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Can your English save the planet? Planet Earth is being attacked by aliens and only your English skills can save it! Are you ready to block their question bombs?

One of the most fun English/literacy teaching & learning iPad apps available, English Strike HD, helps children to learn and practice their English through 300 questions/words in this fast-paced, high energy, ‘tilt & play’ game. With 8 engaging levels teaching spelling, rhymes, homophones, plurals and much more, this is a ‘quick-fire’ app that can test, entertain and teach the whole family. It’s a great way to boost quick thinking, word recognition and spelling patterns. We’ve used many of the most commonly misspelt/troublesome words in English too.

Levels include:

‘Right or wrong?’ Recognising correctly spelt words. If the word is correct block the tick, if it’s wrong, block the cross.
‘ie or ei?’ Testing words with these commonly mixed up letter pairs.
‘Sounds the same?’ Can you block the homophones? Watch out for the tricky fake answers.
‘Single or double?’ Look at the gap and choose whether it’s a single or double letter that’s missing.
‘Rhyme time!' Block the bombs that rhyme with the target word on the spaceship.
‘c, ck or k?’ Look at the gap and choose the letter, or letters, that are missing.
‘Plurals’ Testing how we say more than one of something. It’s not always easy.

Simple to play, hard to stop playing!
Watch the alien spaceship to see the questions. Turn your iPad to the left or right to steer your laser spaceship to destroy the falling bombs with the correct answer on it. These can be anything from missing letters to completing a word, rhyming words, homophones or simply choosing the correct spellings. Miss the correct answer or hit the aliens’ fake answers and the bombs will hit the ground, explode and you’ll lose a life. You only have 3 lives per game!

Earn your own English Strike license!
Each question you get right earns you a star on your English Strike license. If you make it to the end of the game, you’ll be able to add your photo or choose one of our space characters, then share your success with your friends and family, showing them how good your English is.

So, let our English Strike HD app give your child a head-start on their road to English literacy success. Play with your child or play against them, however you play you’ll combine learning with fun. When it comes to taking the first fun steps towards mastering the English language , we think it’s a hard app to beat.

At CEO, we know there are many different strategies to learning and teaching English/literacy, and this engaging app can form one fun part of your approach. It is designed to be used over time; as your child’s/ class’s English abilities develops.

Developed by award-winning online & mobile education specialists, Cambridge English Online Ltd, with 10 years’ experience creating fun, online and mobile resources, English Strike HD has been tested and reviewed by teaching professionals, parents and children, and aims to support National/Core Curriculum guidelines on teaching and learning English/developing literacy in young learners.


- 8 fast-paced levels to challenge you (including spelling, rhymes, plurals and homophones)
- 300 English questions to test you
- Each level has its own help page to practice the questions you are being tested on. Support is only a tap away!
- Review and practice your answers after you play.
- Make & share your own cool English Strike license with friends and family.
- ‘Earth-under-attack’ theme to help engage & entertain. Engaging sounds too!
- Children improve their literacy/English while playing
- Encourages quick thinking
- Great for ‘in classroom’ teaching/competitions
- Ideal for reluctant learners

To see our other apps, please visit your local App Store and search for ‘Cambridge English Online’

***Please email with any comments, questions or suggestions.