellis

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.


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