8 Best English Learning Apps for iOS and Android in 2020

A language which is spoken worldwide, can it be so easy to learn? Well, no language is easy to learn, but to make the journey more comfortable, we are going to cover something special. There are so many apps to help you learn English, and many take a different approach. The blog post explores the eight best English learning apps for iOS and Android in 2020.

Cake

Cake App Interface
Cake App Interface

iOS and Android | Free

Cake app is ideally made for learning common words and phrases in the English language. The app shows videos from YouTube, which contain useful words. In each video, the key phrase or key sentence is repeated three times so you can understand the meaning of the sentence. The subtitles are also provided below each video.

Apart from that, you can search for movies, categories, celebrities etc. to watch your favourite videos. In the speaking section, there are many conversations between two or more people. Each conversation can be unlocked with coins. The app comes with some coins to begin, but you can listen to conversations and earn more coins. The app is free, and one of the best apps to learn English by yourself.

Busuu

Busuu App Interface
Busuu App Interface

iOS and Android | Freemium

Busuu app is designed to help you learn multiple languages. It asks which language you want to learn, and what’s your mother tongue. The main interface contains lessons. The app starts with basic English, and as you keep going, you get to the advanced English learning lessons. You can enrol in more courses by touching on the language button on the top. Each lesson teaches you something new. Other than that, as you complete a lesson, the app marks the lesson as complete. The second tab shows your stats while you can connect to people who speak English in the social tab. The notification and profile sections are the last two. The app also comes with a premium plan which examines your goals and helps you achieve in a reasonable time.

BBC Learn English

BBC Learn English App Interface
BBC Learn English App Interface

iOS and Android | Free

The third best English learning app is BBC Learn English. The app is simple to use, and it comes with many videos to learn English. Below each video, you find information related to the video and what can you expect to learn. The good thing is, the videos are related to real-life issues and frequent conversations, which means you learn English from real scenarios. You can also browse the programmes section to find all the courses and enrol in others. The best part is, BBC Learn English is entirely free.

Learn English 3000

Learn English 3000 App Interface
Learn English 3000 App Interface

Android | Freemium

By taking lessons, you improve your vocabulary. You can set how many words to learn every day. As you start a new lesson, the app speaks the words with their meaning. You can skip if you know the word, or tap on the learn button to learn. After you complete a lesson, you are given a quiz containing questions about each question. The app offers a couple of English tests for free. You can also see your statistics and word of the day in the vocabulary section. Although the app shows simple words, it is a good app for beginners and non-native speakers to refresh their mind.

English Grammar

English Grammar App Interface
English Grammar App Interface

Android | Freemium

The app English Grammar is all about the grammar and rules of English. From noun to tense, linking words to spoken English, you will find many parts of the English language. Each section contains subsections, and in each subsection, you see text, images, voice recordings, and quizzes. The button at the top right resets the quiz questions, so don’t afraid to try to answer before evening starting the topic.

Learn English

Learn English App Interface
Learn English App Interface

iOS and Android | Freemium

Learn English is a simple app which contains a lot of phrases and sentences to help you talk naturally. Furthermore, there are many conversations to listen and enhance listening and speaking skills. The listening section comes with a few options, including speed, phonetic sounds, words or meaning in your language, and an option to blur the words. At the top, there is the star and completed button to mark the lesson. The pro version is available for $10 which offers the ad-free version and more features.



Visual Vocabulary

Visual Vocabulary App Interface
Visual Vocabulary App Interface

iOS (alternate) and Android | Freemium

The app adopts a different approach to help you learn English. The app helps you learn English by showing the images of things and what they are called in English. You get to see many categories, including people, home, food, transport, and more on the main homepage. Tapping on each shows many options, including learn, flashcards, test, writing etc. Learn, and flashcards have the same purpose, but the way you learn is different. Each section comes with many words, and you can listen to the pronunciation of each word to fully understand the word and its meaning. You can test your skills by taking the tests.

Learn English Daily

Learn English Daily App Interface
Learn English Daily App Interface

Android | Freemium

The last app on the list is Learn English Daily. The app offers a wide range of tools. At first sight, there are 100 everyday conversations. You can listen to all for free. Moreover, there is a section of essential phrases, words, and information about tenses in English. On the top right there are some more videos and lessons if you need more knowledge. No doubt the interface looks a bit outdated, but the app sure can provide a lot of information about the English language.

Conclusion

The blog post covered the 8 best English learning apps in 2020. I hope the information was useful. If you know any other app which should be included in this list, then please send me a message or comment down below.

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