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Simphiwe Z

Tutor in Walmer Downs, Port Elizabeth • 23 years old

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Digital Copywriter & MA candidate - English Major with a passion for reading and writing. I love sharing knowledge and encouraging student to be active owners and co-creators of their own learning.

As a recipient of a full academic scholarship to one of the best schools in the country, I am a testament to how helping someone else can have an incredible impact on their life. This is why I commit myself to help where I can because I truly believe that though collaboration we can achieve great things


• St Andrew's College: Class 2014, matriculated with distinctions in English, LO and IsiXhosa.
• MA candidate in Media studies, focusing on the use of digital media to promote reading culture.

My Proudest

• Screenwriter of an award-nominated short film
• One of GradStar's Top 100 leaders 2017
• Former Golden Key Academic Society's Profesional Development Director


  • School Tutoring


Grade 1 - Grade 12

I have studied IsiXhosa up until Matric level and am a mother tongue speaker. I have also studied it at first year level at university


Grade 1 - Grade 12

I hold an 'A' level certification in English and I am currently majoring in English Literature.

Life Orientation

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I earned a distinction for Life Orientation in my Matirc year, and am well versed in various in areas which might be useful to the student. I am bilingual, and have studied philosophy and anthropology.

Computer Programming

Grade 1 - Grade 12

I studied IT and attained a 'B' Grade.

  • Language Tutoring


Beginner - Intermediate

I have studied IsiXhosa up until Matric level and am a mother tongue speaker. I have also studied it at first year level at university.

Conversational English

Beginner - Advanced

I am fluent in English, and have studied it since grade one. I am also an English literature major, and an avid reader-writer/practitioner of the language.

  • University Tutoring

English Literature

First Year - Third Year

I am an avid reader-writer and wish to impart upon others the skills I have learnt. I can help with essay writing and proofreading.

Media Studies

First Year - Fourth Year

I am a postgrad Media Student, well versed in Media Theory, specifically analysis and writing of academic papers.


First Year - Third Year

As a Cultural Studies major, I had to produce a research treatise - for which I got a distinction. This makes me knowledgable in the writing, editing and proof-reading of the paper itself as well as research, consulting of sources and referencing.

  • Life Skills

Writing Techniques

Beginner - Intermediate

I am a writer, and have written poetry and short pieces for my high school newspaper. I am currently studying media, majoring in English and cultural studies.


Simphiwe Mpho will travel up to 30km from Walmer Downs, Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape to you.

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