Innovative Approaches in the Training of Lexicographers

D.J. van Schalkwyk


The following questions are addressed in this paper:

(a)   What should the nature of the pre-training of the prospective lexicographer be in order to give him or her the necessary basis to be successfully trained as a practising lexicographer?

(b)   What qualities should the prospective lexicographer have if he or she wants to succeed as a lexicographer?

(c)   What kind of in-service training should the trainee lexicographer undergo if he or she wishes to become able in and make a success of this occupation as quickly as possible?



pre-training, qualities, in-service training, strategic planning, management, production norms, necessity, courses, general lexicography, computerized lexicography, monitoring, lexicographic teamwork, performance management system, results, interest

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