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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. 


Are they others episodes than 1  and 2. And How to do to download them on my iphone ?
Is it planified to have intermediate english with this application
Thanks for your answer

Hi Thierry,
There are only two series at the moment. More episodes for series two will be made available over the coming months. The app will automatically check for updates (if you're connected via Wi-Fi).
Don't forget Big City for iPhone too - more great listening practice. More info at

hey guyss.... you are doing a great work out there...
keep it up.
I am facing a lil bit of problem with the android application. As I am situated in UAE, I am unable to download the android application from the market. As the middle east is lacking market in their android devices.
So can you guys upload the *.apk file for your application on some sort of file sharing site i.e. mediafire.
I mentioned here mediafire as the other most commonly used ones (rapidshare, mediashare, hotfile) cannot be accessed as well due to some IP conflict with the internet service provider.
It would be a great help for all the users of android devices there in the Middle East as I believe the market application is absent from all of the android devices in the ME region. Unless someone has gone around and rooted or debranded their device.

Thanks for the feedback Usman.k.
I'll look into a solution for you.

can anyone teach me the grammer

i am eager to brush up communication,sometimes i failed to deliver my views and thoughts in proffession because of this communication

Hi Nudisiri,
We don't have anything for Sony Ericsson yet but will do later in the first half of 2011. Keep on eye on the LearnEnglish pages.
Neil for the LearnEnglish team

Hi Dear Sir,
Is there any apps for sony ericsson mobile?

LearnEnglish Elementary is now available for selected Nokia phones from the Ovi store. Please see to see if your Nokia phone is compatible,
Neil Ballantyne for the LearnEnglish Mobile team

Can't wait for Blackberry app ! :)