Foshan Translators’ Association (shortly called TA) was established on Sept. 19, 1985. It has over 400 members all around the 5 districts belonged to Foshan city. It is the only corporate body of foreign-language circle issued by civil administration in Foshan city. It is the authoritative organization of translating circle in Foshan, and is the member of Translator Association of Guangdong Province.
Foshan Translators’ Association has a large number of members. Many of them have been engaged in interpretation and translation in all trades for many years and many of them have been involved in foreign language education and training for years, abundant in their experiences and professional considerably in their level. In addition to their translation serving the society, its subordinated Foreign Language Training Center is active on bringing up people to master foreign language, launching multi-language training classes in long, medium and short term for enterprises, institutions and mass organizations who want such training (containing the students and pupils in college, secondary school and primary school). And it is a practical training center of foreign languages, maximum in training categories of foreign languages in Foshan City.
The English salon, established by Foshan Translators’ Association, in the 10-add years since it was founded in March, 1994, always provides a good place for English enthusiasts to communicate and forgather. It holds the activity every weekend, with various forms and rich content, and invites foreign experts, scholars or teachers to give lectures at certain time. Its dense atmosphere of foreign language has attracted passels of people, and brought up passels of talented persons.