Tutoring

SILC Learning Support Services provides tutoring sessions for the school's various language programs.

Tutoring takes place online and in various rooms in the Language and Literature (LL) building. Specific locations are listed in each event on the calendars below.

Note: Learning Support Services does not hire or coordinate tutoring services outside of the 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 480-965-6281 for information regarding tutoring other than that which has been arranged for by Learning Support Services.

Who can receive tutoring?
Tutoring is open to anyone who is currently enrolled in a SILC language course or who completed a SILC language course during the previous semester.

How do you get tutoring?

    Note: When a tutor is available "In-person", they will also be available in an online room at the same time.

    Scheduled "Walk-In" Times:
    (In-person and online OR only online. Check the calendar.)

    • Check the calendars below to see when tutoring is already scheduled.
    • Any time during a scheduled time: Show up at the room that is listed on the calendar item or click on the link that is below the calendar, to enter the online room.
  • Appointments (Online):

  • Verify that there are not any tutors already scheduled for walk-ins during your preferred time.
  • Send an email to silclss@asu.edu and request an appointment to meet with a tutor. (We generally reply within a few hours, but please allow up to 2 business days.)
    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.

How long are each tutoring session?
Tutoring sessions are 15 minutes to 45 minutes.

What can the tutor go over with me?

  • Provide help with grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and sentences structure.
  • Review graded assignments and exams with you, to help you better understand the material.
  • Conversation practice

What can the tutor not help me with?

  • Cannot edit or critique your papers.
  • They do not take the place of meeting with your teacher.

How much does it cost?
It's FREE

Is there tutoring available for the summer?

Yes!




Tutoring Calendars:
Arabic Japanese
Chinese Korean
French Portuguese
German Romanian
Hebrew Russian
Italian Spanish




Arabic Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment


Click Here
to Access the Online Arabic Tutoring Room




09-06-2019 - Chinese Tutoring is not yet available, but we are working to have it available within a couple of weeks.


Click Here
to Access the Online Chinese Tutoring Room




French Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment




Click Here
to Access the Online French Tutoring




German Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment





Hebrew Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment


Click Here
to Access the Online Hebrew Tutoring.




Italian Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment




Click Here
to Access the Online Italian Tutoring.




Japanese Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment






Click Here
to Access the Online Japanese Tutoring




Korean Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment




Click Here
to Access the Online Korean Tutoring




Portuguese Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment




Click Here
to Access the Online Portuguese Tutoring




Romanian Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment


Click Here
to Access the Online Romanian Tutoring




Russian Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment




Click Here
to Access the Online Russian Tutoring




Spanish Tutoring is currently available for Walk-ins and by Appointment


Click Here
for Online Spanish Tutoring



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
  • Greek - Fall 2019
  • Japanese - Fall 2019
  • Korean - Fall 2019
  • Portuguese - Fall 2019
  • Russian - 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.