REVIEWS

"As a recent language training graduate, I believe that Bilingual Vocabulary for Governance, Public Policy & Administration should be a standard textbook in any language school that caters to public servants. This publication is unique in that it provides French translations for terminology specific to the public sector which you won’t find in a typical English/French dictionary. This has definitely become my ‘go to’ resource!”

Gabrielle Scheler, Policy Advisor, Office of the Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Health Agency of Canada

Governance, Public Policy & Administration is not an ordinary publication. Innovative and refreshing, it stands out by design. The thematic presentation offers a rich and concise lexicon with useful qualifiers, nouns and verbs that are well exemplified by the texts that follow. I would highly recommend it for its contextual information as I am sure it will be an invaluable resource for language students and employees at all levels of government, in language training institutions as well as in the private sector.”

Yvon Roy, 35 years as language teacher and curriculum expert, Federal Government.

"Cette œuvre répond à une faille dans les cours de langue destinés aux fonctionnaires fédéraux et provinciaux: le manque d’un vocabulaire spécifique aux différents ministères et emplois. Ce livre servira de vade-mecum pour les formateurs et formatrices."

Normand Fortin, Ph.D., Ancien directeur, Centre d’enseignement et de recherche en français (CERF), Campus Saint-Jean, University of Alberta

“It is an excellent resource for discussion and language work for everyone who works in the public sector and public administration. I like the way you organized the topics or subject matter. It is easier to learn by topic and one can just pick and choose an area of interest and at the same time find related topics and words. Great for building vocabulary; great reference guide. The brief essays are helpful in providing examples of how the vocabulary is used in contemporary times. This book makes learning a second language accessible, interesting and relevant, especially for employees in the public service who are required to maintain their proficiency in the French language throughout their careers.”

Amelita Armit, President and CEO, Parliamentary Centre, former Vice President, Public Service Commission of Canada and Assistant Deputy Minister, Federal and Alberta governments