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Learn English with Johnny Grammar's Word Challenge 3.7.2-phone
What’s the difference between “in time” and “on time”? What do youcall a person who cuts a man’s hair? What do you call an animaldoctor? Beat the clock and answer as many spelling, vocabulary andgrammar questions as you can in this 60-second quiz! JohnnyGrammar’s Word Challenge is a quiz for English learners to testcommon vocabulary, spelling and grammar that appear in everydayEnglish. Main features: - 3 difficulty levels – Easy, Medium, Hard- 3 categories – Words, Grammar, Spelling - 10 topics that includeFood & Restaurants, Travel, Idioms and Hobbies. - Earn badgesas you progress and share your score with others on theleaderboard! - Compete with others on a global leaderboard -Feedback is given for the wrong answers so that you know whythey’re wrong. Find even more exciting language activities athttp://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish PERSONAL DATA ANDPRIVACY Your privacy is very important to us. We track how the appis used, such as which games are played but we only use thisinformation to improve the app. We may occasionally send you amessage about services from your local British Council centre. Wedetect your location based on your GPS position. Continued use ofGPS running in the background can decrease battery life. Learn moreabout the British Council's privacy policy here:https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/information-security-privacyLEARN ENGLISH WITH THE BRITISH COUNCIL Learn English in ourclassrooms with the world’s English experts. We’ve been teachingEnglish for more than 75 years and have helped more than 100million people in 100 different countries improve their Englishskills and build their confidence. Visitwww.britishcouncil.org/english to find out more information. ABOUTTHE BRITISH COUNCIL’S ENGLISH LEARNING APPS The British Councilcreates top English learning apps for learners of all ages. You candownload our apps to practise grammar, vocabulary and listening.Visit our website to see all our appswww.britishcouncil.org/mobilelearning.
LearnEnglish Kids: Videos 1.0.2
Do you like listening to and reading stories? There are lots andlots of great animated stories here for you to watch and listento.Aimed at children who are learning English as a second orforeign language, LearnEnglish Kids: Videos provides ten fun videosto enjoy.Stories include:* Goldilocks and the Three Bears* Jack andthe Beanstalk* Little Red Riding Hood* Dark Dark Wood* The MonsterShopping Trip* Record Breakersand many more.Includes a parents'guide with information on how best to help your child learnEnglish.Get more great content athttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/
LearnEnglish Podcasts - Free English listening 3.8.2
*** Our popular “Special Days” audio series is now available infull for free. Learn about a range of fascinating subjects, and thespecial days and festivals in the calendar that celebrate them. ***Listen to everyday conversations recorded by native British Englishspeakers in our LearnEnglish Podcasts series, and improve listeningskills. Listen to podcast hosts Tess, Ravi, Adam and Rob chattingwith different people and talking about different everyday topics,such as their favourite celebrities, making plans for the weekend,having a dinner party and which cities they like to live in. Theapp helps you learn everyday English by providing 60 episodes andover 20 hours of free listening about a wide range of topics, aswell as great new features that help you listen and understand theconversations. LISTEN, READ AND CHECK THAT YOU UNDERSTAND In everyepisode, listen and read along with a moving audioscript. Theaudioscript gets highlighted to help you focus on listening.Comprehension questions come with each episode so that you cancheck your listening and whether you understand the conversation.HOW THE APP HELPS YOU LEARN EVERYDAY ENGLISH The best way toimprove your listening skills is to listen to a little bit everyday and try to listen to a wide range of different topics inEnglish. When you’re listening, try to remember or write down asmany of the main points as possible. FEATURES BACKGROUND PLAYINGAND OFFLINE ACCESS The audio plays even when the screen is turnedoff. This is a popular request from our users – thank you all foryour feedback. You can also: - download episodes onto your tabletor phone and listen offline - delete episodes after you’ve listenedto them to create space on your tablet or phone. Re-downloadepisodes when you want to listen again. We love to hear from ourusers! If you have any feature requests, feedback or need technicalsupport, get in touch with us through the Feedback and Supportbutton in the Help screen in the app. PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACYYour privacy is very important to us. We do not collect anypersonal information about you. We do track how the app is used,such as which episodes are most listened to but we only use thisinformation to improve the app and the podcast content. Learn moreabout the British Council's privacy policy here:https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/information-security-privacyLEARN ENGLISH WITH THE BRITISH COUNCIL Learn English in ourclassrooms with the world’s English experts. We’ve been teachingEnglish for more than 80 years and have helped more than 100million people in 100 different countries improve their Englishskills and build their confidence. Visitwww.britishcouncil.org/english to find out more information. ABOUTTHE BRITISH COUNCIL’S ENGLISH LEARNING APPS The British Councilcreates top English learning apps for learners of all ages. You candownload our apps to practise grammar, vocabulary and listening.Visit our website to see all our appswww.britishcouncil.org/mobilelearning.
