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Melissa R - Tutor in Prinshof 349-Jr

Hello, I'm Melissa. I am currently in my 3rd year of studying Occupational Therapy at the University of Pretoria. I matriculated in 2018 with distinctions in Mathematics, Biology (Life Science), Physical Science, Afrikaans, English, Life orientation & Geography. I am an enthusiastic, friendly and hard working individual. I have always been very time efficient as I live a balanced lifestyle between my studying and sporting activities. I am easy to talk to and love to help others where I can. My past experience includes mentoring and helping my fellow academia's in subjects that they struggle to grasp. I hope I can be of help to you should you need it!

Tutor basics
Teaching places

Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Melissa will travel 20km from Prinshof 349-Jr, Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Languages spoken

Melissa speaks English

Experience
I matriculated in 2018 and am currently in my 3rd year of studying Occupation Therapy at the University of Pretoria(2019-2021). I was involved in a mentorship program last year, where I was assigned a first year student to help mentor in subjects she did not understand. I was able to help her and provide her piece of mind in the subjects she struggled with. I have not tutored on a specific platform yet, however, I am a friendly, hard-working individual who is capable of doing so. I also recently completed a TEFL course in the hopes of helping teach English to foreign students.
Education
2019-01-20 - 2022-12-01
BOT - UP

Currently in my 3rd year of studying Occupational Therapy. I matriculated in 2018.

Subjects taught
  • Afrikaans

    Passed with distinction - Languages may be challenging, but once you understand the rules and contexts, it is easier than you think. I enjoyed Afrikaans throughout school and am capable of helping you to understand/ grasp this subject better. I did well in both the reading & writing side of this subject.

    Melissa teaches Afrikaans at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Physical Science

    Passed with Distinction - Although many may see this subject as challenging, with the correct explanations and help, it is not as hard as it seems. I used to find it challenging, but with the correct understanding & explanations I learnt over the years, I hope I can help make it more clear to you to.

    Melissa teaches Physical Science at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Chemistry

    Passed with Distinction - I thoroughly enjoyed chemistry at school. I enjoyed the various calculations and formula's we had to learn. I am capable of helping explain to others concepts that they may not understand.

    Melissa teaches Chemistry at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Physiology

    Passed with distinction - Enjoyed this subject in university and found it closely related to biology from school. I am capable of teaching someone who may find it difficult to understand this subject at a university level.

    Melissa teaches Physiology at University/College level(s)

  • Biology

    Matriculated with distinction - This was my favourite subject and is what made me deicide to study in the Health Sciences field in university. I find it fascinating, easy to grasp and easy to explain this subject. I was also very good at writing bio essays (factual or not) that were expected of us in High School as well as completing practical's.

    Melissa teaches Biology at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Geography

    Passed with distinction - The earth has always been fascinating to me. There were many concepts covered in this subject that I am capable of explaining to other students who also take this subject. I did well in mapwork as well as the theory aspect of this subject. I also completed my ORT for matric in this subject.

    Melissa teaches Geography at High School level(s)

  • Mathematics

    Matriculated with distinction - Another favourite at school. I grasped it very easily & would often help explain to friends when they did not understand. I also took advanced program maths as an extra subject, which I believe helped me even more with understanding core math.

    Melissa teaches Mathematics at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • Writing

    Matriculated with distinction - English writing was my favourite in English. I found it easy to write creatively, keep my writing flowing and add in the necessary quotes/ citations. I also did public speaking which made it easier to structure the way I wrote.

    Melissa teaches Writing at High School and Primary School level(s)