Tutoring

SILC Learning Support Services hosts tutoring and oral exam sessions that are scheduled through the School's various language programs. 

Learning Support Services does not hire or coordinate tutoring services outside of School of International Languages and Cultures, nor does it make referrals to tutors or students not employed by Learning Support Services.  Please contact SILC's main office at 480-965-3881 for information regarding tutoring other than that which has been arranged for each language by the various sections within SILC.

Tutoring takes place in LL427, LL164A, and LL65B.  Please confirm the location and schedule with your instructor at the beginning of each semester.

Links to Tutoring Calendars
Arabic - Scroll down this page for other languages. More shortcuts coming soon...

Who can receive tutoring?
Tutoring is open to anyone enrolled in a foreign language or culture class with the School of International Letters and Cultures. The languages with available tutoring are listed below.

What if I am just looking to review a language, but I am not taking a class?
Right now SILC Learning Support Services does not provide individualized instruction for any languages.

How do you get tutoring?
There are several ways to get tutoring.

  • You can check the calendars below and see when tutoring is going on in-person or online.
  • After a session you can ask the tutor when they are available to tutor again or schedule an appointment.
  • You can send an email to silclss@asu.edu and request an appointment to meet with a tutor. In the email please provide the following information:
    • Language you wish to be tutored in
    • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
    • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
    • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online

    How long are each tutoring session?
    Tutoring sessions are 15 minutes to 30 minutes. This was decided because tutoring sessions do not substitute going to classes. They are there to add what is already being taught in class.

    What can the tutor go over with me?

    • Provide help with grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and sentences structure.
    • Reviewing graded home assignments and exams with you for a better understanding of material presented.
    • Conversational practice

    What can the tutor not help me with?

    • Cannot edit or critique your papers.
    • Cannot extend deadlines or change instructions given to you.
    • They do not take the place of meeting with your teacher.

    How much does it cost?
    It's FREE Your course fees pays for the tutoring.

    Is there tutoring available for the summer?

    Yes! To students enrolled in a SILC Course.

    Languages with available tutoring:

    Arabic Tutoring is available for Appointments only


    Schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

    • Language you wish to be tutored in
    • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
    • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
    • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


    Click Here
    to Access the Online Arabic Tutoring Room

    Chinese Tutoring Available for Appointments only


    Schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

    • Language you wish to be tutored in
    • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
    • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
    • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


    Click Here
    to Access the Online Chinese Tutoring Room

    French Tutoring Available for Online and Appointments only



    Click Here
    to Access the Online French Tutoring

    You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

    • Language you wish to be tutored in
    • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
    • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor

      German Tutoring is Currently Unavailable


      Hebrew Tutoring is Currently Unavailable


      Italian Tutoring Available for Online and Appointments only



      Click Here
      to Access the Online Italian Tutoring.

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


      Japanese Tutoring is Available for Appointments only


      Schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online




      Click Here
      to Access the Online Japanese Tutoring

      Korean Tutoring is Available for Appointments only


      Schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online




      Click Here
      to Access the Online Korean Tutoring

      Portuguese is Currently Unavailable



      Click Here
      to Access the Online Portuguese Tutoring

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


      Russian Tutoring is Available for In-person, Online and Appointments



      Click Here
      to Access the Online Russian Tutoring

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


      Spanish Tutoring is Available for Online and Appointments only

      Click Here
      for Online Spanish Tutoring

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online


    • Spanish Tutoring Available for Online and Appointments only
    • Click Here
      to Access the Online Russian Tutoring

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:

      • Language you wish to be tutored in
      • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
      • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
      • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online

      You can also schedule a tutoring session by sending an email to silclss@asu.edu. It will take two to three business days for us to confirm or deny the session. Also, all requests sent via email may or may not be accepted based on the tutors' availability. In the email please provide the following information:.

    • Language you wish to be tutored in
    • A brief description about the type of tutoring help that you need
    • Days and times you are available to meet with the tutor
    • And whether you wish to meet face-to-face or online

    • Job Opportunities

      Is Open

      Learning Support Services (LSS) within the School of International Letters and Cultures is looking for Tutors to tutor language-learning students. We are looking for tutors who are reliable and dependable and are willing to help students enrolled in various language courses improve their understanding of the material being presented to them.

      Targeted Languages:

      • French - Fall 2019
      • German - Fall 2019
      • Japanese - Fall 2019
      • Korean - Fall 2019
      • Portuguese - Fall 2019
      • Romanian - Fall 2019
      • Russian - Fall 2019
      • Spanish - Fall 2019

      So, what’s in it for YOU? This position is great for building your resume in instruction, communications, leadership, and showing you’ve worked for a highly-regarded service unit at ASU.

    • For further information go to SILC LSS Tutor Description 
    • Instructions to Apply

      Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.

      Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.

      Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge, should clearly state which language you are applying to, and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position. Please also include the following:

      • A cover letter in one of the targeted languages and English.
      • A minimum of ONE recommendation from a targeted language instructor at ASU (instructor should also be listed as one of your three references).
      • Copy of a corrected exam.
      • Copy of an unofficial transcript showing current enrollment, completion and grade requirements.

      ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

      Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.