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School of Languages, Linguistics and Film

Dr Johana Adams


French Language Instructor



I am a graduate from the University of Nice - Sophia Antipolis, France.

I have a Licence (BA equivalent) in Lettres Modernes and in FLE (Teaching French as a Foreign Language).

I have a Maîtrise (MA equivalent) also in Lettres Modernes (French Modern Literature- investigating Eugène Ionesco as a multifaceted author).

I obtained my DEA (MPhil equivalent) in Lettres et Civilisations (Comparative Literature- English/French- studying dramatic and symbolic intertextuality -Shakespeare, Maeterlinck, Jarry-).

I moved to the Uk do to a PhD at the University of Manchester, in Humanities (French Early Modern Literature-  looking at the representation of ultra-violence in the inter-subjective relationships in French tragedies from 1580 to 1620).

I have developed my academic career at the University of Manchester from 2004 to 2017 as a French Language Lecturer, before relocating south.


Being PT, I will teach only in the following modules:

*Introductory French- FRE4204/4205/4206

*French Intensive- FRE4202


Research Interests:

My research interest has always revolved around 2nd language acquisition, the relation between Language teaching/learning and Drama, Media and Technologies.