Classically romantic, globally important
Popularly viewed as the language of love and romance, French has prayed a crucial role in international diplomacy as well as development across Asia and Africa. Paris might have lost some of its cultural influence since the 18th and 19th centuries, but as the city with the fourth-largest economy in the world, and a leader for global trends in fashion, cuisine, and the arts, here are still plenty of reasons to parler français.
- COUNTRIES SPOKEN: France, Monaco, Luxembourg, Canada (Québec), Morocco, Tunisia, Vietnam, Cambodia, Madagascar, Mali, Sénégal
- NUMBER OF SPEAKERS: 75.9 million
- FAMILY: French is considered a romance language with similarities to Portuguese, Spanish, Italian, and Romanian. These languages are not mutually intelligible, but speakers of one might find learning the other somewhat easy.
- VARIANTS: French has multiple historic dialects even within France. Versions for French have emerged across Africa and North America, sometimes to referred to as Creole languages, that mixed French with languages native to the caribbean and certain cultures living in Louisiana.
DID YOU KNOW?
Not quite a dialect, but a curious evolution of the language, It’s common among younger generations and immigrant communities living in France to speak Verlan–a practice of inverting syllables in certain words so that they sound completely different.
Benefits of Language Translation
6 good reasons why you need a translated product today
Talk to People
Your audience expects clarity, and also that a message comes from real, thoughtful people on the other side.
With every language added to a website there is the potential for an increase of between 100% in sales.
Cost Effective Marketing
Having the ability to communicate to a whole new international audience in their own language will undoubtedly yield results.
A multilingual product demonstrates you are thinking about the customer.
Ultimately what a multilingual website brings you are new customers. By having your site accessible to potentially thousands of people.
To get the competitive advantage in today’s environment you need to think outside the box.
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Bureau Proxy or your own web content management solution customized to your needs.
Full localization solution from file preparation to testing.
Turn-key solutions for Articulate Storyline, or other eLearning platforms.
EBooks quickly translated and packaged available to your audience and consumers.
Time-coded, note-taking or word for word,we turn your audio into text.
Dubbing and Voice-over
Single, or multiple voices, voice-over or synced dubbing, we get your content ready.
Our interpreters will help you make your meeting, phone call or conference a success.
Let us add value even before you begin translating.
Our testers follow strict guidelines to ensure quality releases.
Anything from Adobe InDesign to CAD software, we will get your files back to you ready for use.
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Helping businesses in a variety of industries reach global markets