April 25, 2024

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International Student Club UK

10 Best Educational Apps for Learning Grammar

Learning grammar does not have to be boring and tedious. In fact, we can turn it into fun activity that engages students and keep them focused using interactive learning games. Also,  learning grammar does not have to take place exclusively within the walls of the classroom. Language learners are now able to learn new languages anywhere anytime with Internet connection. 

In this post, I share with you this collection of handpicked grammar apps that will enable students and language learners to study and develop their grammar skills on the go. I spent hours sifting through the piles, reading reviews, and experimenting with different features to finally settle on the 10 apps below.  

1- Grammaropolis

Grammaropolis helps students learn English grammar in fun and engaging ways. Each grammatical element impersonates an animated character based on the role of that element in the sentence.

‘From the shady pronoun always trying to take the noun’s place to the motherly conjunction who just wants everyone to get along, Grammaropolis achieves the seemingly impossible: we make learning grammar fun!’

Grammaropolis offers songs, videos, and over 400 quiz questions to enable students to practice the seven parts of speech: verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, conjunctions, prepositions, and interjections.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and Mac / Price: Free, offers  in-app purchases

2- English Parts of Speech

English Parts of Speech helps students learn the proper usage of differents parts of speech. The app features over 100 lessons with explanations and contextual examples demonstrating how each part of speech is used in English.

As students finish their lessons, they are provided with quizzes to test their comprehension and consolidate their knowledge. English Parts of Speech provides good practice of grammar rules including: adjectives, nouns, pronouns, adverbs, conjunction, interjection, prepositions and more.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and Mac / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

3- Grammar Smash

Grammar Smash is both a game and a course designed specifically for ESL beginners. The purpose is to help students learn basic English. The app contains over 100 lessons and games each of which comes with examples of actual use.

Grammar topics covered include: present simple tense, possessives, past simple tense, pronouns, present continuous, modals, offers, basic time phrases, different uses of like, and many more. As students go through the lessons, they get to practice their reading, vocabulary, learn sentence structure, and more.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad,  and Mac / Price: Free plus in-app purchases

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4- Punctuation Marks

As its name indicates, Punctuation Marks is all about helping students learn about the different punctuation marks and how to use them properly in writing. Punctuation Marks is a fun game where students get to interact with questions displayed on the screen. As students answer the questions, they get to progress to higher and complex level of the game.

Their correct answers are rewarded with medals and points. By completing the game and engaging with the different exercises and activities, students ‘will gain confidence in placing commas, semicolons, and quotation marks, learning skills that are typically part of the curriculum for students in 3rd through 8th grade.’

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad,and Mac / Price: $3.99

5- Learn English Sentence Master

Learn English Sentence Master allows students to learn English grammar and vocabulary using word puzzle games. Students are supposed to arrange the scrambled words into correct order to create sentences.

The game contains several levels starting with beginner and going all the way to expert level. There is also a multiplayer mode which allows students to play with their peers and share their learning. Besides grammar, students will also get to learn popular English sayings and proverbs.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

6- English Grammar for kids

This grammar app helps kids practice the 8 parts of speech: verb, preposition, conjunction, interjection, adverb, pronoun, noun, and adjective. There are over 1000 sentences and an unlimited number of questions to practice parts of speech.

The funny dinosaur is the teacher supervising the whole learning process. ‘ A kid has to identify which part of speech the underlined word belongs to. There are ten levels and ten sentences in every level. New sentences and underlined words appear everytime you play. So solve thousands of sentences!’

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

7- English Grammar NounShoun

NounShoun helps students learn grammar by focusing specifically on parts of speech (e.g., nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, prepositions, etc). The way the app works is simple and easy: students type in their sentences or use their audio or scan an image then click on NS and the app, using artificial intelligence, identifies parts of the sentence for students to practice.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and Mac / Price: Free

8- Johnny Grammar Word Challenge

Johnny Grammar offers students engaging games to help them develop their grammar and spelling skills. The games cover 3 different categories: words, grammar, and spelling. These games are arranged along three levels of difficulty: easy, medium, and hard. Students can also compete with other learners in the global leaderboard.

The game is simple to play: learners need to beat the clock and answer as many spelling, vocabulary, and grammar questions as possible before the 60 seconds quiz is over. As learners answer questions, they received rewards, earn badges, and share their scores with other learners.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and Mac / Price: Free

9- English Grammar in Use

This app is for intermediate English language learners. It covers ‘six grammar units (Present and Past tenses) with clear explanations and interactive exercises, a Glossary of grammar words, and a Study Guide to help you decide which grammar units you need to study.’

The app also offers audio recordings featuring examples of the sentences used in the exercises and activities. The integrated grading system helps students learn about their mistakes in real time and show them correct answers.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, and Mac / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases

10- GramMars Wars

GramMars Wars is an addictive game that involves students in fighting aliens using the power of grammar. As students play the game, they get to practice over 100 different grammar topics  including nouns, pronouns, adjectives, prepositions, possessives, linking verbs, present simple, future perfect, spelling, advance vocabulary, verbals,types of sentences, and more. The app contains over 300 different levels with tutorials and daily challenges.

Compatibility: iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and Mac / Price: Free, offers in-app purchases.