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 LearnEnglish apps
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:
Learn new vocabulary using this interactive flashcard app. Add your own words with translations, notes and images to help you study.
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 Audio & Video
LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts
Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge
LearnEnglish Sports World
Find and spell sports words in a beautifully illustrated sports scene. Learn hundreds of sports words, including sporting events and technical terms.
LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories
A phonics-based story app helps children learn to read and speak English. Each story practises 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).
Learn English 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.