Administrative Staff

Ms Lizelle Fourie

Administrative Assistant, Centre for Academic and Professional Language Practice
  +27 18 285 2612
   Building F4 - 108A, Potchefstroom

Ms Tersia Dyason

Senior Administrative Assistant, School of Languages
  +27 18 299 1551
   Building E9 - 209, Potchefstroom

Ms Chantal Roux

Administrative Assistant, School of Languages
  +27 18 299 1503
   Building E9 - 109, Potchefstroom

Ms Leischa Lazenby

Senior Administrative Assistant, Centre for Academic and Professional Language Practice
  +27 18 299 1045
   Building F4 - 108A, Potchefstroom

Ms Analize Kruger

Administrative Assistant, School of Languages
  +27 18 299 1504
   Building E9 - 109, Potchefstroom

Afrikaans and Dutch

Prof Thys Human

Subject Chair: Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature

BA; BA Hons (Training Management); BA Hons (Afrikaans); MA; DLitt (UJ)

Afrikaans Literature; Prose and Drama
  +27 18 299 1559
   Building E9 - 232, Potchefstroom

Prof Wannie Carstens

Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch Linguistics

BA; BA Hons; MA; DLitt; HED (US)

Afrikaans Linguistics and Language History; Normative Grammar; Text Editing
  +27 18 299 1487
   Building E9 - 225, Potchefstroom

Prof Phil van Schalkwyk

Professor of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU)

Comparative Literature; Literary Theory; Afrikaans and Dutch Poetry and Prose
  +27 18 299 1492
   Building E9 - 234, Potchefstroom
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Dr Adri Breed

Senior Lecturer of Afrikaans and Dutch Linguistics

BBk; BTh; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU)

Afrikaans Linguistics; Descriptive Linguistics; Grammaticalisation; Tense and Aspect
  +27 18 299 1563
   Building E9 - 243, Potchefstroom
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Ms Janien Linde

Junior Lecturer of Afrikaans and Dutch Literature

BA; BA Hons; MA (NWU)  

Afrikaans and Dutch Literature; Meta-modernism; Eudaimonia
  +27 18 299 1491
   Building E9 - 241, Potchefstroom
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Ms Nina Brink

Junior Lecturer of Afrikaans and Dutch Linguistics

BA; BA Hons; MA (NWU)

Afrikaans Linguistics; Cognitive Linguistics; Semantics
  +27 18 299 1486
   Building E9 - 238, Potchefstroom
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English

Dr Karien van den Berg

Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (NWU); TEFL

English as a Second Language; Language Testing; Discourse Analysis
  +27 18 299 1554
   Building E9 - 218, Potchefstroom
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Prof Etienne Terblanche

Professor of English Literature

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD

English Literature; E.E. Cummings; T.S. Eliot; Ecocriticism; Iconicity Studies
  +27 18 299 1538
   Building E9 - 221, Potchefstroom

Dr Yolande Botha

Senior Lecturer of English Linguistics

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD

Corpus Linguistics; Systemic Functional Linguistics; Grammatical Analyses
  +27 18 299 1561
   Building E9 - 224, Potchefstroom

Prof Nicholas Meihuizen

Professor of English Literature

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD; HDL (Natal)

Modernism; Romanticism; Irish Poetry in English; American Poetry; Shakespeare
  +27 18 299 1557
   Building E9 - 231, Potchefstroom

Mr Rakgomo Pheto

Lecturer of English Literature

BA; BA Hons; MA; PGCE

English World Literature; Post-colonial Literature; Didactics; Drama
  +27 18 299 1550
   Building E9 - 223, Potchefstroom

Dr Louise Strydom

Senior Lecturer of Language Skills in the Legal Context
  +27 18 285 2444
   Building E9 - 244, Potchefstroom

Prof Ian Bekker

Professor of English Linguistics

PhD

English Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Phonetics
  +27 18 299 1551
   Building E9 - 215, Potchefstroom
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Prof Attie de Lange

Professor of English Literature
English Literature; Conradian Studies; Post-modernism
  +27 18 299 1480
   Building F4 - G01, Potchefstroom

Dr Michèle duPlessis-Hay

Subject Chair: Senior Lecturer of English Literature

BA; BA Hons; BA Hons (Rand); MLitt (Oxon); PhD (Rand)

Renaissance Literature; Ben Jonson; The Inklings; Early Equestrian Writing
  +27 18 299 1556
   Building E9 - 220, Potchefstroom

Setswana

Prof Rigardt Pretorius

Subject Chair: Professor of Setswana

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD (PU for CHE)

Syntax and semantics of Setswana
  +27 18 299 1510
   Building E9 - G18, Potchefstroom

