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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.

For kids

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.

Download from Apple store

Learning tools

LearnEnglish Grammar

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.

Download from Google play 

Sounds Right

Sounds Right is the British Council's first pronunciation chart for learners and teachers worldwide.

Download from the Apple store 


Elementary Podcasts

Elementary Podcasts is a series of English learning podcasts to practise your English on the go.

Download from Apple store

Download from Google Play

LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

A series of short videos about UK culture. Explore London's museums and other famous sites in the UK.

Download from Apple store

Download from Google Play


Johnny Grammar's Quizmaster

Test yourself against our resident expert Johnny Grammar.

Download from Google play