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Our Learn English apps

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

LearnEnglish Grammar (US edition)

Perfect your grammar through thousands of questions in this interactive grammar workbook! Questions range from beginner to advanced level. This app uses American English, including spelling pronunciation and usage.

Download from the Apple App Store

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LearnEnglish Grammar (UK edition)

Perfect your grammar with our interactive grammar workbook, levels range from beginner to advanced.

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Download from Windows Phone Store

Premier Skills Soccer Vocabulary App

Learn more about soccer through this vocabulary app! Learn about the sport and technical terms through a series of interactive flashcards.

Download Premier Skills International from the Apple App Store 

MyWordBook Flashcards

Learn new vocabulary using this interactive flashcard app. Add your own words with translations, notes and images to help you study.

Download from the Apple App Store

Sounds Right Pronunciation Chart

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

Download from the Apple App Store (iPad only)

Big City Small World Podcasts

Learn how to communicate clearly in everyday conservations by following the lives of six friends in London in this audio soap.

Download from the Apple App Store

LearnEnglish Audio and Video

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

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LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts

Improve listening and vocabulary skills by listening to podcast hosts talk about life in the UK. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

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LearnEnglish Sports World

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

Download from the Apple App Store

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories (School Edition)

A phonics-based story app helps children learn to read and speak English. Each story practices phonics sounds and includes a game and dictionary. A teachers guide offers expert advice on how to use the app in the classroom.

Download from the Apple App Store (iPad only).

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories

A phonics-based story app helps children learn to read and speak English. Each story practices phonics sounds and includes a game and dictionary. A parents' guide offers expert advice on how to help young children learn English.

Download from the Apple App Store (iPad only).

LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

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

Download from Google Play