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.
Learning Time with Timmy 2
Learning Time with Timmy 2 invites children to join Timmy and his friends in the nursery for fun games that have been specially designed to introduce children to English. The animated characters encourage children to keep playing, helping to engage them and enhancing their concentration skills as well as engaging in cognitively demanding tasks like sorting and classifying; universal skills that are essential for the development of all 2-6 year olds.
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.
LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime
Build confidence and practice 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.
LearnEnglish Kids: Videos
Children can now enjoy animated versions of their favourite stories, transforming them into fun, animated video stories for handheld devices.
LearnEnglish Grammar is the best new way to improve your English grammar at home, on the move, anywhere! LearnEnglish Grammar gives you grammar at your fingertips. Get LearnEnglish Grammar, with 3 free sample packs, and then download content packs at your level in the Purchase section.
Sounds Right is the British Council's first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide.
IELTS Word Power
British Council IELTS Word Power is a vocabulary practice app for IELTS test takers.
LearnEnglish Audio and Video
Listen and watch the British Council’s most popular podcasts and videos to improve your English listening! Each episode of the podcasts and videos comes complete 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 GREAT Videos
A series of short videos about UK culture. Explore London's museums and other famous sites in the UK.
Johnny Grammar's Quizmaster
Test yourself against our resident expert Johnny Grammar.