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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 learningStreaming/radio services

This tool is the online platform of the TV channel TV5Monde. In its website and app forms, TV5Monde is a tool for teaching and learning French. It is particularly aimed at improving listening comprehension. TV5Monde offers over 3000 exercises from beginner (A1) to advanced levels (B2). Videos are accompanied by comprehension, vocabulary and grammar exercises. They are divided into 30 topics that are based on 800 videos. Users can also download the videos and exercises and use them offline. The attached tutorial has English subtitles. Evaluation: A useful tool for learners and teachers of French. It allows students to practise their listening skills with the latest videos and work on their vocabulary and grammar skills. It is also suitable for complete beginners.

Cost: Free

Website: http://www.tv5monde.com/



Type Of Interaction

  • Individual work


  • Listening
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar


  • Website/other users supply


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

Easy-to-use, intuitive, similar to that of other streaming services

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

English, French, German, Romanian, Dutch

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

High. TV5MONDE collects various types of personal data, such as email addresses, names, passwords, and additional information provided during registration or subscription. Also, it collects cookies, although users can manage them. This data is gathered to create and manage user accounts, provide personalised content (not advertising), ensure website security, offer newsletters, and optimise the website's functionality. TV5MONDE shares personal data with certain internal departments, subcontractors, and third-party service providers who may need access to the data to perform specific tasks, like technical and marketing services. The policy states that they are not allowed to share or process data for other purposes. TV5MONDE commits to keeping personal data confidential and secure. It acknowledges users’ right to access, rectification, erasure, limitation, opposition, and data portability. TV5Monde states compliance with the GDPR. See more here and 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?

No (app available)

Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

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