Improve English speaking, pronunciation and listening. Say It builds your fluency and confidence in English! 100 free words; full set has 36,000+ British/American words.

Improve your English pronunciation today with Say It! Hear the Oxford English model, see the soundwave, then record and compare your pronunciation. Comes with 100 free British English words, 4 tests and 12 sounds, taken from the best-selling English File course and Oxford's dictionaries. It's quick, effective and fun to use.

To build your English pronunciation, fluency and confidence further, Say It offers additional words, tests and sounds to buy in the app - including 35,000 British English or American English words, and the iconic English File Sound Bank chart. Words are downloaded to your device, so the app works offline - no need for an internet connection once it's installed.

Record yourself saying each word and then compare your pronunciation to the Oxford English model recording. Instant, personalised audio-visual feedback will help you identify precisely what you need to improve. Share the recording of your pronunciation, and the soundwave image of your recording, via email with a friend or teacher, directly from the app.

If you're studying at university or preparing for the Oxford Test of English, Cambridge First Certificate, Cambridge Advanced English, IELTS, TOEIC or a similar assessment, Say It is a fantastic reference and learning tool. The large wordlist includes 75%+ of the Academic Word List.

Say It was the 2016 Winner of the English-Speaking Union President's Award for New Technology in ELT.

- Listen to the individual sounds in each word with interactive phonetic spelling (IPA)
- Identify difficult sections in each word by slowing down the recordings – just touch and drag
- Learn how to improve your English accent by comparing your soundwave and stress marker against the model example
- Keep track of your progress - add a star rating to save recordings to your My Words list
- Test yourself across 3 levels or tap shuffle to try any word in the dictionary
- Use it on your own, with friends, or in class with your teacher

If you are a visual learner, improve your pronunciation using the English File Sound Bank chart. It’s designed to help you connect tricky sounds to words and images, making learning easier. Tap an illustration to hear individual sounds from the phonetic alphabet and hear how it is pronounced as part of a word.

Teachers - your students will love to use Say It in class! Learners are highly engaged when they see the spelling, IPA, syllable blocks and soundwave in large format. Children enjoy hearing the sound sequence in a word using the 'touch and drag' slow play.

Users of the original version of Say It will be given access to their current content, plus additional words and features when they update.

Say It offers access to large American and British English wordlists - please be aware that it can take a few minutes to download them, depending on your WIFI access and your device.

What’s New

Version 2.2.0

This version of Say It has the following improvement:

- Greater efficiency for in-app purchase downloads.

We hope you continue to enjoy improving your pronunciation with Say It: English Pronunciation!

Ratings and Reviews

3.8 out of 5
103 Ratings

103 Ratings

Marcio Oliver ,

Great initiative but in-app purchase with glitches

I really enjoy the app and it has helped me with my pronunciation. However be aware that the in-app purchase is not properly working. You pay for the extra package with words and tests but it takes days to download it (if you’re lucky enough to have it downloaded). Very annoying.

Developer Response ,

Hi Marcio, thanks for your feedback - we're glad to hear that Say It has helped you with your pronunciation! We'll be happy to support you with accessing the in-app purchases. The Say It Team

QiuranHu ,

Perfect developers with great products!

The only problem has been solved quickly! When I used the app say it from Oxford at noon, after I paid for American English word, I could not download. The app told me unable to reach server while there was nothing wrong with my internet connection. Then I sent an email to kind developers, just after several hours the problem was solved. Now I am going to enjoy it! The developers are really great because they do care customers! i'm greatly impressed by the efficiency with which them addressed this issue.

Farhad Kazemi ,

Great app, great support

The app functionality is very good and intuitive. The tests and sound wave graph helps you perfect the emphasis as well as pronunciation.
The app support is also very good, they solved my problem quickly and friendly.

Thanks for this useful app.

Developer Response ,

Hello, you should not be charged again. If you tap the restore button, your purchases should download. You may need to close and reopen the app to trigger this. If that doesn't work, please get in touch at so that we can help you restore your purchases. We'll be happy to help! The Say It Team

App Privacy

The developer, Phona Ltd, has not provided details about its privacy practices and handling of data to Apple. For more information, see the developer’s privacy policy.

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The developer will be required to provide privacy details when they submit their next app update.


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