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Research Support: Language editing

Language editing

Since your thesis or dissertation is regarded as a formal publication, it needs to adhere to certain language and formatting conventions. So, you might to have your thesis or dissertation (language) edited or proofread before you submit it for examination. Additionally, some of you, long before reaching the editing stage of thesis or dissertation writing, might need help transcribing interviews or focus groups. Occasionally, some of you may also require translation services. Also on occasion, you may also require some fairly technical editing of a special kind at some other point in the process: LaTeX.

To help you fulfill these needs, we provide you with three lists of individuals or companies that do (1) language editing or proofreading, (2) transcription, (3) translation, and (4) LaTeX editing. Some of these individuals or companies appear on more than one list as they have indicated that they provide the relevant services. These lists are provided as a reference or starting point to the students of the University of Pretoria (UP) and not as a list of recommended language practitioners (that is, language editors, transcribers, translators, etc.). From time to time, these lists are updated and UP cannot guarantee that any of these individuals or companies will remain contactable.

Disclaimer: The individuals and companies in these lists do not act on behalf of UP when they provide the services under which they are listed. Additionally, UP cannot take responsibility for work done by the individuals or companies in these lists.

Language Editors and Proofreaders

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Melindi Alant
Email: alantmelindi@gmail.com
Cell: +27 81 340 0607

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APES (Academic and Professional Editing Services)
Contact: Liza Marx (Eli, Elizabeth)
Cell: +27 81 534 3590
Email 1: Liza@apespro.com
Email 2: aqdemic@aol.com
Website: http://apespro.com/

- Dr Soula Apostolides
Cell: +27 72 236 5005
Email: info@uedit.org
Website: www.uedit.org
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Carina Barnard
Cell: +27 82 558 9993
Email: carina.barnard@absamail.co.za

- Jill Bishop
Cell: +27 83 989 4655
Email: jillib7.jb@gmail.com
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Mariola Bravo
Cell: +27 76 310 7744
Email: mariolabravo@gmail.com
Website: www.mariolabravo.com

- Called to edit
Cell: +27 83 255 9479
Email: calledtoedit@gmail.com
Website: https://calledtoedit.wixsite.com/called-to-edit
- Marinda Cilliers
Cell: +27 71 014 4695
Email: marindacilliers@yahoo.com
- Isabel Claassen
Cell: +27 82 701 7922
Email: isabel@uptime.co.za
- Gary Cummiskey
Cell: +27 82 720 8296
Email 1: cummiskeyg@gmail.com
Email 2: dyehardpress@gmail.com
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Chené De Freitas
Cell: +27 416 4983
Email: chenedefreitas@gmail.com

- Mr MJ de Jager
Cell: +27 83 455 3723
Email: mjdjlang@gmail.com
- Annelize Dorfling
Cell: +27 82 371 5753
Email: annelize.dorfling@gmail.com
- Janine Ellis
Cell: +27 83 656 3660
Email: Janine.ellis4@gmail.com
Website: https://janineellis4.wixsite.com/mysite
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Maurine Fischer Editing and Translation Services
Contact: Maurine Fischer
Cell: +27 82 569 7457
Email: mfporcelain@gmail.com

- Dr Jackie Fourie
Cell: +27 82 512 1841
Email: jackie.j.fourie@gmail.com
- Juliet Gillies
Cell: +27 82 887 6055
Email: julietg@icon.co.za
LinkedIn
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Dené Hees Editing
Contact person: Dené Hees
Email: denejvrb@gmail.com
Price guide and request form

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Joan Hettema
Cell: +27 72 126 5174
Email 1: jhettema@absamail.co.za
Email 2: joanhettema9@gmail.com

- Faithful Marck
Cell: +27 83 499 5988
Email 1: Faithful1@telkomsa.net
Email 2: faith.marck@gmail.com
- Dr Christine McGladdery
Cell: +27 79 880 4686
Email: christinemcg01@gmail.com
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Thembinkosi Ngwenya
Cell: +27 62 142 3290
Email: bongani.ngwenya@gmail.com

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Rika Opper
Cell: +27 82 532 6015
Email 1: rikao1@vodamail.co.za
Email 2: rikaopper04@gmail.com

