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tutor
American English: /ˈt(j)udər/
British English: /ˈtjuːtə/

Translation of tutor in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (private teacher)
    profesor (-sora) (masculine, feminine) particular
    Example sentences
    • From 1743 he was a private tutor and school teacher until in 1748 he found a position as librarian of the collection of Imperial Count Heinrich von Bünau near Dresden.
    • My advice is to keep your son at his present school and employ a private tutor to improve his grades rather than drag him kicking and screaming to a new school that he does not want to attend.
    • After his primary education was completed, Vico served as a private tutor to the nephews of the bishop of Ischia.
  • 2 (at university) (British)
    tutor (-tora) (masculine, feminine) (profesor que supervisa el trabajo de un estudiante)
    (before noun) group tutor
    grupo (masculine) de tutoría
    Example sentences
    • Mature students are, as a rule, the kinds of students university tutors dream about: keen, committed and interested.
    • College authorities have banned tutors from offering students a predinner drink and the timing of Hall has been brought forward to discourage excessive drinking before dinner.
    • And students and their tutors from schools, colleges and training companies from all across Wiltshire will be honoured.
  • 3 (book)
    Example sentences
    • I'm hoping my piano tutor book will arrive tomorrow, too, or the day after, and then I can begin work in earnest.
    • A friend back home had provided me with a stack of tutor books and sheet music, and these disappeared for a few days, presumably while one of the Wai Wai studied them.

transitive verb

  • (teach)
    (privately) darle clases particulares a
    (at university) (British)
    darle clases a
    to tutor somebody in Greek
    darle clases de griego a alguien
    I was tutored in Greek by Dr Jones
    el Dr Jones fue mi profesor de griego or me dio clases de griego
    Example sentences
    • She filled the time by tutoring groups of local and Korean students in English which she proved to be very good at.
    • She now terms herself unemployed, but is involved with tutoring schoolchildren in Harlem.
    • I have to tutor some freshmen in Spanish after school.
    Example sentences
    • I study and I do part time work tutoring or gardening (mow lawns).
    • He also worked part time tutoring during the university term.
    • His relations with his aunt deteriorated, however, and Nielsen left her home when he was fourteen and he continued at school but earned his living by tutoring.

intransitive verb

  • dar clases
    dictar clases (Latin America) [formal]
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