TRANSLATOR & INTERPRETER
Accredited member of the South African Translators’ Institute
UNICADIA, flat 308,
734 Park Street,
Tel: 012-343 2917
Cell: 082 958 75 99
TRAINING AND EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS:
2002 to 2004: Diploma in Translation, UNISA, Tshwane
I also successfully passed three modules of interpretation for non-degree purpose: Principles of Interpreting I, II & III.
1998 to 2004: Training as a tourist guide, Gold Reef Guides Training Institute, Johannesburg,
1994 to 1995: Université Paul Valéry, 34100 Montpellier (France)
Bachelor’s degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language (1994),
Master’s degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language (1995)
1979 to 1985: Université Paul Valéry, 34100 Montpellier (France)
Bachelor’s degree in English: 1982,
Bachelor’s degree in French Literature: 1982,
Master’s degree in English: 1983,
Post Graduate Certificate (D.E.A. or 1st year of doctoral studies) in English language and literature: 1984,
Master’s degree in Linguistics (Sciences du Langage): 1985.
According to the evaluation done by the SAQA, the degrees that I obtained at the Université Paul Valéry, in France, are equivalent to the:
South African bachelor’s degree in English,
South African master’s degree in English,
South African bachelor’s degree in modern literature,
South African honours degree in French,
South African honours degree in linguistics.
Since 2004: freelance interpreter / translator
I receive assignments from agencies like:
Multilingua translation/interpretation services, Centurion,
Communications and Organisational Development (COD), Johannesburg,
CTS Conference & translation solutions, Centurion.
1998 to 2004: Freelance tourist guide
I worked for tour operators like:
Gold Reef Guides, Johannesburg,
Go Tourism, Cape Town,
A & K, Johannesburg.
1996 to 1997: French teacher - English teacher
Alliance Française de Johannesburg, Johannesburg,
Lycée Français Jules Verne, Johannesburg
1987 to 1996: English teacher – French teacher
Lycée Jean Mermoz, 34000 Montpellier, France.
Lycée Joffre, 34000 Montpellier, France.
Université des Sciences et Techniques, Montpellier, France.
Université Paul Valéry, Montpellier, France.
1986 to 1987: Teaching Assistant (French)
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, U.S.A.
1980 to 1986 : Student’s job : Pupils’ supervisor
Collège du Jeu de Mail, Montpellier, France
Lycée Mas de Tesse, Montpellier, France.