I am a passionate, creative, and hard-working individual who believes that the key to success is clear communication. I am eager to improve daily by learning new skills and improving existing ones.
I am a humble teacher in that I am always aware that my students are valued individuals with their own life experiences. I am willing to listen to them in order to help me to better be able to teach them. I strive to create a safe, comfortable learning environment where my students feel at ease. They should feel like they can take risks and facilitate their own learning.
• 2013 - 2015: Bachelors of Arts (Humanities: French and Visual Culture Studies)
• 2016: Honours Degree (Translation and Professional Writing)
• 2018: TEFL 150hours
• Achieving a very high French level
• Gaining work experience abroad
• Obtaining a Yoga Teacher Training Certification in India
• My diverse work/travel experience abroad has prepared me to be flexible and adaptable in any challenging situation
I took English First Language at school. I have always had a passion for the English language. I am also an avid reader and am constantly exposed to new vocabulary. I also currently work as an English tutor.
I took French as a subject up to the final year of high school. I obtained my degree in French. I completed my B2 DELF certificate. I also lived and worked in France for 2 years and I have worked at a French Summer Camp.
I was raised in an Afrikaans household and speak Afrikaans daily. I feel very comfortable teaching this language, as it is my mother tongue and I obtained excellent final marks in my exams.
I completed my B2 DELF certificate. I always find easier ways to explain difficult concepts and pay close attention to their learning style.
I obtained my degree in French. I completed my B2 DELF certificate. I lived and worked in France for 2 years. I have also worked at a French Summer Camp where I taught a French language class daily.
“Monrique is enthusiastic about her teaching and well prepared for her lessons. She listens to the needs of my son and adjusts his learning accordingly. Her communication is excellent and she is accommodating if lessons need to be changed. ”
“Monrique, has since the first day been very well prepared, patient, kind and sets a comfortable environment to learn from. She’ll go out of her way to help and prepare you for a better understanding of the language you are learning. ”
“She is patient and assisted me even in her free time, she makes sure she is accessible throughout the week and she accommodate my schedule.”
“Nathyn is so happy with Monrique and in such a short time the results have shown in his grades with a substantial increase. Thank you.”
“She puts a great amount of effort in tutoring me at my pace, which might not the fastest pace:) Her Attentiveness to my pronunciation as well as her patience with my overall performance is encouraging.”
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