Archive for the 'Recent news' Category

SU Language Centre well represented at EST Congress in Denmark

Posted on November 25th, 2016 · Posted in Recent news

Four Language Centre staff members attended the eighth European Society for Translation Studies (EST) Congress held in Aarhus, Denmark, from 15 to 17 September.. Read more

Don’t start a sentence with and or but?

Posted on November 25th, 2016 · Posted in Recent news

Welcome to the first article in our #Mythbusters series! Most of us have some writing rules etched into our brains, probably drummed in at.. Read more

Breaking bad (news)

Posted on April 25th, 2016 · Posted in Recent news

Recently I received a letter with some bad news: my job application was unsuccessful. And while reading this awful news, it struck me: it.. Read more

Trilingual terminology website launched

Posted on December 3rd, 2015 · Posted in Dialogos, Our languages, Recent news, Terminology

On Monday, 23 November 2015, the isiXhosa portfolio of the Stellenbosch University Language Centre launched its terminology website, with the terms presented in Afrikaans,.. Read more

TEFL student Melissa da Costa shares her TEFL experience with us

Posted on July 20th, 2015 · Posted in Recent news

This course is a demanding one, with of 120 hours of face to face classes and a further 80 hours of assignments and planning.. Read more

Bloom’s Taxonomy comes to life

Posted on July 30th, 2014 · Posted in Recent news

Oxford University Press has partnered with the Stellenbosch University Language Centre and A Blind Spot Productions to create a series of edutainment videos aimed.. Read more

On your marks, get set, go: Keeping momentum in your writing

Posted on January 27th, 2014 · Posted in Dialogos, Recent news

Writing a thesis is a lot like running a marathon. You’re in it for the long haul, cramps and all. You also have to.. Read more

English: A gateway to the world

Posted on January 27th, 2014 · Posted in Dialogos, Recent news

EFL (English Foreign Language), ESP (English for Specific Purposes), IELTS (International English Language Testing System) – these are examples of the many common abbreviations.. Read more

Educational interpreting is growing at SU

Posted on October 9th, 2013 · Posted in Recent news

On the 23 September Dagbreker insert of kykNET’s breakfast show Dagbreek, Juanli Theron, Project Coordinator: Interpreting, of the Language Centre talked about how educational.. Read more

Online tool, MoM SA turns into a dynamic, flexible teaching and learning tool

Posted on September 6th, 2013 · Posted in Recent news

In a joint venture, Christine Fourie, a contract staff member at the Language Centre, and Kris Van de Poel from the University of Antwerp.. Read more