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Aegisub is a tool for creating and modifying subtitles. Aegisub may be used by teachers or students to add subtitles to video projects.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Amara is an online tool for captioning and translating videos.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Animoto is a tool for creating video slideshows from photos, video clips, and music
Applications:
Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Paid Subscription
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Anki is a spaced repetition flashcard program
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Indiana University
A room in appear.in is the place on the web where people meet to talk. To create a room, just type a room name on appear.in and click create. Then copy the link to the room and send it to your friends via SMS, IM, Facebook, e-mail - or just tell them over the phone.
Applications:
Telecollaboration , Videoconferencing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Aratools Arabic - English dictionary is an electronic dictionary available on the web, as an iPhone application and as a Windows and Mac OS X application.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
Arabic
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Free
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University of Texas
Provides listening materials and accompanying activities that are intended for the various levels of proficiency from Novice to Superior. These listening materials have been selected from television stations throughout the Arab world and they treat a wide variety of topics and listening genres.
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Audio
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Free
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Audacity is open-source cross-platform software for audio recording and editing.
Applications:
Audio
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Portland State University , University of North Georgia
Aviary is a suite of powerful creative applications that you can use right in your web browser. The suite includes an image editor, screen capture tool, vector editor, effects editor, music creator, audio editor, image markup tool, and a swatch editor. Use your Aviary account to create, share, and collaborate with a community of artists.
Applications:
Audio , Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Ayamel is a web-based system for streaming video and audio content, including captions and subtitles, especially as it applies to learning a foreign language. The LTI App connects these media aggregations and pedagogical supports on Ayamel to any LTI-conformant LMS. Learners using the LMS are then able to access and view immediately the videos they need, at the exact location, with the necessary learning content to suit specific instructional objectives.
Applications:
Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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One of the largest Chinese search engines.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
Chinese
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Free
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Blendspace is a platform for building digital lessons.
Applications:
Learning Platform , Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Blogger is a free blog publishing tool from Google for sharing text, photos and videos. A blog is a website that is essentially an online journal - you can write on any topic of interest. Visitors can visit your blog and comment on your posts, depending on the privacy and security settings you establish.
Applications:
Blogging Forum
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Bubbl.us is a web-based tool for brainstorming and mind mapping
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Camtasia is a screen capture tool for recording videos of on-screen activity.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
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Paid Subscription
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Canva is a web-based tool for creating infographics.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Capzles is an online tool for creating interactive, rich-media timelines online using videos, photos, text, music, audio, and most documents.
Applications:
Presentation , Timeline
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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The Chinese Text Project is an online open-access digital library that makes pre-modern Chinese texts available to readers and researchers all around the world. The site attempts to make use of the digital medium to explore new ways of interacting with these texts that are not possible in print. With over thirty thousand titles and more than five billion characters, the Chinese Text Project is also the largest database of pre-modern Chinese texts in existence.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
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Free
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A library of over 3,500 lessons and tutoring services to learn Chinese.
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Assessment , Audio , Telecollaboration , Video Screencasting , Vocabulary
Languages:
Chinese
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Paid Subscription
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San Francisco State University
The Chrome Web Store lets you browse and search for apps for the Google Chrome web browser. It could be compared to Apple's App Store, which lets you browse and search for apps for iOS devices. Many of the apps are free, but some cost money. Many of the tools in this section can be found through the Chrome Web Store.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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CmapTools is used for creating concept maps, brainstorming, and organizing information.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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The Computerized Assessment of Proficiency (CAP) is an online language assessment that documents students’ proficiency. CAP helps students and teachers identify students’ proficiency levels and areas of both mastery and growth.
Applications:
Assessment
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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Cutura is an online intercultural project - based in a language class - that connects American students with others from different countries with the aim of helping them develop in-depth understanding of each other?s culture.
