Apps for English

Free Apps:

FACEBOOK
Picture 1 This version of Facebook has been optimized for the Apple iPhone, but it will also work with most Web browsers as an alternative Facebook interface. Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.
FANDANGO
Picture 1 Fandango Movie Showtimes & Tickets Buy movie tickets on the go with Fandango. Access showtimes, read movie details and reviews, find theaterinfo, and get maps – all on your iPhone or iPod touch!
PANDORA
Picture 1 Pandora Radio is your own FREE personalized radio now available to stream music on your iPhone. Just start with the name of one of your favorite artists, songs or classical composers and Pandora will create a “station” that plays their music and more music like it.

Already a Pandora user? Even easier. Just log in. Pandora on the iPhone is fully integrated with Pandora on the web. Enjoy all your existing stations – and create new ones right from your iPhone or iPod Touch.

TEXTPLUS
Picture 1 TextPlus, a super new iPhone and iPod Touch app for SMS, is a free alternative to your existing data plan that promises free and unlimited texts to individuals or groups.

Yep, there’s no catch. The free textPlus app, by GOGII, not only brings real SMS to your iPhone or iPod Touch, but also supports group chat and landscape mode for writing (US numbers only). Which means that unlike most apps, textPlus isn’t just glorified instant messaging.

SKYPE
Picture 1 Skype-to-Skype calls, video calls and instant messaging are free, any time of the day or night, anywhere in the world. Call phones and mobiles and send SMS messages at great value Pay As You Go rates, or call unlimited* to certain countries with a subscription.
Dictionary
Picture 2 The free Dictionary for iPhone is straightforward, but attractive, and has one or two highlights that give it some interest. It isn’t the only dictionary application for iPhone by a long shot, but it is a solid effort that has brand name appeal for Internet vocabulary geeks–plus, it’s got those helpful tidbits we mentioned. For instance, after typing a search term, you can switch between the dictionary definition and thesaurus without losing your word. Also, the definitions and synonyms are preloaded into the app, which means your world of words won’t go dark if you lose Wi-Fi or signal.
Translate
Picture 1 Translate well with voice(text-to-speech). The easiest-to-use translation app. Powerful translation service with friendly user interface.

Features:
41 languages support,translate words or sentences;
6 languages support voices(text-to-speech),include English, French, German, Spanish, Chinese (Simplified and Traditional);
Save and Email the translation records function.

CROSSWORD PLUS
Picture 1 CLBee Crossword-Lee Boyoung’s Situational English Vocabulary Lite’ is organized to learn English words while playing puzzle games.

‘Lee Boyoung’s Situational English Vocabulary’ is a book to help you learn vocabulary and sentences you need to get by in 50 different real life situations.
The book contains words, explanations, example sentences that make CLBee Crossword more interesting.
This Lite version is made of 10 puzzles using 136 words out of 1,000 word from the book.
Sound files are added to help you with word pronunciation.
Try 2 puzzles each day and continuously to memorize words.
Also, study example sentences to learn each word’s exact meaning and usage.
Touch a cell with yellow star and hint will appear on top and example sentence will appear at the bottom.
Type correct word and you can hear word’s pronunciation.
When you are finished with a puzzle, you can enjoy its’ background image.
Touch the background image and puzzle reappears.
If you need help with a word, you can either shake your iPhone/iPod touch or
double touch the text where it displays number of letters right next to input text field.

10 MINUTE ENGLISH
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“10 Minute English” is the long-awaited iPhone and iPod touch application aimed at intermediate learners of English, produced by Mirai English, the English-language specialists of Mirai Language Systems! There is simply no better way of learning English!

✩Mirai Language Systems: “Changing the Way People Learn Languages”✩
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☺ What is special about “10 Minute English”?
1. It teaches intermediate-level learners of English using realistic dialogs between native speakers of English (British English and American English)
2. The dialog is in the form of “speech bubbles” which move in synch with the audio, so you can follow the audio with the text.
3. The dialogs are structured around grammar points which intermediate learners usually have difficulty with. The grammar used in the dialogs is fully explained in simple and clear terms.
4. 10 vocabulary items for each lesson are defined clearly, and audio pronunciation and full example sentence are given for each item.
5. There are numerous sound files within the app, giving the user a full audio experience to go along with the clear and striking visual appearance of the app.
6. There is an enjoyable interactive quiz to go along with each lesson within the app. The questions change every time the quiz is played!

WORDFAMILIES
Picture 2 Guide readers by teaching them word families. Word families are words with common phonetic features or phonic patterns, typically rhyming words with the same ending pattern of letters.

WordFamilies FREE is a fully functioning lite app containing 10 commonly used word families in the English language. Here are the word families included in WordFamilies FREE:
-ab, -ack, -ad, -ag, -ail, -ain, -ake, -ale, -all, -est
Word-Families FREE starts up with a random word family selected. Press the Next Word button to cycle through the words in the selected word family. Press the Say Word button to listen to the word. Press the Family button to select another word family.
The full version of WordFamilies contains over 40 word families and is also available in the App Store. The full version contains the following phonics word families: