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Leila S

28 years old

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I am passionate about learning and teaching a diverse range of subjects - and in so doing expand my own and others' horizons. My focus areas are Philosophy, Economics, History and English - and beyond

I am an excellent tutor because I wish to inspire a love of learning and an interest in the subject at hand. Having studied a diverse range of subjects and taught English as a Foreign Language, I understand the value of learning through practice, gaining a deeper understanding of topics through full engagement with a topic and its conceptual underpinnings, and cultivating a growth mindset.


• 2014 - 2016: B.A Philosophy, Politics, Economics
• 2017 - 2018: Honours Degree in Economics
• 2019 - 2020: Taught English as a Foreign Language (Korea)
• 2021: Post Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE)

My Proudest

• Golden Key academic honorary society - top 15% of achievers in my given course.
• Honors Degree in Economics.
• Rewarded the Prof Sampie Terreblanche Prize for the best postgraduate research about inequality in the department.
• Taught English as a Foreign Language in South Korea for a year.


  • School Tutoring


Grade 1 - Grade 12

I received awards for the best English language & literature student in high school, I also achieved a distinction in Matric. I love reading and have a passion for it. I worked as a TEFL teacher, so I have the experience and patience of teaching and love helping others understand.


Grade 1 - Grade 10

Afrikaans being my second language, I am acquainted with all the aspects of Afrikaans both as a language and a school subject. My vocabulary is adequate for teaching second-language learners. I also achieved a distinction.


Grade 1 - Grade 10

I did well in Mathematics consistently throughout my schooling career. I took AP Maths and later Economics, exposing me to Mathematical problem-solving. I have a strong appreciation for problem-solving in Maths, and helping others to do the same.


Grade 1 - Grade 12

I had History in high school and university for one year. I love this subject. I am good at constructing arguments in the form of essays.


Grade 1 - Grade 8

I studied 1st year French in university. I have always excelled in French I wish to help others understand it better.

Physical Science

Grade 1 - Grade 9

I achieved high marks for Science up to the final year in high school. I have considerable knowledge and am more than capable of tutoring intermediate level Physical Science.


Grade 1 - Grade 10

I took a liking to this subject and understood the concepts explained. I did consistently well in Geography and feel I can pass on my enthusiasm.

Life Orientation

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I did very well in Life Orientation. I know how to use interesting methods to make the subject more understandable and enjoyable.


Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have done a number of Statistics courses or courses which involve Statistics at a university level. I am competent in my ability to assist others in their understanding of the subject.

  • University Tutoring


First Year - Third Year

I am very passionate about Philosophy and have consistently received good marks for this subject which was one of my undergraduate majors. I received three distinctions for Philosophy in my final year.


First Year - Second Year

Economics was one of my majors. I worked as a first-year Economics Tutor. I also completed my Honors in Economics, and I am currently doing my Masters in Economics. I have a strong grasp of, and interest in, the subject. I love tutoring Economics.

Information Systems

First Year

I still work with excel and other statistics programs. I am well acquainted with the subject and continue to use many of the skills I learned in Information Systems.


First Year - Third Year

I love writing essays, talking about current affairs, and examining political structures. I would love to tutor Politics. I also majored in Politics in my final undergraduate year.

  • Language Tutoring

Conversational English

Beginner - Advanced

I love the English language, enjoy teaching languages, and received the English language and literature awards in Matric. My experience as a TEFL teacher has also equipped me with much experience in this regard.

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