LearnEnglish for Taxi Drivers 2.3.2
In LearnEnglish for Taxi Drivers, learn all the English phrases youwill need when travelling in a taxi, from greetings to asking fordirections and making small talk. The app is perfect for both taxidrivers and travellers.---4 UNITS, 20 LESSONSDetailed course written by experienced teachers with esteemedknowledge in English for tourism and hospitality. Includes 20lessons that cover all the English phrases you will need whentravelling in a taxi– from the moment the client meets the taxidriver, to navigating the taxi journey and dropping clients off.Focus on learning the most useful phrases and expand yourvocabulary and grammar while doing it.LISTEN TO NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERSTrain your listening skills with dialogues and conversations ofreal-life situations, all spoken by native speakers and clarifiedwith images. Learn and review expressions and phrases you useanytime you are in a taxi.INTERACTIVE LEARNING AND PRACTICINGHave fun while you practice the most important vocabulary, grammarand phrases through interactive questions such asfill-in-the-blank, drag-and-drop, multiple choice and imagelabelling.SPEAKING PRACTICE TO IMPROVE FLUENCYRecording function allows you to compare your own speech with thenative English speaking sample. Improve pronunciation and fluencyby reviewing your speech over and over again.---Features:* 20 lessons spread across 4 Units* Each lesson contains 4 sections – Presentation, LanguagePractice, Speaking Practice and Progress* Questions are presented in 10 unique activity types – frommultiple choice to labelling.* Questions use text, images and audio for an interactive and funlearning experience* Interactive syllabus lists all the learning points in eachlesson* Fully localised for Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish* Help files available in 8 languages* Improved speed and performanceIf you’re looking for great grammar practice, try ourLearnEnglish Grammar app. For a unique way to build your ownvocabulary flashcards and download ready-made word packs, try ourMyWordbook app. For these and more great language practice appsfrom the British Council, go to:http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/apps
MyWordBook - Learn English 3.2
Learn, practice and review your Englishvocabulary with MyWordBook. MyWordBook is an interactive vocabularynotebook for English language learners.BRING WORDS TO LIFE!* All word data comes from Cambridge University Press' learnerdictionaries* Word lists are mapped to the Common European Framework ofReference (CEFR) levels* Topic by topic learning – you choose the areas you need topractice* Includes tips for learning vocabularyEFFECTIVE LEARNING!* Learn 75 pre-installed new words through interactiveflashcards* Add pictures, sounds, example sentences, translations and notesto flashcards to help you remember* Check your understanding of new words through a wide range ofactivities* Review the words quickly in a list view and archive the words youhave learnt and know* Buy more word packs especially for your level and interests* Create your own flashcards for new words as you need themSHARE WORDS WITH YOUR FRIENDS!* Now you can sync Your Words across all your mobile devices* Share your own flashcards through Facebook, Twitter and Email.Help your friends to learn!Users must create an account to download more words. MyWordBookis free but in app purchases may incur a charge. Costs arehighlighted within the in app purchasing section (Store).
