Fredrick E. Chiwanga

  Lecturer

  P.O. Box: 3167

  Phone: +255 784 448 881

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Biography:

Comrade Fredrick Chiwanga is a lecturer in the Department of Tourism and Recreation, Sokoine University of Agriculture.
Besides, Comrade Chiwanga is one of the renowned competent translators and conference interpreters.  He is a member of professional associations including the East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association.
 
When Comrade Chiwanga joined SUA, he had worked in the Tourism industry for about 8 years as a courier, among other titles, who could lead VIP tourist convoys to different tourist destinations including national parks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Mt Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa.
 
He is passionate about teaching, consultancies  (interpreting, translation, editing, proofreading), research, and outreach programmes.
As for the teaching, he is fond of teaching English and French as foreign languages, Kiswahili to foreigners, also cultural tourism, tour guiding and interpretation techniques.
 
With regard to consultancies and outreach programmes, Comrade Chiwanga deals with rapporteuring, transcription, teaching language for Specific purposes, and organising tours and safaris apart from the conference interpreting and translation.
 
Comrade Chiwanga has also edited and proofread a good number of scholarly works (Research papers, Masters & PhD Dissertations/Theses) from various univeristies and other related works from NGOs at national and international levels.
 
Specific areas that he likes researching include the language of tourism, oral communicative competence, translation, interpretation, discourse analysis, language and culture, onomastics, historical linguistics, diplomatic interactions, sign language, cultural norms, and human-wildlife interaction, to mention a few.

  Fredrick E. Chiwanga

  Lecturer

  P.O. Box: 3167

  Phone: +255 784 448 881

  Email:This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

  Research Area

 

 


Biography:

Comrade Fredrick Chiwanga is a lecturer in the Department of Tourism and Recreation, Sokoine University of Agriculture.
Besides, Comrade Chiwanga is one of the renowned competent translators and conference interpreters.  He is a member of professional associations including the East Africa Interpreters and Translators Association.
 
When Comrade Chiwanga joined SUA, he had worked in the Tourism industry for about 8 years as a courier, among other titles, who could lead VIP tourist convoys to different tourist destinations including national parks, Ngorongoro Conservation Area and Mt Kilimanjaro, the roof of Africa.
 
He is passionate about teaching, consultancies  (interpreting, translation, editing, proofreading), research, and outreach programmes.
As for the teaching, he is fond of teaching English and French as foreign languages, Kiswahili to foreigners, also cultural tourism, tour guiding and interpretation techniques.
 
With regard to consultancies and outreach programmes, Comrade Chiwanga deals with rapporteuring, transcription, teaching language for Specific purposes, and organising tours and safaris apart from the conference interpreting and translation.
 
Comrade Chiwanga has also edited and proofread a good number of scholarly works (Research papers, Masters & PhD Dissertations/Theses) from various univeristies and other related works from NGOs at national and international levels.
 
Specific areas that he likes researching include the language of tourism, oral communicative competence, translation, interpretation, discourse analysis, language and culture, onomastics, historical linguistics, diplomatic interactions, sign language, cultural norms, and human-wildlife interaction, to mention a few.

Academic profile

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS:

M.A. (Linguistics) UDSM; D.U.
M.A. (French) Stendhal-Grenoble 3 Univ., France
B.A. (Language Studies) UDSM
Dipl. (French) France, Dipl. (Tourism) PEN-CBE, Dodoma
Cert. (International Relations & Diplomacy), CFR, DSM

Publications

PUBLICATIONS:

Mkiramweni, N. P., Delacy, T., Jiang, M., & Chiwanga, F. E. (2015). Climate change risks on protected areas ecotourism: shocks and stressors perspectives in the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, Tanzania. Journal of Ecotourism, 14(1). (On print).
Chiwanga, F.E. (2014a). Understanding the language of tourism: Tanzanian perspective. International Journal of Applied Linguistics, 24(2), 147-200. doi/10.1111/ijal.12012
Chiwanga, F.E. (2014b). Assessment of English language oral communicative competence: A case of tour guides in Arusha, Tanzania (Master’s Thesis), UDSM.
Chiwanga, F.E. (2011a). Stop off-road driving to save small animals, Kakakuona: Tanzania Wildlife Magazine, No. 57, pp 11-12.
Chiwanga, F.E. (2011b). Rats can excel in explosion and TB sputum detection, Kakakuona: Tanzania Wildlife Magazine, No. 57, pp 33-37.
Chiwanga, F. E. (2011c). Pourquoi les Enseignants de FLE en Tanzanie n’arrivent pas à résoudre les problèmes de prononciation de leurs apprenants malgré de longues périodes d’apprentissage? (Master’s dissertation, University of Stendhal-Grenoble 3)
Chiwanga, F. E., Kideghesho, J. R., Sererya, G. O., Mkiramweni, N. P., & Sengelela, M. L. (n.d). How local and religious beliefs affect natural resources and tourism sustainability: A study on Ngarambe villages adjacent to Selous Game Reserve (unpublished).
Mlay, H. H., Wambura, J. M., Chiwanga, F. E., & Marwa, E. (n.d). Ethno-botanical study on medicinal plants at Kibosho Forest Edge villages in Kilimanjaro (unpublished).
Chiwanga, F. E., Sererya, G. O., Modest, R., Ezra, P. M., & Mangewa, L. (n.d.). Anthropogenic activities as they affect the sustainability of natural resources and tourism business: A study on Ngarambe villages, Selous Game Reserve, Tanzania (unpublished).
Chiwanga, F.E., Wambura, J. M. & Maro, O. G. (n.d.). Opportunities, challenges and strategies in developing cultural tourism in Morogoro: Can Solomon Mahlangu and Dakawa camps form potential tourist destinations? (Unpublished).
Wambura, J. M. Chambegga, O. A., Chiwanga, F.E. & Mbije, N.E. (n.d.). Tools for Bird Conservation and Eco-Tourism: Bird Names in Natta, Serengeti (unpublished)

 

Students Supervision

STUDENTS SUPERVISION:

 

Research & Consultancy

RESEARCH AND CONSULTANCY:Interpretation/Translation

    • African Group on Statistical Training (AGROST) Meeting, Economic Commission for Africa, Golden Tulip Hotel, Dar es Salaam, 3-6 Nov. 2015
    • Africa Open Data Conference, Ministry of Communication, Science and Technology, JNICC, Dar es Salaam, 4-6 Sep.2015
    • Workshop on Nutrition Assessment and Surveillance, SADC, SUA & UKaid, Kingsway Hotel, Morogoro, 16-27 March 2015
    • Disaster Preparedness & Response Plan for the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar  -  the 2nd Vice President's office, Prime Minister's office, USAID, Zanzibar Beach Hotel, 9-13 Feb. 2015
    • 24th PPF Members and Stakeholders’ Conference, AICC Arusha, 10 - 12th September 2014
    • Various documents from the Tanzanian government and private institutions including the Court, EKOSIASA (The Political Ecology of Wildlife and Forest Governance in Tanzania), University of Nelson Mandela, etc.