If you are looking for high-quality English language services – you’ve come to the right place.

I believe that all people should have the opportunity to achieve their personal and professional goals.

My focus is on helping my clients overcome the barrier of language though providing highest quality English language services.

I specialize in preparing future students for the TOEFL test and offer a variety of other language services, ranging from teaching business English and copy editing to translation. Get in touch and let me help you achieve your goals!

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About Me

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Hello and welcome!

I am Stefan, I’m an online and offline English language teacher based in Belgrade, Serbia.  I have been helping students from all walks of life achieve their English language goals since 2013. I believe that perfecting the English language can make a huge impact in your personal and professional life.

I specialize in preparing students for TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) test. Having completed my MSc. degree at Lund University in Sweden, I understand well the stress surrounding preparation of TOEFL before moving abroad. I will share with you my hints, tricks and experience on how to successfully complete this challenge. For others, I offer copy editing, translation and business English services.

Please do not hesitate to get in touch should you have any questions or have any other ideas how I could help you or your business. I look forward to working with you.

 

Preparation for TOEFL

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TOEFL test is not a test of how well you know English, it is a test of how well you know TOEFL.

Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is a standardized test to measure the English language ability of non-native speakers wishing to enroll in English-speaking universities. It is accepted by most academic institutions globally, including the top universities in the world.

The TOEFL test is a barrier that stands between you and your future dream university. It tests for specific language skills used in the academic environment which can differ to a great extent from what we consider ordinary, every day English.

Knowing what to expect in an unfamiliar environment is the first step to success. A well-structured, detailed and comprehensive preparation will go far in helping you get the tools and skills you need to overcome this challenge and move on with your life.

 

Improving your skills

Everything can be learned – and TOEFL skills are no exception.

Successful preparation for the TOEFL test consists of building up your core strengths and working on your weaknesses in order to be ready for both the test and the academic life that awaits you tomorrow.

The 4-hour long test consists of four different sections – Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing. A successful preparation will take you through each of these sections, taking care to teach you the essential skills and ways of looking at problems so that you may solve them successfully.

You will learn how to structure your answers, what details to pay attention to, how to practice on your own at home, how to take smart notes, how to improve your essay writing, among other skills. You will also learn tricks and tips I have learned over the years to give you that extra edge you need to get the score you desire.

The lessons

Every lessons is tailored for you specifically, according to your abilities and goals.

The lessons are structured in a 90-minute format, with each one taking you through one or more test sections. All lessons are tailored towards your personal and academic goals  and take into account your strengths and weaknesses, with the ultimate goal being that the you become more than capable of tackling all four sections of the test.

The lessons are either held in person in Belgrade or online through Skype. I usually work with individuals, but groups of up to three people are welcome as well. I am more than happy to say over 90% of my former students have achieved their goals and have been admitted to their preferred university program, based on their TOEFL results.

Feel free to get in touch and book your lesson or ask me any question you might have by clicking here. Looking forward to helping you achieve your goals!

Other Services



Business English

In today’s world, a high level of English proficiency has become necessary in order to communicate effectively  in a global business environment. With the aim to help my students advance their English skills, I adopted a goal-oriented approach to teaching where I focus on developing my client’s conversational English, vocabulary, grammatical structure and overall fluency.

The lessons are custom-tailored to fit your professional needs and also involve improving specific practical skills such as writing reports, creating and giving presentations, conducting negotiations, participating in conferences, and many others.

Since I fully understand the often chaotic nature of business today, I offer flexible hours for lessons, including evening classes, allowing you time to work on your English skills, even with a tight and busy schedule. I look forward to helping you bring your business English to the next level!

 

IELTS PREPARATION

For those students who are required to complete the IELTS exam, I offer preparation classes. Also known as The International English Language Testing System (IELTS), it is another standardized academic administered by the British Council. Most often, this test is required for students who wish to study in some of the Commonwealth countries such as United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, etc.

As with TOEFL preparation, you will learn how to approach and tackle each of the four sections – Reading, Listening, Speaking and Writing. The individual classes are structured to suit your particular strengths and weaknesses and you can expect to learn many useful tips and tricks, as well as valuable lessons you can apply both during and after you have finished with the test.

Translation services

Business and Academic Translation

I specialize in business and academic translation, including business plans, proposals, analytical documents and everything and anything in between. For students and members of the academia, I offer academic translation services, translation of academic papers, essays, policy papers and similar.

Website localization
I can also provide assistance with translation of your website from Serbian to English or English to Serbian. I possess the cultural and linguistic know-how and technical skills, including most content management systems, to handle nearly any project you can come up with.

The languages I work in are Serbian and English.

Translation project estimates are always FREE.

