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Let’s face it: Even the most enthusiastic ESL class sometimes goes through dull periods. No matter how much you switch up the activities and topics, there’s only so much English that your students can absorb at any one time. Still, that limit is sometimes a lot higher than your students believe it is - and the genuine exhaustion caused by a challenging topic, is very different from boredom that comes from too much repetition. When your students are just plain bored of board work, that’s when it’s time to break out one of your “emergency” activities - the ones you know will raise your class’s mood.

You’ve probably got some go-to activities of your own - but it never hurts to add some new ones to your arsenal. That’s exactly why BusyTeacher.org has put together this collection of 1,061 worksheets themed on movies, cartoons, and viral videos. You won’t have to wonder whether these activities will catch your students’ interest - because each one is based on a movie or show that they already love to watch. For those times when ESL starts feeling a little too abstract, these worksheets bring English back into the real world, and inspire students to use it to talk about their own pop culture.

But that’s not the only reason these 1,061 worksheets are handy. BusyTeacher.org’s movie and video worksheets help you organize lessons on a wide variety of ESL areas - from basic grammar and vocabulary to listening and speaking. Whether your students are level-one beginners or level-five English experts, we’ve got worksheets appropriate for their level. In fact, many of these worksheets can be adapted for different ESL levels - meaning they can be used again and again in all the classes you teach.

While some of BusyTeacher.org’s 1,061 movie and video worksheets offer simple fill-in-the-blank or matching exercises, others provide frameworks for games and activities, encourage students to listen and answer questions about what happens in video clips, or even spark open-ended discussions about their favorite movies and shows. So whether you need to calm down a turbulent class or pump some energy into a quiet one, these movie worksheets will grab your students’ attention.

How do we know these worksheets work? Because every single one of them has been created and tested in the classrooms of real ESL teachers just like you. And each one is completely free to download, modify, and share - you don’t even have to register on our site. But if you have a worksheet of your own that’s been a hit in your classroom, we’d love for you to share it with our international community of ESL teachers. It’s as easy as clicking the “Submit a worksheet” button at the bottom of this page.

Ready to find a worksheet for your class? You might want to start with the top ten most popular movie and video worksheets. Or you can browse BusyTeacher.org’s complete collection of 1,061 movie and video worksheets - all available to view in thumbnail mode, so you can see exactly what you’ll be getting when you download each one.

So take a look at what we have to offer. We’re confident that any BusyTeacher movie worksheet you choose will make you the star of your classroom.

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Movie Worksheet: Modern Family

Movie Worksheet: Modern Family

Luciana Gossmann Araujo
, Movie + Video + Cartoons
This is a video activity based on the TV sitcom Modern Family (Season 4, Episode 7). In this episode, Cameron takes care of Alex and Luke while Phil, Claire and Mitchell deal with Haley's arrest; ...
5 Views 2,404 Int
Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Trần Phương Bảo Ng
, , , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet should be used after your students watch Animal Classification for Children by Free School on Youtube. This will help your kids recognize and remember different types of animals. I ...
2 Views 1,553 Pre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Motivation

Movie Worksheet: Motivation

Tatiana Buzuverova
This lesson is based on the video about self-motivation. Activities include a great part of speaking: monologue in pairs, discussing interesting and maybe unusual facts open class. There is a list ...
1 Views 1,441 Pre-Int
Movie Worksheet: The Butterfly Effect PPT

Movie Worksheet: The Butterfly Effect PPT

» Movie + Video + Cartoons
I have designed this PowerPoint based on the film, The Butterfly Effect. It includes some questions about the film, some idioms from the film and of course some follow-up questions about students' ...
2 Views 1,238 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: The Butterfly Effect

Movie Worksheet: The Butterfly Effect

» Movie + Video + Cartoons
I have designed this worksheet based on the film, The Butterfly Effect. It includes two activities and it is appropriate for intermediate and upper levels. Hope it helps.
2 Views 963 IntAdv
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Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

English Through Videos
, , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This fun video activity is to practise using comparatives and superlatives. The video contains lots of different clips on topics such as "The World's Deadliest Animals" and " "The Hottest Places o ...
10 Views 2,163 ElemPre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Modern Family, Christmas Episode (Season 1, Episode 10)

Movie Worksheet: Modern Family, Christmas Episode (Season 1, Episode 10)

Elena
, , , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This is one of the best episodes in the series, suitable for Christmas. Will be suitable for B1+ levels. I divided the 21-minute long episode into two parts and made true-or-false statements to ea ...
1 Views 3,348 Pre-IntIntAdv
Song Worksheet: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Song Worksheet: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Maria
, , , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This is a famous poem by Clement Clarke Moore called "A Visit from St. Nicholas" or more commonly known as "Twas The Night Before Christmas". The worksheet is a poem with pictures and translation ...
1 Views 2,346 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Sports in Britain

Movie Worksheet: Sports in Britain

Svetlana
, , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet is devoted to the topic “Sports in Britain”. The first page includes 4 questions that can be discussed after the first viewing, the second one represents a multiple-choi ...
2 Views 2,535 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: How I Met Your Mother, Past Passive

