Other useful apps

Other Apps that are useful for language learning and teaching

Name of the App App Image Download Link(s) App Description
AnkiApp Flashcards https://apps.apple.com/hk/app/ankiapp-flashcards/id689185915?l=en AnkiApp uses an improved form of Spaced Repetition (SRS), built with Artificial Intelligence (AI), to maximize the amount of learning you get done in each study session. When you go to study, the AI chooses which flashcards you need to work on, based on a detailed analysis of your progress. It’s like a coach, for your brain.

Make your own flashcards, styled how you like. AnkiApp lets you use colors, bulleted lists, and more. Or search through millions of flashcards that are ready for you to download.

AnkiDroid Flashcards https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ichi2.anki&hl=en_US&gl=US Memorize anything with AnkiDroid!

AnkiDroid lets you learn flashcards very efficiently by showing them just before you would forget.

BBC News https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=bbc.mobile.news.ww&hl=en_US&gl=US



The BBC News app brings you news from the BBC and our global network of journalists.

The app also offers the BBC World Service Radio streamed live, social features and personalisation so you can re-order the news categories to suit your interests.

Coursera: Online courses https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.coursera.android&hl=en_US&gl=US Learn anywhere with Coursera. Access more than 3,500 fee and paid online courses and Specializations developed by 140+ of the best colleges and universities in the world, including: Yale, University of Pennsylvania, Google, IBM and 190+ others.
Economist https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.economist.lamarr&hl=en_US&gl=US



The app includes The Economist today, a handpicked daily selection of the best of our journalism, along with the full weekly version of The Economist newspaper to read or listen to on the go.


Financial Times https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ft.news&hl=en_GB&gl=US



Get the international business news, analysis, market data and company information you need to stay well-informed.
Funny Dubbing https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.liubowang.dubbing&hl=en_SG Funny Dubbing – Film Lip Sync & Dub Music Player is a professional app of video dubbing, film dubbing, anime dubbing, interesting soundtrack app that can be used for dubbed anime and dubbed movie. In just a few minutes, you can create a cool dubbing part with your own voice and experience the immersive nature of movies in just a few minutes, and you can also share your short video to the major social platforms.
Medium https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.medium.reader&hl=en_IN&gl=US



Medium is an open platform where 170 million readers come to find insightful and dynamic thinking. Here, expert and undiscovered voices alike dive into the heart of any topic and bring new ideas to the surface.
Poetry https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.thepoetryfoundation.AppSuite.POETRY&hl=en&gl=US



With the Poetry Foundation’s universal app, you can now take thousands of poems by classic and contemporary poets with you wherever you go.

From William Shakespeare to César Vallejo to Heather McHugh, the Poetry Foundation’s app turns your phone, iPod Touch or iPad into a mobile poetry library.

Quizlet https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quizlet.quizletandroid&hl=en_ZA&gl=US



Quizlet is the easiest way to study, practise and master what you’re learning. Create your own flashcards or choose from millions of flashcard sets created by other students. This app makes studying languages, history, vocab and science simple and effective. And it’s free!
Quora https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.quora.android&hl=en&gl=US



Quora is a Q&A platform that empowers people to share and grow the world’s knowledge. People come to Quora to ask questions about any subject, read high quality knowledge that’s personalized and relevant to them, and share their own knowledge with others. Quora is a place to share knowledge and better understand the world.
South China Morning Post https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scmp.newspulse



The South China Morning Post (SCMP) has been the most authoritative voice reporting on China and Asia for more than a century. It has an international team of Asia experts, reporters, journalists, photographers and filmmakers who are dedicated to providing breaking news and analysis from Hong Kong, China and beyond.


Spotify https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.spotify.music&hl=en&gl=US



You can listen to music and podcasts on mobile or tablet with Spotify.

Search for any track, artist or album and listen for free. Make and share playlists. Build your biggest, best ever music collection.

Stitcher Smart Radio https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.stitcher.app&utm_source=apkdot.com



Stitcher plays your favorite podcasts and radio, whether you’re having an adventure on your commute or laughing out loud at home. Explore shows from NPR, WNYC, the New York Times, Earwolf, BBC and more.
TED https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.ted.android&hl=en&gl=US



Feed your curiosity and expand your world with TED Talks.

Explore more than 3,000 TED Talks from remarkable people, by topic and mood, from tech and science to the surprises of your own psychology.

The Guardian https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.guardian&hl=en&gl=US



Get breaking news, on the go. The Guardian App gives you access to award-winning journalism with live updates, sport & opinion.

Stay up to date with breaking news, sport & opinion wherever you are.

The Standard https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.singtao.iread.thestandard&hl=en&gl=US



The Standard has evolved into a powerful, influential medium in Hong Kong with a diverse audience and a broad reach since becoming a free newspaper in September 2007.

Editorial quality, integrity and fairness remain guiding principles, with a diverse range of news and features presented in a bold tabloid format.

The Times https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=uk.co.thetimes&hl=en&gl=US



Keep up to date with the latest UK and global news developments, enjoy expert analysis and opinions from your favourite journalists. You will be given the stories behind the headlines. With UK and global politics both dominating the public consciousness there has never been a better time to enjoy the news coverage and journalism.
Voice Tube https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.redidea.voicetube&hl=zh_HK



VoiceTube is one of the most popular English learning platforms. With trending videos from Youtube, it offer various features including Chinese and English subtitles, a one-tap dictionary, sentence looping, voice recording, and many more. You can learn English phrases and words easily.
Wattpad https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=wp.wattpad&hl=en&gl=US



Discover the world’s most-loved social storytelling platform. Wattpad connects a global community of 90 million readers and writers through the power of story. You can read or write original stories.
英語魔方秀 https://apps.apple.com/tw/app/英语魔方秀看电影学英语玩配音练口语/id732855809 15 minutes a day, watch movies to learn English, English learning fun will be re-inspired;

A selection of English-language films and episodes from 16 million minutes to ensure that the content is authentic and lively;

New learning experience, refined, 4-step system to improve English skills.

雅思哥 https://apps.apple.com/hk/app/雅思哥雅思考试提分必备app/id961844033


IELTS APP – a weapon for your break-up with IELTS.

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普通話考試60普通話水平測試及發音練習 https://apps.apple.com/cn/app/普通话考试60普通话水平测试及发音练习/id1011025894 The 60 Putonghua test articles were produced according to the “Mandarin Level Test Trial Reading Works” in the National Mandarin Level Test Implementation Outline, and all works were consistent. Everything is offline and can be used without networking. The works are equipped with Chinese and pinyin, beautifully styled to help you accurately practice your Mandarin pronunciation.