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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

Lyricstraining

Easy to use tool to test your language knowledge and your memory. Choose a genre, pick a song and fill in the gaps in the lyrics. Great group activity which combines learning with your students’ favourite songs. It comes with adjustable levels of difficulty which is useful for different age groups. Also available in app form.

Evaluation: Good classroom activity that engages students while practising vocabulary at the same time. Available in up to 13 languages. Keeps track of your score, allowing students to compete against one another, however you must sign up for a free account to access this feature. Teachers also have the ability to customise songs and choose the lyrics to be filled in by their students. When using the app version, it limits the number of songs you can play for free to 3 songs in 30 minutes, however there are no limitations with the web version.

Cost: Free, with registration, premium version available

Website: https://lyricstraining.com/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Video record/edit/share
Content
  • You supply
  • Website/other users supply
Skill
  • Listening
  • Writing
  • Vocabulary
  • Pronunciation

Usability

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 + 12 others
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: High, login is not required to access the web version, however the app version requires a user account. Collects information such as name, email and age (in order to prohibit access to age restricted content) which it claims will not be shared with third parties.
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: No
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?) Somewhat, you choose which song to play

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required?
Compatibility/Operating System:
Other tech requirements:
 
 
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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