Macmillan Apps

Educational apps for on-the-go language learning

Discover a range of apps to inspire you on your English language learning and teaching journey. From young learners to students preparing for university, we’ve got apps to help bring the classroom directly to your device.

Take a look at a selection of the latest apps from Macmillan below. Explore our full collection for more.

Sounds: The Pronunciation App


The ultimate mobile English pronunciation aid, for students and teachers.

Based on the best-selling Sound Foundations by Adrian Underhill, Sounds: The Pronunciation App helps you study, practise and play with pronunciation wherever you are.  Listen to the interactive phonemic chart and learn through three different practice modes to cover listening, reading and writing.

With extensive wordlists accompanied by audio recordings and in-built definitions from the Macmillan Dictionary, now it’s easier than ever to discover new vocabulary while you perfect your pronunciation. FREE and premium versions of the app are now available.

Winner of the 2012 ELTons Award in Innovation in Learner Resources.

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Our first young learner app, Bebop Band 1 is now available.

Join the Bebop Band to explore a colourful world of music and language! Developed to accompany the pre-primary course Bebop, but also perfect to use independently, the Bebop Band 1 App is a fun way for parents to play an active role in their children’s English learning journey.

Download the app for FREE and discover songs, stories and games to teach children values and introduce them to new vocabulary.

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IELTS Skills


The only IELTS practice app you'll need.

IELTS Skills provides exam practice exercises and interactive tasks to help you develop the four skills that you will need to master for your IELTS Academic exam. Written by renowned author Sam McCarter, the app includes best practice strategies and authentic video-based exam questions.

Each IELTS Skill is available as a separate app to focus on Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills, as well as the complete IELTS Skills App to cover all four skills. Try the FREE version of IELTS Skills and download the full version for additional features.

Winner of the ESU President's Award 2013 and nominated for a 2014 ELTons Award in Digital Innovation.

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