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Private In-Home and Online Latin Tutoring

Receive personally tailored Latin lessons from exceptional tutors in a one-on-one setting. We help you connect with in-home and online tutoring that offers flexible scheduling and your choice of locations.

If a student in your family or you are considering getting help in Latin, contact Varsity Tutors so we can find a Madison Latin tutor for you. Madison Latin tutoring can help learners of all levels and abilities. Whether you are just beginning to pick up the language, or are well along the path to proficiency and want to shore up your skill set, private tutoring presents a wonderful opportunity for reaching your language acquisition goals.

How can a Madison Latin tutor near me help me work towards fluency?

Latin is the precursor of the modern Romance languages (French, Spanish, and Italian, among others) so Latin can serve as a keystone for acquiring a host of other languages. It is also widely used in legal terminology, scientific research, and medicine. Perhaps you are studying biology or working as a researcher, and Latin will help you better recognize genus and species names. Or maybe you are in the legal field and feel Latin will be useful to you in parsing legal theory. You could be pursuing a liberal arts degree and have chosen Latin to fulfill your language requirement. Whatever your reasons for wanting to study the language, a Madison Latin tutor can provide you the study assistance you need.

There are a number of impactful ways that Madison Latin tutors can work to supplement your student's language studies. Tutoring sessions unfold in a one-on-one academic setting. Such individualized attention means that your instructor can focus on your needs. By utilizing customized lesson plans geared toward your particular learning style, your instructor can shape their content delivery with your growth in mind. Because you are their sole focus, you are able to set the pace, stopping where you need help, and speeding up in those areas where you are already comfortable.

With Madison Latin tutors, you have access to someone with expertise in Latin who can utilize that expertise to help you learn about the most significant aspects of the language. Your instructor can bring their expertise to bear to help you learn more about the most challenging aspects of the language. Individualized sessions geared toward your skill level and learning preferences can help broaden your vocabulary and familiarize yourself with the more challenging aspects of Latin grammar until they begin to feel almost like second nature. From gendered nouns to verb endings, when you sign up for Madison Latin tutoring, your needs are the number one priority.

Your instructor can utilize an array of teaching strategies and then pin down the ones that work best for you. If you are a visual learner, you and your instructor can work with flashcards. If you respond best to short lectures and discussions, your sessions can take a more conversational approach. Your instructor can also assign you written exercises to get you comfortable with the various subtleties that come with writing in a language other than your own. Working through these exercises can allow you to identify and correct your errors in usage, and further develop your ability to express your ideas in writing.

When it comes to language acquisition for any language, regularly dedicating time to practice is key. This is another area where your instructor can help. Simulated immersion is a proven method, and can aid you in quickly learning a language by improving your pronunciation and helping to internalize the subtle nuances of grammar. Using this technique, you can gain confidence in your understanding of Latin, and in expressing yourself both verbally and in writing.

How can I fit time with Madison Latin tutors into my schedule?

One of the most significant benefits to this kind of instructional delivery is flexibility in scheduling. We take into account the scheduling needs of you and your family, along with your particular learning needs. Then we find somebody who has the necessary qualifications whose availability makes them a good match for you or your student. Meeting your individual language learning goals can be that much easier when we are able to accommodate your schedule.

Madison Latin tutoring is available online or in person. Online instruction utilizes our Live Learning Platform, which allows your instructor to interact face-to-face with you through live chat. The platform makes it easy to work collaboratively in a document editor to help you get used to verb conjugation, and the subtleties of inflection and word endings. One exciting feature of this platform is that you can watch recordings of your sessions after the fact so you can review various concepts like agreement or pronunciation on your own. Studying online gives you all the benefits of working with a professional instructor without ever having to leave home.

If you do decide you would like to explore in-person tutoring options, we can locate an instructor in the area who wants to work with you. You can pick the location that works best. If you would like your sessions to take place at home, you can do that. You may also want to meet at your neighborhood coffee shop. Or, for a more distraction-free setting, you can meet at a local library like the Monona Public Library.

Additionally, Varsity Tutors provides online Latin courses. These are live sessions that take place in a virtual classroom. You would be studying alongside other motivated learners in a collaborative setting. Each language course has multiple sections to choose from, so scheduling is easy.

How can I get started with a Madison Latin tutor near me?

Reach out to Varsity Tutors today to connect with a first-rate Madison Latin tutor. Typically, we can find an experienced professional for you to work within as little as 24 hours, so you don't have to tackle new language acquisition all by yourself. We have friendly and helpful educational consultants standing by waiting to connect you with someone who can assist you with your Latin studies. This may be the very thing to help you advance your skills to the next level. We hope to hear from you soon and are ready to help you as you work toward achieving your language learning goals.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Latin Tutoring review by Randa in Madison, WI
The student put his writing assignment on the board and we went over it. His sentences are getting more complicated and he is using more tenses. I showed him a little animation of a French song we went over last week. Then we continued our review of the conditional tense.
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Latin Tutoring review by Ryan in Madison, WI
In this session, we reviewed advanced grammar (subjunctive) and other nuances, particularly different ways to say time expressions, prepositions, as well as the present progressive. The student has been using her grammar book and has made great progress with producing the correct tense.
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Latin Tutoring review by Andrew in Madison, WI
This week, I worked with Student A on the conjugation of the verb 'to be' in the perfect system, essentially reviewing the material from the past few weeks. With Student B I reviewed the new vocabulary and we worked on some mnemonics for some of the more difficult words, and then we worked through some of the exercises in the chapter, working on pluralizing singular forms of the nouns. With Student C I also worked mainly on learning the new vocabulary, and then she also did some of the exercises in the textbook, working on recalling some of the Latin phrases they've memorized.
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Latin Tutoring review by Annie in Madison, WI
We went over the student's homework assignment very quickly, which gave us time to go over any questions he had. He asked a lot of good questions, mostly about adjective noun agreement. I reviewed with him the verb forms of "sum" (to be), and he picked those up very quickly. Then, I went over sample sentences (Latin to English and English to Latin) that had a lot of adjective-noun agreement. Lastly, I had him decline a 1st declension masculine noun (which looks feminine) with an adjective so he could see how the endings may look different but can still match. He also realized that adjectives can help decipher what case a certain word may be because sometimes different case endings look the same.
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Latin Tutoring review by Peter in Madison, WI
Today, we began by reviewing the previous vocabulary. Then, we worked with some Latin sentences based on Goosebump characters. The student translated these well. We discussed some English words that come from the Latin. Then, we worked with a game to review parts of speech. We ended with talking about the "tis" ending meaning "you all." He got 4/5 of the final review questions correct. I'm sending along some homework to review the "tis" ending. I will also send a vocabulary list for him to review.
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Latin Tutoring review by Abigail in Madison, WI
The student and I began our session this evening by going over his recent test results. He had done fairly well--scoring in the B+ range--but was still making some avoidable mistakes that had more to do with his test-taking strategies than with his knowledge of and comfort with Latin. He often leaves out words in his translations, a mistake that a lot of beginning Latin students make. We talked about ways to avoid this type of error, including drawing sentence diagrams and going through a parsing checklist. From there, we discussed the new material he had covered in class this week. We reviewed the components of the verb in conjunction with the forms of the 1st and 2nd person. We ended our session with some sight reading.
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