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Megan Parham, 2019 Recipient of the Senior Book Prize

The Alliance Française of Newport has given its annual award for Excellence in French to Megan Parham, a 2019 graduate of Salve Regina University. Ms. Parham double-majored in Business Administration and French, and spent a year in Paris as part of her academic studies.

The Alliance Française of Newport, with over 160 members, is one of more than 800 local Alliance chapters active in 132 countries worldwide. The mission, promotion of French language and culture, is accomplished through social-cultural events and language classes offered throughout the year.

For further information about The Alliance Française of Newport, please contact Mary-Gail Smith, President, by email: or by phone at 401-601-5515.

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The Alliance Française of Newport Hosts Two French Conversation Groups

The Alliance  of Newport hosts two French Conversation Groups.

The French Conversation Groups meet weekly on Tuesday and Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at The French Confection, 72 East Main Rd. in Middletown, RI.

Fluency in French is not required. There is no charge for these groups; all are welcome. This is a drop-in group; registration is not necessary.

According to past AFN President, Cindy Dressler, “Compatible speakers help you find your speaking level while encouraging you to improve in an informal, enjoyable setting surrounded by delicious pastries and gourmet coffees. All levels of French are spoken in a judgement-free atmosphere.”

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