Applications:
Telecollaboration
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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Delicious is a social bookmarking tool that allows you to collect information for easy sharing. You can share your bookmark collections, or keep them private. Communities of practice have created collections of bookmarks and shared them publicly, making it easier for you to search specific topics.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Digital Films is a tool for creating animated movies.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
Tutorial:
n/a
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Diigo is a social bookmarking tool that allows you to organize bookmarks, highlight web pages, take notes, and create screenshots. You can access content in Diigo from anywhere - your desktop, your mobile phone, or any computer, as it is a web-based tool.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Diigo Toolbar is a browser toolbar that can be used for bookmarking and annotations.
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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n/a
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Dipity is a free digital timeline management website enabling publishers to organize the web content by date and time.
Applications:
Presentation , Timeline
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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An octopus for docs! Teacher-built tool for scaffolding, managing, organizing, and assessing student projects in Google Drive.
Applications:
File Management
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Douban is a Chinese social media site
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
Chinese
Price:
Free
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Draftback is a Chrome extension for playing back the revision history in a Google Doc.
Applications:
Text Processing
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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A Kpop Korean Drama streaming service, streaming videos with subtitles.
Applications:
Audio , Vocabulary
Languages:
Korean
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Free , Free basic account , Paid Subscription
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Dropbox allows you to share documents, images, videos, and audio with anyone that you would like to share your folder with. You can use Dropbox as a web-based tool by visiting and logging in at the website, or you can download Dropbox and use it as an application on your computer. Dropbox eliminates the need to email documents back and forth on group projects; Instead, the document is located in one central location where all collaborators can access.
Applications:
File Management
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Duolingo is a free language-learning platform that includes a language-learning website and app, as well as a digital language proficiency assessment exam.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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Edmodo is a secure, social learning platform for teachers, students, schools and districts. It provides a safe and easy way for your class to connect and collaborate, share content and access homework, grades and school notices. It also helps educators harness the power of social media to customize the classroom for each and every learner.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Educreations is an interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool
Applications:
Video Screencasting , Virtual Board
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Etherpad is a web-based collaborative real-time editor
Applications:
Text Processing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
Privacy:
n/a
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Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Explain Everything is an interactive whiteboard and screencasting tool
Applications:
Video Screencasting , Virtual Board
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Paid Subscription
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Ezvid is a tool for recording, editing, and sharing screencasts.
Applications:
Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Facebook is a social networking tool that enables you to connect and share information with the people in your life. Posts can be as long as you want, allowing you to share more information than a ""tweet"" in Twitter. You can also post and share photos and create and organize events in Facebook. Facebook can also work as a learning platform. You can create learning groups, invite your friends and share learning topics, have a discussion and get quick responses!
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Feedly is a Google Reader alternative. Feedly is a news aggregator application for various Web browsers and mobile devices running iOS and Android. It compiles news feeds from a variety of online sources for the user to customize and share with others.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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FlipSnack Edu is an online learning tool for converting PDF documents into Flash page flip digital publications.
Applications:
Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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We've searched far and wide for real world video content that's entertaining, timely, and ideal for language learners. Movie trailers? Music videos? News? Inspiring talks? No matter what your interest or skill level, we have you covered.
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Audio
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All languages
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Free basic account
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San Francisco State University
Forvo is an online pronunciation guide with audio pronunciations in more than 200 languages
Applications:
Audio
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Gimp is a free and open source image editor that offers similar features found in commercial programs such as Adobe Photoshop. While it might not have as many features that a professional photographer would need, it certainly has a slew of features for anyone who needs anything from simple cropping to advanced blurring and touchup effects.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Ginger is an extension of Google Chrome that provides enhanced grammar and spell checking. Based on the context of each sentence, Ginger corrects spelling and grammar mistakes in Microsoft Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Google Chrome.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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The Global Language Online Support System offers thousands of lessons in dozens of languages for independent learners to improve their foreign language skills. Lessons are available for intermediate and advanced learners, with the ability to focus on specific topic areas, tailored for building listening and reading proficiency.
