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Karl G.

Saratoga, CA

$60/hr

AP Latin, Ancient Greek, English, English Composition Tutor/Teacher

Background check passed as of 5/21/12
Usually responds in about 7 hours

AP Latin, Ancient Greek, English, English Composition Tutor/Teacher

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Hi, I love the Classics (ancient Greek and Latin language, history and culture) and so should you! I’m here to help you overcome any and all obstacles that might be preventing your love of Greek and Latin from growing. I have eight years of experience teaching and tutoring Ancient Greek and Latin languages, as well as Greek and Roman myth and Ancient Greek Culture. I have been a full time Latin teacher teaching classes from the 4th grade through undergraduate levels in both prose and poetry. I have an MA in Classics and have completed most of the coursework toward the Ph.D. I have taken and passed the Latin Ph.D. exam. Whether you are just beginning, or prepping AP or even MA exams, I’d love to help you tackle and succeed in these wonderful languages. Trust me, you can do it. Let me help you work on it!

Testimonials

"One outstanding Latin tutor"

- Rozie, Essex Fells, NJ on 6/10/12

"Best Tutor Ever"

- Donna, Morgan Hill, CA on 7/11/14

"Great tutor!"

- Jill, Los Angeles, CA on 5/25/14

"Awesome Latin Tutor!"

- Paige, Omaha, NE on 5/25/14

"Excellent Teacher!"

- Victoria, Fredericksburg, TX on 2/18/14

"Confidence builder"

- Jody, Omaha, NE on 12/13/13

"Fantastic Latin Teacher"

- Suma, Belvedere Tiburon, CA on 11/10/13

"Thank you for another great class"

- Carmen, Berkeley, CA on 10/10/13

"My son is doing great in Latin now!!!"

- Vicky, Franklin Lakes, NJ on 8/16/13

"Very diligent and knowledgeable "

- Lasha, Walnut Creek, CA on 8/8/13

"An excellent Latin Teacher who actually knows his stuff!"

- Arjun, Palo Alto, CA on 8/7/13

"Awesome tutor."

- Tom, Western Springs, IL on 8/7/13

"Best Latin tutor I could ever imagine!"

- Franz, Savage, MD on 7/23/13

"Outstanding Teacher"

- Donald, Martinsburg, WV on 5/27/13

"Great Latin tutor!"

- Larissa, Walnut Creek, CA on 5/24/13

"Great tutor!"

- Lizanne, Merchantville, NJ on 5/21/13

"Excellent Tutor"

- AmyskillsA, O Fallon, MO on 5/16/13

"Great Latin teacher"

- John, Chico, CA on 5/1/13

"Great tutor!"

- Tina, Marietta, GA on 2/28/13

"Karl is Amazing"

- Sreevani, Centreville, VA on 2/27/13

"Very patient"

- Debra, Brooklyn, NY on 2/1/13

"Great lesson as always - thanks!"

- Kim, Medford, NJ on 1/10/13

"What a find!!"

- Brenda, Colts Neck, NJ on 12/21/12

"Excellent feedback re: my children"

- Lori, Winchester, VA on 12/5/12

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Margaret, Marietta, GA on 11/16/12

"Helpful"

- Etta, Bronx, NY on 11/8/12

"Very accommodating and patient"

- Barbara, Pleasant Hill, CA on 11/7/12

"Successful session"

- Alexandra, Orinda, CA on 10/25/12

"Very flexible and patient!"

- Erin, Brookline, MA on 10/17/12

"Exceptional tutor!"

- Angela, Woodland Hills, CA on 9/8/12

"Great tutor!"

- Michelle, Berkeley, CA on 8/28/12

"Fantastic experience"

- Tara, Pleasant Hill, CA on 8/15/12

"Fantastic tutor!"

- Carol, Culver City, CA on 7/18/12

"Tutoring to your individual needs"

- Virginia, Menlo Park, CA on 6/6/12

"Latin teacher"

- Christine, Philadelphia, PA on 5/31/12

"Great Latin Tutor"

- Jeffrey, Plainsboro, NJ on 9/6/11

"Superb Tutor! "

- Kimberly, Diamond Bar, CA on 12/19/10

"WOW!!"

