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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): Crossword puzzle creatorsQuiz/exercise makers

Wordwall is a free online tool for creating learning activities. With it, teachers can enter the topic that they would like to cover in class into the Wordwall and receive a variety of ready-made, fully customisable activities such as quizzes, word games, maze chases, and much more. Users also can create their own activities from scratch. Moreover, most activities on Wordwall can be used in both interactive and printable formats. Evaluation: Wordwall is a quick and easy-to-use tool to create interactive activities for your class. This tool offers a wide variety of activities to choose from and makes learning much more fun. Furthermore, it is available in many different languages. One of the tool´s drawbacks is that users can create only up to 5 activity types with a free account. Afterwards, activities have to be deleted to make space for new ones.

Cost: Free with registration + premium plans available

Website: https://wordwall.net/



Type Of Interaction

  • Group/pair work - classmates
  • Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


  • Reading
  • Vocabulary
  • Grammar


  • Website/other users supply
  • You supply


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


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

Available in more than 20 languages

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

High. Wordwall.net collects personal information such as title, first name, last name, email address, username, and password from teacher users. This information is collected to create and set up user accounts, create resources, share resources with other teachers, and assign them to students. For students, the tool collects data when users set assignments that collect the student's name and responses to questions. This data collection is intended for educational purposes, helping teachers track student performance. Wordwall.net does not share user data with third parties unless explicit instruction is given by the user. It does not sell user information or data collected from its website. Wordwall.net uses cookies to enhance user experience on the website. Concerning security, Wordwall.net securely stores user data on database servers operated by Microsoft (Azure), and all remote access is conducted over HTTPS, ensuring data is transmitted securely. Wordwall allows users to update or remove their account information by emailing the provided address. Subject access requests are also accepted. Wordwall complies with the GDPR. See more here.

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

Yes, login required

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)

Yes, users can customise activities





Technical requirements

Installation required?


Compatibility/ Operating System

All operating systems

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Principal Functions
Type Of Interaction
Group/pair work - classmates
Group/pair work - outsiders
Individual work
Presenting (e.g. lecturing, storytelling)


You supply
Website/other users supply


Latest addition to the ICT-REV inventory

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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