Learn English with our mobile applications

The British Council offers a variety of English learning apps. You can learn English through games, podcasts, movies and quizzes. These apps are effective in improving your English skills in grammar, vocabulary and exam preparation.

Choose an app:

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 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

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: iOS | Android

Learning Time with Timmy

Learn about numbers, shapes and more in English with Timmy and his friends! Your child can choose from three exciting games to play and learn over 60 new words around numbers, colours and classroom toys with stars of the television series Timmy Time.

Download for: iOS | Android | Android

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

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

Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart shows vowels, consonants and diphthongs. It also features audio playback for phonemes and sample words of the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

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 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