Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary

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Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
There are various apps that help you improve your English vocabulary and in a fun and visually interactive way. Unsplash
There are smartphone apps for almost anything new that you want to learn, improve on or skill yourself with. Take improving your English vocabulary for example. You can easily do this now without having to carry a thick dictionary with you all the time. There are various apps that help you improve your English vocabulary and in a fun and visually interactive way.

These apps are free and easy to use while some have paid versions for more features and benefits. Not only beginners but even people who are native speakers or fluent in English can add new words to their vocabulary. Here, we’ve listed the top five Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary.

Improve English by Knudge
Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
Improve English by Knudge offers different level-based courses, and also to prepare for exams like GRE and TOEFL.Google Play Store

In this app, there are different level-based courses here such as easy for beginners, immediate that has essential words to know, and advanced which help in exams like GRE, TOEFL, and CAT. You also get to learn English idioms, common English phrasal verbs and common confusing words on this app. Each course has words explained with their meaning, pronunciation, origin and usage. There are also fun games that you can play to increase your vocabulary.
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The Improve English by Knudge app requires you to become a member of the platform but the registration is free. There’s also a paid version of the app that comes with benefits such as adding notes to flashcards, unlimited access to goal-oriented journeys, interactive minis and more. Knudge Pro starts at ₹1920 per year, and ₹3,000 for a lifetime.

Vocabulary Builder by Magoosh
Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
This app is especially designed for competitive exams.Google Play Store

Vocabulary Builder by Magoosh is designed for competitive exams such as GRE, GMAT, ACT, SAT, TOEFL and IELTS. Although this app is suited for people preparing for these exams, it can still be used by anyone wanting to improve their English vocabulary. It’s however recommended only for people who are more on the advanced level and not for beginners.

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In Vocabulary Builder by Magoosh, there are different levels of words whose meaning you have to choose. You will have to clear levels by choosing the correct meaning or definition to get to the next level. Once you choose the correct definition, a more detailed meaning behind the word with its usage and pronunciation will be available. You can also play with other players in guessing the correct word definition through this app.

WordUp Vocabulary
Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
The app is designed in a way that your learning takes place according to your fluency and knowledge of English. Google Play Store

WordUp Vocabulary is designed for two sets of learning audiences - kids below the ages of 16 and adults. It also lets you choose which level your English is at - native, fluent, intermediate or basic, and either British or American accent. You can set reminders based on the time you want to practice. How this app works is you get a set of words that you need to confirm if you know it or you’re not sure about it. Then the words you’re unsure of you get to learn the meaning.

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The app is designed in a way that your learning takes place according to your fluency and knowledge of English. So this way you’re only learning words that you need to. WordUp Vocabulary is available on both Android and iOS, and it’s for free.

Vocabulary - Learn new words/Learn words daily
Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
This app has a good-looking design and widgets.Google Play Store

This is a feature-rich app that you can use to improve your English vocabulary. You can get daily reminders of new words that you can learn. The app lets you choose the number of new words to learn daily, and also set the timer for when you want these reminders. There’s also a widget for this app that displays words with its meanings. It’s a simple and intuitive app that displays one word at a time with its meaning and pronunciation. You swipe up to go to the next word. You can also like words that get added to your favourite section.

The app even has various themes that you can choose from but you’ll have to watch an ad to get them. Or you can get the premium version of the app that’s priced at ₹1,699 per year.
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Word of the Day
Top 5 Android and iOS apps to improve your English vocabulary
This app lets you learn about the word of the day from different sources.Google Play Store

Word of the Day is an interesting app that is recommended not only for beginners but even for those who want to add new words to their English vocabulary. As the name suggests, this app highlights one word of the day from different platforms like Oxford English Dictionary, Merriam Webster, Dictionary.com, and The Free Dictionary. It also has quizzes to test your vocabulary and a practice mode for you to learn new words.

There are different and popular Word of the Day apps available on the Play Store and App Store. Android users can download the Word of the Day app by Helium Apps, while iOS users can get the one by BIGGIKO.

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