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.

Learn English with apps

LearnEnglish Grammar

Perfect your grammar through thousands of questions in this interactive grammar workbook. Questions range from beginner to advanced level.

Download for: iOSAndroidWindows Phone 8

IELTS Word Power

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

Download for: iOS | Android

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

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 using the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

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: iOSAndroid (Google Play) | Android (Amazon)

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

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)

LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories

Read fun stories about space spies and learn phonetic sounds in this story app. Each story practises phonetic sounds and includes a game and dictionary. A parents guide offers expert advice on how to help young children learn English.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts

Listen to our podcast hosts talk about life in the UK and improve your listening and vocabulary skills. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

Download for: iOSAndroid 

LearnEnglish Sports World

In this beautifully illustrated app, players need to find and spell sports events and technical moves. A range of activities will help players learn the spelling and definitions of hundreds of Olympic and Paralympic sports words.

Download for: iOS