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Tammy v - Tutor in Kew

Dear Student, My name is Tammy and I am currently in the third year of my Bachelor's Degree in Education Foundation Phase at Varsity College. I am 25 years old and teaching has always been a passion of mine. In my spare time, I enjoy reading, painting, and spending time with my family. Before studying teaching I was an au-pair in America for a year, as well as, a swimming teacher for two years. I love getting to know my student's unique abilities and seeing them grow through fun and interactive lessons. This year is going to be an explosion of learning both for my students and myself. I cannot wait to get to know you and help you reach your full potential!

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Tammy speaks English

2014-06-26 - 2015-07-01

I was a stay in au pair for the Swenson family. I Looked after 2 children, a 3 months old baby boy, and a 4-year-old girl. For the boy, I did general baby care such as bathing, feeding, changing, and stimulation activities. For the girl, I had the duty of transporting her to and from school and extra murals. I also prepared daily meals, fun activities, and general care.

2015-10-01 - 2017-04-01
Swimming instructor

Teaching individual lessons from age of 2 and up to learn to swim, strokes, stroke corrections, and squads.

2009-01-01 - 2013-11-30
Matriculation - Eden College

2018-02-05 - 2021-12-01
B.Ed Foundation Phase - Varsity College, Sandton

I am currently in the third year of my Bachelor of Education degree in Foundation Phase

Subjects taught
  • English

    English development requires four skills; Listening and speaking, reading and phonics, writing and handwriting, and lastly language structure and use. Through fun and interactive lessons created to fit your own unique learning style, I can help you develop further in the above skills in order to build your confidence in your English skills and reach your full potential.

    Tammy teaches English at Primary School level(s)

  • Reading

    To ensure my learner becomes fluent and proficient in reading, I will create and plan different fun and interactive lessons that will integrate different strategies such as phonological and phonemic awareness (focusing on the sounds), fluency (the ability to read effortlessly), vocabulary and comprehension (understanding the text).

    Tammy teaches Reading at Primary School level(s)

  • Vocabulary

    Vocabulary is crucial for becoming a proficient reader and for the development of language skills. I can help in the development of vocabulary by creating an interest in words through fun and meaningful lessons. I will prioritize words that my learner will encounter in reading, link the new words to previously known words to help grasp the meaning of the words and their use as well as exposing the same vocabulary to them through reading and writing activities.

    Tammy teaches Vocabulary at Primary School level(s)