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French to English Translation and Copywriting

Do you have a product or service you’d like to promote to English-speaking customers? Or do you need to know exactly what that French document says so you can make a decision?

Whether you are looking for persuasive copy that’s going to generate sales or a factual document that informs, a well-written text makes all the difference.

French to English Marketing and Creative Translations

I specialise in translating French marketing communications into English for companies in the wine, fine foods, tourism, fashion, beauty, luxury goods, charity and environmental sectors.

My writing skills and knowledge of how marketing copy works will enhance your translated texts, to help you get your message across.

Examples of the types of copy I translate: websites, brochures and catalogues, product descriptions, guides, captions, campaigns and appeals, press releases.

French to English Business Translations

With my understanding of the language of business in both English and French you can be sure that your corporate communications will be accurate, clear, credible and appropriate for their audience.

Examples of the types of document I translate: internal and external reports and presentations, policy documents, health and safety documents, environmental and sustainability reports, in-house communications, training materials, terms and conditions and articles of association.


Do you need your marketing materials and content to attract more interest, engage more with potential clients and generate more sales?

I can work with you to create compelling and easy-to-read English copy, perfectly targeted to your audience.

Examples of the type of writing I can help with: brochures, flyers, websites, press releases, mailshots, emails, blog posts, social media content.

Why choose me?


I have been working as a translator for 12 years and a copywriter for 4 years. In that time I have developed an excellent understanding of the subjects I write or translate about and of the appropriate terminology. My French language skills are backed up by a sound knowledge of French culture and society.


In addition to a BA in French and Business Studies, I have a MA in Applied Translation from the University of Exeter, a Diploma in Translation from the Chartered Institute of Linguists and a Diploma in Copywriting from the College of Media and Publishing.

Professional memberships

I am a fully qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting and the Chartered Institute of Linguists

Cathy Dobson is a fully qualified member of the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

Cathy Dobson is a fully qualified member of the Chartered Institute of Linguists

What’s more…

I provide a professional, friendly and reliable service.

I am thorough, naturally curious, and don’t settle for “good enough”. So you can be sure your translated materials or marketing copy will hit the right tone, be well-researched and tailored to your needs.

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Cathy Dobson

Cathy Dobson Translation of French into English



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