Movie Worksheet: How I Met Your Mother, Past Passive

, Movie + Video + Cartoons
I have designed this file for reviewing the past passive voice. It is designed based on episode 9 of 'How I Met Your Mother' (season 5). Students are asked to complete the sentences with past pass ...
2 Views 2,672 Pre-Int
Movie Worksheet: How to Celebrate British Christmas

Movie Worksheet: How to Celebrate British Christmas

, , , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet is created on the basis of a video from Anglophenia. Watching and doing the given exercises the students will learn some basic facts about British and American Christmas traditions. ...
3 Views 2,520 Pre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Night of the Hunter Riverboat Scene Key

Movie Worksheet: Night of the Hunter Riverboat Scene Key

corinne hoffert
» Movie + Video + Cartoons
Here are the answers to the worksheet about the river boat scene in the Night of The Hunter I hope your students will enjoy it as much as mine who were first sceptical about watching an "old" blac ...
1 Views 1,009 Adv
The Night of the Hunter, River Boat Scene

The Night of the Hunter, River Boat Scene

corinne hoffert
» Movie + Video + Cartoons
A scene from the famous movie The Night of The Hunter that you can find on You tube. My students went to see the full movie at the cinema. To answer the questions you will have to show them the fi ...
1 Views 2,019 Adv
Movie Worksheet: The Night of The Hunter ( Answer Key)

Movie Worksheet: The Night of The Hunter ( Answer Key)

corinne hoffert
» Movie + Video + Cartoons
Here are the answers to the corresponding worksheet, so you do not have to watch the movie too many times.  I know it takes time to work on a complete film, that's why I share it . These answ ...
1 Views 1,629 Adv
Movie Worksheet: The Night of The Hunter

Movie Worksheet: The Night of The Hunter

corinne hoffert
» Movie + Video + Cartoons
The very famous movie The Night of the Hunter , a classical black and white film starring Robert Mitchum, is a fairytale, a gothic story and a crime story all together which can make it quite p ...
1 Views 1,672 Adv
Movie Worksheet: Humans in 1000 Years - Asap Science

Movie Worksheet: Humans in 1000 Years - Asap Science

Flavia
This is a listening worksheet based on a YouTube Video: ASAP Science - Humans in 1000 years. Students have to fill the gaps, answer questions and write their opinion about what humans will be &nbs ...
3 Views 3,086 Pre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: How to Train Your Dragon- Gift of the Night Fury

Movie Worksheet: How to Train Your Dragon- Gift of the Night Fury

, Movie + Video + Cartoons
It is a one page multiple choice worksheet for Christmas based on the cartoon "How to Train Your Dragon: Gift of the Nigtfury" which you can find on youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W ...
1 Views 3,493 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Polish Grandpa Learns English

Movie Worksheet: Polish Grandpa Learns English

, , , Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet is based on the youtube video about an old man who flew to London to see his granddaughter. It can be a nice ice breaker or filler for a range of levels. You could do all the tasks ...
3 Views 4,257 Pre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Into the Woods

Movie Worksheet: Into the Woods

, Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet is created as a final activity to discuss the movie "Into the Woods". It mainly focuses on the movies' characters and some vocabulary. There are no discussion questions. The workshe ...
2 Views 2,800 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Maleficent

Movie Worksheet: Maleficent

» Movie + Video + Cartoons
I have designed this PDF based on the movie "Maleficent". It includes three parts:  before watching, while watching and after watching. First, have your student talk with their partners about ...
2 Views 2,865 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: Crimson Peak (Trailer Activity)

Movie Worksheet: Crimson Peak (Trailer Activity)

Helen
, Movie + Video + Cartoons
This worksheet is perfect for Halloween lessons. Students should watch the trailer first and then do some interesting exercises. It is full of Halloween vocabulary, so it will be quite useful for ...
5 Views 2,048 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Movie Worksheet: What Is the U.S. Electoral College and How Does It Work?

Movie Worksheet: What Is the U.S. Electoral College and How Does It Work?

Adele
, , Movie + Video + Cartoons
Electoral procedures in the US can be difficult to understand as they are complex and unique. Here's a link to a video on youtube that explains in simple terms what the US Electoral College is an ...
4 Views 2,799 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: 10 Evil People with Surprising Hobbies

Movie Worksheet: 10 Evil People with Surprising Hobbies

mariaes
What did Hitler and other important people in history like to do in their free time? Watch the video and find out. Teens enjoy this video activity and can be shocked at some of the facts revealed ...
5 Views 3,810 IntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Friends Handout, Season 1 Episode 16

Movie Worksheet: Friends Handout, Season 1 Episode 16

Mahboobeh Roshanak
, Movie + Video + Cartoons
This handout is given to students in class .While watching the episode,  the teacher asks students to talk about events in the film by asking meaningful questions. They can also take a look a ...
1 Views 2,195 Adv
Movie Worksheet: Gothika

Movie Worksheet: Gothika

maria del mar
, , Movie + Video + Cartoons
It's interesting to get feedback from students after watching the film. Students will have to answer some questions about the film. Some parts of the film are a bit scary so I used it on H ...
1 Views 1,160 Pre-Int

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