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Lisa K - Tutor in Port Elizabeth

I'm a social butterfly, a true nature lover, an outgoing philanthropist and aspiring entrepreneur. I love cooking and baking in my free time, as well as writing poetry and reading (a book I'm currently reading is: The Monk who sold his Ferrari). I also have a passion for people and for teaching and I love giving students the opportunity to learn and grow as individuals in a fun and comfortable environment.

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Teaching places

My Home, Students Home, Public Place, and Online

Travelling distance

Lisa will travel 30km within Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, South Africa

Languages spoken

Lisa speaks English

Experience
2014-06-01 - 2018-07-31
Private Tutor

- helping students with schoolwork they don't understand - setting up mock tests and quizzes - rewarding students with treats when they do well - encouraging students to always stay positive and put in as much effort as they can - create a fun and comfortable environment where my students learn through their mistakes and don't feel ashamed/ shy because they got the answer wrong - being a system of support and always being on call when help is needed

Education
2015 - 2020-11-30
Bachelor of Arts (Media, Communications and Culture) - Nelson Mandela University

My majors include English, Graphic design and Public Relations. I am currently in my 2nd year after taking a gap year to work in Dubai as a lifeguard and gain some worldly experience.

2019-09-01 - 2021-09-30
National Diploma in Fitness and Advanced Personal Training - Health and Fitness Professionals Academy

I started this online course because of my passion for the health and fitness industry. I have always loved sports and was (and still am) an avid hockey player, athletics participant, lifesaver, swimmer and gym fanatic.

Subjects taught
  • English

    There were many options under English, including grammar, English skills, vocabulary etc. which I would be happy to teach. My strong suit comes in when poetry and literature is involved, but I am also well-equipped to teach the various other avenues within the english language.

    Lisa teaches English at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • English as a foreign Language

    As mentioned above, I have a great passion for English. I am also incredibly patient, versatile and have the ability to adapt my teaching methods based on students ability to understand the language being taught. For students learning English as a foreign language, I will make sure that I go at a steady pace and make sure they understand all the work before continuing with the lesson.

    Lisa teaches English as a foreign Language at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • English Literature

    I love reading and writing, but I also love analyzing and dissecting novels and plays. It is always important to look deeper into the meanings of characters, symbols, settings etc. to truly understand the plot as a whole. I am thoroughly passionate about the English language, and I would take great pleasure in teaching students to think deeply and analytically about their prescribed reading texts. Also, sometimes students may find English boring and "pointless" because most of them speak it everyday, so I will make sure to create a fun and dynamic environment where they will truly grasp and enjoy the subject matter.

    Lisa teaches English Literature at High School and Primary School level(s)

  • History

    I am passionate about history, world politics and the human condition in general. A look into history might be a glimpse into the past, but it also answers a lot of questions about society today. learning history is not just about facts and theory, it is about analyzing and becoming knowledgeable about the world around you today. When you teach something you enjoy, students are able to pick up on that and grasp the subject matter much better.

    Lisa teaches History at High School and Primary School level(s)