Oxford English Vocabulary Trainer app

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Oxford English Vocabulary Trainer app

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Build your English vocabulary with the Oxford English Vocabulary Trainer, your personal English tutor!

  • ISBN: 978-0-19-470545-5

An adaptive app that gives students personalized, intelligent feedback coaching them to a better understanding of the words they are learning.

It supports learning of key words from well-known Oxford English textbooks including Navigate, Headway Academic Skills and Q: Skills for Success, as well as offering students the chance to create personalised word lists using vocabulary from the Oxford Dictionary.

Educational discount pricing

K12 schools, college bookstores, and other educational institutions with an Oxford account will receive an educational discount when placing their order through our Customer Service department.

Please call Customer Service at 800-542-2442 (8am - 6pm EST, Monday to Friday). You need an Oxford account to receive the discounted price.

Our discounted price list (PDF)

Key features

  • Choose words to learn: look up words from Oxford's textbooks for learning English or the app's multilingual dictionary
  • Practise daily: the app tests your knowledge, guiding you to the right answers with personalized feedback and hints, including picture clues, definitions, anagrams and audio
  • Get instant visual feedback on spelling, grammar, meaning and word usage. Collect knowledge and experience points with each answer
  • Statistics help you track your progress and show you where you are improving
  • The app includes a multilingual dictionary with support for English, Arabic, Catalan, Chinese (Orthodox), Chinese (Simplified), Czech, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese (Portugal), Russian, Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (Spain), Thai and Turkish, with more languages coming soon
  • The app makes use of spaced repetition: words are practised at the point when the learner is likely to forget them. This reinforces learning and helps to put words into long-term memory


The Oxford English Vocabulary Trainer currently includes wordlists from the following courses:

  • Business Result - Starter, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-Intermediate, Advanced
  • English File 3rd edition - Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Intermediate Plus, Upper Intermediate
  • English Plus - Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
  • Headway 4th edition - Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate International
  • Headway 5th edition - Beginner, Elementary, Pre-intermediate, Upper Intermediate, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Headway Plus - Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate (available in Saudi Arabia)
  • International Express - Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper Intermediate
  • Milestones in English - A1, A2, B1, B1+, B2
  • Navigate / Voyage - A1, A2, B1, B1+, B2, C1
  • Q: Skills for Success 2nd edition - Level 0, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Solutions Gold - Pre-intermediate, Intermediate, Upper-intermediate
  • Step Forward - Introductory Level, Level 1, Level 2, Level 3, Level 4
  • Vision - Level 1, Level 2, Level 3
  • Vocabulary Practice* - Beginner, Elementary, Pre-Intermediate, Intermediate, Intermediate Plus, Upper-Intermediate, Teens 1, Teens 2, Teens 3, Teens 4
General wordlists for learners who are not studying with an Oxford coursebook are available. These include:

  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Advanced Vocabulary
  • Beginner Vocabulary
  • Business Vocabulary
  • Essential Vocabulary (This covers vocabulary related to the Oxford 3000™)

* Vocabulary Practice and Vocabulary Practice Teens act as generic vocabulary practice for adult and secondary learners that can be paired with any course. They are based on English File and English Plus vocabulary respectively.


System requirements

Requires iOS 8 and above, and Android 4.2.2 and above.

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