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Florida State University (Latin and Classics)
I am a lover of all things Classical, particularly Latin, Classical History, and Hellenistic (ancient Greek) Philosophy. This has led me to branch out into other realms such as Italian. I have graduated with a B.A. in Classics with honors in the department of Classics from The Florida State University. I have always loved to share my knowledge and viewpoints of Latin Literature/Grammar, Hellenistic Philosophy. It gives me no greater joy than to part with someone knowing that they now have a greater knowledge in the Classics. I believe that, while they have been studied for millenia, the literature and cultures of ancient civilizations still have much to offer us. Whether it be moral philosophies and simply broadening our horizons or inspiring some of the greatest literary works still read today, Classics will always be an important area for any well-rounded individual. Teaching it to all who are willing to learn is always my pleasure and honor.
While Classics majors study many areas and sub-genres, I specialize in Latin grammar, Epic poetry, Mythological and inter-textual interpretations, Hellenistic Philosophy, and basic Classical History. I also studied Italian for two years and have intermediate proficiency in the language. These are areas on which I could talk for hours with colleagues and newcomers alike. Whether it is learning the basic declensions and conjugations of their respective nouns and verbs or making connections between intricately worded philosophies and epic literature, I will give my all and more to hard-working students so that they will leave with a more complete knowledge that stays with them. I will challenge them with knowledge but keep it to a level that they can overcome with diligence, practice, and patience. I understand that these are subjects known for their monotony and dryness, so I will do my best to keep it both enriching and captivating.
I always have high expectations of myself and so I always strive for the next level. Therefore, I will take feedback anytime and will ask the student how he or she felt about the lesson. If the lesson did not meet at least a satisfactory level, I will not expect a payment and will ask if I may have an opportunity to try again.
I am flexible with time and will try my utmost to meet with students whenever convenient for their schedule. I do have a cancellation policy of two hours, and if the cancellation is not made then I will still expect a payment.
As far as location is concerned, I do not have a permanent location as of yet. I am willing to meet with students wherever is most comfortable and convenient for them, whether that is in their own homes or anywhere else in the area. I am here for the students.
I look forward to hearing from all of your bright minds and helping you to achieve your goals! I am a lover of all things Classical, particularly Latin, Classical History, and Hellenistic (ancient Greek) … Read more
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I received a B.A. in classics with honors in the major from Florida State University. While I was there, I assisted the classics honors society (Eta Sigma Phi) in tutoring the lower-level students in classics as well as Latin. I have worked as a research assistant for a professor who focused on themes of classical literature within modern literature.