Improve your English with our fun and exciting learning apps! Designed for all the family, our games, podcasts, videos and quizzes will help you learn English at home or on the move.


LearnEnglish GREAT Videos

LearnEnglish GREA T Videos

Practise your listening skills by watching 24 short videos about UK culture. Learn about the history of the English language and explore London’s museums and other famous sites in the UK.

Download for: iOS | Android

Meet our Senior Teacher - Hassnen Ramji

Ramji Hassnen


Hassnen has been in the field of education since 2001 and has worked in various countries such as Brazil, Spain, Oman and Kuwait. He has worked with learners of various academic levels and ages and holds the Cambridge CELTA and Delta qualifications, and an MA in TESOL. Hassnen has designed and delivered courses for organisations including the Ministry of Education in Kuwait and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Qatar.

Sahar Rizk, English teacher

Sahar Rizk

“Throughout my teaching career, I've found that working in teaching surprises and challenges me." 

Students can always do more than what I expect them to do! I try to include a range of methods and entertaining activities to help them learn and enjoy English.

Sahar has a BA in teaching, CELTA, DELTA. She has taught for 17 years in schools and at the British Council. 

Sam Ayton

Country Director

Sam joined the British Council Qatar as Director in September 2018. She has worked internationally in cultural relations with the British Council for over 20 years in Europe, the Americas, East Asia, South Asia and MENA working to share the best of UK’s education system whilst learning from others and developing links with the UK’s vibrant arts and cultural scene.

Sounds Right App

Sounds Right

An interactive pronunciation chart to help you learn the sounds of English quickly and easily. It also features audio playback for phonemes and sample words using the sounds.

Download for: iOS (iPad only)

Zoheb Khawaja

Head of Business Development & Country Lead – Exams

Zoheb joined the British Council in June 2013. He has previously worked in different industries in a business development and account management function. His current role is to provide leadership and strategic management to Qatar exams department. 

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge App

Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge

Beat the clock and answer as many grammar and vocabulary questions as you can in 60 seconds! Hosted by quizmaster Johnny Grammar, this app features Beginner to Advanced level questions.

Download for: iOS | Android (Amazon)

Maissa Cortbaoui - Head of Resources - British Council, Qatar

Maissa Cortbaoui

HR Manager Oman, Qatar, UAE

Maissa joined us in March 2013. She has previously worked in different positions related to human resources management and operations management. Her role is to provide strategic and tactical Human Resources management for the Qatar, UAE and Oman offices.

Oliver English Teacher in Qatar

Oliver Beddall


Oliver is Academic Manager for the Young Learner programme. He has worked for the British Council in Japan and Qatar as a teacher, teacher trainer and manager. He is currently involved in setting up new Young Learner partnership courses in Doha and running a number of teacher training initiatives.

Learning Time with Timmy App

Learning Time with Timmy

Children aged 6 years and younger can now play exciting games and listen to English words to learn about numbers, colours, shapes and food with Timmy and his friends. The app is developed by the British Council in collaboration with Aardman Animations, the creators of Shaun the Sheep and Timmy Time.

Download for: iOS | Android (Google Play) | Android (Amazon)