LearnEnglish Grammar (UK edition) 3.10.0
** Our premium grammar app LearnEnglish Grammar is now 100% FREE!Download now and start practising grammar with different topicsfrom beginner to advanced levels. ** LearnEnglish Grammar is a freegrammar practice app designed to help improve English grammaraccuracy. The app offers 1000s of questions to help practise andreinforce your English grammar skills. FOUR LEVELS FROM BEGINNER TOADVANCED The app is suitable for learners of all levels and offersgrammar activities at Beginner (CEFR level A1), Elementary,Intermediate and Advanced (CEFR level C2). Start at your level, andas your grammar accuracy improves, progress to the next. NOW FREE!- OVER 1000 PRACTICE QUESTIONS AVAILABLE Each level contains over600 grammar activities, split into about 25 grammar topics such asSimple past, Past continuous, Question tags, Prepositions,Conditionals and Future perfect. The grammar questions use 10unique activity types such as fill-in-the-blanks, multiple choiceand matching. PRACTICE AND TEST Work through practice questions atyour own pace in the Practice section or challenge your knowledgein the Test section and see how well you know the grammar topics atyour level. UK and US EDITIONS We have released UK and US editionsof LearnEnglish Grammar that use British English and AmericanEnglish respectively. The content is adapted to reflect differencesbetween British and American English for usage, spelling andpronunciation. LANGUAGES The app is fully available in English,Japanese, Spanish and traditional and simplified Chinese. Helpfiles are additionally available in Arabic, Chinese, English,Italian, Japanese and Spanish. TOP GRAMMAR PRACTICE APP Englishlearners from all over the world love our app. LearnEnglish Grammarhas ranked #1 in the iTunes Education category in 44 countries andranks in the top ten in over 111 countries. The app has over5,500,000 downloads! LEARN ENGLISH WITH THE BRITISH COUNCIL LearnEnglish in our classrooms with the world’s English experts. We’vebeen teaching English for more than 75 years and have helped morethan 100 million people in 100 different countries improve theirEnglish skills and build their confidence. Visitwww.britishcouncil.org/english to find out more information. ABOUTTHE BRITISH COUNCIL’S ENGLISH LEARNING APPS The British Councilcreates top English learning apps for learners of all ages. You candownload our apps to practise grammar, vocabulary and listening.Get more great English learning apps from the British Council at:http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/apps
LearnEnglish Grammar (US edition) 3.10.1
LearnEnglish Grammar is a top interactive grammar practice appdesigned to help improve English grammar accuracy. The app offers1000s of questions to help practice and reinforce your Englishgrammar skills. FOUR LEVELS FROM BEGINNER TO ADVANCED The app issuitable for learners of all levels and offers grammar activitiesat Beginner (CEFR level A1), Elementary, Intermediate and Advanced(CEFR level C2). Start at your level, and as your grammar accuracyimproves, progress to the next. OVER 1000 PRACTICE QUESTIONS Eachlevel contains over 600 grammar activities, split into about 25grammar topics such as Simple past, Question tags and Prepositions.The grammar questions use 10 unique activity types such asfill-in-the-blanks, multiple choice and matching. PRACTICE AND TESTWork through practice questions at your own pace in the Practicesection or challenge your knowledge in the Test section and see howwell you know the grammar topics at your level. UK and US EDITIONSWe have released UK and US editions of LearnEnglish Grammar thatuse British English and American English respectively. The contentis adapted to reflect differences between British and AmericanEnglish for usage, spelling and pronunciation. LANGUAGES The app isfully available in English, Japanese, Spanish and traditional andsimplified Chinese. Help files are additionally available inArabic, Chinese, English, Italian, Japanese and Spanish. TOPGRAMMAR PRACTICE APP English learners from all over the world loveour app. LearnEnglish Grammar has ranked #1 in the iTunes Educationcategory in 44 countries and ranks in the top ten in 111 countries.The app has over 5,500,000 downloads! Get more great Englishlearning apps from the British Council at:http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/apps
LearnEnglish GREAT Videos 1.4.2
Watch videos and improve your English listening skills Watchnatural and authentic conversations in English in this video app.Each video features: • an audioscript so you can read along whileyou listen • a glossary to help you learn and remember words •comprehension questions to check your understanding • a pitchcontrol to slow down the audio. When learning English, practicemakes perfect. We recommend you use this app several times a weekto keep practising. There are several ways to to help maximise yourprogress: • Watch the videos and follow along with the audioscriptas you listen. The audioscript supports your listening and helpsyou hear words you may not necessarily recognise just by listening.Check any words you don’t know using the built-in glossary. • Readthe audioscript in full screen and listen to the audio only withoutwatching the video. This really helps you focus on listening. •Watch the videos in landscape mode without reading the audioscript– this is the hardest way! Test your listening and see how much ofthe video you can understand. Learn about UK Culture Watch 24videos to learn more about life in the UK. Follow our host Richardaround London as he visits Shakespeare’s Globe theatre and Harrodsdepartment store. Learn more about the history of the Englishlanguage and find out more about British entrepreneurs such asRichard Branson. Constant practice using the LearnEnglish GREATVideos app will help you feel more confident listening to nativespeakers and improve your pronunciation. After using this app, youwill understand more when listening to English, such as the videosand podcasts in our LearnEnglish Audio & Video app. LearnEnglish with the British Council We are the world’s English expertsand we provide English language learning opportunities worldwide.We deliver English lessons in over 80 teaching centres in nearly 50countries. Our apps are written by English teachers and languageexperts and offer grammar, vocabulary and listening practice. Checkout our other apps and visit our LearnEnglish websites. The GREATcampaign promotes the UK as a great place to study, visit and dobusiness. If you want to find out more information about studyingin the UK visit: www.educationuk.org
IELTS Word Power 3.5
Working on expanding your vocabulary is a sure-fire way to improveyour IELTS Reading, Writing, and Speaking band scores! Let theBritish Council, the world's English language experts, help you toachieve your IELTS target! The Word Power app was speciallydesigned as an aid for test-takers to improve the range, as well asthe complexity, of their vocabulary. We know that the mosteffective learning takes place when you are enjoying yourself, sowe have developed a series of interesting and excitingvocabulary-building games that will ensure that you learn and havefun at the same time! You can even challenge your friends and seewho has the best vocabulary! Our quiz will direct you to the mostsuitable level for you and, from there, your journey to the land ofsynonyms and homophones begins! Download the app today and startexpanding your vocabulary!
