Elsa M. Upham

LECTURER
Lecturer
Office: ESL Institute, Hamilton Smith Hall, Durham, NH 03824
Elsa Upham

Elsa Upham is a Lecturer in ESL who has been teaching reading, writing, listening and speaking classes at the beginning, intermediate, and advanced levels for the last 6 years. She has also taught undergraduate and graduate courses in the Languages Literatures and Cultures Department. She focuses on integrating multiple skills, critical thinking, metacognition, and self-refection in her teaching practice to enhance her students’ academic success. Her personal interests include historical fiction, music and dance.

Education

  • M.A., Paul Valery University
  • M.A., University of British Columbia
  • B.A., Humanities, Academy of Monpellier

Research Interests

  • English as a Second Language
  • ESL instruction

Courses Taught

  • ESL 410: Elementary Read, Write,Grammar
  • ESL 411: Speak & Listen, Elem Level
  • ESL 421: Intermediate Listening/Speakng
  • ESL 430: Adv Reading, Writing, Grammar
  • ESL 434: High Adv RWGLS
  • FREN 402: Elementary French II
  • FREN 403: Review of French
  • FREN 503: Intermediate French I
  • FREN 632: Adv French Listiening/Speaking