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Wena Coetzee
Biographical info

Wena Coetzee holds graduate qualifications in English and Afrikaans and postgraduate qualifications in Flemish and Dutch literature, English, intercultural communication, and applied linguistics.

Following a career in education spanning 20 years, which included being provincial and national internal moderator of the Grade 12 English additional language matric papers for 12 years, she also taught English and academic literacy at tertiary level for six years. Wena is a member of:
• The South African Institute for Translators and Interpreters
• Prolingua
• The South African Financial Services Language Institute

She has more than 30 years of language-practitioning experience and is also a member of the language panels of three South African universities, tasked with the editing, proofreading and/or translating of academic learning materials, as well as postgraduate theses and dissertations. Currently she is employed as language practitioner in the corporate sector, specifically focusing on developing and facilitating English business-writing courses across South Africa as well as in Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Malawi and Zimbabwe.

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