Applications:
Audio
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All languages
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Free
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Portland State University , San Francisco State University , University of North Georgia , University of Rhode Island
Glosbe is a multilingual dictionary.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
Tutorial:
n/a
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Google Documents is a web-based word processing tool that allows you to share and collaboratively edit. The tool allows you to use styles, margins, indentations, tables, footnotes, and comments, similar to Microsoft Word. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , Text Processing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Google Drawings is a tool that allows you to collaboratively create drawings and diagrams. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Google Drive is everywhere (including University of Hawaii) you are???on the web, in your home, at the office and on the go. So wherever you are, your stuff is just...there. Ready to go, ready to share. Get started with 30 GB free.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , File Management
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Google Forms is a tool that allows you to collect information. It allows you to create surveys and questionnaires and send them out via a link. There are over 70 themes and seven types of questions to choose from. The collected data is seen in spreadsheet form. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Google+ is a social-networking and identity tool. Its homepage centralizes all the content shared by people who are in user's circles. The homepage contains posts with text, pictures, videos, links, or location markers. When you share with individual people or circles, your content will appear on their homepage if you're in their circles.
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Google Presentation is a tool that allows you to share and collaboratively edit a presentation. The tool allows you to include animations, customized drawings, transitions, and embed audio and videos, similar to Microsoft PowerPoint. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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With Google Sites, you can easily create and update your own site. Google Sites allows you display a variety of information in one place, including videos, slideshows, calendars, presentations, attachments, and text, and share it for viewing or editing with a small group, an entire organization, or the world. You always control who has access to your site.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Google Spreadsheets is a tool that allows you to create and share spreadsheets online. You can create complex formulas and conditional formatting, similar to Microsoft Excel. It is a part of the Google Docs suite, which allows you to upload files from your desktop, access files from anywhere, and share your files for real-time collaboration.
Applications:
Spreadsheets
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Googlio is a website dedicated to using free Google tools to create ePortfolios.
Applications:
Assessment , Presentation
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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It's like a private chat room for your small group. Have as many as you want, and it's always free. Now, you can coordinate with coworkers, organize a game night, and keep in touch with family all in the same place.
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Social Media
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All languages
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Free
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The HSK is China's only standardized test of Standard Chinese language proficiency for non-native speakers such as foreign students and overseas Chinese.
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Assessment
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Chinese
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Free basic account
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Finally, learning and practicing a new language is easier and more intuitive than ever. Introducing HelloTalk for iOS and Android, the language app where your teachers are native language speakers from around the world. You pick the language you want to learn—there are over 100 from which to select—and almost instantaneously you’ll be in touch with native speakers of that language; you’ll start learning and practicing immediately.
Applications:
Social Media , Telecollaboration
Languages:
All languages
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Free basic account
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Inforgr.am is a tool for creating data visualizations.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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The ILR consists of a broad membership of individuals with professional interests in foreign language use in work-related contexts, including the teaching, learning and testing of effective language ability and proficiency.
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Assessment
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All languages
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Free
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Get 1-on-1 online lessons with native language teachers, and connect to people around the world.
Applications:
Learning Platform , Telecollaboration
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All languages
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Paid Subscription
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iTunes is a media player with a built-in media store that is available for Mac OS X and Windows for free. iPods and iOS devices have a music player with similar functions. iTunes can play a variety of music and video files, including many free podcasts and instructional media.
Applications:
Audio , Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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We are a language training portal serving the U.S. Government. Whether you want to acquire, maintain, enhance, or refresh your language skills, we have the materials you need. Explore our site and see what we have to offer. Not ready to commit? No problem! We have opened a selection of our catalog materials to the general public.
Applications:
Assessment , Audio
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Kahoot is a game-based classroom response system that can be used to create and share assessments, collect data, and drive a discussion.
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Languages:
Hindi Urdu
Price:
Free
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Hunter College , University of Rhode Island
Since 1992, Language Testing International (LTI) has been the leader in the development of language proficiency testing for more than 100 languages in over 40 countries. As the exclusive licensee of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign languages (ACTFL) we conduct thousands of tests for small businesses to Fortune 500 companies, including both State and Federal government agencies and academic institutions.