- Cathy, Chicago, IL on 10/1/10
English:
Proofreading
Science:
Philosophy
Language:
Greek,
Latin
History:
Classics,
Religion
Corporate Training:
Greek,
Latin,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

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Classics

I have an M.A. in Classical Philology (Ancient Greek and Latin languages) from the University of Illinois and have completed most of the coursework in the classics Ph.D. program. I have completed 24 undergraduate hours and 12 graduate hours of coursework in Attic Greek. I've also taught Greek and Roman Myth and Ancient Greek Civilization as well as all levels of Latin. I have also been a Regular Member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and spent a year in their academic curriculum which includes extensive travel throughout the Mediterranean world studying archeological sites. In the last several years I have been tutoring Attic and Koine Greek.

Greek

I have a M.A. in Classical Philology (Ancient Greek and Latin languages) from the University of Illinois and have completed most of the coursework in the classics Ph.D. program. I have completed 24 undergraduate hours and 12 graduate hours of coursework in Attic Greek. I've also taught Greek and Roman Myth and Ancient Greek Civilization as well as all levels of Latin. I have also been a Regular Member of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens and spent a year in their academic curriculum which includes extensive travel throughout the Mediterranean world studying archeological sites. In the last several years I have been tutoring Attic and Koine Greek.

Latin

I have an M.A. in Classics with a breadth of experience teaching, researching, and traveling in the ancient world as well as interacting with modern tools to present what I have learned in a way that engages today’s students. I have experience teaching students of all ages, 4th grade through adult. My strengths and interests lie at the intersection of Web 2.0 and knowledge of the languages, cultures and history of the ancient West. I have extensive experience collaborating with teachers, curriculum directors, students and parents. My teaching experience includes Latin (all levels), Ancient Greek language tutoring, Greek & Roman Myth, and Ancient Greek Civilization from primary through undergraduate levels.
• Award winning teacher with consistently high teacher ratings from students and professors
• Repeatedly recognized for innovative use of technology in the classroom
• Experience utilizing both grammar translation and reading comprehension methodologies for language acquisition

Religion

I have an M.A. in Classical Philology (Ancient Greek and Latin languages) from the University of Illinois and have completed most of the coursework in the classics Ph.D. program. I have completed 24 undergraduate hours and 12 graduate hours of coursework in Attic Greek. I've also taught Greek and Roman Myth and Ancient Greek Civilization as well as all levels of Latin. My research specialty during my time as a student was early Christianity, competing Christian sects, and Pagan religion in Late antiquity.

Karl’s Resources

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University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Classics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master's

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Classics)

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Master's)

One outstanding Latin tutor — My son was tutored by Karl to help him study for his Latin finals through skype. My son learned more in 5 sessions than he learned the entire year! My son after these sessions finally had his love for Latin back! Karl is outstanding. He is interactive and made studying Latin fun. My son asked for Karl to tutor him throughout the year next year. We are also going to have Karl tutor this summer. W ...

— Rozie, Essex Fells, NJ on 6/10/12

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $60.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

I'll need 24 hours notice for cancelled appointments. With less than 24 hours notice, I will be charging students for half of the previously arranged appointment duration.

Travel policy

Karl will travel within 40 miles of Saratoga, CA 95070.


About Karl

Hi, I love the Classics (ancient Greek and Latin language, history and culture) and so should you! I’m here to help you overcome any and all obstacles that might be preventing your love of Greek and Latin from growing. I have eight years of experience teaching and tutoring Ancient Greek and Latin languages, as well as Greek and Roman myth and Ancient Greek Culture. I have been a full time Latin teacher teaching classes from the 4th grade through undergraduate levels in both prose and poetry. I have an MA in Classics and have completed most of the coursework toward the Ph.D. I have taken and passed the Latin Ph.D. exam. Whether you are just beginning, or prepping AP or even MA exams, I’d love to help you tackle and succeed in these wonderful languages. Trust me, you can do it. Let me help you work on it!

