Will C.


Will C.

Tutor

Astoria, NY 11103

Will travel 8 miles

$50 per hour.

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All the best writers studied the classics!

I began studying Ancient Greek and Latin seventeen years ago in the 9th grade. With a Classics degree from Fordham University (Dean's Scholar, In Cursu Honorum, an award for distinguished performance in the Greek language the precise name of which escapes me), I continued my studies at the University of Toronto's Centre for Medieval Studies, the preeminent institution in the western hemisphere for the study of medieval languages. In addition to Greek and Latin I have studied and competently r... [more]


Grammar

As an editor of scholarly books, I spend the workdays making complicated, arcane prose readable and expressive. This requires an exacting knowledge of English grammar.


Latin

I began studying Classical Latin at age 14. After taking a BA in Classical Languages from Fordham University, I went on to study Medieval Languages at the University of Toronto's renowned Centre for Medieval Studies. This program of study included an intensive, daily Latin translation seminar aimed at producing graduates of exceptional facility with the language.


Writing

As an editor of scholarly books, I spend my days helping experts in arcane subjects express themselves in ways that are accessible, elegant, and clear.


Proofreading

As an editor of scholarly books, I have proofread many books. I honestly can't jazz that up any further! A major part of my day job is copy editing books and reading typeset pages ("proofs").


Greek

I began studying Attic Greek at age thirteen. I hold a BA in Classical Languages from Fordham University. As a graduate student at the University of Toronto, I studied Koine Greek.