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Conference paper Conference paper Leiden University catalogue Leiden University catalogue
Title:Multilingualism and educational interpreting
Editors:Verhoef, Maria Magdalena
Du Plessis, Theo
Series:Studies in language policy in South Africa
City of publisher:Pretoria
Publisher:Van Schaik
ISBN:0627027776; 9780627027772
Geographic term:South Africa
higher education
languages of instruction
conference papers (form)
Abstract:This book is the product of a colloquium on educational interpreting at the Potchefstroom Campus of the North-West University (South Africa) in July 2007. It was a combined annual meeting of the Southern African Applied Linguistics Association and the Linguistics Society of Southern Africa and reflects efforts to develop channels of multilingualism in South Africa. The papers printed, which deal with interpreting English-Afrikaans or vice-versa, are: Educational interpreting: a means to bridge the policy gap in pursuit of a multilingual educational system in South Africa by Marlene Verhoef and Theodorus du Plessis; Educational interpreting at the University of the Free State: a language policy analysis by Theodorus du Plessis; Towards a model for the training of educational interpreters by Johan Blaauw; Benchmarking the quality management of educational interpreting services rendered at the North-West University by Marlene Verhoef; Influences on the interpreter's performance in the classroom by Maristi Partridge; Are longer interpreting turns than the norm possible within an educational interpreting environment? by Elma de Kock and Johan Blaauw; Process, product and performance: exploring the differences between conference interpreters and educational interpreters by Herculene Olivier; Assessing the interpreting quality of specialist versus non-subject specialist educational interpreters at the North-West University by Marlene Verhoeff; Assessing the role of the interpreter in facilitating classroom communication by Rhoda Bothma and Marlene Verhoeff; Accounting for paralanguage and non-verbal communication in the educational interpreting service rendered at the North-West University by Marlene Verhoeff; and Simultaneous interpreting at high school in South Africa: a case study by Gene Mathey. [ASC Leiden abstract]