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. 


Do you want to download the app for your mobile phone or the mp3 files?  You can download the app through the buttons above (for example, Available on the App Store).  
If you are looking for the mp3 files, you can find these in the Instructions and Downloads section of each episode, for example: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/elementary-podcasts/series-03-...
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Mobile Team

hello,my english is pre intermediate,but i can not understand when somebody is speaking,how can i use this site to learn more?please help me..

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Hello walid1989!

As I said in reply to your other comment, please remember our house rules ask you not to share personal information. Enjoy the rest of the site!
Jeremy Bee
The LearnEnglish Team

Hi! I am B, today I have found this site and Ii want to speak good English for my office.I think this is the best organization from where I can learn English properly.

I am javad frome iran-i am bigner- I am very glad find this site and i hope learn english very good pleas help me

I can't download in my BB 8520...

Dear Diana,
Thanks for your interest in the LearnEnglish Elementary Podcasts app  The app should be available for BlackBerry 8520 (you can download it here: http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/44261/?lang=en)
What does the screen say when you try to download the app?
Look forward to hearing from you!
The LearnEnglish Mobile Team

hello......im new at this program and i don`t know how to use it...plz someone can halp me????

Hi bri,
Thanks for leaving a comment!  The podcast app is easy to use - simply download the app onto your phone and start listening to the podcasts!  You can find the app by clicking the icons in the Download box above.  It will take you to the app page.
You can also search for "British Council' to find our other apps!  The podcasts are also available for listening on the website.  You can find them here: http://learnenglish.britishcouncil.org/en/elementary-podcasts
We hope you enjoy learning English through the website as well as our mobile apps!
Best wishes,
The LearnEnglish Mobile Team