ESOL Apps

There are many FUN and AMAZING free and low cost apps to help learn English.  Here are a few. Find the apps on Apple Apps Store.  $=Paid App (Click on Icons for link to app stores. Any available on Google Play will be noted and linked.)  

Apps for Learning English
ABCPhonics
Alphabet Phonics: One of the many free apps to teach children the Alphabet. (Google Play)

cat
First Words: Preschool or Beginner First English words matching game.

spellinbeegame
Spelling Bee Word Game Beginner app to learn spelling. Hear the word in a sentence and try to spell.

rhymebee
Rhyming Bee: Beginner app to learn phonics. Basic levels free.  

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Word Bingo: Play Bingo with words. K-3rd. Don’t miss the “Fling It” Game! ($)

popwords
PopWords: Find words to build vocabulary. Practice without time limit or challenge yourself against the clock.

kidsdoodle
Kids Doodle: Doodling app.  Fun way for kids to practice writing letters. Play your own word games like hangman. Also fun way for children to practice for spelling tests.
(Google Play)

crosswords
Beginners crossword puzzles with pictures as clues. Basic levels free.

brainpop
Brain Pop. Kids, beginner and intermediate learners. Watch cartoons and learn. Free basic access. (Google Play)
BrainPOP Jr. also available. (Google Play)

mwdictionary
Merriam-Webster Dictionary:  Excellent free dictionary for intermediate to advanced learners.   This dictionary makes you write the word in English and then try to understand the definition in English.  If you  don’t understand the definition then use the popular Google Translate app.

madlibs
Famous Mad Libs.  Learn basic grammar terms and make funny stories.  First book free.

weirdbuttrue
Weird but True:  Amazing and strange facts to read. Fun for kids and adults.

Boggle with Friends: Super app to play Boggle with friends all over the world. Great for intermediate to advanced learners, kids and adults.  Join the fun! (Google Play)


sentencebuilder
Sentence Builder: Learn how to form correct sentences. Two versions are available.  Fun for kids and adult learners. ($)

prepbuilder
Preposition Builder: Learn how prepositions are used in American English. kids and adults($)

storybuilder
Story Builder: For teachers and parents to use with students. Record stories from cartoon pictures and listen to the story.  Build speaking skills. ($)

englishtense
English Tenses: Learn Grammar Tenses with short lessons and then do the exercises. ($)

tenses
Grammar Express: Another Intermediate to Advanced grammar tests. Make sure to click the book icon at the bottom of the page to see lesson.

Intermediate
Advanced Listening Apps.
Ted
TED: Ideas Worth Sharing:  Listen to interesting short talks on many topics.  (Google Play)  (TED Website) (TED Education Website)

PLEASE NOTE: I am not affiliated or a paid representative of any product that appears on my website. These are all simply products that I endorse because I have found them to be excellent teaching and learning tools for English language learners.