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Assessment
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All languages
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Paid Subscription
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LaTeX is a document preparation system for high-quality typesetting based on, and succeeding TeX formatting. It is a very popular format in academia, as it allows advanced document formatting capabilities not found in other common document formatting systems. Some of these capabilities include table figure notations, bibliography formatting, and an advanced macro language.
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Text Processing
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All languages
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Free
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Laulima is official online course environment for UH
Applications:
Assessment , Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Lingro is a free multilingual dictionary and a language learning site. It allows for converting any webpage into a clickable interactive page with an audio-enhanced dictionary. Lingro can also be used for building individual wordlists, flashcards, and dictionaries.
Applications:
Vocabulary
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All languages
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Free
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Lingt Classroom is a tool for creating online spoken assignments (using images and videos) and providing feedback to students.
Applications:
Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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LinguaFolio Online is an online language learning portfolio that promotes autonomous learning through formative assessment.
Applications:
Assessment , Presentation
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All languages
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Paid Subscription
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Western Kentucky University
Lingua.ly is an application for learning new vocabulary from the web
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Linguee is a unique translation tool combining an editorial dictionary and a search engine with which you can search billions of bilingual texts for words and expressions.
Applications:
Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
Tutorial:
n/a
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LinkedIn is a professional social networking site that allows you to establish connections and create a contact network. The contact network consists of direct connections, second-degree connections, and third-degree connections. The tool is also used as an employment database; users can upload their resume and businesses can post job opportunities.
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Lucidchart is a web-based tool for creating diagrams, charts, etc.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Makemynewspaper is a web-based tool for designing newspapers.
Applications:
Text Processing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Memrise is an online learning platform with courses for learning vocabulary, languages, history, science, trivia, and more
Applications:
Learning Platform , Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Mindmeister is an online collaborative mind mapping tool.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Mindomo is an online mind mapping software for users to create, view and share their mind maps with others.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Moodle is an open-source course management system
Applications:
Assessment , Learning Platform
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Movenote is a multiplatform video presentation tool that combines video with documents. Documents can ...
Applications:
Presentation , Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Russian Webcasts are posted to the web twice monthly and deliver a survey of the previous two weeks' news in simplified standard Russian Listeners of Voice of America's "Special English" broadcasts will recognize the slightly slower rate of speech and textual redundancy which characterize these webcasts.
Applications:
Audio
Languages:
Russian
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Free
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Newseum is an online collection of front pages from over 800 newspapers worldwide that is updated daily.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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Ning is an online platform for people and organizations to create custom social networks. Ning offers users the ability to create a community website with a customized appearance and feel, feature sets such as photos, videos, forums and blogs, and integration with Facebook, Twitter, Google and Yahoo!
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Paid Subscription
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NJStar WP produces Chinese and Japanese word processing software. It is an ideal tool for Chinese or Japanese language learning and teaching with powerful popup dictionary functions.
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Vocabulary
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Chinese
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Free
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ooVoo is an application allowing free high-definition video calls, voice calls, and text chats
Applications:
Telecollaboration , Videoconferencing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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OpenOffice is an open-source office productivity software suite that contains a word processor (Writer), a spreadsheet (Calc), a presentation application (Impress), a drawing application (Draw), a formula editor (Math), and a database management application (Base)
Applications:
Drawing Imaging , Presentation , Spreadsheets , Text Processing
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Padlet is a virtual wall for posting comments, links, files, and images.
Applications:
Virtual Board
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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University of Rhode Island
Pinterest is a pinboard-style photo-sharing website that allows users to create and manage theme-based image collections such as events, interests, and hobbies. Users can browse other pinboards for images, 're-pin' images to their own pinboards, or 'like' photos.
Applications:
Data Collection Wiki , Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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Pixlr is a cloud-based photo editor, which is a free and easy-to-use alternative to Photoshop.
