Students who are interested in learning German as a second language can sign up for Phoenix German lessons with Varsity Tutors. At the high school and college levels, it's not uncommon for students to have to learn a foreign language. Many students choose to start their study of the German language early in their high school and college years. It's not uncommon for students at Trevor Browne High School or even Arizona State University's Downtown Phoenix Campus to reach out for help when they're just starting to learn German.
What might Phoenix German lessons include?
There are two types of lessons that Varsity Tutors can set you up with. The first is an online class where you interact with other students and your instructor in real time. The second option is private, one-on-one German lessons. Both methods have their strengths, but you'll have the opportunity to interact with an experienced German speaker no matter which method you choose. They may even choose to conduct classes solely in German for a truly immersive experience if your skill level is high enough.
Phoenix German tutors and instructors can help you to better understand the German language, which sounds very different from the English language. To truly retain the knowledge of a new language, you'll need to take advantage of opportunities to practice on a regular basis. Whether you're trying to increase your vocabulary, perfect your pronunciation, or improve your conversation skills, German language classes and private sessions with an academic coach can provide more opportunities to speak with others who are also learning and to clarify the rules that make up the German language.
If you prefer the energy and buzz of a classroom setting, a virtual German class might be the method that you could flourish in. You'll interact with the other students and your instructor after signing into Varsity Tutors' Live Learning Platform, which brings your classes to you no matter where you are. You'll have opportunities to collaborate with other students, engage in discussion, and to practice your conversation skills. This sort of setting can be helpful to students who are learning how syntax and grammar work in the German language. You can also communicate one-on-one with your instructor when you find you need a bit of extra help.
For those who find the energy of a classroom distracting, there is an option that allows for private, one-on-one attention. That option is to sign up for sessions with a Phoenix German tutor. With this method of instruction, there's more room for customization than you might get in a traditional classroom. You'll find that your instructor starts by creating a personalized lesson plan, using information that they learn about you starting in the very first session. You'll be able to focus on specific areas of the language, like vocabulary and verb conjugation, grammar and sentence structure, or noun usage.
It's also not uncommon for a student to combine both methods of instruction to create an even stronger opportunity to practice and solidify their knowledge of the German language.
How can I enroll in German lessons?
It doesn't matter why you're looking for academic assistance or whether you're a high school student at Desert Vista High School or an area college. It's easy to fit this academic instruction into your schedule, partly because you don't have to commute to a classroom. You can take German classes almost anytime because classes are scheduled throughout the day and new sessions start each month.
If private instruction is what you're looking for, you can use Varsity Tutors' Live Learning Platform to meet with your German tutor, no matter where you are. All you need is an Internet connection because the platform offers tools like video chat and a virtual whiteboard to have an interactive session with your tutor. Or, you can meet with them in person at the location of your choice. That location could be your home, your favorite library or café, or another space where you're comfortable studying.
We know that learning a new language can be complicated and is not without challenges, but repeated exposure to these new rules of language, vocabulary, and other elements can make a difference. So can working under the guidance of someone who has experience speaking and reading the language and who can help you address your challenges. If you reach out to the educational consultants at Varsity Tutors, we can help you get started in Phoenix German lessons, private tutoring, or both. Call today for more information.
Angela: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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Bill: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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Calista: Phoenix German lesson instructor
...German since I was 13 years old, and I was accepted by a top German university to study abroad next year. At my university, I'm a Dean's List student, as well as a member of an honor society. Furthermore, on campus, I support foreign exchange students during their transitions to life within the U.S. I've also had experience in high school and college marching bands, where I had the opportunity to serve as drum major....
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Jamison: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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Jackie: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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- University of Arizona - Bachelors, Linguistics
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Douglas: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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Ingrid: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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Moses: Phoenix German lesson instructor
...better in it than any other class subject. I would feel stupid in class when they were teaching other class and super smart when it came to math. I was considered smart by people who are way smarter than me. But because I excelled in one thing that they did not they thought I was doing great in everything else which I did not. I now have a degree in Electrical Engineering and feel strong...
Telia: Phoenix German lesson instructor
I love to experience new things in life - through travel, food, people, cultures, etc. Teaching is another expression of exchange that can provide new insight and depth of perspective for myself and my view of the world. ... Sharing my knowledge and passion through an interactive exchange - I love to learn things from my clients too!... First establish some basic level of companionship - understand what methods of delivery might be more effective for the student's receptivity.
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Leah: Phoenix German lesson instructor
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