Melextra JET

Translators / Traducteurs

Villeneuve d'Ascq - FRANCE

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Students at Lille University completing their second year ‘JET’ master’s degrees (Traduction Juridique et Technique) specialising in legal and technical translation between French and English.
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  • Whale Strike Causes PR Storm for Round the World Yacht Race

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    A report by Jérôme Val on Public talk radio station France Inter about a whale strike during a round the world yacht race reveals how international public opinion is forcing sporting events and competitors to take the issue of animal conservation increasingly seriously.
  • EU Conservation Project Supports Biodiversity in French Overseas Territories

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    Writing for the website of the French public broadcast news service, Angélique Le Bouter reported last year on a major European ecological conservation project seeking to protect endangered species and ecosystems beyond the European continent, in France's extremely diverse overseas territories.
  • Parc Asterix Dolphinarium To Close

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    On the eve of the debate on the new animal protection bill, an AFP article published in l'Obs reports on the decision of one of France's biggest amusement parks to close its dolphinarium and relocate the dolphins to other dolphinariums in countries with less strict laws, rather than reintroducing them to the wild.
  • The European Bison: Back from the Brink of Extinction

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    This article by Emilie Torgemen in the Parisien is something of a good news story, outlining the French role and French perspectives on the successful reintroduction of the European bison to its natural habitat.
  • Sharks and Rays: "Catastrophic" 50-year Decline

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    This article by Brice Louvet is an interesting example of how a popular scientific publication (Science Post) can re-introduce a little extra detail and precision to a press agency text (AFP) in order to recapture some of the importance of a newsworthy research project on the topic of marine biodiversity.
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    The Greens turning red with 'envie'

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    In a series of translations into English of French media coverage of the French presidential elections, the result of a cooperation project between Mediapart and Lille University masters degree students in translation, this report examines why a significant number of Green party supporters are planning to cast their vote not for their own candidate, Eva Joly, but for radical-left Front de Gauche firebrand Jean-Luc Mélenchon.
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    Is Marine Le Pen anti-establishment?

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    In a series of reports on the French presidential elections, a group of Lille University masters degree students in English-French translation have selected and translated into English a wide range of profiles and interviews of candidates published in the French media. Their English versions of the articles, complete with glossaries and information notes, provide a rich insight into the campaign, the candidates and the manner in which the elections are reported in France.