Adaeze Ngozi Ohuoba

Adaeze Ngozi Ohuoba


I obtained my Bachelor’s degree in French and Master’s Degree in Translation Studies from Abia State University, Nigeria, where I taught FFL undergraduate modules in the Department of Foreign Language and Translation Studies from 2017.

My Master’s dissertation was a commented Igbo-French translation of Okeke Chika Jerry’s Okuko Nti Ike. Research into its machine translation output was one of the motivating factors for my doctoral research into predicting and mitigating machine translation errors in low- resourced languages like Igbo, particularly in health texts. As part of my interest in medical translation, I was part of the 2019 TETFUND funded research team that studied the effect of language (mis)communication in health care settings in rural southern Nigeria.

In addition to my academic career, I have worked as a freelance translator/ editor specialising in legal, medical and literary translations from French/Igbo into English and  English/French into Igbo.

I am a member of the University French Teachers Association of Nigeria (UFTAN), Nigerian Institute of Translators and Interpreters (NITI)  and Fédération Internationale des Professeurs de Français.

Research interests

  • Machine Translation for Low-Resourced Languages
  • Computational Linguistics
  • French as a Foreign Language
  • Language in Health


  • M.A Translation Studies, Abia State University, Nigeria (2020)
  • B.A (Hons) French, Abia State University, Nigeria (2014)