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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.


Thank you. ;)

This such a great application. I learned and am still leaning a lot of English from it. I just can't wait for the update that allows using the background playing. Another thing is if you could add an option to autoplay/repeat the episodes and autoplay the next one that would be fantastic.
Thank you

This app is such a great app ever. But I wanna talk about a small problem. I need a button that can help us replay audio continuously.

Hi Khoagia,
Thank you for your suggestion. I will pass your comment to our app manager.
If you have any other suggestions in the future, please feel free to let us know at Your feedback is very important to us. :)
LearnEnglish Mobile team

Hi .
It is a great application .
But ,it has two problems :
1;my phone found 8 problem into application,this cause of be my phone warm
2;has advertise and why the first level in the end
Thanks to salve the problem

Hi Yuosof,
Thank you for your comment. We are sorry LearnEnglish Podcasts is not working properly for you. Could you please forward the issue to us at In your email, please include your device model and OS version. We will do our best to assist further. Thank you!
LearnEnglish Mobile team

Recently I hear that the number of people who listen to Podcast and radio is increasing due to COVID-19!
Thank you for your great support! :)

Hi Rafaela,

Thank you for your comment. Yes, that is true that we are getting more listeners to our podcasts during the Covid-19 pandemic.

We have just finished two series for 'LearnEnglish from Home' and we are going to start a new series 'A better world' very soon. You can listen to preview for the new series in our app. We hope you will find it interesting.

LearnEnglish Mobile team

Hi Elise

Can't wait! Let us know the new series! ;)

I am unable to download audios in app since yesterday. Requesting your assistance, to solve the issue.
Thank you