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Jane B - Tutor in Fontainebleau

Communication is my passion. Helping students to be able to communicate effectively in English is my priority. We are all curious beings - wanting to learn and to have our voices heard. My experience and my passion for teaching are a winning combination in helping students to use English to get where they want to be.

Tutor basics
Teaching places

Public Place and Online

Travelling distance

Jane will travel 15km from Fontainebleau, Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Jane speaks English

Experience
2009-08-01 - 2020-02-29
Materials Developer

I work part-time writing and developing workbooks and textbooks, as well as online learning material.

1986-01-01 - 2020-02-29
Educator

For 35 years, I have worked as an educator - in the classroom, as a distance educator and an author of workbooks, readers and textbooks.

Education
1990-01-01 - 1993-04-20
Master of Arts - University of Natal

I studied a Masters Degree in the field of Visual Literacy in the English classroom.

1985-01-01 - 1985-12-31
Higher Diploma in Education (Postgraduate) - Wits University

I studied a postgraduate diploma in Education: Majors in English and Drama

1981-01-01 - 1984-12-31
BA (Dramatic Arts) - Wits University

This was a professional (Honours) degree in Drama - majoring in English, with honours courses in Drama in Education, Film and Television and Stage Directing.

Subjects taught
  • English Language and Literature

    The more you learn about a language, the better you will be able to use it. For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. I also work as a freelance writer and copy editor. All of this means that I will be able to help you to learn how to use English effectively in all contexts.

    Jane teaches English Language and Literature at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • English skills

    For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. If you want to learn to command English, then you need me, with my long experience in education and my work as a writer and editor, to help you learn how to iuse English very effectively.

    Jane teaches English skills at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Grammar

    Do you want to produce writing that is grammatically correct? For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. My work as a teacher, editor and writer will help you to learn to avoid grammatical mistakes in all your work.

    Jane teaches Grammar at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Reading

    For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. Reading it the key to using a language, so I am passionate about encouraging and facilitating reading English writing of all types.

    Jane teaches Reading at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Writing

    For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. I also work as a freelance writer and copy editor. My experience, skills and love for the clear and accurate use of English mean that I want to help students develop their vocabularies and use of different words in different contexts. My own work as a writer means that I understand the process of using words in print to communicate and can work on this with students.

    Jane teaches Writing at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Vocabulary

    I am a native English speaker and, for 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. I understand intimately about understanding, using and learning vocabulary and about the power of words.

    Jane teaches Vocabulary at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • English Literature

    For 30+ years, I have been an educator, specialising in English and Dramatic Arts. Both subjects involve understanding English literature, with different emphases. My experience as a teacher and my love for the expression of ideas in different forms of literature mean I will bring interesting ways of analysing and understanding literature texts.

    Jane teaches English Literature at High School, Primary School, and Adult level(s)