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Yolanda B - Tutor in Lakefield

I am an English teacher and I am currently working for Curro. I am also current busy with my Master's degree in Literary Theory. I am passionate about languages as a whole and love to read. When teaching, I always try to find fun and innovative ways of presenting the lesson and to have students engaging with the topic.

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Teaching places

My Home, Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Yolanda will travel 40km from Lakefield, Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Yolanda speaks Afrikaans, French, and English

Experience
2018-01-01 - 2018-11-30
Tutor

As a tutor I taught tutorial classes for Afrikaans students at the University of Pretoria.

2019-01-01 - 2019-06-30
Lecturer

I taught Afrikaans as first additional language at the University of Pretoria.

2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31
Teacher

I am currently teaching English to grade eight and ten learners at Curro Serengeti.

Education
2015-01-01 - 2017-11-30
BA Languages - University of Pretoria

As part of my degree in languages, I studied English, Afrikaans, Dutch and French.

2018-01-01 - 2018-11-30
BAHons in Literary Theory - University of Pretoria

As part of my degree in Literary Theory, I studied Dutch literature, gender studies, world literature, narrativity and literary theory.

2020-01-01 - 2020-12-31
MA in Literary Theory - University of Pretoria

My research focuses on gender roles in gaming mods.

Subjects taught
  • English

    I am a high school English teacher and teach all facets of English regularly as part of our curriculum. I teach grade 8 and ten learners. I also engage with the language at a higher level as I am completing my Master's degree in the same field.

    Yolanda teaches English at High School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • Afrikaans

    I taught Afrikaans at the University of Pretoria on a home language level as well as at a first additional language level. I was also the top student in this subject up until my final year as an undergraduate student.

    Yolanda teaches Afrikaans at High School, University/College, and Adult level(s)

  • English as a foreign Language

    I am a high school English teacher and teach all facets of English regularly as part of our curriculum. I teach grade 8 and ten learners. I also completed my TEFL certificate last year, focusing on teaching English as a foreign language.

    Yolanda teaches English as a foreign Language at High School, Primary School, University/College, and Adult level(s)