In September 2019, the Alliance Française of Newport will offer three opportunities for learning about French language and culture: Beginning French, Intermediate French and “The Salon,” a special Advanced Conversation Group. Registration is on a first-come, first-served basis. The deadline for Registration is September 5th.

Beginning and Intermediate Classes will begin on Tuesday, September 10th and end on Tuesday, December 3rd.

The Advanced Conversation Group will begin on Thursday, September 12th and end on Thursday, December 5th.

Classes will be taught by Salve Professor,  Dean de la Motte, Ph.D., Professor of French and Comparative Literature. Beginning and Intermediate Class size is limited to 25 students. The Salon- Advanced Conversation Group will be limited to 15.

All students need to be members of the Alliance Française of Newport.

The fee for both Beginning French and Intermediate French is $145. ($100 for the Fall Semester and $45 for a basic AFN Membership which will extend through August 31, 2020.)

The fee for The Salon – Advanced Conversation Group is $95. ($50 for the Fall Semester and $45 for a basic AFN Membership which will extend through August 31, 2020.)

Your registration will be completed once payment is received. Payment can be made to the Alliance by sending a check made payable to: Alliance Française of Newport and mailed to P.O. Box 361, Newport, RI 02840, or by credit card using the Donate button on the AFN Web site:

Please indicate your choice of either Beginning French, Intermediate French or Salon-Advanced Conversation Group using the memo line on your check or in a comment section within the online payment process. You will receive confirmation of your enrollment via email.

If you have any questions, please contact the Alliance via email at:

The Alliance Française of Newport is one of more than 800  Alliance chapters active in 132 countries worldwide. The Alliance Française of Newport, which has more than 160 local members, has been part of the international Federation of Alliance Françaises  for more than 65 years. The Alliance Française is dedicated to the study of the French language and culture and to promoting cultural exchange.  Like us on facebook.

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