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Elias S.

"Classically trained, highly qualified, Ph.D."

Homewood, IL (60430)

Travel radius
30 miles
Hourly fee
$50.00
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I'm a very patient and effective tutor for young adults, both in individual and small group settings. I have broad teaching experience, and a knack for communication which tends to quiet fears and instill enthusiasm. In addition to an undergraduate degree in English, with a minor in History, I have a PhD. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago, with extensive work in Logic and Classical Languages.

I have taught Logic courses at Louisiana State University and at Roosevelt University in Chicago, and I taught courses in Logic, Aristotle and History of Modern Philosophy at McGill University in Montreal. In addition, I have tutored students, both individually and in groups, in English, Latin, classical Greek and Logic. Although I liked classroom teaching, I have always felt that I was at my best in a tutoring situation, where there is more reciprocity between student and teacher, and greater opportunity for flexibility in the rate at which material is covered, and in the method of approach. I look forward to guiding students through coursework and through the process of preparing for standardized tests.

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Elias’s subjects

Corporate Training:
Grammar, Greek, Latin, Proofreading
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Reading, GRE, SAT Reading
Homeschool:
Geometry, Reading, SAT Reading, Writing
Business:
GRE
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
History:
Classics
Language:
Greek, Latin
Math:
Geometry, Logic
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, SAT Reading, Vocabulary, Writing

Greek

During my Master's studies I took two introductory courses in New Testament Greek, followed by a reading course in New Testament and Classical Greek texts. Afterwards I took a reading course in Plato's Gorgias and an independent study course in Plato's Phaedo. During my Doctoral studies I took reading courses in Homer, Herodotus, Epicurus, Plato's Statesman and Aristotle. I also took a course in Greek prose composition.

Logic

During my Master's studies I took one introductory course and one graduate course in symbolic logic. I also did two independent reading courses in set theory and logic in the math department. During this period I served for four semesters as a course assistant for courses in traditional syllogistic logic. During my Doctoral studies I took two courses in mathematical logic, and a course in set theory and a course in model theory in the math department. During this period I served for three quarters as a course assistant for courses in introductory symbolic logic.

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Education

Southeastern Louisiana Univ. Hammond

Louisiana State University (Master's)

University of Chicago (PhD)

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $50.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Elias will travel within 30 miles of Homewood, IL 60430.

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