Tag Archives: SU Language Centre

TEFL Certificate Course offered at SU

The Stellenbosch University Language Centre’s 120-hour TEFL course prepares individuals for a life of adventure teaching English abroad. A TEFL certificate in addition to an undergraduate degree will put you in good stead for an overseas teaching position at a private language school, government school, tertiary institution or NGO. TEFL trainees who have successfully completed […]

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Batibo & De Stadler-s

Focus falls on multilingualism at SU Language Centre symposium

Stellenbosch University Language Centre’s symposium on multilingualism and the promotion of African Languages kicked off on Wednesday (21 November) with a presentation by one of Africa’s top experts on multilingualism. Professor Herman Batibo of the University of Botswana, a specialist in the field of multilingualism, delivered the keynote address and said more than 2200 languages […]

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SU Language Centre lecture series (8 November)

 You are cordially invited to the following Language Centre guest lecture*: Title: The need for more effective document design in health communication Speaker: Prof Carel Jansen, Groningen University Date: 8 November 2012 Time: 13:00-13:45 Place: SU Language Centre seminar room, 22 Crozier Street  *Limited spaces available

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Two important language days

 As part of its 10th anniversary the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will host two symposia on the topics of Multilingualism in Higher Education and The Advancement of the African Languages. These will take place on 21 and 22 November 2012 respectively. We are honoured to have Dr Blade Nzimande, Minister of Higher Education, as one […]

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Free workshop: Effective minutes for successful meetings

On 15 – 16 November 2012, the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting its popular workshop series, Effective minutes for successful meetings: a two-day workshop series. Participants have the option to attend either the first or the second day, or both days in the series. However Day 1 equips the participant to fully engage with the topic on Day 2. Day […]

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Language Centre New Words competition

Language Centre New Words competition Can you think of new creative English words for the Afrikaans bulletjie, koeksister and langarm? Come show your worth and take part in the Language Centre’s New Words competition held from 1-31 October in celebration of our tenth birthday. You stand the chance of winning a R1000 book voucher from […]

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Web texts and websites: the complete package

Websites are an all-important communication medium for any institution or company. Therefore an effective website that answers to the needs of readers and clients is non-negotiable. From 5 – 9 November 2012 the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting a comprehensive workshop series on the design, development and maintenance of a website. We will aim to […]

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Part-time consultant positions available at the SU Language Centre’s Writing Laboratory

Part-time consultant positions are available at the SU Language Centre’s Writing Laboratory for postgraduate students registered at Stellenbosch University.  Preference is given to M and D students.  Students from the following faculties are encouraged to apply: Economic and Management Sciences, Engineering, AgriSciences, Natural Sciences and Arts and Social Sciences (Psychology). Responsibilities of the consultants will include: […]

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Create new words and win a prize

Can you think of new creative English words for the Afrikaans bulletjie, koeksister and langarm? Come show your worth and take part in the Language Centre’s New Words competition held from 1-31 October in celebration of their tenth birthday. You stand the chance of winning a R1000 book voucher from Protea Bookshop or The English […]

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Free for SU Staff: Writing documents in plain language

Stellenbosch University Language Centre will present a two-day work session – Writing Documents in Plain Language – on 10 – 11 October 2012. Day 1: Plain language drafting On the first day you will be introduced to the CPA and the role it plays in plain language drafting. The focus will be on the application of the CPA, […]

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Language Centre: Workshop on self-revision and other-revision

The SU Language Centre is ten years old this year! As part of the celebrations we are organising a half-day workshop that will set you thinking. When you check your own draft translation, or someone else’s translation, according to which principles do you decide whether corrections or improvements are necessary? Do you follow a definite […]

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Free for SU staff – PowerPoint and presentation skills

Stellenbosch University Language Centre will present a work session about “Crafting confident presentations” on 13 and 14 September 2012. Day 1: PowerPoint as a presentation tool This workshop will focus on the guidelines for a successful PowerPoint presentation. This interactive workshop will cover the basic technical aspects and content management for an effective presentation, and will answer questions […]

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Learn a foreign tongue at Stellenbosch University

We are happy to announce that the Department of Modern Foreign Languages, in conjunction with the Postgraduate & International Office, will once again offer various evening language courses during the second semester of 2012: French 30 July (First Meeting @ 17:00) Chinese 30 July (First Meeting @ 17:00) When: Mondays & Wednesdays Venue: Arts Building; […]

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Scientific writing skills for academic articles

This six-hour workshop is aimed at postgraduate students who are in the process of writing an academic article. The workshop will provide participants with the opportunity to refine their scientific writing skills in an interactive, practical way and to receive answers about academic writing in general. Various aspects about writing academic articles will be discussed, […]

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Web texts and web sites: the complete package

Web sites are an all-important communication medium for any institution or company. Therefore an effective web site that answers to the needs of readers and clients is non-negotiable. From 6 – 10 June 2011 the Stellenbosch University Language Centre will be presenting a comprehensive workshop series on the design, development and maintenance of a web […]

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