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Magister Sean Pilcher

Professional Teacher & Translator
Experience

8 Years

Tutoring

Latin, Spanish, Italian, French, and Catalan. Biblical Greek and German but not via the spoken method.

About Me

Magister Pilcher, a native of Iowa, began his study of Latin at a young age. During various extended stays on the continent, he became fluent in several modern languages and fell in love with the city of Rome. His Latin study continued at Saint Louis University where he began his work as a translator. His recently-completed translation of the Tabula Libri Ethicorum (Aquinas Institute, forthcoming) is the first in any language of the Angelic Doctor’s concordance of the Nicomachean Ethics. He also works to prepare and authenticate sacred relics. His approach to living Latin is informed by his mentor Fr Reginaldus Foster, OCD. He currently teaches Latin to all ages in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Linguistic Experience

  • Latin: Fluent
  • Spanish: Fluent
  • French: Fluent
  • Catalan: Fluent
  • Italian: Fluent
  • Greek: Proficient
  • German: Proficient
  • Russian: Proficient
  • Portuguese: Proficient
  • Czech: Proficient

Preferred Curriculum / Book

Lingua Latina

What other curricula/books are you willing to use?

Most any

Do you use the natural (spoken) method?

Yes

How would you describe your teaching style?

The natural method

Are you willing to teach classical Latin upon request?

Yes

30 Minute Trial Lesson:

Hourly Rate:

$20.00

$50.00

Special Rates: Negotiable according to need.

Availability

Preferred / normal time zone: Central U.S.

  • Sunday: After noon
  • Monday: After 3pm
  • Tuesday: After 3pm
  • Wednesday: After 3pm
  • Thursday: After 3pm
  • Friday: After 3pm
  • Saturday: 10am to 5pm

Tutoring Locations

Online & In-person in the Minneapolis area

Homeschool Co-ops?

Yes, virtually.

Ages

Elementary school students and up.