Ms Ansu Berg

Lecturer of Setswana (Third language)

BA; BA Hons; MA (PU for CHE)

Morphology and Syntax of Setswana
  +27 18 299 1540
   Building E9 - G20, Potchefstroom

Ms Molly Phakedi

Lecturer of Setswana

BA; BA (Ed) (UNIBO); BA Hons (PU for CHE)

Setswana as Mother Tongue Language
  +27 18 299 1562
   Building E9 - G22, Potchefstroom

South African Sign Language

Mr Dawie Melamu

Academic Assistant of South African Sign Language
   Building E9 - G29, Potchefstroom

Ms Ruanna Reddy

Lecturer of South African Sign Language

BTh; PGDHE

South African Sign Language
  +27 18 285 2274
   Building E9 - G29, Potchefstroom

Translation and Interpreting Studies

Dr Herculene Kotzé

Subject Chair: Lecturer of Translation and Interpreting Studies

BA; MA (UFS); PhD (NWU)

Translation and Translation Training; Interpreting and Interpreting Training; Educational Interpreting
  +27 18 299 1502
   Building E9 - G28, Potchefstroom
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French

Ms Carina Grobler

Subject Chair: Lecturer of French

BA; BA Hons (UFS); MA (Grenoble, France)

Development and Assessment of French Communication Skills; CALL
  +27 18 299 1057
   Building E9 - 112C, Potchefstroom

Ms Mia-Louise Botha

Junior Lecturer of French

BA (NWU); BA Hons (UP); MA (UCT)

Teaching French as a Foreign Language
  +27 18 299 1058
   Building E9 - 112, Potchefstroom

German

Ms Gerda Wittmann

Subject Chair: Lecturer of German

BA; BA Hons; MA (US)

Teaching German as a Foreign Language
  +27 18 299 1560
   Building E9 - 207, Potchefstroom

Dr Philip van der Merwe

Senior Lecturer of German

BA; BA Hons; MA; PhD; PGCE (NWU), Certificate: “Methodik und Didaktik des fremdsprachlichen Deutschunterrichts” (Goethe-Institut)

German Comparative Literary Studies
  +27 18 299 1565
   Building E9 - 216, Potchefstroom

Academic Literacy

Dr Zanétte Meintjes

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; HOD; MA; PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1043
   Building F4 - 106, Potchefstroom
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Ms Retha Fritz

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Blended Learning; eLearning Environments; Assessment
  +27 18 299 1044
   Building F4 - 107, Potchefstroom
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Dr Henk Louw

Senior Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons (PU for CHE); MA; PhD (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1049
   Building F4 - 110, Potchefstroom

Dr Marlies Taljard

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (PU for CHE); PhD (NWU)

Literary Theory; Academic Literacy; Argumentation Strategies
  +27 18 299 1046
   Buidling F4 - 113A, Potchefstroom

Ms Adéle Jordaan

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons; MA (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Applied Linguistics; Corpus Linguistics
  +27 18 299 1039
   Building F4 - 102, Potchefstroom
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Dr Louise Olivier

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA; BA Hons (PU for CHE); PGCE; MEd; PhD (NWU)

Applied Linguistics; Academic Writing; Language Teaching
  +27 18 285 2210
   Building F4 - 109A, Potchefstroom

Ms Amanda Potgieter

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Ed (UP); BEd (UNISA); MEd (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Teaching-learning; Educational Psychology; Holistic Learner Development in Diverse Contexts
  +27 18 299 1040
   Building F4 - 103, Potchefstroom

Ms Kristien Andrianatos

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BIs; PGCE (UP); BEd Honours; MEd (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Learning through Digital Platforms
  +27 18 299 1047
   Building F4 - 107A, Potchefstroom

Ms Kedumetse Mothlankane

Lecturer of Academic Literacy

BA Drama (UP); BA Hons (English); MA English (NWU)

Academic Literacy; Literature in African Women's Novels
  +27 18 299 1050
   Building F4 - 102, Potchefstroom
Tobie van Dyk

Prof Tobie van Dyk

Director: Centre for Academic and Professional Language Practice

BA; BA Hons; HED; MA; PhD

Applied Linguistics; Language Testing; Academic Literacy
  +27 18 299 1048
   Building F4 - 108, Potchefstroom
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Creative Writing

Prof Franci Greyling

Professor of Creative Writing

BA (PU for CHE); BA Hons; BEd Psig (UP); MA; PhD; HOD (PU for CHE)

Creative Writing; Children and Youth Literature; Site Specific Digital Literature
  +27 18 299 1781
   Building E9 - G30, Potchefstroom
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