AFRILEX

Two-Day Tutorial on Principles, Procedures and Practice of Terminology and Terminography
Programme

 

Date:

29-30 November 1999

Presenter:

Dr. Mariλtta Alberts

Venue:

Economic and Management Sciences Building, University of Pretoria

 

 

Monday 29 November 1999

 

08:00 – 08:45 Registration

 

08:45 – 09:00 Welcome: Chairperson of Afrilex

 

09:00 – 17:00 Tutorial Day 1 (Tea at 10:30 – 10:55, Lunch at 13:00 – 13:55, and Coffee at 15:00 – 15:30)

 

1. INTRODUCTION

 

2. TERMINOLOGY AND TERMINOGRAPHY

 

2.1 TERMINOLOGY

2.2 TERMINOGRAPHY

2.2.1 THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN TERMINOLOGY AND LEXICOGRAPHY

2.3 WHAT IS A TERM

 

3. DIMENSIONS OF TERMINOLOGY

 

3.1 COGNITIVE DIMENSION

3.1.1 TERMINOLOGY WORK IS CONCEPT ORIENTED

3.1.2 DEFINITIONS

3.1.3 RELATIONS BETWEEN TERMS:

Conceptual Clusters in a Specific Subject Field

3.1.4 RELATIONS BETWEEN SUBJECTS

 

3.2 THE LINGUISTIC DIMENSION

3.2.1 SOURCE LANGUAGE VS. TARGET LANGUAGE

3.2.2 SUPPLYING TERM EQUIVALENTS

·          Transliteration

·          Loan Words (Borrowing)

·          Total Embedding

·          Extension of Meaning

·          Neologisms

 

3.3 COMMUNICATIVE DIMENSION

·          Language Development

·          Information Retrieval

·          Coining of Terms

·          Standardisation

·          Cultural Differences

 

4. NEEDS ASSESSMENT

 

5. CONSULTATION

 

5.1 SUBJECT SPECIALISTS AND COMMITTEE MEETINGS

5.2 LINGUISTS AND LANGUAGE COMMITTEES

 

6. DICTIONARY PLANNING

 

6.1 DICTIONARY TYPOLOGY

6.2 MACROSTRUCTURE

6.3 MICROSTRUCTURE

 

7. FRONT MATTER AND BACK MATTER OF TECHNICAL DICTIONARIES

 

 

Tuesday 30 November 1999

 

09:00 – 15:30 Tutorial Day 2 (Tea at 10:30 – 10:55, Lunch at 13:00 – 13:55, and Coffee at 15:00 – 15:30)

 

8. THE COMPILATION OF A TERM LIST (PRACTICAL SESSION)

 

 

To Circular (6 November 1999)

 

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