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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

Reverso

Reverso is a website and an app that offers different linguistic tools such as translation, spell-checker, dictionary, conjugation, synonym, pronunciation and grammar feature. It is currently available in 14 languages. If you enter a word or a phrase into the ReversoContext, it offers you external sources where it shows examples of the word/phrase being used in context in both languages. You can also add Reverso as an extension to your browser and directly import content from the web.

Evaluation: Reverso is a useful tool for learning vocabulary in context. It allows learners to learn new words after seeing them in a sentence and not as isolated words. You can also import articles, documents or other content over to Reverso. If you register, you are able to save words and expressions you looked for in Reverso. After saving them, there is an option to practice them in the app and follow your progress.

Cost: Free without registration. If you register, you are able to save words.

Website: https://context.reverso.net/translation/

           

Categories

Principal function(s)
  • Translation tool
Type of interaction
  • Individual work
Content
  • You supply
  • Website/other users supply
Skill
  • Reading
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar

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: Low
The number of languages in which the tool is currently available/adaptable to Interface language(s): English, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian
Does the tool require registration? Who can see my data? Can I remain anonymous? Respect for privacy: Medium. For more information: https://www.reverso.net/privacy.aspx?lang=EN
Possiblity to save your or others´ work for reuse/reproduction Saving work for future use: Yes (registration required)
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?) Yes. You can add your articles and texts.

Interactivity

Technical requirements

Installation required? No (app available on iOS and Android)
Compatibility/Operating System: Windows, Mac, iOS, Android
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