The American Translators Association (ATA) is a professional association founded to advance the translation and interpreting professions and foster the professional development of individual translators and interpreters. Its 11,000 members in more than 90 countries include translators, interpreters, teachers, project managers, web and software developers, language company owners, hospitals, universities, and government agencies.

Association membership is available to individuals (Active, Corresponding, Associate, Student) and organizations (Corporate, Institutional).

ATA offers a variety of programs, benefits, and support services. Membership in the French Language Division is one of these benefits. For more information about becoming a member of the ATA, click here.


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Welcome to the French Language Division of the American Translators Association (ATA). Our membership is open to all ATA members in good standing who support the following aims of the Division:

  • To serve as a means of communication among its members
  • To provide information and service to its members in specific fields of interest related to translation and/or interpretation into or from French
  • To organize meetings, to further cooperation and information exchanges among members, to formulate and advance standards to assist members in their profession, and to promote the policies and objectives of the Association
  • To disseminate information to the public about translating and interpreting

Use this site to find more information about events for French-English linguists, FLD involvement at the ATA annual conference, and resources related to French-English translation and interpreting.

Questions? Contact your FLD administrator here.