Applications:
Drawing Imaging
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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PlayPosit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. Teachers begin with any online video (screencasts, Khan Academy, TED, etc.) and transform what is traditionally passive content into an active experience for students, with time-embedded activities.
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response , Audio , Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
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Free basic account , Paid Subscription
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https://www.commonsense.org/education/website/playposit
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Pleco is the ultimate Chinese learning companion - an integrated dictionary / document reader / flashcard system with fullscreen handwriting input and live OCR.
Applications:
Assessment , Audio , Vocabulary
Languages:
All languages
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Free basic account
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa , University of Minnesota , University of North Georgia , Indiana University , University of Mississippi
Plurk is a free social networking and microblogging service that allows the users to communicate through short messages or links. The message can be up to 140 text characters in length. Plurk can be used as a learning platform.
Applications:
Social Media
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Poll Everywhere is a student response system for polling and voting
Applications:
Assessment , Audience Response
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Popplet is a tool for an iPad to organize concepts visually.
Applications:
Concept Mapping
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free basic account
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Present.me is a video presentation platform.
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Presentation , Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them. You can share your prezi file with your fellow classmates and invite them to edit it!
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Presentation
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All languages
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Free basic account
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
ProBoards is a free forum hosting service
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Blogging Forum
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Quizlet is a set of online learning tools that include flashcards, tests, and study games
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Assessment , Vocabulary
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All languages
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Free
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University of Minnesota , Portland State University , University of North Georgia , Indiana University
Realtime Board is a web-based whiteboard where one can post and share files, multimedia, and comments
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Virtual Board
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Renren is a Chinese version Facebook
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Social Media
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Chinese
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Free
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Rich Internet Applications (RIAs) is a set of free web-based tools from CLEAR (Center for Language Education and Research) for creating multimedia-enhanced language learning materials, activities, and assessments.
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Audio , Text Processing , Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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RSS stands for ""Real Simple Syndication"". An RSS reader is a tool that allows you to keep up with educational blogs, news, wikis, and podcasts all in one convenient location. By subscribing to various RSS feeds, educators then have a customized flow of information that is continually updated and accessible through the use of mobile devices or the internet. Educators can even create their own RSS feeds!
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Data Collection Wiki
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RSSOwl is a free tool that allows you to keep up with educational blogs, news, wikis, and podcasts all in one convenient location. It allows you to gather, organize and search websites in a convenient, easy to use interface with endless flexibility.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free
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SaveFrom.net is a web application for downloading video and audio files from the internet.
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Audio , Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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A website curating content from many different languages including tv stations, newspapers, magazines, and books.
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Assessment , Audience Response , Audio , Vocabulary
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Portuguese
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Free
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San Francisco State University , University of Rhode Island
Screencastify is a Chrome extension for videorecording screencasts.
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Screenr is a web-based screen recorder.
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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Simplebooklet is an online tool for creating web booklets.
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Text Processing
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Sina Weibo is a Chinese micro-blogging site
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Blogging Forum
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Chinese
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Free
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Sketchboard is a web-based tool for collaboration and concept mapping.
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Concept Mapping
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Master thousands of Japanese kanji with the #1 character-learning app, now on iOS! You choose the vocabulary lists, you set the pace, and Skritter handles the rest—a writing coach in the palm of your hand. Say goodbye to forgotten characters, stroke order mistakes, and your pile of flashcards.
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Assessment , Drawing Imaging , Learning Platform
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Chinese
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Skype is essentially a free online phone service - you can call others using the tool for free. Skype can be useful when you are collaborating with a partner on a project and need a quick, easy way to get ahold of each other. With the free version, you can participate in Skype-to-Skype audio and video calls, instant messaging, and conference calls.
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Videoconferencing
Languages:
All languages
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Free basic account
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Bryn Mawr College , University of Minnesota , Arizona State University , Portland State University , Hunter College , University of Oregon , University of Texas
Slideshare is a tool that allows you to share presentations, documents, videos, and webinars. You can comment, favorite, and download content on the website. You can control whether the content is public or private and can share a Slideshare presentation with friends in your social networks using Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and blogs.
