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Useful Apps

 15 Free Android Apps for English Language Learners

Below is a set of some important Android apps that you can use to learn a new or foreign language.

1- Listen and Speak
This is an awesome Android app that helps language learners improve their foreign language learning using a set of predefined templates of how words should be pronounced and understood.

2- Busuu

Busuu is a leading community of language learners online. I often log on there and  help students with  their English grammar and I love the interaction and cooperation of the members of this community. It provides extensive vocabulary practice and comprehensive audio visual learning material with photos and recordings by native speakers.

This one here helps learners learn new words through the use of a method called word cards. They use pictures to illustrate meaning.

This is an ideal app for beginners. It provides pictures to define words.

This is an Android app that helps learners learn English speaking and listening via podcasts.This application has a feature to change playback speed slower or faster.

This is another great Android app for English language learners. It helps them improve both their speaking and listening skills. It is like an audio book and has audio translations of any word you do not understand. It also provides pronunciation in different voices.
This is an app provided by the British Council, the world  leading and trusted authority in English language learning. It provides a series  of English learning podcasts for users to download on their Android devices.
This app as its name suggests helps learners improve their use and conjugation of verbs. It is optimized for Tablet.

This is basically an irregular verb dictionary for English learners that contains over 489 irregular verbs.

This is a complete and useful phrasal verb dictionary that has over 400 verbs. It also lets users search any phrasal verb by word or meaning. Every phrasal verb is illustrated by examples showing how and when it can be used.

This is a great Android app for anyone interested in learning English idioms. It features over 150 English idioms together with notes and exercises.

This Android app provides practice and help for students learning about question tags. It requires Android 2.2 or higher and Android Air.

This one helps learners learn the meaning of over 8.000 expressions, common sayings, literary terms using a comprehensive glossary and a dictionary of English language idioms.

50Languages has over 100 lessons that provide you with a basic vocabulary. It also helps users learn to fluently speak short sentences in real- world situations.

As its name suggests, this Android app helps users check their English level whether it is beginner, Elementary, Pre-int, Intermediate, Upper-intermediate, Advanced and Near Native.