Testimonials

"One outstanding Latin tutor"

- Rozie, Essex Fells, NJ on 6/10/12

"Best Tutor Ever"

- Donna, Morgan Hill, CA on 7/11/14

"Great tutor!"

- Jill, Los Angeles, CA on 5/25/14

"Awesome Latin Tutor!"

- Paige, Omaha, NE on 5/25/14

"Excellent Teacher!"

- Victoria, Fredericksburg, TX on 2/18/14

"Confidence builder"

- Jody, Omaha, NE on 12/13/13

"Fantastic Latin Teacher"

- Suma, Belvedere Tiburon, CA on 11/10/13

"Thank you for another great class"

- Carmen, Berkeley, CA on 10/10/13

"My son is doing great in Latin now!!!"

- Vicky, Franklin Lakes, NJ on 8/16/13

"Very diligent and knowledgeable "

- Lasha, Walnut Creek, CA on 8/8/13

"An excellent Latin Teacher who actually knows his stuff!"

- Arjun, Palo Alto, CA on 8/7/13

"Awesome tutor."

- Tom, Western Springs, IL on 8/7/13

"Best Latin tutor I could ever imagine!"

- Franz, Savage, MD on 7/23/13

"Outstanding Teacher"

- Donald, Martinsburg, WV on 5/27/13

"Great Latin tutor!"

- Larissa, Walnut Creek, CA on 5/24/13

"Great tutor!"

- Lizanne, Merchantville, NJ on 5/21/13

"Excellent Tutor"

- AmyskillsA, O Fallon, MO on 5/16/13

"Great Latin teacher"

- John, Chico, CA on 5/1/13

"Great tutor!"

- Tina, Marietta, GA on 2/28/13

"Karl is Amazing"

- Sreevani, Centreville, VA on 2/27/13

"Very patient"

- Debra, Brooklyn, NY on 2/1/13

"Great lesson as always - thanks!"

- Kim, Medford, NJ on 1/10/13

"What a find!!"

- Brenda, Colts Neck, NJ on 12/21/12

"Excellent feedback re: my children"

- Lori, Winchester, VA on 12/5/12

"Outstanding tutor!"

- Margaret, Marietta, GA on 11/16/12

"Helpful"

- Etta, Bronx, NY on 11/8/12

"Very accommodating and patient"

- Barbara, Pleasant Hill, CA on 11/7/12

"Successful session"

- Alexandra, Orinda, CA on 10/25/12

"Very flexible and patient!"

- Erin, Brookline, MA on 10/17/12

"Exceptional tutor!"

- Angela, Woodland Hills, CA on 9/8/12

"Great tutor!"

- Michelle, Berkeley, CA on 8/28/12

"Fantastic experience"

- Tara, Pleasant Hill, CA on 8/15/12

"Fantastic tutor!"

- Carol, Culver City, CA on 7/18/12

"Tutoring to your individual needs"

- Virginia, Menlo Park, CA on 6/6/12

"Latin teacher"

- Christine, Philadelphia, PA on 5/31/12

"Great Latin Tutor"

- Jeffrey, Plainsboro, NJ on 9/6/11

"Superb Tutor! "

- Kimberly, Diamond Bar, CA on 12/19/10

"WOW!!"

- Cathy, Chicago, IL on 10/1/10
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Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
Classics
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Master's

Education

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Classics)

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Master's)


Tutor Policies

Cancellation
24 hours notice required

I'll need 24 hours notice for cancelled appointments. With less than 24 hours notice, I will be charging students for half of the previously arranged appointment duration.

Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Saratoga, CA 95070

Karl’s Subjects

English:
Proofreading
Science:
Philosophy
Language:
Greek,
Latin
History:
Classics,
Religion
Corporate Training:
Greek,
Latin,
Proofreading

Approved subjects are in bold.

Approved subjects

In most cases, tutors gain approval in a subject by passing a proficiency exam. For some subject areas, like music and art, tutors submit written requests to demonstrate their proficiency to potential students. If a tutor is interested but not yet approved in a subject, the subject will appear in non-bold font. Tutors need to be approved in a subject prior to beginning lessons.


Karl’s Resources

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