English Language Tips

MixTree Languages is an English learning community where both teachers and students share ideas and tips. Perhaps you would like to improve your listening skills? Or you want to discover some new English phrases? Maybe you want to find out about the latest languages apps? Then read on to discover useful tips and interesting articles!

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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Best books to learn English
Best books to learn English

The best books to learn English When you are learning or trying to improve your English, reading a book is a great idea. Reading a book is an enjoyable thing to do. But did you know it can also help you improve your language skills? That is an added bonus! Using English books can help you improve your vocabulary and…

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Accommodation in Amsterdam
Accommodation in Amsterdam

Accommodation in Amsterdam Are you looking for a place to stay near MixTree Languages? No worries, there are a lot of possibilities to stay in the area! Some friends told us that they found rooms and apartments for a short period in Air Bnb ( www.airbnb.com ). We can also suggest, without any fee, some convenient hotels close to MixTree Languages and close…

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Typical English Expressions
Typical English Expressions

Typical English Expressions? Part of the fun of learning English as a new language is to learn the typical expressions people use in everyday life. To sound like a local, you should be able to use some idioms What is an idiom? An idiom is defined as “a group of words in a fixed order that have a particular meaning…

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