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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


Perfect your grammar through thousands of questions in this interactive grammar workbook! Questions range from beginner to advanced level. There are two versions of this app, an English and American version:

UK version - download from the Apple App Store

UK version - download from Google Play 

UK version - download from Windows Phone Store 

US edition - download from the Apple App Store

US edition - download from Google Play  



IELTS Wordpower

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

Download from Google Play



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

Download from Google Play


Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart shows vowels, consonants and diphthongs. It also features audio playback for phonemes, to improve your pronunciation.

Download from the Apple App Store (iPad only)


LearnEnglish Podcasts

Improve your listening and vocabulary skills with our host, as they talk about life in the UK. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

Download from the Apple App Store

Download from Google Play

Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge

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

Download from the Apple App Store

Download from Google Play


LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

Watch children’s favourite 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