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Description

What’s the difference between “in time” and “on time”? What do you call a person who cuts a man’s hair? What do you call an animal doctor?

Beat the clock and answer as many spelling, vocabulary and grammar questions as you can in this 60-second quiz!
Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge is a quiz for English learners to test common vocabulary, spelling and grammar that appear in everyday English.

Main features:
- 3 difficulty levels – Easy, Medium, Hard
- 3 categories – Words, Grammar, Spelling
- 10 topics that include Food & Restaurants, Travel, Idioms and Hobbies.
- Earn badges as you progress and share your score with others on the leaderboard!
- Compete with others on a global leaderboard
- Feedback is given for the wrong answers so that you know why they’re wrong.

Find even more exciting language activities at
https://www.britishcouncil.org/learnenglish

PERSONAL DATA AND PRIVACY
Your privacy is very important to us. We track how the app is used, such as which games are played but we only use this information to improve the app. We may occasionally send you a message about services from your local British Council centre. We detect your location based on your GPS position. Continued use of GPS running in the background can decrease battery life. Learn more about the British Council's privacy policy here: https://www.britishcouncil.org/organisation/transparency/policies/privacy

LEARN ENGLISH WITH THE BRITISH COUNCIL
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ABOUT THE BRITISH COUNCIL’S ENGLISH LEARNING APPS
The British Council creates top English learning apps for learners of all ages. You can download our apps to practise grammar, vocabulary and listening. Visit our website to see all our apps www.britishcouncil.org/mobilelearning.

 Free in iOS App Store

Screenshots

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Version History

Launched May 10, 2011 (about 8 years ago).

Releasing new versions every 5 months, on average.

May 08
2019
(Current)
Version 3.6.0

v3.6.0:
- In this release we've fixed a few bugs to make the app run more smoothly.
Did you know that we send out a fun language quiz every weekend? To receive these, go to Settings > Notifications on your device, scroll down to "Johnny G" and then allow notifications. Happy learning! :)

Feb 23
2019
Version 3.5.1

v3.5.1
- We've fixed a bug in this version.
If you have any feedback about the app, feel free to get in touch with us at learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org and let us know. Thanks a lot!

v3.5.0
- We’ve made a lot of back-end improvements to keep the app functioning smoothly.
- We’ve also added some information and functionality around data privacy to give you more control.
- Finally we’ve fixed a content error that one of you reported in the Spelling quiz.

Feb 20
2019
Version 3.5.0

v3.5.0
- We’ve made a lot of back-end improvements to keep the app functioning smoothly.
- We’ve also added some information and functionality around data privacy to give you more control.
- Finally we’ve fixed a content error that one of you reported in the Spelling quiz.

If you have any feedback about the app, feel free to get in touch with us at learnenglish.mobile@britishcouncil.org and let us know. Thanks a lot!

v3.4.1
- Back-end server improvements
- Minor bug fixes

Jun 28
2018
Version 3.4.1

v3.4.1
- Backend server improvements
- Minor bug fixes

v3.4.0
- Full support for iOS 11 and iPhone X
- Some back-end fixes and improvements

Mar 03
2018
Version 3.4

v3.4.0
- Full support for iOS 11 and iPhone X
- Some back-end fixes and improvements

v3.3.8
- Fixed a bug on the answer feedback screen so that it now shows the correct number of questions you've answered

Nov 15
2017
Version 3.3.8

v3.3.8
- Fixed a bug on the answer feedback screen so that it now shows the correct number of questions you've answered
- Back-end server improvements to make the app run more smoothly

v3.3.6
- Optimised for the latest range of Apple iPhones and Tablets
- Fixed some bugs and made some more back-end improvements

Jul 06
2017
Version 3.3.6

v3.3.6
- We've optimised the app for the latest range of Apple iPhones and Tablets
- We've fixed some bugs and made some more back-end improvements

v3.3.5
- We've made some big speed improvements to the loading time of the Leaderboard and the Results screen! Thanks for all your feedback about this...
- Bug fixes and other internal improvements

