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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 are there any  apps for BlackBerry?

 We hope to have a BlackBerry app out soon - watch this page for more information.
The LearnEnglish Team

Thanks for this great application. 
I've looked for something like that very long. 
Unfortunately it doesn't work offline... I have Android 2.2 (also I've cheked on Android 2.1) HTC Desire.
Please advice what should I do?
Thanks in advance.

Hi all,
The problem with playing content offline has now been fixed for iPhone and we're working on fixing this for Android.
Neil for the LearnEnglish Mobile team

Thanks for this great app!! It'll be wonderful use it in offline mode! Any news?

Thanks for this greate app!

Thanks for this greate app!

I have the same problem off-line with motorola milestone android os....but your app is even blast.....thanks....

Like Avkonakov i will be please to use your excellent application offline.

Hi Avkonakov

Our developers are aware of this bug with iPod Touches. When a user downloads an episode there is a problem when the user goes offline. It is going to take a week or so to get this bug fix included in the next update of the app. Once the next update if released the problem should be fixed when you download the update.

Kevan Cummins
The LearnEnglish Team