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Amelia W.

Chicago, IL

$45/hour

Latin and Ancient Greek Tutor; Also Experienced in Editing Essays

5.0 average from 127 ratings
Very knowledgeable & helpful latin tutor
— Christopher, Clarks Summit, PA on 3/7/16

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University of Michigan
Classics

Education

University of Michigan (Classics)

About Amelia

I'm a Latin teacher for junior high students at St. Norbert School, and I offer tutoring in Latin and Classical Greek to students of all ages!

In 2011, I graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) with a BA in Classical Civilization. As a part of my coursework, I have taken the equivalent of seven semesters of Latin, and I have taken six semesters of Classical Greek. Additionally, I gained a broad array of Latin teaching skills by taking a Latin teaching practicum class. Through this course, I acquired techniques for teaching Latin morphology and syntax, focusing on how to give students the tools they need so that they can READ Latin with ease. I also filled in as a substitute teacher for a University of Michigan introductory Latin class.

Regarding textbooks: as a Greek tutor, I worked out of Hansen and Quinn's "Greek: an Intensive Course." For Latin, I am familiar with many texts typically used in high schools, including: Latin for American's, Jenney's, Ecce Romani, Cambridge, and Oxford.

I am deeply passionate about the Classics, and strongly believe that learning Latin and Greek is a great way for students to gain an understanding of Greek and Roman culture. As a tutor, I hope to share my love of Latin and Greek with others!

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In addition to tutoring Latin and Greek, I also help students brainstorm, edit, and proofread essays and term papers. I am well-versed in MLA, APA, and Chicago style and citation conventions. Additionally, I have experience checking and formatting Bluebook citations for legal papers.
I'm a Latin teacher for junior high students at St. Norbert School, and I offer tutoring in Latin and Classical Greek to students of all ages!

In 2011, I graduated from the University of Michigan (Ann Arbor) with a BA in
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Policies
Cancellation
4 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60618
Background Check: Passed

"Very knowledgeable & helpful latin tutor"

- Christopher, Clarks Summit, PA on 3/7/16

"Patient and Helpful!!"

- Brandon, Austin, TX on 2/21/16

"Kind and patient tutor!"

- Angela, Pittsburgh, PA on 2/6/16

"A gem --- We were lucky to find Amelia"

- Lisa, Chicago, IL on 10/7/15

"Knowledgeable, Fun and Patient"

- M. Isabel, Chicago, IL on 6/26/15

"Wonderful Tutor Highly Recommend!"

- Kelly, Mundelein, IL on 7/18/14

"Extremely Helpful and Knowledgeable Tutor!"

- Frank, Deerfield, IL on 7/12/14

"Great Tutor"

- Martin, Columbus, OH on 1/4/14

"Exactly what we were looking for- Knowledgeable, dependable & dedicated"

- Carolyn, Highland Park, IL on 9/3/13
Math:
ACT Math, Algebra 1, Algebra 2, Elementary Math, Prealgebra
English:
ACT English, ACT Reading, English, ESL/ESOL, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Test Preparation:
ACT English, ACT Math, ACT Reading
Language:
ESL/ESOL, Greek,
Latin
History:
Classics,
European History, World History
Elementary Education:
Elementary Math, Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary

Approved subjects are in bold.

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Classics

In 2011, I graduated from the University of Michigan with highest distinction and a degree in Classical Civilizations. I also won departmental honors for outstanding achievement in my concentration. Additionally, as a junior high Latin teacher, I frequently incorporate Greek and Roman culture units into my lesson plans.

Greek

As a Classical Studies concentrator, I have taken six semesters of Classical Greek, and I have experience reading both prose (e.g. Plato, Xenophon, Herodotus) and poetry (Euripides).

Additionally, I have worked as an introductory Greek tutor, teaching out of Hansen and Quinn's "Greek: an Intensive Course."

University of Michigan
Classics

Education

University of Michigan (Classics)

Very knowledgeable & helpful latin tutor — Amelia is an excellent latin tutor and I highly recommend her due to her in-depth latin knowledge as well as her ability to teach and explain concepts to students. It's one thing to know the subject but another to be able to teach, she has proven herself in both of these areas. Thank you Amelia for all of your help thus far. She has been tutoring an early high school age student who has said how w ...

— Christopher, Clarks Summit, PA on 3/7/16

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $45.00

Cancellation: 4 hours notice required

Travel policy

Amelia will travel within 10 miles of Chicago, IL 60618.