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Inventory of ICT tools and open educational resources

Welcome to the inventory of freely available online tools and open educational resources for language teaching and learning developed by the ICT-REV project! The inventory contains a list of tools that have been evaluated with specific criteria in mind. Read more
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This tool was developed within the framework of a cooperation agreement between the European Centre for Modern Languages and the European Commission


Principal function(s): Autonomous learningStreaming/radio services

ARTE is a publicly-owned joint French-German TV station that provides free access to hundreds of documentaries, series, films and more. It features content in French, German, English, Spanish, Polish and Italian. Some of the materials are accessible worldwide, while others have geographical limitations due to copyright. ARTE is free and does not require having an account for use, although logging in provides access to more functionalities. Evaluation: ARTE is a well-designed and accessible streaming service with quality content on interesting topics. It provides free access to hundreds of documentaries, films, and series in six European languages, although with geographical limitations due to copyright. Watching content on ARTE in the target language with or without subtitles is a fantastic way to access quality content while supporting a European-wide project with positive values such as gender equality and environmental protection.

Cost: Free

Website: https://www.arte.tv/



Type Of Interaction

  • Individual work


  • Listening
  • Intercultural


  • Website/other users supply


Interface User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface

Modern, intuitive, easy-to-use, similar to that of other streaming services

Time efficiency Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task


Interface language(s) The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to

Six languages: French, German, English, Spanish, Polish, and Italian. Not all content is available in all languages. The most materials are in French and German.

Respect for privacy Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous?

Very high. ARTE complies with GDPR and has introduced measures to provide information and protect personal data and privacy. The extent of data collection is reasonable and there is a strong emphasis on consent. ARTE’s privacy policy elaborates in-depth on users’ control over personal data while being easy to understand. See more here.

Saving work for future use Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction

Yes, with an ARTE account, where content can be saved to watch later.

Tailorability (If so, how?) Possibility of the tool to be used for a range of different activities (e.g. to what extent you can organize a project assignment with a central activity based on this tool)





Technical requirements

Installation required?

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Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


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Website/other users supply


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Playphrase (Tool to find the pronunciation of words from movies )

Playphrase is a tool that searches specific words or phrases out of movie snippets from a database of audiovisual media with over 60,000 phrases in different languages. In this manner, it provides real-life examples of words’ and sentences’ pronunciation. Users just have to type specific phrases, watch them being used naturally in context within popular movies and TV shows, and listen to their pronunciation. Playphrase works in English, French, Japanese, Italian, German, and Spanish. Playphrase is free to use and does not require setting up an account for use. ... View details

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