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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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Quizlet is a flashcard app which helps students study and be tested on a huge variety of subjects, such as languages, history, geography, science, etc., in a simple and fun way.

It offers many different options for tailoring your teaching and/or your students’ learning, and for testing the knowledge acquired.

You can create your own flashcards or choose from those created by other Quizlet students and teachers.

Text can be imported from Word, Excel, Google Docs, etc., and with Quizlet Plus audio recordings can also be incorporated. After adding the content, you can choose from 10 different gaming and study modes, which students use individually or working in groups.

With Quizlet Live, the tool can also be used in the classroom, in real time, as a learning/testing game where students work together to find the correct answers to questions set by you.

Quizlet can be used on a desktop or on mobile devices.

Evaluation: The tool can be used by both teachers and students. Up to 8 classes can be created for free and you can then upgrade to a Quizlet Plus account in order to create an unlimited number of classes.

The website offers a lot of useful information, and the step-by-step guidelines for use are extremely clear and detailed. Many different samples of flashcards and suggestions for classroom use are available.

Quizlet is easy to use in the classroom and popular with students of all ages. They enjoy the simple attractive flashcard format and the quick responses provided.

Cost: Free with registration + Paid premium subscription

Website: https://quizlet.com/



Principal function(s)
  • Flashcard
Type of interaction
  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Group/pair work - outsiders
  • Individual work
  • You supply
  • Website/other users supply
  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar


User-friendliness/complexity of the tool´s interface Interface: Simple
Time needed for mastering the „how-to“ of the tool and a production of a task Time efficiency: High
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Interface language(s): English, German, Spanish, French, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Korean, Polish etc.
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Medium
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes
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) Tailorability (If so, how?) High


Engagement: High
Collaboration: Medium
Communication: Medium

Technical requirements

Installation required? No. Only for the phone application (Quizlet Learn)
Compatibility/Operating System: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android
Other tech requirements: No

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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