Best Apps for Busy Office-goers to Learn & Practice English

Jul 13, 2021

Educational apps are meant for the students - here, students mean the regular students like the school-goers and college-goers. But, sometimes professionals too need help of education apps. Especially, assistance in learning English is a general need, everybody needs it. The professionals not just need help with business English, they often need thorough guidance on communicative English too. So, is there no assistance for them? 

Obviously, yes! There are apps for the busy office goers too, but these apps are the least known. With these apps, office-goers can learn and practice English easily. Here is the complete list of English learning apps for the office-goers. 

CNBC Business News and Finance

CNBC Business News and Finance

Get this app from iTunes Store or Google Play

This app includes real business news and the learners can figure out the exact way of speaking and writing business English. Alerts of this app include breaking news, stock market news, investment news, trading news, cryptocurrencies, and much more. 

Along with keeping the office-goers updated with the business news, this app aims at supplying some terms related to official works. It enhances the vocabulary of the learners. The video clips included here enhance the listening and speaking skills of the user. Some more features of this app are:

  • Resource-rich app (videos and news on the fingertip)
  • Live stream options 
  • Search specific topics to understand and learn
  • Voice search option
  • Everything is free

The Wall Street Journal: Business & Market News

The Wall Street Journal: Business & Market News

Get this app from iTunes Store or Google Play

The best method of learning English is reading more and more quality materials in English and this app is one of the best selections for this purpose. The Wall Street Journal is America’s one of the most trusted and popular newspapers. The news of this app uses extensive use of English and it can help the professionals to a great extent. Some impressive features of this app are:

  • News on different topics like Politics, Economy, Lifestyle, Technology,  and more to keep the users updated with everything
  • Access to the Wall Street Journal Magazine
  • Complete access to world news
  • News alerts
  • Save and share options 
  • Offline reading for a seamless practice of English

With this app, the users can read and listen to the news from any place and any time. It will help them to enrich their grammatical sense, vocabulary, and sentence construction skills. 

The Economist (Legacy)

The Economist (Legacy)

Get this app from iTunes Store or Google Play

The Economist comes with a free trial of 7 days and this app too includes some excellent quality articles for the professionals to read. Without subscriptions, the users will get access to read some specific articles on this app. The reasons why we recommending this app to professionals are:

  • Short and crisp articles
  • A range of business topics covered to enhance the knowledge and vocabulary
  • Rich audio and video resources to improve the comprehension skills 

This app comes with in-app purchase options and these premium members enjoy all the facilities here. 

Speak English Like An American

Speak English Like An American

Get this app from iTunes Store or Google Play

English speaking appears often very problematic to the office-goers. This app readily solves this very problem. With this app, the professionals will need to spend a few minutes each day and gradually they will develop fluency in English like the native English speakers. Some extraordinary features of this app which impressed us are: 

  • Special lessons on idioms and other useful phrases
  • A handful list of commonly used words and phrases
  • Listen and speak exercise-related materials
  • Lessons to improve pronunciation
  • Record option to correct pronunciation

This app comes with in-app purchase options and there the users will get more facilities of exercise. They can get feedbacks with the purchase too. 

FluentU

FluentU

Get this app from iTunes store or Google Play

This app offers video assistance to learn and practice different concepts of English. Some interesting features of this app are:

  • A linked dictionary
  • Translations of the words and phrases 
  • Resources are recommended based on the interest added by the users
  • Complete meaning and applications of the words are available to assist the users

This app too has paid features and with these, learners can get some more assistance. 

Duolingo

Duolingo

Get this app from iTunes store or Google Play

  • Duolingo brings the bookish concepts of English to the smartphone. Here, the users are allowed to 
  • Complete a lesson and unlock the nest ones
  • Retake the lessons when needed 
  • Game-like setting 

The users of this app will never feel like they are learning - it is like a game. 

Apart from these apps, users can go through the apps like Anki, MemRise, Busuu, and Babble to learn and practice English. They can alternatively hire an online English tutor to learn English within their busy schedule. It will help them to use the language like experts. 

Rachita

A blogger turned content editor, Rachita curates the blogs for MyPrivateTutor Thailand. She loves researching and she is fascinated by the unusual facts that come by. Apart from education and e-Learning, she loves to write on sustainable fashion, food, movies, and social media trends. 

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