Learn English with apps

Improve your English with our fun and exciting learning apps! Designed for all the family, our games, podcasts, videos and quizzes will help you learn English at home or on the move.

Apps

IELTS Word Power

Get ready for the IELTS exam! Practise with over 100 questions in 11 categories ranging from science and technology to work and business.

Download for: Android

IELTS Word Power

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge

Beat the clock and answer as many grammar and vocabulary questions as you can in 60 seconds! Hosted by quizmaster Johnny Grammar, this app features beginner to advanced level questions.

Download for: iOS Android

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge, British Council App

LearnEnglish Audio and Video

Watch and listen to real, everyday English conversations to improve your listening skills. Each video and podcast comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

Download for: iOS Android | Windows Phone 8

LearnEnglish Audio and Video App, British Council

LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts

Listen to our podcast hosts talk about life in the UK and improve your listening and vocabulary skills. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

Download for: iOS Android

LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts

LearnEnglish Grammar (UK Edition)

Perfect your grammar through thousands of questions in this interactive grammar workbook. Questions range from beginner to advanced level.

Download for: iOS Android WP8
Download US version for: iOS | Android

LearnEnglish Grammar (UK Edition) App

LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

Practise listening skills in this videos app. Watch 24 short videos about UK culture. Learn about the history of the English language and explore London’s museums and other famous sites in the UK.

Download for: iOS | Android

LearnEnglish GREAT Videos app logo

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories

Read fun stories about space spies and learn phonics sounds in this story app. Each story practises phonics sounds and includes a game and dictionary. A parents guide offers expert advice on how to help young children learn English.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories App, British Council

LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime

Build confidence and practise listening skills in this app for 6- to 11-year-olds. Watch fun animated songs and stories such as ‘Florence Nightingale’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’, and play challenging games to improve spelling and understanding.

Download for: iOS

LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime app logo

LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

Watch children’s favourite stories like Little Red Riding Hood in this video stories app. Features audio and text narration, and a parents guide that offers expert advice on how to help children learn English.

Download for: Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon App Store)

LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

LearnEnglish Sports World

Find and spell sports words in a beautifully illustrated sports scene. Learn hundreds of sports words, including events and technical moves.

Download for: iOS 

LearnEnglish Sports World App, from the British Council

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