Links, Language Directorate, NWU

LANGUAGE DIRECTORATE

Useful links

  • Deaf at heart a blog by Ananda van der Walt
    Sign Language is a visual-gestural language perceived trough the eyes and produced with the hands, face and body. South Africa Sign Language (SASL) is the first language of the Deaf community in South Africa and used by 600 000 - 1 million people in South Africa.

  • The South African Translators' Institute (SATI)
    The South African Translators' Institute (SATI) is a professional association for language practice professionals in South Africa.  Membership is open to all translators, interpreters, editors, proofreaders, text reviewers, terminologists, copywriters and anyone else involved in the language practice industry.

  • Centre for Text Technology (CTexT®)
    On June 1, 2004 Centre for Text Technology (CTexT®) was established as a non-profit, self-supporting unit of the Research Unit: Languages and Literature in the South African Context in the Faculty of Arts at the North-West University (Potchefstroom Campus). CTexT® is the instrument whereby the Research Unit established itself as a strategically important leader in the field of Human Language Technology (HLT) in South Africa.