We provide high quality, great value French translation services and ensure your French translation will only be done by translators with proven experience in the subject matter of your original document. We'll supply your translated French document back to you in exactly the same format you gave it to us in. This means you'll have an accurate French translation you can use straight away without any additional cost or time added to the project.
All of our translation processes and systems are certified to EN15038, the highest global standard for the translation industry which ensures we provided the highest quality professional French translations. We are members of the Association of Language Companies and TAUS (The European association for language data technology). Our linguists are highly skilled within the translation industry and our systems of in-house testing and validation ensure clients get the highest quality translation. We can provide certified translations for almost any country including legal and immigration certified translations.
We can provide, amongst many others, legal, technical, marketing, website, medical, certified, business, financial and personal translation services, in addition to translations for the public sector and certificates. Our professional translation services stretch across a host of varied requirements, so we are exceptionally well-equipped to serve you.
Our document translation services are performed by over 3,000 professional, highly experienced translators working for us on a global scale, who are proficient in localising translations and translating into their mother tongue. We are therefore superbly well-placed to offer accurate, affordable and professional document translation services to our clients.
Need your translation in a hurry? We can provide rapid turnaround translations, even on very large documents using our Transl8 collaborative translation portal. On average translators can translate 3,000-4,000 french words per day, using Transl8 translators can get up to 6,000-7,000 words per day and multiple translators can work on larger documents concurrently making it possible to get even very large documents translated with a couple of days.
Just a few of the technical areas we cover include:
At Straker we can link the economic cost of our translations to the time it takes to complete the translation - then focus on improving the efficiency of delivering that service (speed of translation), this in most cases has the outcome of significantly dropping the price to the client. In plain English this means we can charge by the hour (not by the traditional per-word method) and use tools that make our translators really efficient and save our clients money and time.
Do you have need a French document translation of a Microsoft Office format such as Word, Excel or PowerPoint? We have developed sophisticated tools that make it very easy to import and export Office documents into and out of our translation management system. The upside to this is you get your document back in the required target language with exactly the same formatting and we don't charge any project management or import/export costs so it takes less time and costs less money.
We are experts in InDesign translations and make the process of managing InDesign translations easy and cost effective. You provide us the InDesign file and we return the file translated and laid out exactly as it should be in the translated language.
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French is a Romance language spoken as a first language in France, French-speaking Switzerland, Wallonia and Brussels in Belgium, Monaco, the regions of Quebec and Acadia in Canada, and by various communities elsewhere. Second-language speakers of French are distributed throughout many parts of the world, the largest numbers of which reside in Francophone Africa. In Africa, French is most commonly spoken in Gabon (where 80% reports fluency) Mauritius (78%), Algeria (75%) and Côte d'Ivoire (70%). French is estimated as having between 70 million and 110 million native speakers and 190 million second language speakers. French is the second-most studied foreign language in the world, after English.
French is a descendant of the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire, as are languages such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Romanian, Sardinian and Catalan. Its closest relatives however are the other langues d'oïl and French-based creole languages. Its development was also influenced by the native Celtic languages of Roman Gaul and by the (Germanic) Frankish language of the post-Roman Frankish invaders.
It is an official language in 29 countries, most of which form what is called, in French, La Francophonie, the community of French-speaking countries. It is an official language of all United Nations agencies and a large number of international organizations. According to the European Union, 129 million, or twenty-six percent of the Union's total population speak French, of whom 65 million are native speakers and 69 million are second-language or foreign language speakers, thus making French the third language in the European Union that people state they are most able to speak, after English and German. Twenty-percent of non-Francophone Europeans know how to speak French, totaling roughly 145.6 million people in Europe, alone.
According to a demographic projection, French will be represented by approximately 500 million people in 2025 and by 650 million people, or approximately seven-percent of the world's population in 2050.