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Immersing yourself in other languages will give you the tools to create meaningful local and global communities.

Whether you're just beginning or fluent, our tutors provide support in composition and comprehension.

Language Courses

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English as a Second Language
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German

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Hindi
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Portuguese

Russian
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Swahili

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Methodologies

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In all tutorials, we take a highly structured and personalized approach to ensure that our students receive the most effective and comprehensive tutoring available. And if youre interested in support for a language course that you don’t see listed here, reach out to us! No topic is too advanced or too niche for our team of PhD candidates, teaching fellows, published authors, and language professionals.

Tutor spotlight

We are a cooperative of thinkers––physicists, historians, computer scientists, economists, literary critics, lawyers, linguists, biologists, poets, mathematicians, and so many more--who provide exceptional one-on-one tutoring and academic support to our students.

Meet everyone

We are a cooperative of thinkers––physicists, historians, computer scientists, economists, literary critics, lawyers, linguists, biologists, poets, mathematicians, and so many more--who provide exceptional one-on-one tutoring and academic support to our students.

Emma Zc.

Emma is a PhD student in French Literature at Harvard. She holds an MA in French (Harvard), as well as a BA in French Studies and BM in Cello Performance (University of Minnesota-Twin Cities).

Paul W.

Paul holds a BA in History (Yale) and MA in Global Affairs (Schwarzman College, Tsinghua University). A recipient of the Fulbright and Schwarzman Fellowships, Paul is currently a Presidential Management Fellow in Washington DC.

Michael M.

Michael holds a PhD and MA in Chemistry from Harvard, and a dual-degree BS in Chemistry and Biology from the University of Maryland. He has over ten years of experience teaching and tutoring chemistry and introductory biology.

Sarah Y.

Sarah graduated from Brown with a BA in History & International Relations. She currently attends the University of Hong Kong and the University of Pennsylvania, where she is a History PhD candidate.

Ivy D.

Ivy graduated with a BFA in Fine Arts and BAs in Comparative Literature, Anthropology, and French from Cornell University. She's presently a PhD student in Comparative Literature at Harvard.

Scott L.

Scott majored in Classics and Spanish at Bates College, where he wrote two theses. After working in several Special Collections libraries, he is now a PhD Candidate in Romance Languages at UPenn.

Daniel Fr

Daniel is a PhD candidate in Chinese History at UC Berkeley. He holds a BA in English & French literature and Chinese language (University of Texas), a JD (Yale Law), and an MA in Sinology (University of London).

Allegra S.

Allegra spent 5 years working in commercial and investment banking at JP Morgan in New York, Houston, and London. She completed a Master's in Education Policy & Management at Harvard, and then pursued her MBA at MIT Sloan, where she's now working on a fintech startup.

Grey A.

Grey received his BA in English from Reed College, and his MA in French and his PhD in History from Yale. His dissertation, published in French in 2018 and under contract in English with Verso Books, examines the military coup that returned General Charles de Gaulle to power.

Seth S.

Seth earned his BA from the University of Michigan, where his senior thesis on Brazilian welfare politics won the Sahlins Award for best thesis in the Social Sciences. After working as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, he began his PhD in Political Science at Harvard University.

Emily F.

Emily is a PhD candidate at Columbia University in Religious Studies. She teaches Western and East Asian philosophy classes at SUNY Purchase, where she earned her BA in philosophy.

Gloria Y.

Gloria is a writer in San Francisco. She received her MA and PhD in History from University of California, Berkeley and graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a BA in History and Philosophy from NYU.

Smriti K.

Smriti is currently a PhD Candidate at Harvard studying Buddhist philosophy of mind and epistemology. While pursuing her PhD, she has consistently scored above divisional average on overall instructor quality and has earned several Certificates of Distinction in Teaching.

Wony

Wony holds a PhD in Applied Analysis at Carnegie Mellon University, specializing in the field of dynamical systems and partial differential equations. His thesis is about nonconvex optimization techniques using underlying geometric structures.

Marta

Marta is an MD Candidate at Harvard Medical School. Prior to matriculating at Harvard, Marta headed to Bonn, Germany as a Fulbright scholar. There, she conducted research related to Parkinson's disease and expanded her German language skills.

Jack Ra.

Jack graduated from University of Massachusetts, Amherst, with a BA in Chinese and a BA in Linguistics, graduating summa cum laude in both degrees. During undergrad, Jack received the Global Ambassador Summer Program Scholarship and studied at National Cheng Kung University in Tainan. Jack is currently pursuing his PhD in Linguistics at Harvard University.

Baoqing

Baoqing was born and raised in Beijing, where she graduated from Beijing Language and Culture University with a BA in English, before moving to the US in 2014. In the US, Baoqing taught at the Western Michigan University before getting her MA in teaching Chinese at University of Massachusetts Amherst. Baoqing is currently a lecturer of Chinese at Boston University.

Amy S.

Amy graduated with a BS in Cognitive Science from Yale University, magna cum laude. She now attends Columbia University Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons. She hopes to develop new therapies and treatments for individuals with neurological disorders.

Sam C.

Sam graduated with a degree in Physics from Princeton University. After graduation, she taught physics at a high school in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. She's currently pursuing her MFA in fiction at the Iowa Writers' Workshop.

Ryan Ra.

