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.

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LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime

LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime

Learn English through fun, animated song and story videos. Safe, ad-free games and activities help your child develop in these key areas in English: reading, listening, speaking and grammar.

Download for iOS | Android

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IELTS Preparation

Looking for help to prepare for the IELTS Speaking and Listening tests? Download the IELTS Prep App!

Download for: iOS Android 

Learning Time with Timmy 2

Learning Time with Timmy 2

Play three exciting games in this educational app to help your child learn English words and phrases. Learning Time with Timmy 2 features games to challenge your child’s cognitive skills and to help language development.

Download for: iOS  | Android


Learning Time with Timmy 3

Learning Time with Timmy 3

The third app in the 'Learning Time with Timmy' series features a new reading game, new videos, stickers and party themes to help young children learn English. With this app children will learn over 60 new English words, review vocabulary from the first two apps and boost their cognitive and memory skills.

Download for: iOS and Android

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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

Learning Time with Timmy

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: iOS | Android

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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)

LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

Learn English GREAT Videos

Want to improve your English while learning more about British culture and way of life? Download our app for free, with 24 videos with audioscripts, a glossary with new vocab and comprehension questions to check your learning.

Download for: iOs | Android

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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

Download US version for: iOS | Android

Emoji Shakespeare

Arzamas Academy, with the support of the British Council Russia, launches this free game app. You will be able to fill in blanks for famous Shakespearean quotes with emoji and it features sonnets, comedies, tragedies, histories, and other works of the great poet and playwright. 

Download for: iOS (iPhone only)