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.
Our Learn English apps
LearnEnglish Grammar (US edition)
LearnEnglish Grammar (UK edition)
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)
LearnEnglish Audio and Video
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.
LearnEnglish Sports World
Find and spell sports words in a beautifully illustrated sports scene! Learn hundreds of sports words like events and technical moves.
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.
Learning Time with Shaun & Timmy
Download our Learning Time with Timmy 1, Learning Time with Timmy 2, and Learning Time with Timmy 3 apps, available for Apple and Android devices. These fun learning apps feature three exciting games that can help children learn over 60 new English words with Timmy and his friends.
Learning Time with Timmy 1 includes games to learn numbers, colors, and shapes in English.
Learning Time with Timmy 2 helps your child learn new skills.
Learning Time with Timmy 3 helps children who are starting to read.