The British Council offers a variety of apps to help you improve your grammar, vocabulary and prepare for exams. You can learn English through games, podcasts, movies and quizzes – even using football and the Premier League.
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.
60 SECOND WORD CHALLENGE
60 Second Word Challenge is a fun vocabulary quiz to help improve and widen your English vocabulary.
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.
Video and audio apps
LEARNENGLISH AUDIO AND VIDEO
Download the British Council’s most popular podcasts and videos to improve your English listening skills. Each episode comes with interactive audio scripts, key word glossaries and comprehension exercises to aid your listening practice.
Elementary Podcasts is a series of English learning podcasts to practise your English on the go.
LearnEnglish Grammar is the best way to improve your English grammar at home, on the move, or anywhere! Download LearnEnglish Grammar and receive 3 free sample packs. You can download more content packs for your level in the app.
Sounds Right is the British Council's first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide.
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.
Apps for kids and young learners
LEARNENGLISH KIDS: PHONICS STORIES
Kids can learn how to speak and spell English words with super space spies Sam and Pam in our LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories app. This phonics-based interactive storybook app features audio narration and fun games. The story follows super space spies Sam and Pam as they arrive on Earth and learn how to speak and spell English words.
LEARNENGLISH KIDS: VIDEOS
Children can now enjoy animated versions of their favourite stories, transforming them into fun, animated video stories for handheld devices.