LearnEnglish Audio & Video 1.6.2
Listen to and watch our most popular English learning podcasts andvideos in LearnEnglish Audio & Video! The app is packed withlots of cool features like landscape video mode, an audioscript andglossary. Improve your listening and learn new vocabulary on yourmobile device, anytime, anywhere! With LearnEnglish Audio &Video, you can access the best podcasts and video brought to you byour LearnEnglish website, as well as lots of special features. Thepodcasts and videos don't require internet streaming, so you canaccess the content even when you're away from your computer!Features include: * Interactive audioscripts for every episode ofcontent * Interactive keyword glossaries for every episode ofcontent * Comprehension exercises for every episode of content,with Progress screen so you can track your progress * Media playersfor both audio and video content * Full screen video player whendevice is in landscape orientation * Organise media content in the‘My content’ library. Content is listed by series or episode * Buyadditional podcasts and videos for more listening practice * Sharewhat you’re watching and listening to through Facebook, Twitter andEmail with integrated social media If you like our app, don’tforget to rate it in your Google Play store. Thanks, and happylistening and watching! Get more great apps from the BritishCouncil at: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/mobile-learning
Timmy's First Words in English 1.10
Timmy and friends Yabba and Mittens from the TV show Timmy Timehelp your child learn English and develop essential skills such asconcentration in Timmy’s First Words in English! Safe, ad-free,English language learning fun for children aged six and younger,designed by the British Council, world experts in teaching Englishtrusted by parents worldwide, in partnership with AardmanAnimations. Ideal for children aged six and younger who arelearning English as an additional language and for children agedthree and under if their first language is English. FEATURES PLAYthree interactive games to boost language, motor and memory skills.DISCOVER up to 60 words in English, including numbers, colours,shapes, food, animals, classroom objects and toys. EARN stickersand videos – fun rewards motivate your child to keep learning!LISTEN to the narrator and practise saying the words aloud. GAMESTimmy’s First Words in English includes three bite-size andage-appropriate games that are designed by British Council Englishteaching experts to provide hours of high-quality learning contentfor your child and challenge them as they progress. • In BalloonPop, your child will practise counting, identify shapes and objectsby colour and have fun popping the balloons • In Magic Box, yourchild will be guided by the narrator to practise categorising itemsby type and colour as they place them in the box. The game getsmore challenging as we introduce a variety of shapes, colours andnumbers, requiring your child to spot the differences betweenobjects. • In Rub-a-Dub, your child will swipe away feathers,buttons or paint to identify objects hidden beneath. They startwith single objects and build up to more complex phrases as theyadvance. LEARN ENGLISH WITH TIMMY AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL TheBritish Council, experts in teaching English, and Aardman, theAcademy Award®-winning animation studio, have combined theirexperience, expertise and passion for teaching to create LearningTime with Timmy, an innovative learning experience for childrenaged two to six years. Learning Time with Timmy includesface-to-face courses, three educational apps and an online seriesavailable on YouTube and TV to help your child to develop andbecome a confident learner of English. It also includes a freeonline course for you. English in Early Childhood on FutureLearn isfor parents, early years teachers and practitioners on how to helpchildren get the most out of their English language learningexperience. For more information, visithttps://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmy SAFETY AND DATAPRIVACY Your child’s privacy is very important to us. We do notcollect any information about your child or your family. The appprovides a completely safe learning environment, with no adverts orlinks to other websites. We track how the app is used, such aswhich of the games are most popular, in order to make the app moreenjoyable for your child.  Learn more about the BritishCouncil’s privacy policy for the Learning Time with Timmy appshere: https://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmy/apps/privacyDISCOVER MORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH TIMMY AND THE BRITISH COUNCILStart your child’s language learning adventure with Timmy’s FirstWords in English and see them progress with the other two apps inthe series, Timmy’s Learning New Skills and Timmy’s Starting toRead. All our apps are designed to be intuitive and have beenimproved using feedback from teachers, parents and children. Visitour website to see our full range of apps:http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/apps . Formore tips on how to continue supporting your child’s learning athome, join us on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/LearnEnglishParents.BritishCouncil GIVE USYOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from our users. Please get in touchwith us at learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org
