Learn English apps

The British Council offers a variety of English learning apps. You can learn English through games, podcasts, movies and quizzes. These apps are effective in improving your English skills in grammar, vocabulary and exam preparation.

LearnEnglish Grammar

Perfect your grammar with our interactive grammar workbook, levels range from beginner to advanced.

Download from the Apple App Store

Download from Google Play 


Sounds Right

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

Download from the Apple App Store 

Download from Google Play

LearnEnglish Podcasts

Improve listening and vocabulary skills by listening to podcast hosts talk about life in the UK. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.

Download from the Apple App Store

Download from Google Play

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 | Android

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)