FLD Continuing Education Series – Episode 15 – Translating Toponyms

Welcome to the 15th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, André Racicot joins Angela Benoit to discuss the translation of toponyms.

 

André Racicot is a retired English to French translator, editor, terminologist, and trainer from the Translation Bureau of the Government of Canada. He holds a master’s degree in political science and a certificate in German studies. He focused on translation of foreign geographical names. He published a List of Names for Countries, Capitals and Inhabitants in 2000. This list was integrated into the style guide of the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs. You can find him on Twitter at @AndrRacicot or contact him through his website.

 

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Welcome to the 15th episode of the French Language Division’s Continuing Education Series. In today’s episode, André Racicot joins Angela Benoit to discuss the translation of toponyms. For more information about our podcast, please visit the French Language Division’s website here: www.ata-divisions.org/FLD/index.php/category/podcast.