May 25
2017
Version 3.3.5

v3.3.5
- We've made some big speed improvements to the loading time of the Leaderboard and the Results screen! Thanks for all your feedback about this...
- Bug fixes and other internal improvements

v3.3.4
- Performance improvements

Mar 24
2017
Version 3.3.4

v3.3.4
- Performance improvements

v3.2.6
- Fixed a bug that was causing the app to crash

v3.2.5
- Updated the design so that the app has a fresh new look!
- Added Facebook login. You can now use your Facebook login to compete on the leaderboard
- Added more time to each quiz. Thank you for all your feedback about the time given to complete each quiz, we really appreciate it! Please continue to send us feedback so we can improve the app for you!
- Bug fixes

Mar 21
2016
Version 3.2.6

v3.2.6
- Fixed a bug that was causing the app to crash

v3.2.5
- Updated the design so that the app has a fresh new look!
- Added Facebook login. You can now use your Facebook login to compete on the leaderboard
- Added more time to each quiz. Thank you for all your feedback about the time given to complete each quiz, we really appreciate it! Please continue to send us feedback so we can improve the app for you!
- Bug fixes

Feb 11
2016
Version 3.2

v3.2.5
· Updated the design so that the app has a fresh new look!
· Added Facebook login. You can now use your Facebook login to compete on the leaderboard
· Added more time to each quiz. Thank you for all your feedback about the time given to complete each quiz, we really appreciate it! Please continue to send us feedback so we can improve the app for you!
· Bug fixes

v3.1.2
Fixed a question where correct answer was being marked wrong in the Vocab quiz (Medium Level, Hobbies). Thanks to Eunice for your feedback on this!

Apr 07
2015
Version 3.1.3

(v3.1.3)
* Stability improvements

(v3.1.2)
* We've fixed a bug where correct answers were marked as incorrect in the Vocab quiz (Medium Level, Hobbies). Thanks to Eunice for your feedback on this!

(v3.1.1)
* Minor bug fix

(v3.1)
* Updated for iOS 8
* Minor content fixes
* Fixed bugs in the leaderboard
* Improved the scoring mechanism of the quiz
* Added a feedback button on the About screen, so that customers can contact us directly with feedback
* Minor bug fix for the “Rate the app” pop-up - thanks for all your feedback about this!

Jan 28
2015
Version 3.1.2

(v3.1.2)
* We've fixed a bug where correct answers were marked as incorrect in the Vocab quiz (Medium Level, Hobbies). Thanks to Eunice for your feedback on this!

(v3.1.1)
* Minor bug fix

(v3.1)
* Updated for iOS 8
* Minor content fixes
* Fixed bugs in the leaderboard
* Improved the scoring mechanism of the quiz
* Added a feedback button on the About screen, so that customers can contact us directly with feedback
* Minor bug fix for the “Rate the app” pop-up - thanks for all your feedback about this!

Oct 31
2014
Version 3.1.1

(v3.1.1)
* Minor bug fix

(v3.1)
* Updated for iOS 8
* Minor content fixes
* Fixed bugs in the leaderboard
* Improved the scoring mechanism of the quiz
* Added a feedback button on the About screen, so that customers can contact us directly with feedback
* Minor bug fix for the “Rate the app” pop-up - thanks for all your feedback about this!

Oct 27
2014
Version 3.1

(v3.1)
* Updated for iOS 8
* Minor content fixes
* Fixed bugs in the leaderboard
* Improved the scoring mechanism of the quiz
* Added a feedback button on the About screen, so that customers can contact us directly with feedback
* Minor bug fix for the “Rate the app” pop-up - thanks for all your feedback about this!

Feb 06
2014
Version 2.0.2

We've made a couple of improvements in this version, including the following:

* fixed a bug in the homescreen on iPad in iOS7
* fixed a couple of content typos

Hope you keep enjoying Johnny Grammar! Happy studying!

Nov 27
2013
Version 2.0.0

‘60 Second Word Challenge’ is now ‘Johnny Grammar’s Word Challenge’!

-New Spelling quiz
-New design with Johnny Grammar the quizmaster
-New scoring system with badges
-Leaderboard to share your score with other global players

Apr 04
2013
Version 1.2

Fixed Facebook sharing bug

May 11
2011
Version 1.1

Previous 3 versions
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