British Council myClass 3.0.15
Manage your class schedule any time anywhere with the myClassbooking app. The myClass booking app is for registered students ofmyClass only. * Book classes any time anywhere and manage yourschedule * Search for, and book the lessons that are best for youby topic, day, time, or teacher * Track your progress - get yourassessment results and teacher comments on your phone * Manage youraccount and credit balance myClass is a flexible, personalised wayof developing your English. You are in control of your progress andcan choose the lessons that best suit your needs and interests, andyour schedule. Teaching is 100% face-to-face and your lessons willfocus on authentic everyday English with real-life topics andpractical language tasks. Find out more about myClass by visitinghttp://myClass.britishcouncil.org.
Jobseekers 1.8
91 animated videos from the British Council to develop your Englishand help you find a job!The Jobseekers app will help you:• writejob applications and CVs• learn useful vocabulary for work• preparefor your interviews• develop your listening skills andinterpersonal skills• improve your pronunciation.Follow fourfriends and their job hunt on Jobseekers!Neha, Arun, Farah andRohit are friends, each seeking a job in a different sector. Theymeet a knowledgeable and experienced ‘Guru’ who guides them intheir job hunt. They learn the skills needed for job applications,interviews, and presenting themselves in the best possible light topotential employers. Jobseekers is for learners at Pre-intermediatelevel (CEFR A2), but the app’s focus on job-seeking and workplaceskills makes it relevant to all. Available only at INR 90; lessthan one rupee per video!
Timmy's Learning New Skills 1.6
Timmy and friends Ruffy and Otus from the TV show Timmy Time helpyour child build their confidence in English and boost their motorand memory skills in Timmy’s Learning New Skills. Safe, ad-free,English language learning fun for children aged six and younger,designed by the British Council, world experts in teaching Englishtrusted by parents worldwide, in partnership with AardmanAnimations. FEATURES PLAY three interactive and challenging gamesto boost language and essential skills, including hand–eyeco-ordination and concentration. DISCOVER up to 60 words andphrases in English, including numbers, colours, shapes, food,animals, classroom objects and toys, to build vocabulary. EARNstickers and videos – fun rewards motivate your child to keeplearning! LISTEN to the narrator and practise saying the wordsaloud. GAMES Timmy’s Learning New Skills includes three bite-sizeand age-appropriate games that are designed by British CouncilEnglish teaching experts to provide hours of high-quality learningcontent for your child and challenge them as they progress. • I-Spy– your child will search for hidden objects to learn newvocabulary, identify objects and boost their concentration. As yourchild progresses, objects get harder to find, requiring seriousfocus!  • Magic Box – your child will be guided by thenarrator to organise items by type and colour. The game gets moreand more challenging when we introduce multiple boxes, so that yourchild learns advanced sorting skills and is encouraged to makechoices. • Rub-a-Dub – your child will listen to the narrator andswipe away sand, buttons and paint to identify objects hiddenbeneath. The game starts with single words such as ‘pear’ and‘pencil’ and builds up to complex phrases such as ‘three greenpaintbrushes’, so that your child is challenged as they advance.LEARN ENGLISH WITH TIMMY AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL Learning Time withTimmy includes face-to-face courses, three educational apps and anonline series available on YouTube and TV to help your child todevelop and become a confident learner of English. For moreinformation, visit https://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmySAFETY AND DATA PRIVACY Your child’s privacy is very important tous. We do not collect any information about your child or yourfamily. The app provides a completely safe learning environment,with no adverts or links to other websites. We track how the app isused, such as which of the games are most popular, in order to makethe app more enjoyable for your child.  