Best games to learn English
Best games to learn English

Best games to learn English   Lots of learning can be achieved by studying and reading books. However, never forget that learning can also be fun! If you have friends around who may want to improve on their English, you can play some great games. Find inspiration in the list below for afternoons and evenings filled with fun. You’ll notice…

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Best English grammar exercises
Best English grammar exercises

Best English grammar exercises   Knowing many English words is a great way to get started on learning English. However, without knowing grammar you will hardly be able to string a sentence together. You can resort to reading grammar books, but this will get boring very quickly. Difficult is also that there are many different aspects to English grammar. Try…

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How to learn business English – 5 Tips!
How to learn business English – 5 Tips!

How to learn business English – 5 tips!   Are you looking how to learn how to order a beer in a pub in English? Perhaps you want to buy a loaf of bread at a bakery or strike up a simple conversation with a total stranger. Whatever the reason, you’ll find out soon enough that simple English phrases are…

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How to prepare for the IELTS exam
How to prepare for the IELTS exam

How to prepare for the IELTS exam Do you want to go to university in Amsterdam? Do you need the IELTS exam for university entrance? Then read the tips below to get you started on the right track. Read widely One of the best ways to prepare for IELTS is to read as many different genres as possible. This means…

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What’s your English learning mindset?
What’s your English learning mindset?

What’s your English learning mindset? “She just has a natural talent for languages!”…As someone who supports English language learners, this is a sentence I hear on a regular basis. Everyone knows someone who can just ‘pick up’ a language seemingly very easily and then compares themselves unfavourably to that person. English Learning Mindset In our English classes at MixTree Languages…

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New Year resolutions: learn English in Amsterdam!
New Year resolutions: learn English in Amsterdam!

New Year resolutions: learn English in Amsterdam! We all know that goals are useful for giving our lives direction and purpose, and this is also true for learning English. So, if your New Year resolution is to start English classes, it’s important to create useful goals which will support your English learning. Learn English language goal Here is an example…

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English lessons in Amsterdam
English lessons in Amsterdam

English lessons in Amsterdam: a great opportunity to speak, speak, speak!   One of the most effective ways to improve your English is to find English lessons which give you as many opportunities as possible to speak English.   Why should my English lessons be about speaking?   Part of the reason is that when you speak with another person…

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Improve your English: Set language goals
Improve your English: Set language goals

Improve your English: Set language goals! “If you don’t know where you are going, you’ll end up someplace else.” Yogi Berra We all know that goals are useful for giving our lives direction and purpose, and this is also true for language learning. So it’s important to create useful goals which will support your language development. Here is an example…

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