DigCompEdu Competence area

3.1 Teaching

Progression Level

Explorer (A2)

Minimum digital skills level of Students


Minimum digital skills level of Educators


Learning/Teaching situation

The recipe is aimed at educators who wish to compile vocabulary/expression word banks (pronunciation and vocabulary).

Target group

All ages.


  • PC/laptop/smartphome
  • Internet connection
  • YouTube
  • Earphones
  • Students with beginner level on digital competences


Recipe gives students opportunity to develop their media competence also to master their vocabulary, pronunciation using YouTube videos.

How to do it (step by step)

Step 1

Take your device and go to www.youtube.com.

Step 2

Enter search terms in the search field. For example, Words Family German (words, topic, language).

Step 3

Enter search terms in the search field. For example, Pronunciation, mother (pronunciation and a required word) or rather Pronunciation practice German and click “Search”.


Step 4


Choose the right video from the list and click on it. Now video is playing. You can watch the video, repeat the words and also pause it.

There is more…

You can save your videos in a playlist in order to quickly find them. Under the
video click “Save” and “Create new playlist”. Name your playlist, for example “Vocabulary for the topic My Family” and “Open”. In this playlist you can save more videos regarding the same topic.


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