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Presentation
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Smore is an application for creating stylish, online newsletters.
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Text Processing
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Snagit is a screen capture tool that captures video display and audio output.
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Drawing Imaging , Video Screencasting
Languages:
All languages
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Paid Subscription
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Socrative is a student response system for formative assessment
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Assessment , Audience Response
Languages:
All languages
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Free
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SoundCloud is a web-based audio distribution platform that can be used for uploading, recording, and sharing audio files.
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Audio
Languages:
All languages
Price:
Free
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa
Storybird is an online tool for creating visual stories.
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Presentation
Languages:
All languages
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Free basic account
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Storyboard That is a tool for creating storyboards and graphic organizers.
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Presentation
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All languages
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Free basic account
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StudyBlue is the online studying platform for high school and college students. The website allows users to upload class study materials, create electronic flashcards to study and share with others, practice quizzes, and more.
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Learning Platform
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All languages
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Free
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Sumo Paint is a browser-based image editor and drawing application. This tool allows you to create, remix and share your images. The free version works much like Photoshop and allows you to apply filters and manipulate images, as well as create new images from scratch. You can upgrade to the Pro version allows you to download the tool and use it offline.
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Drawing Imaging
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All languages
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Free basic account
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SurveyMonkey is a tool for creating online forms.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free basic account
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SurveyShare is a user-friendly tool for designing and conducting online surveys. Construct a survey either from scratch, or based on a variety of question templates. Send email invitations to potential respondents, and analyze responses in text and graphical form.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Tatoeba is a free collaborative online database of example sentences geared towards foreign language learners.
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Vocabulary
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All languages
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Free
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Tencent Weibo is a Chinese micro-blogging site
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Blogging Forum
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Chinese
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Free
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Practicing more with past and model test papers is the best way to get a great score in the TOPIK test. On this page we are sharing some mock tests for TOPIK.
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Assessment
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ThingLink is an interactive media platform that allows for adding rich media links to photos and videos.
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Drawing Imaging , Presentation
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All languages
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Free basic account
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TimelineJS is an open-source tool for creating interactive timelines.
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Timeline
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All languages
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Free
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ToonDo is a tool for creating cartoons.
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Drawing Imaging
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All languages
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Free
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TouchCast allows to create an interactive presentation that mixes video with web content. The app lets users record a video and overlay elements such as web pages.
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Presentation , Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Tricider is an online tool for brainstorming, crowdsourcing, and voting.
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Audience Response
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All languages
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Free
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Twiddla is a web-based whiteboard that can be used for online collaboration.
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Virtual Board
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Twitter is a social networking tool that enables you to find out what is happening with the people and organizations you care about. Posts are called ""tweets"", and can only be 140 characters long. This enables you to view a brief snapshot of what others are doing, as well as briefly share what you are doing.
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Social Media
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Unicollaboration is a platform for organizing online intercultural exchanges.
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Telecollaboration
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All languages
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Free
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Venngage is an online tool for creating infographics.
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Drawing Imaging
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Take any video, trim and highlight the moments that matter and share it with others. It's easy as 1–2–3.
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Presentation
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VideoANT is a web-based video annotation tool
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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Videonotes is an app that enables users to take notes and annotate YouTube videos, as well as synchronize the notes and video.
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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The largest European social networking service, based in Russia.
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Social Media
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Russian
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Free
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VLC is a free, open-source cross-platform multimedia player
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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Vocaroo is an free online voice recorder. Audio files can be emailed, downloaded, or embedded in other webpages.
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Audio
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All languages
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Free
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Portland State University
VoiceThread allows you to collect and share group conversations in one place from anywhere in the world. A VoiceThread is a collaborative, multimedia slide show that holds images, documents, and videos. You can navigate slides and leave your comments, using your voice, text, or video.
