Tutoring in Wallingford Center

$188 for $375 Worth of Test-Prep Classes — Bulldog Tutors

Bulldog Tutors

Downtown

$375 $188

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One Week of Standard Kids' Classes for One or Four at Kids Corner (50% Off)

Kids Corner

Multiple Locations

$350 $175

Instructors help kids excel in math, reading, science, music, writing, and dance in engaging and fun classes

Two Tutoring Sessions from Total Learning Group,LLC (45% Off)

Total Learning Group

Guilford Center

$150 $83

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$50 for Two ACT or SAT Practice Tests and Two Test Reviews at Ivy Bound Test Prep ($150 Value)

Ivy Bound Test Prep

Newington

$150 $50

Practice tests and review sessions prime college applicants for success on SAT or ACT

$60 for $133 Worth of Services at Mathnasium of Newtown

Mathnasium Of Newtown

Newtown

$133 $60

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Two 90-Minute or Four 60-Minute Tutoring Sessions from Tutor Doctor of the Pioneer Valley (Up to 67% Off)

Tutor Doctor of the Pioneer Valley

Redeem from Home

$195 $65

Tutors provide help in core subjects such as calculus and english

$25 for $50 Groupon — Brain Boost

Brain Boost

Fairfield

$50 $25

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Two or Four Tutoring Sessions for Grades K–7, 8–12, or College Courses from Academic Tutors (Up to 52% Off)

Academic Tutors

On Location

$120 $59

Tutors are familiar with NY state standards, curricula, and assessments, and use that knowledge to help students reach their academic goals

$523 for $950 Worth of 8 Test-Prep Sessions — Progressive MINDS Tutoring

Progressive Minds Tutoring

Redeem from Home

$950 $523

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Learning a new language will expose you to new cultures and experiences, but the task may be more challenging for some. Read on for a few tips on mastering your chosen tongue.

Learning a New Language: How to Think Like a Child

It wouldn?t be unusual for a toddler to ask for a cookie in two, or maybe even three languages. That?s because children as young as 2 are hardwired to internalize and mimic whatever languages they hear. With regular use, those skills can last a lifetime.

After a certain point, though, around age 12 or 13, something in the brain?we?re not quite sure what?shifts, and language acquisition becomes markedly more difficult. Straight-A students can find themselves struggling in Spanish class, and even the most persistent adult language learners may never acquire perfect fluency. Although adult brains will never return to their former sponge-like state, there are a few strategies that can ease the language-learning process.

Listening: Children absorb the sounds around them for months before ever uttering a word. This ?silent period? is spent internalizing vocabulary and sentence patterns. Adults, too, can benefit from focused listening, whether through movies, music, or podcasts in their target language.

Multiple Methods: Some language classes focus on rote memorization and discussion of grammar, and others use total language immersion to mimic the state of childhood learning. Ideally, language learners should combine elements from both methods. Immersion is a great strategy for practicing vocabulary and conversation, but an adult?s advanced understanding of grammar can make it easier for them to learn new verb tenses and sentence structures.

Motivation: Just as kids approach their first words with enthusiasm, attitude is a critical factor for adult language learners. Students can often stay motivated by setting specific goals, such as holding a conversation with a native speaker or ordering off a French menu using only past participles.

Fearlessness: There?s no getting around the fact that adults have a harder time mastering new pronunciations. However, a fear of mispronunciation shouldn?t stop someone from practicing their new language aloud. Many cultures are used to hearing their language spoken with a foreign accent, and even imperfectly structured sentences can still convey their meaning through context. In short, practice makes perfect?even if it isn?t perfect in practice.

88 Kondracki Lane
Wallingford,
CT
US

Signature service: Proven Speed-Reading Training

Established: 1988

Pro Tip: Your past does not reflect your future. You can learn to read better and faster.

Q&A with Abby Marks Beale, Course Creator

How is your approach different than that of other professionals in your field?

The Rev It Up Reading online course is the result of 25 years of in-person training experience and extensive study on how people learn. It is highly interactive, challenging you to think about who you are as a reader and to begin incorporating the proven strategies into your reading workload. You are supported the whole way with 24/7 access to [me] via email.

What's one tip for first-time customers that will make them feel like regulars?

This can be your first online course. It's easy to follow and engaging. We have great customer service if you need any help.

What aspect of your job, or the services you offer, most often surprises people?

How personal we are. [I], the course creator and speed-reading expert, am accessible via email (and by phone when needed). We are very customer-service oriented.

Is there anything else you want to add that we didn't cover?

Having the 10 Days to Faster Reading ebook included in the course is a great resource to keep when you are done with the course.

5 Dogwood Lane
Wallingford,
CT
US

Head instructor Camila Gabriel first fell in love with teaching before she even went to college, when she worked as a swimming instructor at the YMCA. She fell in love with her students and while at school, did everything she could to get back into the classroom. Today, Camila and her fellow teachers help students of all ages succeed in the classroom through tutoring and classes.

60 Church Street
Wallingford,
CT
US

At Connecticut Cycle Center, indoor spinning classes or triathlon training with coach Kelli Montgomery beckon students to wheel in their own bikes and affix them to cycling apparatuses. Both classes and training sessions emulate outdoor adventures thanks to ErgVideo and CompuTrainer systems, which mimic famous routes on TV screens. Virtual Tour de France inclines or Spanish plains challenge cyclists to push their endurance to the brink as they mingle with peers. Classes, like the art of hanging out in an operating laundry machine, range from beginner base spins to high-power interval training. Feedback after each session charts your ascent to fitness. High-quality Apex bikes are available for rental and can be taken to nearby roads for an alfresco adventure.

28 School St
Branford,
CT
US

Since 2002, Rock House's system of musical instruction—which comprises DVDs, books, and Web-based lesson support—has helped aspiring rock stars to master strumming guitars, plucking basses, and tickling keyboards to a variety of different genres. Several renowned blues, rock, and metal artists have participated in the Rock House program, including members of Megadeth, The Gary Hoey Band, and Parliament-Funkadelic. In addition to their training materials, Rock House also certifies instructors at local music centers so they can conduct one-on-one private lessons tailored to enhancing students' strengths and neutralizing their weaknesses, such as the inability to destroy a guitar on the first smash.

52 Collis St
West Haven,
CT
US

Ivy Bound Test Prep wants to send students away. To top-ranked schools, that is. During prep sessions, tutors help students identify and conquer academic issues, prepare for the rigors of upper education, and raise SAT and entrance-exam scores before they apply to Hunter high schools and top universities. By the end of the program, students often leave with exam scores boosted by up to 600 points and a better understanding of what major universities look for from an applicant. And if anyone knows what top-tier high schools and universities look for, it’s Ivy Bound's tutors; all of its instructors are licensed high-school teachers or college professors, with some hailing from Ivy League universities such as Harvard and Yale.

online
Newington,
CT
US