SMU Department of Language Proficiency

By | April 15, 2022

Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University SMU Department of Language Proficiency

SMU Department of Language Proficiency – See Details Below:

About the Department

Our department is made up of nine members who are representative of every South African race. We have an academically heterogeneous staff with members from oversees and other countries from the continent. Members of staff have obtained their qualifications from numerous institutions in the continent and abroad giving the department rich and eclectic curricula experiences.

SMU Department of Language Proficiency Contact

SMU Department of Language Proficiency Contact – See Details Below:

Language Proficiency Contact Details

Administrative Staff

Dr. E ( Edwin) Seleka (HOD) Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: edwin.seleka@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216C
Secretary Ms. J (Juliet) Ratsoana Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 3070
E-mail: juliet.ratsona@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216A

Academic Staff

Name Position Academic Qualification Contact Details Field of Interest Research interests
Dr. M.E. (Edwin) Seleka Senior Lecturer PhD (NWU) Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: edwin.seleka@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216C
Academic Proficiency Student agency and stylistic approach to reading
Dr. P. Nair Senior Lecturer PhD (UK, India) Tel: +2712 521 3952
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: prema.nair@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216F1
Second Language Acquisition Academic writing
Ms. V (Vimbai) Hungwe Lecturer MA in Applied Languages (Wits) Tel: +2712 521 4712
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: vimbai.hungwe@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216F
Multilingualism, Collaborative learning & Academic reading Translanguaging, Academic reading, Translingual & Pedagogy
Ms. T.R. (Thelma) Lesufi Junior Lecturer B. Ed (NWU) Tel: +2712 521 4938
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: thelma.lesufi@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216E
Academic literacy Teaching and learning at university
Ms. A. (Amanda) Coetzer Lecturer MA (Linguistics) Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: amanda.coetzer@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216G
Linguistics, Corpus Linguistics Students academic writing & Research writing
Ms. L. (Lerato) Diphofa Junior Lecturer B. Ed (VISTA) Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: lerato.diphofa@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room N216C
Development and Training Psychology and English
Ms. H.D. (Helga) Veldtman Lecturer MPA (University of Pretoria) Tel: +2712 521 4178
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: helga.veldtman@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room 211C
Academic Reading and Academic Writing Experiment Report Writing
Mr. B.C. (Bongani) Thela Junior Lecturer BA Hons in English Studies (UL) Tel: +2712 521 4471
Fax: +2712 521 5900
E-mail: bongani.thela@smu.ac.za
Office: BMS Building, Room 215B
English for Specific Purposes Academic writing & Creative writing

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