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Audio , Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free basic account
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa , Bryn Mawr College , Arizona State University , Portland State University
Voki is a tool that allows users to create their own talking character
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Audio , Presentation
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All languages
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Free basic account
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The Web Audio Utility (WAU) allows students to post voice recordings to online discussion forums. Instructors create a course site in WAU and populate it with various listening and speaking activities. These activities are typically organized as discussion threads however over the years instructors have used WAU to provide other kinds of activities such as quizzes and writing tasks. Students can login into WAU, navigate to their instructors course section and participate in the activities provided.
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Audio
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All languages
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Free
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The WebCAPE computer-based exam selects each test item as a result of the answer to the previous question. When the student answers an item correctly, a more difficult question is presented; if an item is answered incorrectly, an easier question is given. In short, the test “adapts” to the student’s level of ability and will accurately determine the student’s competency level in about twenty minutes.
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Weebly is a platform for creating blogs, personal websites, or e-portfolios.
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Blogging Forum , Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Wenlin contains a dictionary function as well as a text reader/writer function for reading and creating Chinese text files. Flashcards of new characters can also be compiled to aid in learning. By pointing the cursor at a Chinese character the software looks up an English word, and vice versa, working like a dictionary.
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Vocabulary
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Chinese
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Free basic account
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Wikipedia is a free, web-based wiki in which anyone can edit. It's one of the largest collections of information, images, articles, and links on the web. Wikipedia's articles provide links to guide the user to related pages with additional information. The pages can be translated into multiple languages.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free
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Wikispaces is a simple wiki tool designed to build content, communicate with others, and build a sense of community. Wikispaces is great for group projects focused on research and collecting information. You can pull in various resources, organize your content, and build a communally-constructed ""live document.""
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Data Collection Wiki
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Hindi Urdu
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Free
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Collaborative project for creating a free lexical database in every language, complete with meanings, etymologies, and pronunciations.
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Vocabulary
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Wix is a free website builder
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Presentation
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All languages
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Free
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Wordpress is a free blog publishing tool for sharing text, photos and videos. A blog is a website that is essentially an online journal - you can write on any topic of interest. Visitors can visit your blog and comment on your posts, depending on the privacy and security settings you establish. Wordpress is great not only for setting up a blog, but also for creating a personalized website or content management system. A basic account is free, but you can purchase specialized themes, URLs, and special capabilities for a more personal feel.
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Blogging Forum
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All languages
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Free
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Wordreference is an online dictionary available in multiple languages.
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Vocabulary
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All languages
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Free
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Wufoo is a tool for creating online forms.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Dual-language, interactive subtitles and playback controls immerse you in authentic video including TV shows, music, interviews, documentaries, lessons, and more. Learn from the best teachers—native speakers using their language in everyday situations.
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Audio
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All languages
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University of Hawai'i at Manoa , Western Kentucky University
Yandex.Translate (previously Yandex.Translation) is a web service provided by Yandex, intended for the translation of text or web pages into another language.
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Vocabulary
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All languages
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Free
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University of California - Los Angeles
YellowBridge is the premier guide to Chinese language and culture for English speakers. Our comprehensive tools for learning the Chinese language have been very popular with students from around the world. Although there are many China-related websites, ours is unique because we emphasize strong, original content, simple design, and ease of use via the innovative use of web technologies.
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Youku is a Chinese version of Youtube
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Video Screencasting
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Chinese
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Free
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YouTube is a video-sharing website that allows you to upload, view and share videos on the web. Users can build and subscribe to channels dedicated to specific subjects, making it easier to browse videos.
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Video Screencasting
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All languages
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Free
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Zoom is a web-based tool for video conferencing
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Telecollaboration , Videoconferencing
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All languages
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Free basic account
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Zotero is a free tool that enables you to collect, organize, cite, and share your research sources. It is available as both a standalone tool compatible with Firefox and a plug-in for Google Chrome and Safari. You can save your resources directly to the standalone version, or to your zotero.org online library. The tool is especially useful because of its ""Add Citation""? button, which makes it quicker and easier to cite sources.
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Data Collection Wiki
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All languages
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Free
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