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.

LearnEnglish Grammar

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

Natasha Beckman

Natasha Beckman

Director

Natasha Beckman is the Country Director British Council New Zealand and the Pacific. 

Natasha has many years of experience in Festivals, Artist Management, Events, Museums and Galleries. Her extensive training includes a BA in Art History and Law and an MA in Art History. She also completed an internship at The Smithsonian Institution in Washington DC, working on one of the largest Festivals in the world, The Smithsonian Folklife Festival, which celebrates different cultures around the world.

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.

Download for: iOS | Android | Windows Phone 8

Monalisa Urquhart

Business and Special Projects Manager

Monalisa joined the team at British Council NZ & the Pacific in 2013 as the Project manager for the EU Stages of Stage Project. She brings with her experience in statistics, IT and web development, the arts and sports (rugby to be specific). 

IELTS Word Power

Get ready for the IELTS exam! Practise with over 100 questions to test your word power in 11 categories ranging from science and technology to work and business.

Download for: iOS | Android

LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

Practise your listening skills by watching 24 short videos about UK culture. Learn about the history of the English language and explore London’s museums and other famous sites in the UK.

Download for: iOS | Android

Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart to help you learn the sounds of English quickly and easily. It also features audio playback for phonemes and sample words using the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge

Beat the clock and answer as many grammar and vocabulary questions as you can in 60 seconds! Hosted by quizmaster Johnny Grammar, this app features Beginner to Advanced level questions.

Download for: iOS | Android

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 (Google Play) | Android (Amazon)

LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime

Build confidence and practise listening skills in this app for 6- to 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 for: iOS