Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages

Mr SJ Lebese

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: Linguistics and Modern Languages
Tel: 012 429 6245


  • MA Linguistics -Translation Studies (Unisa, 2013)
  • BA Hons.- Linguistics (Translation Studies) (Unisa, 2009)
  • BA in Court Interpreting (Unisa, 2007)
  • Diploma in Legal Interpreting (NWU former Potchefstroom University, 2002)

Fields of academic interests

  • Court interpreting

Field of Specialisation

  • Court Interpreting
  • Translation Studies

Journal articles

  • Lebese, S. 2011. A pilot study on the undefined role of court interpreters in South Africa.  Southern African Linguistics and Applied Language Studies. 29(3): 343-357. doi: 10. 2989/16073614.2011.647498.
  • Lebese, S. 2014. Do justice to court interpreters in South Africa. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics Plus. 43: 183-208. doi: 10.5842/43-0-179.
  • Lebese, S.J. 2015. Formulation of court interpreting models: A South African perspective. Stellenbosch Papers in Linguistics. 44: 61-80. doi: 10.5774/44-0-191.   


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