Recommended Ipad and Android apps

Lower Primary

    

INTRO TO LETTERS, BY MONTESSOREUM

Appropriate for ESL children, this application runs through all the letters of the English alphabet, introducing them to the structure and pronunciation through tracing, audio, digital flashcards, and phonogram puzzles.

 

SENTENCE BUILDER FOR IPAD, BY MOBILE EDUCATION TOOLS

The winner of IEAR’s 2010 Language App of the Year distinction targets elementary school students and challenges them to construct simple, grammatically correct sentences around provided pictures and videos.

 

Learn ENGLISH WITH BUSUU.COM!, BY BUSUU ONLINE S.L.

Use this application to build vocabulary regarding typical situations, listen to audio and watch video of native speakers, take tests, and other important ESL lessons; Busuu made sure to include materials suitable for all fluency levels.

 

ADVENTURES FOR KIDS, BY WIRECLOUD

Suitable for children just picking up English as a primary or secondary language, these gentle story-based games nurture vocabulary skills through repetition.

 

PhoneTICS FOCUS, BY CAMBRIDGE ENGLISH ONLINE

In 2011, the English-Speaking Union awarded Phonetics Focus with its President’s Award, making it one of the iPad’s most popular ESL applications. It offers a phonetic typewriter, games, flash cards, audio recording and playback, and other necessities for mastering the language.

  Oz Phonics, BY DSP LEARNING

Oz Phonics is an iPad-based reading system that caters for beginning readers and students from non-English speaking backgrounds. Our system is used by parents/carers, teachers and speech pathologists. In addition to iPad apps, we provide free printable worksheets, and firmly believe that interest and help from a teacher or parent, are what makes a good educational app great.

  Grammaropolis, BY Grammaropolis

Grammaropolis is where grammar lives! Hailed as Schoolhouse Rock for the 21st Century, Grammaropolis uses the parts of speech as animated characters whose personalities are based on the roles they play in the sentence.

 

  Fun English , By Studycat Limited

English is fun! Learn to listen, speak, read, spell and sing in English! Children and parents can play together.

Play 16 colourful games and a daily game for free. Learn 300 words and 83 games in all. Download now and start learning English for free!

Upper Primary

  Grammaropolis, BY Grammaropolis

Grammaropolis is where grammar lives! Hailed as Schoolhouse Rock for the 21st Century, Grammaropolis uses the parts of speech as animated characters whose personalities are based on the roles they play in the sentence.

 

DBOOK XL – ENGLISH DICTIONARY & THESAURUS FOR IPAD, BY TRANCREATIVE SOFTWARE

One of the most detailed dictionaries and thesauri available through the iTunes store partners all of its entries with audio, etymologies, synonyms and antonyms, anagrams, and the ability to bookmark for future reference.

  Duolingo, By Duolingo

Duolingo is Apple’s iPhone App of the Year!

Learn Spanish, French, German, Portuguese, Italian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, and English. Totally fun. Totally free.

  Grammar Up!, By Webrich Software Limited

Grammar Up can help learners to improve their grammar, word selection and vocabulary.

Grammar Up is a multiple choice quiz system for English which provides over 1800 questions across 20 grammar categories.

  Speak English, By Appjungs Education

Would you like to improve your English? With „Speak English“, you can train your pronunciation and speaking skills. Just listen, repeat & compare!

“Speak English” is an app which helps you to improve your English speaking skills naturally and easily.

Listen, Repeat & Compare! It’s easy, fun and works in the same way as you learned your first language.

Parents

  Speak English, By Appjungs Education

Would you like to improve your English? With „Speak English“, you can train your pronunciation and speaking skills. Just listen, repeat & compare!

“Speak English” is an app which helps you to improve your English speaking skills naturally and easily.

Listen, Repeat & Compare! It’s easy, fun and works in the same way as you learned your first language.

  Google Translate, By Google

• Translate between 103 languages by typing
• Tap to Translate: Copy text in and your translation pops up (great for understanding school notes!)
• Offline: Translate 52 languages when you have no Internet
• Instant camera translation: Use your camera to translate text instantly in 30 languages
• Camera Mode: Take pictures of text for higher-quality translations in 37 languages
• Conversation Mode: Two-way instant speech translation in 32 languages

Just for Fun!

  Words With Friends, By Zynga

Words With Friends is the fun, free social crossword game where your brain power is tested against friends from all over the world. And now, there are even more ways to enjoy the game.

Connecting with friends and family has never been easier with Words With Friends for iMessage.
Invite friends using your phone’s contact list and make moves directly in Messages.

  Head Up!, By Warner Bros

From naming celebrities, to singing, to silly accents — guess the word on the card that’s on your head from your friends’ clues before the timer runs out!

Play one of the many exciting categories, or create a category all your own!