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French Language Division, American Translators Association

The Continuing Education Series of the French Language Division, a division of the American Translators Association. Our podcast focuses on the craft of translation (English > French and French > English).

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CES - Episode 12 - Les mots délaissés

Welcome to the 12th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, Marie-Christine Gingras joins Angela Benoit to discuss a list of mots délaissés: words that translators don’t always think to use in their work. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

42mins

25 Mar 2018

Rank #1

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Continuing Education Series - Episode 3 - US/French Privacy Law

In today’s episode, Angela Benoit welcomes legal expert Jennifer Bader of Class Translations for an overview and brief analysis of the differences and convergences in privacy law, in the United States and in France. For links to the relevant documents, to contact the producers or for more information, please visit www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/2015/10/26/epi3/.

22mins

23 Oct 2015

Rank #2

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CES - Episode 9 - Pet peeves & bêtes noires des traducteurs FR<>EN

Welcome to the 9th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, Miranda Joubioux joins Angela Benoit to talk about a Facebook group called Pet peeves &amp; bêtes noires des traducteurs FR&lt;&gt;EN (link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/260121744347724/?fref=ts) which Miranda co-administers. Find out what pet peeves French/English translators struggle with and listen to some of the elegant and creative solutions suggested by members of the group. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

19mins

19 Jun 2017

Rank #3

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CES - Episode 10 - State Of The FLD 2017

Welcome to the 10th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, FLD Administrator Eve Bodeux and FLD Assistant Administrator Jenn Mercer join Angela Benoit for the third State of the Division episode. Get the latest on all things FLD, including a sneak preview of what your Division is planning for the upcoming Washington, DC conference.

20mins

16 Aug 2017

Rank #4

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CES - Episode 11 - Translations That Pop

Welcome to the 11th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, co-host Andie Ho join Angela Benoit for the first ever “Translations that pop” episode. Listen to brilliant translations by our members and friends and hear what the two hosts thought about each piece of text. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

36mins

19 Dec 2017

Rank #5

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CES - Episode 8 - Adventures in Early America - Translating Liancourt's Travels

Welcome to the 8th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, Carolyn Yohn joins Angela Benoit to talk about a book she translated: Comments on the North American Travels of La Rochefoucauld-Liancourt: 1794 – 1798. Find out who Liancourt was and learn about his role in documenting early American history. Listen to Carolyn talk about fascinating translation challenges and how she journeyed through a work of historical, political and economic significance. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

32mins

4 Dec 2016

Rank #6

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Continuing Education Series - Episode 7 - State Of The FLD 2016

Welcome to the 7th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, FLD Administrator Eve Bodeux and FLD Assistant Administrator Jenn Mercer join Angela Benoit for the second State of the Division episode. Get the latest on all things FLD, including a sneak preview of what your Division is planning for the upcoming San Francisco conference. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast

28mins

10 Aug 2016

Rank #7

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Continuing Education Series - Episode 5 - Genealogy Translation

Welcome to the fifth episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, Genealogy Translator Bryna O’Sullivan (www.charteroakgenealogy.com) joins Angela Benoit to talk about genealogy translation, the intersection between genealogy and history, and terminology.For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/…tegory/podcast.

17mins

22 Feb 2016

Rank #8

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Continuing Education Series - Episode 4 - Linguistic trends in sustainable development

Welcome to the fourth episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, sustainable development translator Natalie Pavey (www.nptranslations.com) joins Angela Benoit to talk about terminology and neologisms in the field of Sustainable Development, providing insight on the cultural, political and historical contexts in which terms come into existence. You can follow everyone from today’s episode on Twitter: Natalie: https://twitter.com/nptranslationsAngela: https://twitter.com/angelacbenoit French Language Division: https://twitter.com/ATA_FLDFor more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

19mins

10 Dec 2015

Rank #9

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Continuing Education Series - Episode 6 - Translation Slam

Welcome to the 6th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, Dominique Jonkers, of Jonkers &amp; Partners, and François Lavallée, of Edgar and Magistrad, join host Angela Benoit for the Series’ very first translation slam! For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.

49mins

22 May 2016

Rank #10