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23
Jul
2013

Panel of experts An expert panel consisting of experienced language test developers and seasoned teachers met recently at the Vaal Triangle campus of North-West University to review progress with the development of a new test. The Test of Advanced Language Ability (TALA) and its Afrikaans equivalent, the Toets van Gevorderde...
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11
Jul
2013

Albert & Tobie At the annual conference of the South African Association for Language Teaching (SAALT) in Stellenbosch in early July 2013, ICELDA CEO Albert Weideman was honoured by a festschrift edited by Gustav Butler, head of academic literacy at the Vaal Triangle campus of NWU, and Tobie van...
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11
Jul
2013

 Sanet Steyn'n Akademiese woordelys vir Afrikaans is goed ontvang tydens die SAALT/SAALA/LSSA kongres in Stellenbosch. Meer hieronder ...

The development of an academic word list (AWL) for Afrikaans was enthusiastically received at the joint SAALT/SAALA/LSSA conference in Stellenbosch in early July. Developed by ICELDA project associate Sanet...
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11
Jul
2013
Colleen du Plessis, ICELDA project associate, delivered a paper at the recent annual joint SAALT/SAALA/LSSA conference in Stellenbosch on “Issues of validity in the Grade 12 Home Language Examination papers (2008-2011)". Colleen’s work on this is the anchor study in the investigation ICELDA is undertaking for Umalusi (South Africa’s...
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24
Jun
2013

Albert Weideman What are innovation and reciprocity in applied linguistics? These two somewhat abstract ideas will be the focus of a keynote at the upcoming joint annual conference of SAALT/SAALA/LSSA, to be delivered by ICELDA CEO Albert Weideman. The keynote will bring together insights from the history of language teaching with...
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