Marija Savić holds both BA and MA in English philology from the University of Novi Sad, where she is also a doctoral student of linguistics. Her main interest is contact linguistics, and in particular the influence of English on Serbian syntax, semantics, pragmatics and vocabulary. So far, she had participated in several linguistic conferences, in Novi Sad and Belgrade, Serbia, and Pula, Croatia, where she presented and published her works on pseudoanglicisms, with other topics to be published in Celje, Slovenia, in the near future.
She’s a native speaker of Serb(ocroat)ian (BCS, to be precise), with full professional fluency in English, and a limited ability to communicate in Spanish, Dutch and French; and with basic knowledge of Latin, Portuguese and Russian. She also tried learning Chinese and Turkish and is fascinated with Arabic. She had worked as an English teacher in several primary and secondary schools in Šabac, Serbia, however she currently resides in Novi Sad, where she works as a full time and freelance SEO copywriter and community manager, reader, proofreader and English-Serbian translator and interpreter. Due to her active involvement in youth mobility sector and the dedicated interest in European Commission Youth in Action and Erasmus Plus programmes, she had participated in several youth exchanges and training courses held in Bar, Montenegro; Sofia, Bulgaria; Krzyžowa, Poland; Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary; Skopje, Macedonia; and Otzenhausen, Germany.
In her free time, if she is not travelling Europe (i.e. pinning a new country on her “been to in Europe” map), she can be found in her karate training sessions, blogging on SEO, SEM, SMM and social media, blogging on her local handball club’s games or her cycling association, practicing calligraphy and learning about fountain pens or enjoying her solitude in the company of a good read with the soothing sound of autumn rain beating against her window.
In Iva Peršić (ed.), Language: istructions for use – international student conference proceedings.(Pula: Juraj Dobrila University of Pula), 236-245.
In SnežanaGudurić and Marija Stefanović (eds.), Jeziciikulture u vremenuiprostoru V. Tematskizbornik (Novi Sad: Filozofskifakultet), 317-330.
Co authorship with Vesna Savić.
2017 Making Europe Work training course organised by JungeEuropäischeFöderalisten – Jugendfür Europa – Otzenhausen, Germany
2016 Startup yourself training course organised by Association of European Border Regions (AEBR) and Central European Service for Cross-Border Initiatives Balkans and supported by the European Comission Youth in Action programme – Hódmezővásárhely, Hungary
TRAIN programme aimed at professional improvement and development of academic skills of young academics, university employees, teaching and research assistants and doctoral students – Novi Sad, Serbia
Training school on gender in Research and in Horizon 2020 Projects, organised by the COST Network GenderSTE – Gender, science, technology and environment, with the support of the University of Novi Sad – Novi Sad, Serbia
Practice Peace TC, organised by Kreisau Initiative e.V. from Berlin, in cooperation with partner organisations, financed by the European Commission “Erasmus plus” programme – Skopje, FYR Macedonia
2015 Practice Peace TC, organised by Kreisau Initiative e.V. from Berlin, with partner organisations, financed by the European ComissionErasmus plus programme – Krzyžowa, Poland
2013 European Citizenship in Youth Work training course, financed by Youth in Action programme of the European Commission – Sofia, Bulgaria
Build World’s Future training course, organized by the Volunteering Initiative Podgorica, financed by the European Commission Youth in Action programme – Bar, Montenegro
2012 European Handball Championship for women, Novi Sad, Serbia
IWOBA VIII – 8th International Workshop on Balto-Slavic Accentology, Novi Sad, Serbia
European Handball Championship for men, Novi Sad, Serbia
2011 The 6th International Interdisciplinary Symposium Encounter of Cultures, Novi Sad, Serbia
European Team Championship in Athletics, 2nd league, Novi Sad, Serbia
10th Festival of Optimism: Baby Exit, Novi Sad, Serbia
English Language Teachers’ Association Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia
1st International English Language and Anglophone Literatures Today Conference, Novi Sad, Serbia
38th European Karate Championship for juniors and cadets and 3rd Cup for younger seniors, Novi Sad, Serbia
2009 Universiade Belgrade 2009; Belgrade, Serbia
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