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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


Principal function(s): Autonomous learning

Babadada is an online visual dictionary that offers basic vocabulary in more than 200 languages and dialects. It includes languages such as Romani, Karelian or Chuvash. Babadada is based on a visual learning method. Words are divided into topics such as school, food, or transport. Evaluation: Babadada is a valuable tool for learners who want to consolidate and expand their vocabulary in a foreign language. It can be used by language learners, travellers, and educators looking for an engaging and practical way to teach vocabulary in over 200 languages. Babadada can be engaging and useful since it provides illustrations and audio pronunciations to accompany translations. This feature helps learners associate words and phrases with visual cues and pronunciations, making it easier to remember and use them in conversations. It is also time-saving as users do not have to spend hours looking up words in a dictionary. Babadada is easy to use and requires minimal IT skills.

Cost: Free without registration

Website: https://babadada.com/#!



Type Of Interaction

  • Individual work


  • Vocabulary


  • Website/other users supply


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

Straightforward, easy-to-use

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

Dozens of languages

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

Very high. Babadada collects personal data only on a voluntary basis, which does noterman privacy laws share with third parties without consent. It complies with GDPR. Its privacy policy could nonetheless be more specific about with whom and for what reason does it share user data when it does. See more here.

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


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?


Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

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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


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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 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 mainly with English. Playphrase is not open-source, but it is freely available. It does not require setting up an account or signing in. ... View details

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