Improve your English with our fun and exciting learning apps! Designed for all the family, our games, podcasts, videos and quizzes will help you learn English at home or on the move.

Choose an app:

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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 | Windows Phone 8
Download US version for: iOS Android

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MyWordBook 2

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

Download for: iOS Android 

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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 

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IELTS Word Power 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: iOSAndroid

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LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

Practise your listening skills by watching 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

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Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart to help you learn the sounds of English quickly and easily. It also features audio playback for phonemes and sample words of the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

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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 (Google Play) | Android (Amazon) 

Learning Time with Timmy 2 (age 3-6)

Boost children’s language development, cognitive and motor skills in this fun app. Games help children learn and practise vocabulary as well as combine words to build simple phrases. This is the second app in a series of apps with Timmy, the star of children’s TV series Timmy Time. 

Download for: iOS | Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon)

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Learning Time with Timmy

Children aged 6 years and younger can now play exciting games and listen to English words to learn about numbers, colours, shapes and food with Timmy and his friends. The app is developed by the British Council in collaboration with Aardman Animations, the creators of Shaun the Sheep and Timmy Time.

Download for: iOS | Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon)

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LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime

Build confidence and practise listening skills in this app for 6- to 11-year-olds. Watch fun animated songs and stories such as ‘Florence Nightingale’ and ‘Red Riding Hood’, and play challenging games to improve spelling and understanding.

Download for: iOS