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Tessy O.

USD $20/hr

Certified IELTS/TOEFL Coach

5 hours


By the end of the lesson, we would have looked at each aspect of the IELTS/TOEFL speaking test. We will practice using IELTS/TOEFL past paper questions.

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5 hours


We will look at every aspect of the IELTS/TOEFL writing test and practice using past paper questions. Sharpen your writing skills to meet exam standards.

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Tutor Information


🌟IELTS/TOEFL COACH 🌟 Why choose Tessy: 🌟Practice real exam questions in class (IELTS/TOEFL) 🌟Got a score of 98/120 in TOEFL (get my personalized tips for TOEFL exam) 🌟Grammar-focused lesson plans 🌟Structured lesson that ensures maximum speaking practice 🌟Build your reading, listening, speaking and writing skills Who am I: 🔥English Native Speaker 🔥Bachelors in Microbiology 🔥5 years work experience as a scientist 🔥TEFL and IELTS certified I have many interests such as music, anime, travel, and food. If you ever want to talk about your favorite anime shows or the countries you wish to travel to while improving your skills, I am your girl. I am a qualified IELTS/TOEFL coach. I have been teaching since 2021. I have helped my students prepare for the IELTS and TOEFL exams. I equip my students with the skills they need to tackle the IELTS or TOEFL exams. I show my students different ways to answer questions and things to consider for each exam. My students practice real exam questions in each class and I give them tips on how to answer the questions in each section of the exam. I have also helped my students improve their grammar, pronunciation and vocabulary in Business and General English. They have been able to prepare for interviews, presentations, and meetings. With my help, my students have been able to write their cover letters successfully. My students have also been able to improve their fluency, pronunciation, grammar, and vocabulary. My teaching style is a combination of cool and calm yet energetic instruction. I love creating materials that are tailored to my students' needs and including activities that can be fun and interesting for my students. TEACHING MATERIALS: 🌟Pictures 🌟Worksheets 🌟Past exam papers Each student has their own unique style of learning therefore I adapt my teaching style to suit my student. I want my students to remember what they have learned for as long as possible therefore repetition and practice are important.


Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa









University of South Africa

2018 - 2019
BSc (Honors) in Life Sciences, Microbiology
This course was a 1-year program in Microbiology that was mainly research-focused. Modules included Advanced Microbiology, Biotechnology and a research project.

Stellenbosch University

2014 - 2016
Bachelor's degree in Molecular biology and Biotechnology, Microbiology
This was a 3-year Bachelor's degree in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. There were four major subjects: Genetics, Microbiology, Biochemistry, and Biotechnology. A mini-thesis was included at the end of the final year.

Work Experience


January 2022 - present
Onlne English Tutor
As a freelance online English tutor, my duties include conducting trial lessons and needs analysis for the students, preparing lesson plans according to the student's needs and goals, delivering lessons in a fun and interactive manner, encouraging and praising student progress while correcting errors and helping students to improve their grammar, pronunciation and speaking skills.

Paper Airplanes

June 2021 - December 2021
Online English Tutor
Paper Airplanes is an organization that provides free tutoring services for refugees, enabling them to seek better job and education opportunities through language learning. I volunteered at this organization as an English tutor. My duties included delivering the prescribed lesson plans to students in a fun and enthusiastic manner, helping students improve their grammar, vocabulary, and pronunciation as well as, correcting the student's errors. At the end of every lesson, a feedback report would be written by both the tutor and the student to reflect on the lesson and the student's progress.