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Jenna S

23 years old

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Bio

I am a creative, friendly, and patient person who enjoys writing. I am passionate about learning and teaching, especially languages.

My strength when it comes to helping is my ability to assess the person or situation I am aiding and see where I am most needed. I try my best to help and enjoy seeing results. I am very patient and can find creative ways to help.

Education

• 2020 BSocSci (African studies and social development) with distinction, UCT
• 2017 Gap year: tutoring and then travelling
• 2014-2016 St Cyprian's School
• 2009-2014 German International School Cape Town

My Proudest
Achievements

• Paperight Young Writer's Anthology Short Story Competition
• 8 Matric Distinctions
• Traveling for 5 months in Europe and Morocco

Subjects

  • School Tutoring

English

Grade 1 - Grade 12

My passion and skill for English won me the AP English Prize at school and has helped me become a freelance writer. I am passionate about English and a patient teacher. I have experience tutoring English to primary and high school students, as well as to second-language speakers.

French

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have spent ten years developing my French, starting with Grade 7 to third-year level university courses. My approach is systemic and thematic, working to develop language, comprehension, and grammar skills simultaneously. I have taught a number of students to improve their fluency in the language.

History

Grade 1 - Grade 12

My skill in history was recognised with both the Grades 11 and 12 History Subject Prizes at school. I have tutored matric history to a couple of students by developing critical thinking skills through practical examples and formulating essay structures and responses. I majored in African studies.

Afrikaans

Grade 1 - Grade 12

As demonstrated by my receipt of an Afrikaans prize at school, I have a thorough grasp of the language. I teach systemic skills that help to decode texts, in addition to building a solid grammar and vocabulary foundation. I have helped a number of students improve their confidence and fluency.

Mathematics

Grade 1 - Grade 2

I am able to break Maths down and explain key concepts. I understand that Maths can be scary and that patience and creativity are necessary. I understand the role of the tutor and have learned from my own matric maths tutor.

  • Language Tutoring

Conversational English

Beginner - Advanced

I am a mother-tongue English speaker who is a keen reader and writer. My systematic approach teaches beginners how to express themselves with the vocabulary they have, as well as to expand vocabulary. I can converse about many subjects, and prioritise the student's interests.

English

Beginner - Advanced

I am a mother-tongue English speaker and paid freelance writer. My approach is systemic and thematic, working to develop language, comprehension, and grammar skills simultaneously.

French

Beginner - Intermediate

I have spent ten years developing my French, starting with Grade 7 to third-year level university courses. My approach is systemic and thematic, working to develop language, comprehension, and grammar skills simultaneously. I have taught a number of students to improve their fluency in the language.

  • University Tutoring

French

First Year - Second Year

I have spent ten years developing my French, starting with Grade 7 to third-year level university courses. My approach is systemic and thematic, working to develop language, comprehension, and grammar skills simultaneously. I have taught a number of students to improve their fluency in the language.

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