 

Student Experiences

Ivana

Best tutor for the most unusual occasions (as in "nail TOEFL in a week") 🙂
Creative, imaginative and able to get you in shape for high scores.
Thank you man!
TOEFL SCORE Reading 28 Listening 30 Speaking 29 Writing 23 - TOTAL 110

Economics Graduate

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Economics Graduate

Best tutor for the most unusual occasions (as in "nail TOEFL in a week") 🙂 Creative, imaginative and able to get you in shape for high scores. Thank you man! TOEFL SCORE Reading 28 Listening 30 Speaking 29 Writing 23 - TOTAL 110

Ema

Even though I speak English rather well, I felt stressed about taking my TOEFL exam. I reached out to Stefan to help me achieve the best results possible. We quickly realized that there is room for improvement in the writing and speaking, and spent most of the classes focusing on those sections. He helped me gain confidence while speaking, taught me how to better formulate my answers and gave me important writing strategies. Stefan is a very positive person, a skilled teacher and a vital part of my TOEFL success story. Thanks Stefan!
TOEFL score: Writing 25, Speaking 24, Reading and Listening 30 - 109

Economics Graduate

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Economics Graduate

Even though I speak English rather well, I felt stressed about taking my TOEFL exam. I reached out to Stefan to help me achieve the best results possible. We quickly realized that there is room for improvement in the writing and speaking, and spent most of the classes focusing on those sections. He helped me gain confidence while speaking, taught me how to better formulate my answers and gave me important writing strategies. Stefan is a very positive person, a skilled teacher and a vital part of my TOEFL success story. Thanks Stefan! TOEFL score: Writing 25, Speaking 24, Reading and Listening 30 - 109

Sonja

Evo moje situacije koju sam predocila Stefanu proslog leta:
- imamo malo manje od 2 nedelje za pripremu
- moram da izvucem vise od 95 poena (minimum C1)

Radio je sa mnom svakodnevno, davao mi sve moguce tips and tricks za polaganje koje verovatno nigde drugde ne bih cula (a kasnije i iskoristila kad je dosao sudnji dan 🙂 )..., Dao mi je tone znanja i samopouzdanja da cu uspeti i na kraju i jesam... 105 poena!

Sa sigurnoscu znam da bez njega ne bih to postigla.
Disciplina, motivacija, rad... 10/10, sjajan momak!

Community Manager

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Community Manager

Evo moje situacije koju sam predocila Stefanu proslog leta: - imamo malo manje od 2 nedelje za pripremu - moram da izvucem vise od 95 poena (minimum C1) Radio je sa mnom svakodnevno, davao mi sve moguce tips and tricks za polaganje koje verovatno nigde drugde ne bih cula (a kasnije i iskoristila kad je dosao sudnji dan 🙂 )..., Dao mi je tone znanja i samopouzdanja da cu uspeti i na kraju i jesam... 105 poena! Sa sigurnoscu znam da bez njega ne bih to postigla. Disciplina, motivacija, rad... 10/10, sjajan momak!

Jovan

Stefan ne samo sto ima znanje, nego sto je bitnije zna da prenese isto to znanje. Za samo 3 casa pomogao mi je da ostvarim sasvim solidan uspeh na TOEFL-u sto mi je pomoglo da upisem zeljeni master program u Budimpesti. Posle 2 godime provedene na master programu u inostranstvu, na jednom od najmultikulturalnijih univerziteta u Evropi, mogu sa sigurnoscu reci da nisam sreo osobu koja ne dolazi sa engleskog govornog podrucja a da tako dobro vlada engleskim kao Stefan. Pored svega toga, ono sto je mozda i najbitnije, Stefan ima jako korisne materijale i primere za TOEFL.
Sve preporuke!

Economics Graduate

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Economics Graduate

Stefan ne samo sto ima znanje, nego sto je bitnije zna da prenese isto to znanje. Za samo 3 casa pomogao mi je da ostvarim sasvim solidan uspeh na TOEFL-u sto mi je pomoglo da upisem zeljeni master program u Budimpesti. Posle 2 godime provedene na master programu u inostranstvu, na jednom od najmultikulturalnijih univerziteta u Evropi, mogu sa sigurnoscu reci da nisam sreo osobu koja ne dolazi sa engleskog govornog podrucja a da tako dobro vlada engleskim kao Stefan. Pored svega toga, ono sto je mozda i najbitnije, Stefan ima jako korisne materijale i primere za TOEFL. Sve preporuke!

Hristina

After only few classes with Stefan I was ready for TOEFL more than I even knew! With mutual work we have located my difficulties and weaknesses, worked on them and obtained great result. It may sound weird, but after every class, I was feeling smarter Besides, I cannot disregard that I was actually having fun all the time, because with Stefan as a teacher you may never get bored. He is the best.

