The British Council offers a variety of English learning apps. You can learn English through games, podcasts, videos and quizzes. These apps are effective in improving your English skills in grammar, vocabulary and exam preparation. More information about our apps can be found here.
Perfect your grammar through thousands of questions in this interactive grammar workbook! Questions range from beginner to advanced level.
Get ready for the IELTS exam! Practise with over 100 questions in 11 categories ranging from science and technology to work and business.
An interactive pronunciation chart shows vowels, consonants and diphthongs. It also features audio playback for phonemes, to improve your pronunciation.
Download from the Apple App Store (iPad only)
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.
LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts
Improve your listening and vocabulary skills with our host, as they talk about life in the UK. Each episode comes with audio scripts and comprehension exercises.
LearnEnglish GREAT Videos
A series of short videos about UK culture with authentic conversations in English.
LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime
Playtime helps your child build confidence in English speaking and improve listening skills. Listen to over 100 quality animated songs and stories grouped into themes like Fairy Tales and classic Children’s Song.
LearnEnglish Kids: Videos
Watch children’s favourite stories like Little Red Riding Hood and Jack and the Beanstalk in this video stories app. Features audio narration and text and a parents guide that offers expert advice on how to help children learn English.
Learn English with Timmy
Learn English with Timmy series includes several apps to download:
Timmy's First Words in English helps children aged six and younger learn vocabulary in English.
Timmy's Learning New Skills brings you more games to challenge your child's cognitive skills and help language development.
Timmy's Learning to Read teaches over 60 new holiday-themed English words, and reviews vocabulary from Timmy's First Words in English and Timmy's Learning New Skills.