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LearnEnglish Podcasts

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

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Listen to the British Council’s most popular English language podcasts in LearnEnglish Podcasts.

Improve your listening, reading and understanding of general and business English – any time, anywhere. LearnEnglish Podcasts has lots of special features that make learning English fun.

Podcasts are downloadable any time, so you can access the content offline. Then, when you have finished with an episode, you can delete it to make space on your phone.

LearnEnglish Podcasts – key features

* New podcasts are added every week, so you never run out of things to listen to. We have podcasts on a range of topics, from language learning tips to information about the world, so there is something for everyone.

* Downloadable episodes mean you can listen offline. But don’t worry, when you have done with an episode you can delete it, so it doesn’t use up space on your phone.

* Interactive audio scripts allow you to repeat hard-to-hear phrases or new vocabulary easily. Plus, pitch control means you can slow down the audio speed if the speaker is a bit difficult to understand.

* Background playing means that you can listen to the audio while the screen is off, which means you can slip your phone in your pocket and listen to podcasts on the go.

* Enjoy simple exercises for every episode of content, with a progress screen so that you can track your progress.

* Share what you’re watching and listening to through Facebook, Twitter and email with integrated social media sharing. Celebrate your progress with your friends.


Hi ahmed،
I'm ahmed from egypt and i would like to konw more freinds 

Hi from France !
I really love this application (and the website "learnenglish. britishcouncil. org").
Thanks a lot !

Hello Nathalie41,
Thanks for your message. Please keep following us for more LearnEnglish apps to come.
The LearnEnglish Mobile Team

Is series 3 available on these apps?

Hi Chris,
Series 3 will be made available on mobile devices at some point, but since it's in a different format (series 3 shows are produced individually before broadcast, rather than all at once) we need to figure out the best way to do this.
It's on the to-do list!
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi, everybody! I'm from France and  I'm really pleased having discovered this wonderfull way to work my english!


don you know if there is some application available for Black berry yet?


Thanks a lot!

and have fun learning english!



Thanks snake98fr,
The blackberry version is actually complete and we are waiting for Blackberry to publish it. Should be another week or so. 
The LearnEnglish Mobile team

How do I dowload stream audio ?? 

Hello Quang,

If you want to download the Elementary podcasts to listen to them offline, then you will need to go to the podast episode pages on our website and download them from there. You can't (as far as I know) download them for offline use using the app.

Does that answer your question?

Best wishes,


The LearnEnglish Team

Hello mr. adam

i've problem with downloading the series 1 with my phone...

can i download them via my computer..then copy them in my phone???

thank you...