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Teaches: English, Greek, Latin

Languages: English, Greek, Latin, German, Italian, French, Chinese (Mandarin)

37, Male, From United States, Living in United States

Local time: Oct 01, 2014 06:32   (Central Standard Time)

I have enjoyed teaching Latin and Ancient Greek on high school and college level since 1999 and have taught several online classes.
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Informal Tutoring: English
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250 ITC per hour
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About Dr. Abram Ring

Salve (Hello) Χαῖρε (Hello) I have had a love of languages ever since I began reading the Hobbit and Lord of the Rings trilogy in elementary school; I imitated Tolkein's fictional scripts and languages by inventing some of my own. Computers have been an interest of mine since I was about twelve when I began assembling and disassembling computers and studying programming languages. I started teaching in 1999, and I have always enjoyed helping students access the huge world of classical (Latin and Greek) language and culture. In college and graduate school, I formally studied Latin and ancient Greek, German, and Anglo-Saxon. I have also studied some Italian, French, Old Saxon, Old High German, Hebrew, Sanskrit, and Mandarin among other languages. In addition to human languages, I am familiar with computer languages, QBasic, Assembly Code, OO Pascal, Java, Javascript, and C++ among others, and I have developed a number of computer applications to help people studying Greek and Roman language and culture. My other interests include medieval language and culture and fantasy and sci fi media (books, TV shows, movies). I have been lucky enough to visit Britain and Scotland (giving professional papers at the University of Cambridge and the University of Glasgow) as well as Italy, and I hope to visit Greece next. My B.A. is in Latin, and my M.A. and Ph.D. are in Classics (Greek and Roman language and culture). I offer professional language lessons and a personally designed learning plan for Latin or Ancient (or New Testament) Greek. I will also provide for-pay tutoring for students of Latin and Ancient Greek. Ancient Greek is a written language (speakers speak modern Greek instead), so I teach it in English. I can provide Latin lessons primarily in spoken Latin or partly in Latin and partly in English.

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Work Experience

    • Teacher
    • Red Bank High
    • 1999 - 2001
    • Chattanooga, TN United States
    • Teaching Assistant, Director of Summer Latin Institute
    • University of Virginia
    • 2003 - 2007
    • Charlottesville, VA United States
    • Instructor
    • University of the South
    • 2007 - 2008
    • Sewanee, TN United States
    • Visiting Assistant Professor
    • Franklin and Marshall College
    • 2008 - 2011
    • Lancaster, PA United States
    • Teacher
    • La Vergne High School
    • 2011 - present
    • La Vergne, TN United States
    • Adjunct Professor
    • MTSU
    • 2011 - 2011
    • Murfreesboro, TN United States
    • Online Teacher
    • k12/Aventa
    • 2012 - 2012
    • Murfreesboro, TN United States

Education

    • University of North Carolina
    • 2001 - 2002
    Other , Classics
    • University of the South
    • 1995 - 1999
    Bachelor's , Latin
    • University of Virginia
    • 2002 - 2008
    Doctorate , Classics

Certificates

    • Tennessee Professional Teaching License
    • State of Tennessee
    • 2013
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Dr. Abram Ring

 Professional Teacher

Completed sessions 4
Students 3
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Professional Lessons
Informal Tutoring
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Teacher sinceMay 17, 2013
Last session Sep 28, 2013