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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.

Varsity Tutors can help you or your student find Washington DC Latin tutors. Washington DC Latin tutoring can help both students and professionals alike. Whether you're new to Latin or you've been studying it for a while, personal lessons can assist you in reaching for your goals.

How can a Washington DC Latin tutor near me help me improve my fluency?

Latin was a language widely spoken among inhabitants of the Roman Empire. Then, from the Middle Ages up to around the 19th century, people in Europe and other parts of the world spoke it for scholarly and literary purposes. Even though it's considered a "dead" language today, Latin still plays a vital role in our lives because it's the building block of languages like French and Italian. Perhaps your student is learning it to meet a general education requirement. Maybe you're studying it because it's relevant to your career, like medicine or law. Or you just want to learn it for fun's sake. Whatever your aspirations, a Washington DC Latin tutor can help you out.

Washington DC Latin tutoring sessions are very beneficial. For one, they only involve you and an instructor, so you can receive special attention and better focus on your studies without interruptions from other people. Plus, an academic mentor provides a platform in which you can ask any questions on your mind.

A Washington DC Latin tutor can offer an individualized learning experience. For instance, if your student wants clarification on Latin nouns and learns best through visual means, their educator can try to help them better understand with books, slides, or charts. If your student is an auditory learner, their instructor can use MP3 files or songs to assist them in pronunciation.

One-on-one lessons can be directed at a pace that's comfortable for you. For example, if you have trouble comprehending how inflection works, your private teacher can spend as much time needed explaining it to you until things become clear. On the flip side, you're probably ready to take on more challenging material because you mastered the basics. Your mentor can try to appeal to your curious mind by introducing you to new topics.

Private Latin instruction can aid you in building English language skills. About 50 percent of the English language is based on Latin, making it simple for you to learn the definition of technical words like nomenclature and antediluvian. Studying Latin can also help you improve your grammar.

A Washington DC Latin tutor can offer help with homework. Suppose your student has to write a story in Latin, and they're unsure where to begin. Their mentor can attempt to inspire some ideas with discussions about favorite books or genres. Additionally, they can answer questions that come up on homework assignments. For example, your student may need to read a Latin document, and they notice that some of the terms are similar to Portuguese and Spanish. This can turn into a conversation about Romance languages, assisting them in learning new facts.

Personal sessions can prepare you for future vocations. If you're a college student, you can use your knowledge of Latin to pursue a career in a field like anthropology. Since it's a precursor of many other languages, it could help you learn about the tongues historical people spoke thousands of years ago.

You should practice Latin components frequently to retain the knowledge of them, and a private instructor can help you do that even when school is out of session. You or your student can go over Latin history and other concepts during the summer or other school breaks to keep your skills sharp.

How can I fit Washington DC Latin tutoring into my schedule?

These private lessons provide flexible scheduling. We take your student's academic needs and family's schedule into consideration before searching for someone who's available when your student is. This allows your student to concentrate on their studies while making time for other responsibilities in their lives.

You have the option of interacting with Washington DC Latin tutors online or in person. Online lessons take place through the Live Learning Platform. This is a virtual portal that enables you to engage in face-to-face sessions with your educator using video chat and other tools. Additionally, it includes a document editor that lets you work with your instructor to review adjectives, essential vocabulary, and other parts of the Latin language. You can even access recordings of past sessions to go over concepts like grammar and verbs. Online instruction enables you to participate in lessons via your favorite mobile device without needing to go anywhere.

If you want to commute to a specific location to take part in private sessions, we can look for someone in your metropolitan area. Best of all, you can pick where they can occur. Feel free to meet with a mentor at home, a park, or the Watha T. Daniel-Shaw Library.

Varsity Tutors also offers online courses if you like learning along with peers. Courses consist of live sessions where you communicate with other Latin students and a teacher in real-time. There are new sections every month, so you or your student can select one that aligns with your lifestyle.

How do I get started with a Washington DC Latin tutor near me?

To commence the signup process, you can contact Varsity Tutors. The only thing you need to do is tell us where and when you want to meet with an academic mentor. Then, we'll do our best to find someone who knows the ins and outs of Latin while respecting your schedule.

Consider reaching out to us to be matched with professional Washington DC Latin tutors. We can usually locate someone within as little as 24 hours. Therefore, you don't have to worry about learning Latin by yourself. Private assistance from a professional may be the solution you need to work towards improving your language skills. To learn more about how this great service can help you or your student, please contact us today.

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Recent Tutoring Session Reviews

Latin Tutoring review by Andrew in Washington DC
This session, we worked on preparing for the student's upcoming exam, which will be translating an excerpt of a prepared passage. He has been working on his own on memorizing the English translation of the passage, but I wanted him to work on developing more of an understanding of the Latin itself, so he won't be stuck if he forgets what he's memorized, and can instead build from what the text itself says. So, with a clean copy of the passage, we worked through the sentences, and I picked up on the various smaller function words that he often left out in his translation, trying to make sure he doesn't ignore things like adverbs, conjunctions, and relative pronouns. After we went through the whole passage, doing spot coverage of some grammatical principles, we went back over a couple of the paragraphs again. By the end he was doing much better, and I hope noticing all of the words on the page rather than focusing internally on the translation he has memorized.
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Latin Tutoring review by Hannah in Washington DC
In our session, I introduced the Latin words for household items like table, chairs, couch, etc. We reviewed the household item flashcards I brought and the boy student enjoyed looking at the Spanish as well as the Latin since both were listed on this set of flashcards. He and I talked about the similarities between Latin and Spanish (e.g. la mesa and Mensa, -ae, f. "table") and I explained that Spanish is derived from Latin so it is not surprising that these languages are so similar to each other. Then each child made their own set of flashcards, drawing a picture of a household item and writing the corresponding Latin word on the front of each card. I instructed them to take these flashcards and post them on items around their house. This is a great way to learn the Latin and get in some everyday practice. The girl student said this exercise was "very fun" and told me all about the different items she was going to label with the flashcards.
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Latin Tutoring review by Ralston in Washington DC
Reviewed grammar for test with a focus on translation, ablative absolutes, active/passive voice, and relative pronouns. Next session Tuesday at 6pm PT.
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Latin Tutoring review by Bradford in Washington DC
Reviewed for upcoming quiz on neuter 3rd declension i-stem nouns; worked on declining noun-adjective pairs, often with the noun and adjective coming from different declensions.
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Latin Tutoring review by Rebecca in Washington DC
We reviewed translating the homework passage, going over neuter nouns, demonstrative pronouns, personal pronouns, prepositional phrases, relative and interrogative pronouns.
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Latin Tutoring review by Hannah in Washington DC
We have covered a substantial amount of material - the perfect passive participle and the passive system for all indicative verb tenses. I hope that my notes about the perfect passive participle were helpful and answered your questions. Your attention to detail when translating the chapter passages has not gone unnoticed. Your Latin is incredibly sharp and your understanding of the grammar is excellent. As you start to wrap up this book, I will send an overarching grammar review sheet before you crack open the next book.
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