Ryan is currently finishing a PhD from MIT in Philosophy. During the next academic year, he will be a Visiting Scholar in Ethics of Technology at Phillips Academy at Andover, and a Research Affiliate at MIT in the Philosophy Department.

Sasha

Sasha earned her BS in Physics and Mathematics from MIT and her PhD in Materials Science & Engineering from MIT. Her PhD research focused on engineering new energy-efficient magnetic nanomaterials. While at MIT, she completed two research internships in France, worked as a visiting scientist in a German physics institute, and pioneered a new physics education program in Chile.

Robert S.

Robert holds a BSc in Physics from Jacobs University and a PhD in Physics from Harvard University. For his work as a Teaching Fellow at Harvard, Robert won the Harvard University Physics Department’s White Prize for excellence in teaching introductory physics

Penelope

Penelope attended the University of Chicago, where she graduated with a major in Comparative Literature. She then completed a Master 1 at the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Comparative Literature. She is currently a PhD candidate in Romance Studies - French at Cornell University.

Tarika

Tarika graduated with dual degrees in Philosophy and Biochemistry from The University of Texas at Austin. She then spent a year as a research fellow at the Mayo Clinic Biomedical Ethics Research Program in Rochester, Minnesota before moving to Boston to pursue her MD at Harvard Medical School.

Brandon H.

Brandon currently teaches at Georgetown University. He holds a PhD in Cultural Anthropology from Princeton, a JD from Georgetown University, and an MA and BA in Latin American Studies from UT at Austin.

Jacob K.

Jacob holds a BS in Computer Science from Washington University in St. Louis, where he graduated magna cum laude. After working on data analytics for the NBA team the Oklahoma City Thunder, he is now a data analyst for CVS Health.

Layla

Layla is an MD Candidate at Harvard Medical School. Previously, she graduated from Johns Hopkins University with a BA in Writing Seminars and a minor in Islamic Studies. Her post-grad fellowship conducting ovarian cancer research at the National Center for Advancing Translational Science culminated in her choice to pursue a career in medicine.

Max S.

Max has a BA in French from Washington University in St. Louis and a PhD in French Literature from New York University, where he also taught undergraduate language courses. He currently teaches French at St. Andrew's School.

Fernando

Fernando is a PhD Candidate in Biophysics at Harvard University. Previously, he completed a BS in Applied Mathematics and Biomedical Engineering from John Hopkins University, as well as conducted research in cancer immunotherapy and single-cell microfluidics, earning multiple research awards.

Michae O.

Michael holds a BA in Mathematics and American Studies at Wesleyan University, and a PhD in American Studies at Harvard University. His studies focus on 19th century US history and the history of the life sciences.

James W.

James is currently a PhD researcher at the University of Glasgow, where he is writing a dissertation on a Venetian painter from the late 16th century named Palma il Giovane. He holds an MA in Art History (NYU), an MA in Art Business (University of Manchester), and a BA in Art History (Vassar).

Benjy

Benjy graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Harvard College, where he majored in English, acquired Language Citations in Spanish and German, and minored in Music. He is passionate about making classical music and opera accessible, and is currently based in Amsterdam, working as a conductor and musical artist between Europe and the United States.

Michael T.

Michael is a current JD Candidate at Harvard Law School. He previously graduated from Brown University with BA degrees in Economics and International Relations (magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa).

Lauren Q.

Lauren is pursuing her DMD at Harvard School of Dental Medicine. She previously he graduated cum laude with a BS in Psychology and Neuroscience from Yale, where she also received a certificate of advanced language study in Spanish.

Eugenia

Eugenia is a PhD Candidate in Comparative Literature at the University of Pennsylvania. She previously earned degrees at the University of Chicago (MA in Humanities) and Yale University (BA in English and Philosophy).

Meet everyone

Plans

We’ve created structured, yet flexible pricing plans that offer everything you need to succeed in your courses.

Choose a Tutor Tier

Hourly Rate

1 Hour

All of our tutoring is available on an hourly basis. If you're not sure how much tutoring you'll need or when you plan to test, you can enroll in our "pay as you go" option.

$ 140

$ 180

$ 260

$ 340

First Time Package

4.5 Hours

We require a first-time minimum commitment of three 90 minute sessions due to the significant amount of preparation that tutors do in advance of the first few sessions. This initial package is a good way to get your feet wet, evaluate the amount of tutoring you'll ultimately need, and see if you feel comfortable with your tutor.

$ 630

$ 810

$ 1170

$ 1530

Ten Sessions

15 Hours 5% OFF

An opportunity to deepen your understanding and comfort with your courses, with more flexibility to cover content, essential skills, and exam preparation.

$ 1995 You save $105

$ 2565 You save $135

$ 3705 You save $195

$ 4845 You save $255

Twenty Sessions

30 Hours 10% OFF

A comprehensive approach to tackling classes, providing ample time and space to absorb material, master the ropes of the subject, and get comfortable with assignments and exams.

$ 3780 You save $420

$ 4860 You save $540

$ 7020 You save $780

$ 9180 You save $1020

Tutor Tiers

We have 4 tiers of coaches. The coach’s tier is based on the experience level of the coach with our team. All coaches begin working with Cambridge Coaching at the Standard tier.

  • Standard

    0-150 hours
    $140/hour

  • Senior

    150-200 hours
    $180/hour

  • Guru

    250-300 hours
    $260/hour

  • Master

    350+- hours
    $340/hour

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