Law Graduate

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Law Graduate

After only few classes with Stefan I was ready for TOEFL more than I even knew! With mutual work we have located my difficulties and weaknesses, worked on them and obtained great result. It may sound weird, but after every class, I was feeling smarter Besides, I cannot disregard that I was actually having fun all the time, because with Stefan as a teacher you may never get bored. He is the best.

Renata

At the very beginning of my preparation for TOEFL exam I felt much stressed and suspicious about attaining desirable score. At the same time I worked and had to focus on both practicing for GRE test. However, I was very lucky to find out Stefan and since the first lecture with him my confidence has extremely improved. I knew that there are only two things that I just had to do in order to pass- BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND DO WHATEVER STEFAN SAID YOU SHOULD DO! Thank you very much Stefan! My TOEFL score was 94: Listening 23, Writing 22, Speaking 22, Reading 27

PhD Student of Economics

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PhD Student of Economics

At the very beginning of my preparation for TOEFL exam I felt much stressed and suspicious about attaining desirable score. At the same time I worked and had to focus on both practicing for GRE test. However, I was very lucky to find out Stefan and since the first lecture with him my confidence has extremely improved. I knew that there are only two things that I just had to do in order to pass- BELIEVE IN YOURSELF AND DO WHATEVER STEFAN SAID YOU SHOULD DO! Thank you very much Stefan! My TOEFL score was 94: Listening 23, Writing 22, Speaking 22, Reading 27

Dejana

I first started taking classes in order to improve my speaking. I wanted to extend my vocabulary. And I did. Stefan is very devoted to his work. The classes were always interesting and hopeful. Every homework was a great way to learn and find out some new things. My favorite part was reading short stories and summarizing and retelling it to him. If you don’t understand something, he will make it closer to you. He is a great teacher.

Journalist

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Journalist

I first started taking classes in order to improve my speaking. I wanted to extend my vocabulary. And I did. Stefan is very devoted to his work. The classes were always interesting and hopeful. Every homework was a great way to learn and find out some new things. My favorite part was reading short stories and summarizing and retelling it to him. If you don’t understand something, he will make it closer to you. He is a great teacher.

Zoran

English was not my first language in high school and I have always strived to achieve higher levels of knowledge through self-study or individual lessons and courses. Stefan’s approach to English classes is a modern, creative and very professional. Helped me a lot in new words adopting and conversational skills improving. His devotion both to my TOEFL / STANAG examination preparation was extraordinary. I can highly recommend Stefan without reservation.

Serbian Armed Forces

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Serbian Armed Forces

English was not my first language in high school and I have always strived to achieve higher levels of knowledge through self-study or individual lessons and courses. Stefan’s approach to English classes is a modern, creative and very professional. Helped me a lot in new words adopting and conversational skills improving. His devotion both to my TOEFL / STANAG examination preparation was extraordinary. I can highly recommend Stefan without reservation.

Marija

Stefan is a great teacher. He is able and willing to adopt classes according to the needs of his students. It doesn't matter if you are preparing for TOEFL test, or you just want to improve your English - i guarantee this is the best teacher you can find.

Journalist

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Journalist

Stefan is a great teacher. He is able and willing to adopt classes according to the needs of his students. It doesn't matter if you are preparing for TOEFL test, or you just want to improve your English - i guarantee this is the best teacher you can find.

Aleksandra

Ako zelite da dovedete svoj engleski do perfekcije, a da se pritom lepo zabavite u opustenoj atmosferi a da rezultati ne izostanu, onda ce vas izbor biti upravo - Stefan Mrvaljevic, kojeg izuzetno cenim i postujem 🙂 sve pohvale

Legal Practice

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Legal Practice

Ako zelite da dovedete svoj engleski do perfekcije, a da se pritom lepo zabavite u opustenoj atmosferi a da rezultati ne izostanu, onda ce vas izbor biti upravo - Stefan Mrvaljevic, kojeg izuzetno cenim i postujem 🙂 sve pohvale

Branko

Despite my high proficiency and years of living in an English-speaking country, I doubt I would achieve the high results I had without taking classes with Stefan. The classes always went very well and in a relaxed atmosphere.

Branko high-scored with 104 after only a few classes, with an amazing 28 in Speaking and 26 in Listening!

Architecture Graduate

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Architecture Graduate

Despite my high proficiency and years of living in an English-speaking country, I doubt I would achieve the high results I had without taking classes with Stefan. The classes always went very well and in a relaxed atmosphere. Branko high-scored with 104 after only a few classes, with an amazing 28 in Speaking and 26 in Listening!
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Contact

Get in touch!

If you have any questions or wish to discuss any of the services I provide, you can use the following ways to contact me.

I will get back to you in less than 12h on average.

If you do not like forms – and I don’t blame you – use one of these instead!

Email Me : mrvaljevicstef@outlook.com

Phone and Viber +381 63 8186 238

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