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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

Digital Dialects

Gamified language learning website that offers interactive materials for learning around 80 languages, including many minority and endangered languages. Materials contain exercises for practising and learning grammar, vocabulary, spelling, phrases and scripts and alphabets. Vocabulary lists are accompanied by audio for practicing pronunciation and listening skills. Exercises can be used for independent learning as well as in the classroom. Games and exercises are easy to use by young children. The website also provides information about culture and language, links to other useful resources and language learning tips.

Evaluation: Useful resource for learning basic vocabulary. It is particularly suitable for younger learners due to its interactive features. It contains games for learning minority and endangered languages such as Cook Island Maori, Horami, Saami, Nuiean and Karelian.

Cost: Free without registration

Website: https://www.digitaldialects.com/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Games apps
Type of interaction
  • Individual work
Content
  • Website/other users supply
Skill
  • Listening
  • Reading
  • Vocabulary

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
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Information or email addresses provided by learners will not be passed on to any third party.
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?) No. The learner must follow the pathway set by the game.

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? No
Compatibility/Operating System: Windows, Mac, Android, iOS
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