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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

TES teach

Principal function(s): Autonomous learningVirtual Exchange

TES Teach is an online platform for creating interactive multimedia lessons and learning materials. It works by providing a drag-and-drop interface where educators can easily add and arrange content from various sources onto a customisable canvas that can be shared with students. TES Teach supports different types of files such as videos, images, and documents, and features tools for assessment tools such as quizzes, online discussions, and a “Like” button for students. They can also search for suitable free and paid-for lesson resources. TES Teach is free to use and does not require having an account for use, although logging in provides additional functionalities. TES Teach was developed by TES Global, an education company based in the United Kingdom. Evaluation: TES Teach is a handy tool to create digital lessons in an intuitive and quick way. It also provides lots of educational materials, although many are paid for. It can be used to supplement in-class teaching, facilitate flipped classrooms, or provide additional resources for independent study.

Cost: Free + paid-for educational resources available

Website: https://www.tes.com/lessons



Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Individual work


  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar


  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply


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


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


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

Medium. TES Global Limited collects personal information that users provide directly, such as when registering for a TES ID user account, posting content on their Sites and others. It also automatically collects information like IP addresses, browsing patterns, and demographic data using cookies for various purposes, including analytics and advertising. Also, Tes may share personal information with third-party vendors and data processors to provide various services. Critical third-party vendors include companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, or Salesforce. TES Global Limited takes responsibility for the usage and security of user data when shared with these parties. It also implements appropriate security measures to safeguard user data, and acknowledges users’ rights to access, modify and erase their data and to restrict processing. TES states compliance with the GDPR. See more here.

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

Yes, users can save lessons in their profile.

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)


You supply
Website/other users supply


Latest addition to the ICT-REV inventory

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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