A retired university language lecturer with 42 years of experience. Formal classical language background. Mother tongue English speaker with strong writing and editing focus. Lectured communication skills and academic writing ( business correspondence, reports, articles, thesis writing ) to under- and post-grad students. Mentored student writing online. Co-authored a nationally prescribed tertiary communication handbook. Accredited translator. ( Eng / Afrikaans). Freelance copy editor with wide ranging client base. Meticulous attention to detail. Quick turnaround time.