I am a seasoned veteran of COBOL programming in manufacturing, education, and insurance/financial. I have worked with Honeywell (yes, the temperature control people), IBM, Burroughs (Unisys), and HP (Hewlett-Packard). I have experience not only in straight-run COBOL, but also in structured COBOL. For the past few months I have been studying Java and C++, so I am acquainted with Object Oriented design and programming as well, (but I would not consider myself a tutor in those languages.)
In addition, I have a strong background in classical Latin and classical Greek. This is important for two reasons:
1) the grammar, syntax, and usage concepts upon which classical languages are built closely mimic those same aspects of computer programming languages.
2) I am also a tutor in Latin and Greek!
Following upon Latin and Greek, I am also a casual speaker of Spanish (I've done church mission work in Ecuador and Guatemala; I have a Spanish-speaking son-in-law), and I am a certified Spanish tutor as well.
It follows that I am well-schooled in English: grammar, spelling, usage, and rhetoric. It follows that I am a tutor in vocabulary, English grammar and usage.
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