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.

Choose an app:

LearnEnglishKids Playtime

For 6-11 year-olds, the app features over 100 song and story videos to help children learn English and build confidence in speaking. Download the app for free on your iPads and iPhones!

Download for: iOS

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 | Windows Phone 8 

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: Android

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 | WP8

App for children Learning Time with Timmy

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 tablets: iOS | Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon App Store)

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)

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 

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)

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 | Android 

Dr Trung Thanh Nguyen

Reader in Operational Research, in the Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine Research Institute, Liverpool John Moores University