Pleins feux sur les prépositions (SFE-110) [offered in French only]


This training is offered in French only and is intended for people translating or revising English-to-French texts. More details below.


Professional training


Do you want to know how to use the French prepositions avec, pour, sur, dans, en and par? Do you want to know the difference between afin de, en vue de and pour, or en rapport avec and en lien avec? Do you want to know which prepositions go with verbs like accaparer, divorcer, relaxer and redire? Would you like to learn how to translate the preposition for + noun or gerund into French? And especially: would you like to know where to find the answers to all these questions and more? Then this intensive half-day workshop is for you!

Course code: SFE-110

Open to

Translators, revisers and other language professionals


The participants must already be involved in translating or revising texts from English to French.


The workshop is given in French; however, participants are welcome to use the official language of their choice.

Learning objectives

At the end of the workshop, participants will:

  • be able to use the right preposition with verbs, such as accaparer, divorcer, relaxer and redire
  • know how to avoid using English sentence structure when translating prepositions with, for and to into French
  • be able to correctly use simple prepositions like avec, pour, sur and par
  • be able to select the language tools that will help them find the right preposition
  • Presentations
  • Discussions
  • Exercises

One half-day


Please consult the directory and schedule of Translation Bureau courses web page.

Number of participants


The Translation Bureau reserves the right to cancel this activity if fewer than eight registrations are received.

Course fee

$200 (free of charge for Translation Bureau employees)

20% discount for members of a recognized professional association with proof of current membership (photocopy of membership card).


To register for this workshop, please consult the registration procedure and form for Translation Bureau courses web page.

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