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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.

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Hello!
 
Would you like to be my friends?

Yes, of course...why not

Hi enxhinasto,
 
I would love to be your friend.

 yeah i want to be my friend

 A student of mine has asked whether it is possible to slow down a LearnEnglish Elementary Podcast.
I've been looking around on the internet as I know it is easy enough to do so on a PC using Quicktime or Windows Media Player. I think it is possible if you download the podcasts from iTunes, but I haven't got an iPhone myself so I can't test it.
This is what I found on http://www.maciverse.com/iphone-0s-3-0-new-feature-podcasts.html 
... new feature is the ability to speed up, or slow down, the speed at which the podcast is playing. Click the 1x button will change it to 2x (double the speed). Clicking it again will reduce the speed to 1/2x (Half speed). 
Is it possible (or going to be possible) using the app?
 
Chris Fry
Barcelona

Hi Chris,
The ability to slow down the speed of the podcast is in the specifications for a future version. No firm date on release yet, but watch this space.
Thanks for the feedback,
Neil for the LE Mobile team

Hi everybody.
I've a problem when I try to install "Learnenglish Elementary" --> "There are not android phones associated with this account". I haven't got a mobile phone with enough size screen to watch something.
I've got a Bq tablet 7''  with Android 2.1. It's  possible to install the application in this gizmo? Where can I find the package (apk) in order to install the application easier.
This application isn't in my "Android market", at least, the "Slide 4.0 application"  don't find it.
The link, I received, don't works.
Thank you for you attention.
Regards
Luis.
 

Hi,
I got  "learn englsih" this android application (HTC Wildfire). I download lesson by wifi at home and it work. But impossible to use it a second time without dowload again lesson. :(.
The last post was posted one month ago and now we are in february 2011. Bug seems fixed under Iphone machine but not fixed on android phone.
Could you give some news about this "bug"? Is it possible to use severals times Podcast downloaded  or do I download it each time i use this application? 
Thanks for your answer.
Regards,
Philippe 

I have downloaded some podcasts of the episodes 5 to 10 for series two, and serie one, nothing....all this ..after download episode 1....I tried to download at those episode download links at blog...but I wasn't successfull...
 
I have hear problem...so ..audio and legend is safe for me...to get success to learn and understand theses texts.
How must I complete those download....
I got all of them in big city......and my word book
 
Thanks a lot

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