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Son, J.-B. (2023). Online activities for language learning 2023.

Online Activities for Language Learning (OALL) 2023

The activity types, example activities and example tools listed below are by no means exhaustive. They are interrelated to each other and can be modified in line with their integrated features and additional options.
Note: All web addresses are subject to change. Please use a search engine to locate it if you cannot find any particular website at the address given.
-- This is an updated version of the original OALL list.

Types of Online Language Learning Activities

Online Activities for Language Learning 2023
Activity Types
Example Activities
Example Tools
Collaboration Real-time editing Etherpad
Social bookmarking Diigo
Virtual communities italki; Lang-8
Wikis PBworks
Communication Email Gmail
Forums MyBB; phpBB
Social networking Facebook; Ning
Video chats Skype; Zoom
Concordancing Text analysis Compleat Lexical Tutor
Creation Books Book Creator
Databases Airtable
Diagrams Cacoo
ePortfolios Mahara
Graphics Canva
Podcasts PodOmatic
Videos Animoto; Renderforest
Websites Google Sites; Webnode; Weebly; Wix
Word clouds;
Exploration Dictionaries; Howjsay; Visuwords
Information searching; Bing; Google; Google Earth
Games Social learning Kahoot!
Mapping Brainstorming Google Docs; IdeaBoardz; Stormboard
Concept/mind maps MindMeister; Mindomo; Popplet
Presentation Videos SchoolTube; Vimeo; YouTube
Zooming Prezi
Reflection Blogs Blogger; Edublog
Journals LiveJournal; Penzu
Timelines Tiki-Toki
Virtual walls Padlet
Simulation Virtual worlds Second Life
Storytelling Digital stories Storybird
Surveys Opinion polls Poll Everywhere; SurveyMonkey
Tests Dictation Listen and Write
Quizzes ESL Video; Quizlet
Tutorials Language learning websites British Council: LearnEnglish; ESL Cyber Listening Lab
Language learning apps Duolingo