Learn more about theBritish Council’s privacy policy for the Learning Time with Timmyapps here:https://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmy/apps/privacy DISCOVERMORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH TIMMY AND THE BRITISH COUNCIL Your childcan continue their language learning adventure with Timmy’s FirstWords in English and Timmy’s Starting to Read. All our apps aredesigned to be intuitive and have been improved using feedback fromteachers, parents and children. Visit our website to see our fullrange of apps:http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/apps . Formore tips on how to continue supporting your child’s learning athome, join us on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/LearnEnglishParents.BritishCouncil GIVE USYOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from our users. Please get in touchwith us at learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org
Study UK Exhibitions 1.0.12
The app contains all the necessary information about the EducationUK exhibition in your city. Choose your location, set thepreferences and plan your Exhibition visit with a personalizedschedule, select the events to attend and get real-time remindersright at your fingertips. Education UK Exhibitions App provides keyinformation about the UK educational institutions represented atthe exhibition and may be used beyond the event as a UK educationinformation source.Key features:View the full Exhibition programme:seminars, workshops, presentations, prize-winning competitions,alumni talks and networking events.Mark activities you’d like toattend as Favourites and build your personalized exhibitionschedule.Evaluate workshops and sessions you attend.View and filterthe list of exhibitors: UK Universities, Boarding Schools andColleges and English Schools, and select those you’d like to visitat the event.Get access to the latest key information about theinstitutions of your choice, including actual tuition fees, entryrequirements, programme types and subject lists.Receive instantschedule changes, location changes, and general exhibitionannouncements and notifications.Access exhibition and venue floorplans.
Timmy's Starting to Read 1.4
Timmy and friends Kid and Finlay from the TV show Timmy Time helpyour child build their vocabulary in English, start to read andboost memory skills in Timmy’s Starting to Read! Safe, ad-free,English language learning fun for children aged six and younger,designed by the British Council, world experts in teaching Englishtrusted by parents worldwide, in partnership with AardmanAnimations. Ideal for children aged six and younger who arelearning English as an additional language and for children agedthree and under if their first language is English. FEATURES PLAYthree interactive games to learn new words, build confidence inreading and boost essential skills. DISCOVER up to 60 words andphrases in English, including holiday-themed vocabulary such asparty food, musical instruments and fancy-dress costumes. EARNstickers and videos – fun rewards motivate your child to keeplearning! LISTEN to the narrator and practise saying the wordsaloud. GAMES Timmy’s Starting to Read includes three bite-size andage-appropriate games that are designed by British Council Englishteaching experts to provide hours of high-quality learning contentfor your child and challenge them as they progress. • In HatchMatch, your child will build confidence in reading simplevocabulary as they match pairs of pictures with words. They canalso choose between three levels of difficulty, depending on howstrong their reading skills are. • In I-Spy, your child can findhidden objects on the beach, such as bucket, spade or fish, as wellas revise vocabulary, boosting their concentration. As theyprogress, objects get harder to find, requiring serious focus! • InRub-a-Dub, your child will be guided by the narrator to swipe awaysand and beach towels to discover objects such as cake and pizzahidden beneath. Tapping and swiping away the holiday-themed sceneswill develop their motor skills and hand–eye co-ordination. LEARN ENGLISH WITH TIMMY AT THE BRITISH COUNCIL The BritishCouncil, experts in teaching English, and Aardman, the AcademyAward®-winning animation studio, have combined their experience,expertise and passion for teaching to create Learning Time withTimmy, an innovative learning experience for children aged two tosix years. Learning Time with Timmy includes face-to-face courses,three educational apps and an online series available on YouTubeand TV to help your child to develop and become a confident learnerof English. For more information, visithttps://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmy SAFETY AND DATAPRIVACY Your child’s privacy is very important to us. We do notcollect any information about your child or your family. The appprovides a completely safe learning environment, with no adverts orlinks to other websites. We track how the app is used, such aswhich of the games are most popular, in order to make the app moreenjoyable for your child.  