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ANVILL-LTI is a web-based application for language teachers, optimized for both desktop and mobile use. Creating and managing media-rich language lessons in ANVILL is simple and straightforward. Spoken language tasks can be integrated into any type of pre-, in-, or after class assignments. Posts can be public or private. With the addition of .H5P and a record keeping system, there are many options for both more interactivity and autonomous learning.  A user's guide and screencasts are available to learn more about the software; ANVILL is free for use in not-for-profit educational institutions.

News and Updates

  • "In video" tasks (quizzing, commenting, etc.) and course content authoring are now available thanks to Check out "interactive content" under the Create menu.
  • There's now a "file manager" (go to your Dashboard and choose the tab). This lets you see and manage all the files you've created in ANVILL.
  • Ideas for using ANVILL? This short article describes its use in a telecollaboration project between French and US students; this one from Faculty Focus looks at ways that audio reflections offer opportunities for deeper content learning.


  • ANVILL-LTI is a web-based service of the Yamada Language Center at the University of Oregon —there's nothing to download.
  • ANVILL-LTI is free to qualified language educators—those working in not-for-profit educational institutions around the world.
  • Currently, all ANVILL-LTI course materials reside on servers at the University of Oregon. ANVILL users must abide by the university's policies on acceptable IT use.

  • Drupal developers, our open source media recorder/player is available here).
  • Please contact us with questions about ANVILL-LTI by email: ylchelp AT

Learning How to Use ANVILL-LTI

ANVILL-LTI (current version)

  • See the screencasts above for demonstrations of how to do basic things in ANVILL-LTI.
  • The ANVILL-LTI User's Guide is in two formats, as a .pdf for general access, and as a multi-touch iBook for iOS and MacOS. Download documentation.