In response to requests from some of our readers here in EdTech and mLearning asking about recommendations for Android apps to learn English, we went ahead and curated for you the list below. It features some of the most popular language learning apps out there. Most of these titles are also available on other platforms and devices. Students can use them to improve their English conversation practice, speaking and listening competencies, reading and writing skills, and vocabulary and grammar. They (apps) provide a wide variety of interactive games, lessons, language activities, audio and video materials and many more. Have a look and share with us if you have other suggestions to add to the list.
1- Duolingo: Learn Languages Free
‘Practice your speaking, reading, listening and writing skills while playing a game! You’ll improve your vocabulary and grammar skills by answering questions and completing lessons. Start with basic verbs, phrases, and sentences, and learn new words daily.’
2- Memrise: Learn New Languages, Grammar and Vocabulary
‘Reading, writing and speaking fluent Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, French, German, Korean and other languages is easy with Memrise! Learn languages the fun way with next-generation mobile learning, a rich variety of vocabulary and memory games, over 30,000 easy-to-understand native speaker videos and interactive chatbots.’3- Busuu‘Busuu offers language courses created by educational experts that cover the four major language learning skills: reading, writing, listening, and speaking. The courses range in difficulty from beginner to advanced intermediate levels.Additionally, Busuu allows learners to practice their language skills directly with native speakers from all around the world through its huge community that comprises over 50 million users. Learners will receive personalized feedback on their exercises, talk to native speakers via an integrated chat and get to know people from all over the world.’
4- BBC Learning English‘The official BBC Learning English app brings together all of your favourite lessons and presenters in one fantastic, simple-to-use package. It’s the best way to keep your English up to date! Whether you want to study grammar, improve your pronunciation, develop your English through topical new stories or learn the latest phrases to use in your everyday conversations, our app has the series for you.’5- Hello English: Learn EnglishLearn English with more than 400 interactive lessons and games, practice using daily news, have discussions with teachers and many more.
6- English Conversation PracticeUse this app to improve your English conversation practice with over 200 English conversation lessons, which include listening exercises, quizzes, and many more.