Learn more about the BritishCouncil’s privacy policy for the Learning Time with Timmy appshere: https://www.britishcouncil.org/english/timmy/apps/privacyDISCOVER MORE WAYS TO LEARN WITH TIMMY Your child can continuetheir language learning adventure and build their confidence inEnglish with Timmy’s First Words in English and Timmy’s LearningNew Skills. All our apps are designed to be intuitive and have beenimproved using feedback from teachers, parents and children. Visitour website to see our full range of apps:http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/apps . Formore tips on how to continue supporting your child’s learning athome, join us on Facebook athttps://www.facebook.com/LearnEnglishParents.BritishCouncil GIVE USYOUR FEEDBACK We love to hear from our users. Please get in touchwith us at learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org
Going Global :1.44.0+1
The British Council’s Going Global conference for leaders ofinternational education will be using SpotMe's meeting architectureand mobile event experience. This app will offer our delegates alist of features that help connect, manage, engage and create aninteractive experience at Going Global. Features include: • Fullconference programme, time-activated content and anytime livechanges of everything; • Participants list, speaker list, instantmessaging, business card exchange, meeting manager, maps and floorplans; • Personalised agendas, documents, notes, personal onlinebriefcase post-event; • In-session participation: audience votingis also powered through the Going Global App
LearnEnglish Sounds Right 2.0.6
LearnEnglish Sounds Right is the British Council’s FREEpronunciation chart for learners and teachers of English worldwide.LEARNERS OF ENGLISH Do you have difficulty with the sounds andpronunciation of the English language, or with understanding thesymbols of the phonemic alphabet? With LearnEnglish Sounds Right onyour phone or tablet you can practise anywhere and anytime. Justtap a sound and you will hear it. Tap the downward arrow sign andlisten to three example words with that sound. TEACHERS OF ENGLISHDo you use phonemic script in class to help your students withtheir pronunciation? With LearnEnglish Sounds Right installed onyour class set of devices, or your students’ own devices, you canteach the individual sounds and symbols easily. * The pure vowelsare arranged the same way as in the IPA chart: according to mouthshape (left to right, lips wide / round – top to bottom, jaw closed/ open). * The diphthongs are grouped in rows according to theirsecond sound. * The consonants are arranged from left (front ofmouth) to right (back of mouth). The top two rows of consonants arepaired (top row – unvoiced, second row – voiced). When you tap aplosive consonant, the schwa (ə) appears. This is because theplosives were recorded with a schwa for clarity. We hope you enjoyusing this chart! Please contact us atlearnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org if you have any comments orideas for future versions. Get more great English learning appsfrom the British Council at:http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/apps
IELTS Prep App - takeielts.org 8.10.1
Prepare for your test with help from British Council, the Englishlanguage experts. Prepare with confidence for your upcoming IELTSAcademic or General Training test. The IELTS Prep App gives youinstant, unlimited access to all the right tools you need toprepare for your test – anytime, anywhere. Developed by the BritishCouncil, the world’s English experts, who have helped more than 100million people improve their English, the easy-to-use app lets youpractice on questions similar to the ones you’ll face in the test.When the day arrives, you’ll know exactly what to expect. TOPFEATURES: 1. Comprehensive overview of the IELTS tests • Practiceyour Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking skills with ourexpert tools 2. Free practice tests • Prepare for the types ofquestions you’ll find in the test 3. Grammar exercises • Improveyour understanding of tenses and other key English grammar, trackyour progress with quizzes OTHER FEATURES: - Videos of IELTSspeaking interviews - Useful tips and hints for the IELTS test -Assessment criteria explained - Vocabulary exercises - Create acountdown for your test date - Quizzes to test your knowledge ofthe IELTS test - Track your progress - Preparation checklist - Blogposts Download the IELTS Prep App and start practicing for yourtest today! Boost your chances of getting the IELTS score youdeserve.
