• Alcatel

    United Nations

    General Mills


  • iSkin



    American Standard

  • Sears

    Nalcor Energy

    Vogue International

    Time Life

  • US Gold Corp

    Whole Foods



  • Technicolor

    Chase Bank


    Caterpillar Inc


  • Telus

    Kaiser Foundation


    Stanford University (22 others)

    The Pinnacle Group

  • Staples


    CIBA Vision







French to English translation

English to French translation


With offices in the U.K, North America and Asia, Language Marketplace offers professional French Interpretation and Translation Services.

Language Marketplace has several years of experience delivering localization services to thousands of the most demanding clients in a wide variety of industries. Our focus is on ensuring that your communications in the languages of the world are accurate, localized and timely.

We work only with the best English to French and French to English, interpreters, proofreaders and editors throughout the world to offer our clients exquisite levels of service and quality, unrivalled by other agencies at our prices. We are a company that listens to its clients needs and responds directly to them. We never let our clients down. If they have a request that we cannot fulfil, we inform them immediately and try to help them to source the skills required.

We are a team of skilled Project Coordinators dedicated to client service, to the pursuit of excellence, and to delivering the right product on time and to budget. We love the work that we do and care passionately about getting things done absolutely right. Language Marketplace assists private companies and government agencies with highly professional and culturally accurate translations, interpretation, and other language-related services.

All our French translators are qualified and accredited professional linguists.

We promise to respond promptly to all requests.

If you have a project, which requires an English to French or French to English translation, do ask us for a quote or contact us.

Facts about the French Language

•  French is spoken by approximately 300 million people worldwide as a native or secondary language.

•  It is an official language in 29 countries.

•  French, along with English is the most spoken language in the European Commission.

•  It it probably the fourth most spoken language in the United States after English and Spanish

•  As the Italian, Spanish, Portuguese and Romanian language, French is a romance language originating from Latin.





Metropolitan France: Western Europe, bordering the Bay of Biscay and English Channel, between Belgium and Spain, southeast of the UK; bordering the Mediterranean Sea, between Italy and Spain
French Guiana: Northern South America, bordering the North Atlantic Ocean, between Brazil and Suriname
Guadeloupe: Caribbean, islands between the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean, southeast of Puerto Rico
Martinique: Caribbean, island between the Caribbean Sea and North Atlantic Ocean, north of Trinidad and Tobago
Reunion: Southern Africa, island in the Indian Ocean, east of Madagascar




Total: 547,030 km 2 (metropolitan France), Land: 545,630 km 2 (metropolitan France), Water: 1,400 km 2 (metropolitan France).

Land boundaries:

Metropolitan France - total: 2,889 km
Border countries: Andorra 56.6 km, Belgium 620 km, Germany 451 km, Italy 488 km, Luxembourg 73 km, Monaco 4.4 km, Spain 623 km, Switzerland 573 km


Metropolitan France: generally cool winters and mild summers, but mild winters and hot summers along the Mediterranean; occasional strong, cold, dry, north-to-north-westerly wind known as mistral.

Natural resources:

Metropolitan France: coal, iron ore, bauxite, zinc, uranium, antimony, arsenic, potash, feldspar, fluorspar, gypsum, timber, fish





Total: 63,713,926
note: 60,876,136 in metropolitan France (July 2007 est.)


Frenchman (men), Frenchwoman (women)


French 100%, rapidly declining regional dialects and languages (Provençal, Breton, Alsatian, Corsican, Catalan, Basque, Flemish)
overseas departments: French, Creole patois

Ethnic groups:

Celtic and Latin with Teutonic, Slavic, North African, Indochinese, Basque minorities
overseas departments: black, white, mulatto, East Indian, Chinese, Amerindian


Largest West European nation




GDP (official exchange rate):

$2.149 trillion (2006 est.)

GDP - per capita (PPP):

$31,100 (2006 est.)

Labour force:

27.88 million (2006 est.)

Labour force - by occupation:

Agriculture: 4.1%
Industry: 24.4%
Services: 71.5% (1999)

Unemployment rate:

8.7% (December 2006 est.)


Machinery, chemicals, automobiles, metallurgy, aircraft, electronics; textiles, food processing; tourism

Exports - partners:

Germany 15.6%, Spain 9.6%, Italy 8.9%, UK 8.2%, Belgium 7.2%, US 6.7%, Netherlands 4% (2006)

Exports - commodities:

Machinery and transportation equipment, aircraft, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceutical products, iron and steel, beverages

Imports - partners:

Germany 19%, Belgium 11%, Italy 8.3%, Spain 7%, Netherlands 6.7%, UK 6.5%, US 4.6% (2006)

Imports - commodities:

Machinery and equipment, vehicles, crude oil, aircraft, plastics, chemicals

Currency code:

EUR (Euro)