Best apps to learn and practice English using your iPhone, iPad or Android

Learning English is not always easy, especially if you are a person who has little time in everyday life or spent a good part of your life without learning the language but now in old age, you want to take the time to upgrade. However, your iPhone, iPad, or Android can be a great help right now.

Currently, there are applications that can help you to boost your English and make your life easier on this journey. Some are free, others are completely free. In the list – which we will present shortly thereafter – there are several options for the various devices.

The important thing is to choose the one that best suits your learning speed.

And before we share this list with you, do not forget one thing: do not just download the app. It takes a lot of practice to achieve the intended results.

Check the list!

1. Duolingo

Perhaps the best known and most requested when it comes to learning English. It works in a game mode, where you advance through levels, which makes your learning a lot of fun. The Duolingo is completely free and does not have any ads, which makes your experience even more interesting and exciting.

All languages start with fairly basic exercises and they evolve as you hitting the answers. In addition, it allows you to check its evolution in each language. Enthusiastic and fun! Click here to download for iPhone and iPad

2. Introduction to Letters

This very simple application takes you to every letter of the English alphabet. Students can touch a letter and the application indicates how it is used and gives some examples of when the same letter is used. You can also do exercises and puzzles with each letter. To help your students, the application also provides the ability to track what has been learned. Click here to download

3. Hello Hello English Course

Developed in collaboration with the American Council for Foreign Language Teaching, this application has 30 lessons that will boost your English. The application follows a methodology that has been tested and proven, which greatly accelerates your learning.

It has a very practical side since all classes are based on real day-to-day situations. All lessons were recorded by natives, so as not to leave any doubts as to the correct pronunciation. Finally, Hello Hello allows you to add your own notes in each lesson. Click here to download

4. Learn English

If you were looking for an app to better test your pronunciation, this is the best choice. Learn English features small, five-minute lessons with dialogs and interactive exercises. Using voice recognition technology, this application has instant recognition and provides immediate feedback on student performance. It is available for iPhone in this link and for Android in this.

5. Supiki: Speaking practice in English

This is a very practical App and has even won the award as the best iOS application for English conversation. This application is ideal for people who have a basic knowledge of English but who want to improve their conversation. It works in a very simple way: You talk, she responds. So the more you practice faster you will learn.

Another good thing is that this app provides the topic and then you just have to talk to it. As you go from level to level the application is making new options available. If you are one of those people who likes to monitor your progress, Supiki also has a small monitoring bar. Click here to download

6. Busuu: learn languages free

It’s no coincidence that Busuu was rated by Pc Magazine as the best app to learn English during 2013. If you want to learn languages other than English, pay close attention to this app because it has more than 10 languages Besides English.

With this app, you learn the basics of each language, such as vocabulary or grammar. To make sure you’re learning everything, the app also provides a quiz with the top topics on each topic. It is ideal if you want to have fast and dynamic learning of your English (or any other language). Click here to download

7. ESL Daily English

Dedicated to all those who already have a basic or advanced knowledge of English, ESL Daily English was created by the company IamApp Soft, a company specialized in English-related products. She works in episode format and does the translation of each episode and still provides an MP3 version for you to download.

It allows interaction with other users to comment and discuss the various episodes. Click here to download

8. SentenceBuilder

This app, created just for iPad, is very popular with students. She provides various animations and videos to demonstrate various phrases and expressions in English. The purpose of this app is for you to construct phrases by joining multiple word options. They are more than 100 images, 3 levels of game and 60 animations and audio clips. Another very positive point of this app is that it allows you to track your evolution, something essential for those who are learning another language.

Unfortunately, it is only available for iPad but it is highly recommended for anyone who has the Apple tablet. Click here to download

9. Voxy

The last one on the list but one of the most interesting apps. Voxy has more than 2.5 million users. It adapts to your level of interests and goals. The application has personalized classes depending on your level of English, provides classes with native speakers and all content is based on day-to-day situations.

It is ideal for those who do not have much time to learn English because it allows you to return to class from the moment you stopped. He works hard on the basis of goal setting: you choose your goal and from there, lessons are based on your ultimate goal. Click here to download

10. Hello English

Considered one of the best applications to learn English in 2017, Hello English counts on classes to improve your grammar and conversation in the language. Its collection has about 475 lessons to learn English, as well as bringing interactive games and allowing you to talk with teachers to ask questions. It is also possible to learn by reading the main news of the day and to consult a dictionary with about 10,000 words in English. Click here to download

11. Lingualeo

With a childish approach to the other apps described in the list, Lingualeo may be ideal for those starting to learn the language. Focused on learning new words, it features interactive games, a personal dictionary that shows individual associations, a transcript and audio of each word and allows you to monitor your progress, among others. Click here to download

12. Tandem

Ideal for those who learn English by talking directly to people who speak the language natively. Also with the option of learning Spanish and other 150 languages, Tandem has a specific focus on the study. That is, in addition to talking, you can also do exercises in the language and have them corrected by your colleague. Tandem has a team of teachers to help you with questions, as well as counting with spell check and internal translator. Click here to download

13. Memrise

It uses a structure similar to what we see in Duolingo, using gamification to keep your users entertained while doing the exercises. Recently, the platform included chatbots to train your conversation in English, along with the collection of exercises already available. Memrise also has a recording mode, which you can use to enhance your speech in the language and review how your pronunciation is. The app is available for Android and iOS. Click here to download

14. Beelinguapp

Beelinguapp has a differentiated proposal in relation to most of the applications on this list. Rather than bringing exercises and games to reasoning, it functions as a kind of audiobook.

This means that it brings stories in different languages, allowing you to hear them both in Portuguese and in English. So you can compare and learn how to translate languages in a spoken way. You can also read the stories, also increasing your ability to translate in a written way. Beelinguapp can be used on iOS or Android. Click here to download

15. Babbel

A language course in application format, Babbel is one of the most comprehensive. Mainly the goal of using that language. Instead of just bringing exercises to English, it also features English-oriented courses for business, tourism, etc.

Also worth remembering is that the app has several levels of difficulty. Then it can be used for those who are beginning to learn how much for those who have a certain command of the English language. Babbel can be downloaded on Android and iPhone. Click here to download

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