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.

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What’s New

Version 3.6.0

- 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! :)

Ratings and Reviews

4.6 out of 5
2.5K Ratings

2.5K Ratings

BRabbitL ,

Get This Game

This game is real good cause you can learn and be taught grammar spellings and more and you don’t have to pay and you get bagels for how your doing and you go on a leaderboard and it is awesome and I love it cause it helps me learn because before I was so bad at literacy but this really helped me and now I am awesome at literacy because of this game so I would highly recommend getting this game cause it can really help you and if you need help with your literacy then this is the app for you

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review and positive comment. We are glad to know you like this app and find it useful. We hope you continue enjoy using this app. If you have any questions or suggestions in the future, please feel free to let us know at We love hearing from our users! :)

read ot ,

Read this before download

I think this app is really good and it helps you a lot especially on weekends or holidays if u like school or need to practise your English / literacy and I really enjoy it too xx I would recommend downloading this app I think you’ll enjoy it too bye that’s my review xxxx xd

Developer Response ,

Thank you very much for your positive review! We are glad to hear that you enjoy learning with Johnny Grammar Word Challenge. Keep it up! :)

YazzTang ,


I love this app. Really good have improved very quick. But when doing spellings. I think they should have an option in all categories to press a button and it will read word or sentence. Otherwise the app is great!!!

4 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️/⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️

I recommend this app to anyone who wants to improve on grammar, spellings or words( vocabulary)

Developer Response ,

Thank you for your review and we are glad to know that you are enjoying this app. Please allow me to introduce you our LearnEnglish Grammar (UK ed.) app, it is a free grammar app with more than 1000 practice questions! I am sure you will love our LearnEnglish Grammar (UK ed.) app if you are interested in grammar! Please feel free to let us know if you have any questions or suggestions at :)


British Council
103.8 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.


English, Japanese, Spanish

Age Rating
Rated 4+
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.
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