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LearnEnglish Videos gives you regular new video episodes to make your listening practice fun and useful.

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Watch the British Council's most popular English language videos, and improve your listening, reading and understanding of general and business English – any time, anywhere.

The app has lots of great features to make learning English fun!

Key features

  • New videos are added every week, on a range of topics, so you never run out of things to watch.
  • Downloadable episodes mean you can watch 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 make it easy for you to repeat phrases or new vocabulary if they are hard to hear. Plus, pitch control means you can slow down the video speed if the speaker is a bit difficult to understand.
  • Three styles of player – portrait 1 (video and script), portrait 2 (script only) and landscape (video only) – make it easy for you to manage your learning experience.
  • Enjoy simple exercises for every episode, with a progress screen so that you can track your progress.
  • Share what you're watching through Facebook, Twitter and email with integrated social media sharing. Celebrate your progress with your friends.


i'm Ahmed
From Egypt
I Want improve My Language English
Please Help Me
Thank you

Hi ahmedmamdouh,

The Great videos could be a great resource for you. I'd suggest you watch a video two or three times, even if you don't understand all of it, and then watch it again a couple of times while reading the Transcript to check your understanding. Look up words and expressions you don't know in our dictionary and try the exercises, too.

Good luck!

Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi, I've got some vocabulary questions , please help me to understand them .1:What are the main differences between the words(although, even though,despite ,in spite of) and the words(however, yet,though) I know the first four words all have one meaning but what are the differences between these four words and the second three words which I guess they also have a similar meaning. 2 : What is the meaning of this statement and what is it used for..... only food purchased here may be eaten on the premises. Thank you


1) We have a page in our grammar section that should answer some of your questions:
Please leave another comment there if you need clarification.

2) Another way to say this sentence is 'You can only eat food here if it was purchased here'.

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you so much for providing the videos in this way. I felt as being part of it. Much more with the tasks, which are an interesting way of learning more about Britain.
Keep it up,
Ana Lucia

I´ve seen the first part of Great Britain´countruside and it is superb. The activities provided are also a very good practice I´ve enjoyed it tremendously. I´m looking forwards to starting the course tomorrow evening.

why can't I download this application for android ?

Hi there, 

The app is only available on the Google Play Store at the moment. If there is a Google Play Store in your country, you'll be able to download it from here:

Best wishes,

The LearnEnglish Mobile Team