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. 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.

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 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 2.0.5

The Say It team have been hard at work. The app is now fully compatible with iPhone X and iOS 12. We have also made some minor improvements and tweaks to improve the overall experience. We hope you enjoy using the app!

Ratings and Reviews

3.6 out of 5
28 Ratings
28 Ratings

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.


It’s wonderful again!

All the content I had with the old paid version is now in this freemium version. Good job!

Developer Response

We're so pleased that you're happy with the outcome. We hope you enjoy using the new version of Say It with Oxford!


Why nothing shows up?

There is nothing showing up in my iPad (word list and chart), although it says successfully restores my purchase. It is useless now, pretty frustrated!

Developer Response

We hope you are now enjoying using Say It, following our recent updates. We're very keen that all our customers are happy with the product, so please do get in touch at if we can offer further assistance.


Oxford University Press ELT
49.9 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2018 Oxford University Press
In-App Purchases
  1. American English Words $2.99
  2. British Words and Sound Chart $2.99
  3. English File Sound Chart $0.99


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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