Mat Wright

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.


Learn English 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.

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Learn English Elementary Podcasts

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

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Learn English 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 Apple Store: (UK edition) (US edition)

Download from Google Play: (UK edition)  (US edition)

My Wordbook 2

Learn, practise and review your English vocabulary with MyWordBook. MyWordBook is an interactive vocabulary notebook for English language learners. Comes pre-installed with some of the most useful words in the English language taken from Cambridge University Press’ dictionaries for English learners. Download word lists to suit your ability and interests.

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Sounds Right

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

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LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories

Young learners of English will enjoy LearnEnglish Kids: Phonics Stories, a phonics-based, interactive storybook app that features audio narration and fun games. The story follows super space spies Sam and Pam as they arrive on Earth and learn how to speak and spell English words.

Download from Apple Store: (Basic Edition) (School Edition)

Learn English Kids: Videos

Children can now enjoy animated versions of their favourite stories, transforming them into fun, animated video stories for handheld devices.

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Learn English Sports World

 Learn hundreds of sports words in this hidden object and word game app!

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Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge

Test yourself against our resident expert Johnny Grammar in this quiz app.

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Premiere Skills

Improve your football vocabulary with Premier Skills, a vocabulary learning app brought to you by the Premier League and the British Council. Learn about the sport and the technical terms through a series of interactive flashcards. Add notes, translations and images to help you learn.

Download from Apple store