English Audio & Video Vodafone 1.0.0
Listen to and watch our most popular English learning podcasts andvideos in LearnEnglish Audio & Video! The app is packed withlots of cool features like landscape video mode, an audioscript andglossary. Improve your listening and learn new vocabulary on yourmobile device, anytime, anywhere!With LearnEnglish Audio &Video, you can access the best podcasts and video brought to you byour LearnEnglish website, as well as lots of special features. Thepodcasts and videos don't require internet streaming, so you canaccess the content even when you're away from yourcomputer!Features include:* Interactive audioscripts for everyepisode of content* Interactive keyword glossaries for everyepisode of content* Comprehension exercises for every episode ofcontent, with Progress screen so you can track your progress* Mediaplayers for both audio and video content* Full screen video playerwhen device is in landscape orientation* Organise media content inthe ‘My content’ library. Content is listed by series or episode*Buy additional podcasts and videos for more listening practice*Share what you’re watching and listening to through Facebook,Twitter and Email with integrated social mediaIf you like our app,don’t forget to rate it in your Google Play store. Thanks, andhappy listening and watching!Get more great apps from the BritishCouncil at:http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/mobile-learning
LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime 1.1.0.2
Learn English through fun, animated song and story videos. Safe,ad-free games and activities help your child develop in these keyareas in English: reading, listening, speaking and grammar.Recommended ages: 6–11 OVER 100 QUALITY VIDEOS Our animated songsand stories are created by the British Council’s language learningexperts and grouped into themes like fairy tales, classicchildren’s songs and grammar chants. Each video comes withsubtitles that can be turned on or off to help children read andlisten. Download all the videos to watch them whenever you want,even offline! Videos include: Little Red Riding Hood, Goldilocks,Jack and the Beanstalk, Old MacDonald, The Wheels on the Bus, IncyWincy Spider and the Tales of Shakespeare. A LISTEN-AND-RECORDACTIVITY ENCOURAGES SPEAKING Each animated video comes with anengaging listen-and-record activity that encourages your child tosay and repeat the words from the video, building confidence inspeaking over time. Children can listen to the narrator, recordthemselves and compare their pronunciation with the narrator’s.GAMES TO IMPROVE SPELLING, UNDERSTANDING AND GRAMMAR Each pack ofanimated videos comes with challenging word, grammar and spellinggames to help children learn and understand the language they seein the videos. FOLLOW YOUR CHILD’S PROGRESS In each pack you cansee how your child is progressing in five areas: Videos, Speaking,Spelling, Understanding and Grammar. AVAILABLE IN MULTIPLELANGUAGES The app is available in English, French, SimplifiedChinese and Spanish. Go to the Parents’ area to change thelanguage. SAFETY AND DATA PRIVACY Your child’s privacy is veryimportant to us. The app provides a completely safe and ad-freelearning environment. We do track how the app is used, such aswhich games/videos are most popular, but we only use thisinformation to make the app better for your child. We do notcollect any information about your child or your family.LearnEnglish Kids: Playtime SUBSCRIPTION: Subscribe to unlockUNLIMITED access to all songs, stories and games. One-month andsix-month subscription periods available. Price of subscriptionwill vary depending on plan selected and region. Payment is chargedto iTunes account at confirmation of purchase. Your iTunes accountwill be charged at the same price for renewal within the 24-hourperiod prior to the end of the current payment period unlessauto-renewal is turned off in your iTunes account settings. Manageyour subscriptions or turn off subscriptions anytime by going intothe iTunes account settings after purchase. Any unused portion of afree trial period, if offered, will be forfeited when the userpurchases a subscription to that publication, where applicable.PRIVACY POLICYhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/apps/learnenglish-kids-playtime/privacyTERMS OF USEhttp://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/apps/learnenglish-kids-playtime/termsContact learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org for feedback andhelp. ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL The British Council creates topEnglish learning apps for learners of all ages, from pre-school andprimary school children to adults. Our apps for children help themuse English with confidence! Visit our website to see all our apps:http://learnenglishkids.britishcouncil.org/en/parents/apps.
Taqaddam Life Skills 1.0
The Taqaddam Life Skills App is packed with 30 interactivemissions,as well as information, videos, guidance and tools forpersonaldevelopment. Your profile helps you to keep track of yourprogressand record your thoughts as you journey through themissions whichare split across 4 themes: - My Life: where you willgain greaterself-awareness and explore values, confidence andpurpose. - My LifeSkills: where you will discover and grow yourlife skills, includingcreativity, critical thinking andcollaboration. - Make it Happen iswhere you put your life skillsinto action, for example in publicspeaking and digitalstorytelling. - Moving Forward supports youwith the confidence andtools to continue to learn and grow into thefuture. Your lifeskills play a critical role in how you learn,connect with othersand adapt to make the most out of life’sopportunities. ThroughTaqaddam you will get to know them and startto grow them! Thisfree app has been developed by the BritishCouncil and HSBC BankMiddle East Limited through their life skillsprogramme – Taqaddam– and is designed to help young people developessential skills forlife, work and society. This new app has beendesigned to enhancethe experience for the Taqaddam programmeparticipants, as well asany young person across the world, lookingto upskill for theirfuture.