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Michael A. C.

Philadelphia, PA

$60/hour

Michael A. C., (B.A., M.A.)

In-person lessons

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St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Philosophy
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Master's
LaSalle University
Master's

Education

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (Philosophy)

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (Master's)

LaSalle University (Master's)

About Michael A.

With 33 years of experience as a former priest, mostly devoted to various Latino communities within the Philadelphia area, I believe that, in all humility, I possess the gift of being able to teach/tutor “el idioma de los Angeles”, (the language of Angels), to prospective students; and giving those not of Hispanic descent an appreciation for the advantage of learning a second language but also a respect for others of a different culture. I look forward to helping you attain and accomplish being bilingual!

Unfortunately, due to a disability, I am unable to travel to various locations and I apologize if this would cause any inconvenience. However, I do provide a comfortable, suitable, and professional home office. I hope that potential students will accept that a short commute to my home office is worth the end result of reaching your goal(s). My primary goal is to satisfy and fulfill the student's needs.

The graduate program that I chose was at LaSalle University in Philadelphia. I chose their course of study because it was not only learning a new language but also its culture. Thus, my Masters degree is, technically, in Bilingual/Bicultural Studies in Spanish. To truly learn a language one must also be open to appreciating the culture of those who speak that language! In other words, it's like a hand in a glove: the glove is, for the most part, useless without the hand! Using that analogy, the hand is the actual language; the glove is its culture!

Learning a new language should be an enjoyable experience; not a chore but a challenge. I will always try my utmost to teach/tutor to the best of my ability and hopefully the student will also apply himself/herself as best he/she can in order to achieve the goal. Thus, I hope you will consider me "en la jornada de aprender el espanol"!
With 33 years of experience as a former priest, mostly devoted to various Latino communities within the Philadelphia area, I believe that, in all humility, I possess the gift of being able to teach/tutor “el idioma de los Angeles”, (the language of Angels), to prospective students; and Read more

Policies
Cancellation
12 hours notice required
Travel Radius
Travels within 35 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19152
In-person lessons
Computer:
General Computer, Microsoft Word
Language:
Spanish
History:
Religion
Business:
Microsoft Word

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Religion

I am a former Catholic priest who was ordained in 1982. I have 30+ years of experience in "teaching" Religion and helping people to live their faith. For most of the above mentioned years, I ministered to the poor and/or Latino communities within the Philadelphia area. I obtained a M.Div. in Theology from St. Charles Borromeo Seminary in 1982.

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Philosophy
St. Charles Borromeo Seminary
Master's
LaSalle University
Master's

Education

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (Philosophy)

St. Charles Borromeo Seminary (Master's)

LaSalle University (Master's)

Hourly rate

Standard Hourly Rate: $60.00

Cancellation: 12 hours notice required

Travel policy

Michael A. will travel within 35 miles of Philadelphia, PA 19152.