Online German Tutors
Principal Tutors provide private online German tutors for GCSE and A-level.
Pupils may need additional German tuition for several reasons, whether they have fallen behind due to periods of absence or are just struggling to achieve their target grade. There may also be particular topics that your child is finding difficult, or they may require additional input to achieve their full potential, especially when coming up to GCSEs and A-Levels.
Why Choose Principal Tutors?
- We are teachers and we know the UK curriculum (no students allowed!).
- We tutor-pupil match for you.
- We can record all lessons at your request.
- We provide written feedback after every lesson.
- We provide customer support (again, by a teacher).
Why Principal Tutors?
We help at all levels of the education system to achieve their true potential and academic goals.
We only work with Qualified teachers who have significant classroom experience teaching the UK National Curriculum.
Tutor-Pupil Matching Service
Simply tell us about your requirements and we will introduce you to the right tutor for your child. If you are not happy, we will allocate you an alternative tutor at any time.
Personal Customer Support
With years of experience in the education field, we can provide you with a personal touch to customer service, so that you can contact us to discuss any aspect of your child’s education any time.
Online GCSE German Tutors
A German GCSE tutor would provide guidance and support to students preparing for their German General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) examinations. They would cover various aspects of the German language and culture to help students improve their language skills and perform well in the exam.
Here are some key themes that a German GCSE tutor may typically cover:
- Identity and culture: Me, my family and friends, technology in everyday life, free time activities and customs and festivals in German-speaking communities.
- Local, national, international and global areas of interest: Home, town, neighbourhood and region, social and global issues and travel and tourism.
- Current and future study and employment: My studies, life at school, post-16 education and jobs, careers and ambitions.
The goal of a German GCSE tutor is to help students achieve a good level of language proficiency and cultural understanding, enabling them to communicate effectively in German and perform well in their GCSE exams. With personalised instruction and support, students can develop the necessary skills to succeed in their German language studies and exams.
We have qualified online German teachers and tutors with experience at helping pupils with KS3 and GCSE German. Contact us now to discuss your individual requirements for private one to one online tuition.
A-level German Tutors Online
A German A-Level tutor would work with students who are studying German at an advanced level, typically in their final two years of secondary education. A-Level German builds upon the foundation laid during GCSE and delves deeper into the language, culture, and literature of German-speaking countries. The tutor’s role is to help students develop more sophisticated language skills and a deeper understanding of German-speaking societies and literature.
Here are some key themes that a German A-Level tutor may typically teach.
- Social issues and trends: Aspects of German-speaking society and multi-culturalism in German-speaking society.
- Political and artistic culture: Artistic culture and aspects of political life in the German-speaking world.
- Grammar: Nouns, determiners, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs and adverbials, model particles, discourses, verbs, tense, voice and mood, prepositions, conjunctions, the case system, clause structure and word order and word formation.
- Works: literary texts and films.
- Individua research project.
The goal of a German A-Level tutor is to help students achieve a high level of fluency, cultural awareness, and critical thinking in German. A successful A-Level outcome can open doors to further study, work opportunities, and a deeper connection to German language and culture.
How does Online Tuition Work?
Online tuition operates through our virtual classrooms equipped with digital whiteboards that include audio and video features. The sessions may be recorded at your request, allowing you to revisit the lessons as frequently as needed. Furthermore, after each session, you will receive an email with the complete contents of the whiteboard for your reference. Both the tutor and the student can actively contribute to the whiteboard by writing on it, and additional learning materials can be easily uploaded to the shared learning space. This streamlined approach ensures a highly effective and efficient one-on-one tutoring experience, eliminating the need for the student to take notes during the session.
Both GCSE and A-Level German tutors may address the themes by developing specific skills such as:
- Grammar and Vocabulary.
- Reading and Listening Comprehension.
- Writing Skills.
- Speaking Skills.
- Cultural Awareness.
- Literature Studies.
- Current Affairs.
Why choose an online German tutor through Principal Tutors?
- We only work with fully UK qualified German teachers who can deliver all of the requirements of the National Curriculum for German. We choose our online German tutors carefully, based upon their experience and qualification.
- Unlike other providers, we are not simply a directory of tutors. We take time to understand a pupil’s individual needs and match them with the most suitable online German tutor. If you would like to change your allocated tutor, you can contact us at any time.
- We have the ability to provide recordings of our online lessons upon request, so students can watch them back. This helps to embed learning materials and can assist your child in revising topics in between sessions.
- Your online German tutor will provide written feedback after every lesson. This is completely individualised to the learner and will assess their progress towards their goals. This means you, the learner, and your online German tutor, can closely monitor progress.
- We provide customer support (again from a qualified teacher) so if you have any issues or questions about any aspect of your child’s tutoring, we can provide an answer quickly and effectively.
Our online German tutors offer tuition across the learning levels, from GCSEs to A-Levels, to ensure that whatever the stage of learning, we are here to support the student.
The benefits of online German tuition
Engaging in online German tuition offers a plethora of benefits for students. It grants children the opportunity to explore their unique learning styles and preferences beyond the limitations of a traditional classroom. Our experienced online German tutors provide personalised one-to-one sessions, ensuring flexibility and adaptability to cater to the individual needs of each student.
Online German tuition fosters the development of independent learning skills, which hold immense value for future educational pursuits and adult life. By supporting students in becoming self-reliant learners, this form of tuition helps them cultivate resilience and confidence. Equipping students with independent study skills not only empowers them to overcome challenges but also instils a sense of control over their learning journey, leading to improved outcomes in school.
Tailored tuition proves particularly beneficial for students with specific learning requirements, such as dyslexia. During tutoring sessions, qualified online German tutors, who are experienced UK teachers, adeptly develop personalised support strategies that not only assist in learning German but also help students overcome difficulties in other academic subjects. The tutors customise their instruction to suit the unique learning profile of each young learner.
Furthermore, online tuition has the power to ignite a passion for the subject. Unlike in school, where several factors may affect a student’s enjoyment of a lesson, online tutoring provides a dedicated space to explore German with the guidance of an expert. This focused attention encourages students to develop a genuine interest in the subject, positively influencing their overall learning experience.
Moreover, online German tuition supports students in improving their grades, both in classroom assignments and exams. Tutoring sessions incorporate exam practice, helping students prepare effectively for assessments. Tutors provide feedback on specific areas of difficulty and offer revision suggestions, enabling students to practice exam techniques within a supportive environment. This targeted approach enhances students’ academic performance and boosts their confidence.