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tutor

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Education, College
tutortu‧tor1 /ˈtjuːtə $ ˈtuːtər/ ●●○ noun [countable]  1 SETEACHsomeone who gives private lessons to one student or a small group, and is paid directly by them The children were educated at home by a succession of tutors.see thesaurus at teacher2 SECa teacher in a British university or collegetutorial She was my tutor at Durham.
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tutorThe regular training programme is jointly planned by adult education advisory tutors and senior speech therapists.The program Chip was running included counselors and tutors and provided a wide range of services.The android tutor had a special location unit.The trainee, together with the in-bureau tutor, should work out and carry through a tailor-made course of study.Hourly-paid language tutors, too, face increasingly demanding employers.a math tutorThey hired a private tutor to help Carlos with his EnglishWhen she was ill she studied at home with a private tutor.In addition, the tutor can advise on alternative equipment or software which will perform the required functions more quickly or more effectively.In such company Minton stood out as the tutor with a more Continental outlook.Make more use of your tutors - compile a list of queries and then arrange to see a tutor for help.
Related topics: Education
tutortutor2 verb [transitive]  SETEACHto teach someone as a tutor He was privately tutored.tutor somebody in something Young men were tutored in the art of handling horses.see thesaurus at teach
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tutorThis system can also work for older teenagers, but if you are over sixteen you are not entitled to free tutoring.All students received tutoring and academic and personal counseling.One child was being tutored at home, and they were all fine.Up until two years ago, he had been tutored at home.She wanted her own machine, fast, and a mechanic willing to tutor her.An authority on the subject had tutored them in the accent used at that time.I tutored three afternoons a week, and saw about five or six students a day.tutor somebody in somethingLydia tutors kids in French during the summer.
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Verb table
tutor
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theytutor
he, she, ittutors
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theytutored
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave tutored
he, she, ithas tutored
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad tutored
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill tutor
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have tutored
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam tutoring
he, she, itis tutoring
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you, we, theyare tutoring
Past
I, he, she, itwas tutoring
you, we, theywere tutoring
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been tutoring
he, she, ithas been tutoring
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been tutoring
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be tutoring
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been tutoring
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