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Michael K.

Saline, MI

$40/hr

"The universe is change; life is your perception of it."

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Hillsdale

Education

Hillsdale

About Michael

I have a BA in classical studies from Hillsdale College, a strong interest in all history, and at least a familiarity with literature and philosophy. I focused on Latin but have a solid understanding of the basic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary of Ancient Greek as well. Beyond this, I studied the literature, history, philosophy, and overall culture of Greece and Rome (especially c. 1000 BC - 200 AD) along with varied levels of examination for the times between then and the present age.

I am here mainly for anyone needing some help with:
-Reading/writing
-Latin
-English

About me: I was born in Dearborn, Michigan, in 1990; since then, I have traveled extensively (22 countries and 6 continents) for various reasons. I am a Christian from a family of six, a fan of music from classical to symphonic metal (though I prefer the mellow stuff these days), a novice musician, and a fan of the outdoors.
I have a BA in classical studies from Hillsdale College, a strong interest in all history, and at least a familiarity with literature and philosophy. I focused on… Read more

Policies
Cancellation
24 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 40 miles of Saline, MI 48176
In-person lessons
English:
Bible Studies, English, Grammar, Literature, Proofreading, Reading, Vocabulary, Writing
Computer:
Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Word
Language:
Greek, Latin
History:
Classics, World History
Elementary Education:
Grammar, Reading, Vocabulary
Business:
Microsoft Word
Homeschool:
English, Reading, Writing
Sports/Recreation:
Fitness
Corporate Training:
Grammar, Greek, Latin,
Microsoft Word, Proofreading

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Latin

“Otium sine litteris mors est et hominis vivi sepultura.” (Seneca, Epist 82.3).

Latin was what persuaded me to major in Classical Studies. It is a kind of pleasurable pain in that, though relatively difficult to learn, the hard work pays off not only in the satisfaction of being able to translate ancient works (even at a very slow pace), but in developing yourself -- disciplining your mind and training your analytical and logical side. The study of Latin gives an appreciation for and command over language, the vessel of our thoughts; whoever ventures to undertake it finds a path to overall self-improvement.

The native tongue of the Romans, the medium through which centuries of medieval thought found immortality, and the base of our own language and all romance languages, Latin deserves a student.

Hillsdale

Education

Hillsdale

Hourly fee

Standard Hourly Fee: $40.00

Cancellation: 24 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael will travel within 40 miles of Saline, MI 48176.

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