EXPERIENCE  

 

Translation

  • News reports and articles on companies and markets, current affairs, corporate matters, technical trends, money matters and investments, advertising and marketing, for the financial magazine Finweek since 2003.
     

  • Study guides, tutorial letters and academic articles, mainly in the fields of Business Science, Economics and Management Studies, for Unisa’s editorial department since 1996.
     

  • Annual reports, business plans, articles, newsletters and other documents for regular clients such as NB Publishers, Van Schaik, Via Afrika, Plexus Asset Management, Sanlam, and Investec.

  • Academic papers, articles, study material and information guides for the Departments of Social Work, History, Visual Arts, and Music of Stellenbosch University, as well as the University’s Botanical Garden.
     

  • Promotional brochures and pamphlets for the University of Stellenbosch Business School (USB).
     

  • Study material for Oxford University Press and Future Managers.

 

Editing and proofreading

  • Unisa study guides and tutorial letters.
     

  • Theses and dissertations for Master’s and Doctorate degrees in a variety of academic disciplines.
     

  • Works of fiction for publishers such as JP van der Walt (now LAPA) and NB Publishers.
     

  • Official correspondence, brochures, catalogues and programmes for the Centre for Education Technology of the Department of National Education (1980 to 1997).

 

Copy writing

  • Articles for the journal Informedia and other educational journals.
     

  • News reports, articles and press releases in order to generate publicity in the national media for the activities of the Centre for Education Technology.
     

Language tuition

  • Taught English and Afrikaans (first and second language) at various high schools.
     

  • Coordinated English and Afrikaans language courses for new immigrants presented nationally at technikons and technical colleges.
     

  • Taught some of these courses at the Pretoria Technical College.
     

  • Gave English lessons to new German-speaking employees at the Siemens head office in Pretoria.
     

  • Taught basic Afrikaans to visiting students from the School for International Training (SIT).
     

Training/workshops

  • Presented workshops in the translation and editing of financial texts on behalf of the Department of Afrikaans and Dutch of Stellenbosch University.

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