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!

MixTree Languages: A non-profit English Language school in Amsterdam’s city centre
MixTree Languages: A non-profit English Language school in Amsterdam’s city centre

MixTree Languages: A non-profit English School in Amsterdam’s city centre Since opening its doors as a non-profit cultural centre in 2014, MixTree Languages has become the leading institute for learning English in Amsterdam. MixTree offers a wide variety of courses to suit students’ individual levels and needs. At MixTree, it’s not just about learning a language but about building a…

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Amsterdam Language Experience Partners With MixTree Languages
Amsterdam Language Experience Partners With MixTree Languages

Amsterdam Language Experience Partners With MixTree Languages English School Amsterdam Language Experience is a small team of young professionals who relocated to Amsterdam a few years ago. Now, they’re using their first-hand experience to help new Amsterdammers integrate into the city with their start-up, Amsterdam Language Experience (ALX). ALX has chosen MixTree Languages as their partner institute for English language…

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Affordable, quality English courses in Amsterdam Centre
Affordable, quality English courses in Amsterdam Centre

Affordable, quality English courses in Amsterdam Centre MixTree Languages has recently moved their English school to a new location in the heart of Amsterdam. MixTree Languages opened in 2014 as a non-profit organisation whose goal was to celebrate Amsterdam’s diversity and share its many cultures through group English classes and cultural events. The sense of community continues to be at the…

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Mixtree Languages Tips: Improve Your English Speaking
Mixtree Languages Tips: Improve Your English Speaking

6 Tips to Improve Your English Speaking   Speaking in a foreign language, and especially to a native speaker, can be challenging for language learners. It is hard to keep up, and you feel uncomfortable and afraid to make mistakes. Sound familiar? You are not alone. But don’t worry! With these tips to improve your English speaking, you’ll feel comfortable…

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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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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 for Mixtree Languages Students
Accommodation in Amsterdam for Mixtree Languages Students

Accommodation in Amsterdam Are you looking for a place to stay near MixTree Languages?  Here are some suggestions for finding convenient hostels, rooms in apartments, and hotels in Amsterdam or close to Amsterdam:  Booking.com (It is also possible to search for long stay accommodation on the Booking.com website. To find the most relevant solutions for you, you can insert your dates…

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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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How to learn English?
How to learn English?

How to learn English? So, you want to learn English – but you are not sure where to start? Don’t worry, there are lots of tips and tricks that will help you with answering the question ‘’how to learn English?’! How to learn English for Beginners If you are a complete beginner when it comes to learning English, start off…

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