Language Learning



Spanish, French, and German

I offer tutoring to students of all levels. As a lifelong learner of languages, I recognize first hand the challenges that mastering a new language entails. I speak fluent Irish Gaelic, Spanish, French and German. In addition, I have a good conversational grasp of Catalan and Italian.

I advocate a straightforward and engaging approach that demystifies the whole process of language learning. Above all, I help students simplify and tackle the many complex and inter-related aspects of language acquisition—covering everything from grammar and vocabulary to comprehension—as well as written and spoken expression.

Qualifications and Experience

· Lived and worked in Spain for two years
· Spent two months a year in France throughout high school
· Lived and worked in Germany for three years
· Member, American Translators Association
· Member, Media Professionals Worldwide
· 1990-91 Erasmus Scholar in German and French Language, University of Cologne
· 1992 B.A., Honors in German and French, National University of Ireland


  • Stacey A., parent, Manhattan

    "Seamus was invaluable with every aspect of SAT prep and the admissions process. He is very thorough and makes sure students grasp every concept."
  • Nika K., freshman, Wellesley, Ma.

    "Everything I found hard, Seamus made easier. He helped me master even the most difficult topics."
  • Margaret M., parent, Westchester

    "Seamus has provided invaluable support to our son as he started middle school—A.L. is now much more confident and his scores have improved significantly."
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