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.

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LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

Practise listening skills in this videos app. Watch 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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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 6-11 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

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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

Download US version for: iOS | Android

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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: iOS

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Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart shows vowels, consonants and diphthongs. It also features audio playback for phonemes and sample words of the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

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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

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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: iOS 

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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 

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LearnEnglish Kids: Videos

Watch children’s favourite stories like Little Red Riding Hood in this video stories app. Features audio and text narration, and a parents guide that offers expert advice on how to help children learn English.

Download for: Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon App Store)