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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 learning podcast series, LearnEnglish Podcasts, on your mobile device!

The app helps you learn everyday English by providing over 80 episodes and over 20 hours of free listening about a wide range of topics, as well as great new features that help you listen and understand the conversations.

In each episode, podcast hosts Tess, Ravi, Adam and Rob chat with different people to talk about everyday topics such as their favourite celebrities, making plans for the weekend, having a dinner party and which cities they like to live in.

Listen, read and check that you understand

In every episode, listen and read along with a moving audioscript. The audioscript gets highlighted to help you focus on listening. Comprehension questions come with each episode so that you can check your listening and whether you understand the conversation.

Features background playing and offline access

The audio plays even when the screen is turned off. You can also download episodes onto your tablet or phone and listen offline, and delete episodes after you’ve listened to them to create space on your tablet or phone. Re-download the episodes when you want to listen again.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to leave a comment below. 


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.

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.

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 and legend is safe for 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

Thanks andrehazan,
We've fixed this problem now, we had an issue with the servers. You should be able to download all episodes to your LearnEnglish Elementary app.
Hope you find the app useful and apologies for the inconvenience,
Neil for the LearnEnglish Mobile team.

Would it be possible BC uploads an app for Blackberry, lots of people in Latinamerica use this device. Thank you very much indeed.

please can you tell me how can i get it on my sonyericsson phone too

i will try it....... thanks a lot british council...goodluck.. :)

 I will try ti download it i hope to work !!!