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.
LearnEnglish Audio and Video
Listen and watch the British Council’s most popular podcasts and videos to improve your English listening! Each episode of the podcasts and videos comes complete with interactive audio scripts, key word glossaries and comprehension exercises to aid your listening practice.
A series of English learning podcasts to directly download to your mobile phone and practice English listening on the go.
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.
Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge
Test yourself against our resident expert Johnny Grammar.
LearnEnglish GREAT Videos
Watch high-quality videos accompanied by an audioscript and comprehension exercises to help you improve your listening skills.
Sounds Right is the British Council's first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide.
LearnEnglish Sports World
LearnEnglish Sports World is a great hidden word game with a sports theme. Find almost three hundred sports related words in the picture.
LearnEnglish Kids: Videos
Children can now enjoy animated versions of their favourite stories on handheld devices. The app is aimed at children aged 3-10 years old.
LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime
Animated songs and stories app aimed at children aged 6-11. Children can watch songs and stories with or without subtitles, as well as play challenging games to help them improve spelling and understanding of content. A listen-and-record activity allows children to record themselves and compare against a model.