- Louise Pretorius (née van Niekerk)
Cell: + 27 82 854 4657
Email: louisevn@mics.co.za
- Arja Salafranca
Cell: +27 79 891 2473
Email 1: arja@iafrica.com
Email 2: arja.salafranca@gmail.com
Speciality: Humanities
- Schultz Taaldienste / Language Services
Cell: +27 82 927 3641
Email: hillieschultz@cybersmart.co.za
- Lydia Searle
Cell: +27 82 818 3277
Email: searle.edit@gmail.com
- Janine Smit Editorial Services
Contact: Janine Smit
Cell: +27 83 656 9324

Email: janine@jses.co.za
Website: http://www.jses.co.za
- Kim Smit
Cell: +27 78 493 6554
Email: editorialkns@gmail.com
- Strikethrough Professional Academic Editing Services
Contact: Louise Jean Keuler
Cell: +27 72 263 6805
Email: louise.jean.greyling@gmail.com
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RTC Professionals
Contact: Rachael Tembo
Cell: +27 78 253 1991
Email: rtcprofessionals@gmail.com

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Retha van den Berg
Cell: +27 82 877 9773
Email: retha.vdberg1@gmail.com

- Nadine van der Walt
Cell: +27 76 797 3345
Email: vanderwaltnadine@gmail.com
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Aré van Schalkwyk
Cell: +27 82 898 7218
Email: arayofhope1@gmail.com

- Linda Volschenk
Cell: +27 78 147 9215
Email: linda.volschenk@gmail.com
- Thea Wallace
Cell 1: +27 82 957 6303
Cell 2: +27 81 270 6608

Email: thea@lingowhiz.co.za
Website: http://www.lingowhiz.co.za

Transcribers

- Janine Ellis
Cell: +27 83 656 3660
Email: Janine.ellis4@gmail.com
Website: https://janineellis4.wixsite.com/mysite
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Eximia Transcription Services
Contact: Kristel Bruton
Cell: + 27 72 228 1260
Email: transcriptions@eximiaservices.co.za
Website: www.eximiaservices.co.za
LinkedIn

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Faithful Marck
Cell: +27 83 499 5988
Email 1: Faithful1@telkomsa.ne
Email 2: faith.marck@gmail.com

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Kopje Outsourcing (Pty) Ltd
Tel: +27 11 568 6764
Cell: +27 63 576 1930
Email: translations@kopjeoutsourcing.co.za

- Schultz Taaldienste / Language Services
Cell: +27 82 927 3641
Email: hillieschultz@cybersmart.co.za
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Translators

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Carina Barnard
Cell: +27 82 558 9993
Email: carina.barnard@absamail.co.za                          
Languages: Afrikaans and English

-        Maurine Fischer Editing and Translation Services
Contact: Maurine Fischer
Cell: +27 82 569 7457
Email: mfporcelain@gmail.com
Languages: Afrikaans, English and German
- Kopje Outsourcing Pty Ltd
Tel: +27 11 568 6764
Cell: +27 63 576 1930
Email: translations@kopjeoutsourcing.co.za
Languages: many
- Louise Pretorius (née van Niekerk)
Cell: + 27 82 854 4657
Email: louisevn@mics.co.za
Languages: Afrikaans and English
- Aré van Schalkwyk
Cell: +27 82 898 7218
Email: arayofhope1@gmail.com
Languages: Afrikaans and English
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LaTeX Editors

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APES (Academic and Professional Editing Services)
Contact: Liza Marx (Eli, Elizabeth)
Cell: +27 81 534 3590
Email 1: Liza@apespro.com
Email 2: info@apespro.com
Website: http://apespro.com/

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Kopje Outsourcing (Pty) Ltd
Tel: +27 11 568 6764
Cell: +27 63 576 1930
Email: translations@kopjeoutsourcing.co.za

- Thembinkosi Ngwenya
Cell: +27 62 142 3290
Email: bongani.ngwenya@gmail.com
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Aré van Schalkwyk
Cell: +27 82 898 7218
Email: arayofhope1@gmail.com

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Mariola Bravo
Cell: +27 76 310 7744
Email: mariolabravo@gmail.com
Website: www.mariolabravo.com

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Lists updated: 25 August 2022 at 18:48 SAT.

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