French is spoken in France, Belgium, Switzerland, Luxembourg, Monaco, Canada and in former French colonies. It is an official language in 29 countries. Currently, around 75 million people are first-language speakers of French and over twice that number speak it as a second language. French continues to be the second language of international relations and is an official language of numerous institutions, such as the European Union, the United Nations, NATO, etc.
At Ampersand, we work with professional copy editors who are native speakers of French, hold a degree in translation and interpreting (or similar qualifications, depending on their country of origin), have extensive experience, and have undergone the necessary training to edit texts in French.