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Learning vocabulary is essential for learning any language, but it can be difficult to memorize without resources. Busyteacher.org offers 14,245 printable vocabulary worksheets in several different categories, all of which are great for you to use with your students.


Vocabulary is a key component in helping students with word building. More often than not, students become stuck when speaking about their interests or jobs because they don’t know enough vocabulary to express themselves. Using these worksheets as a resource will help them build sentences as they learn to use the English language with ease. When used as homework assignments, these worksheets will make sure that students continue to use the words learned in the classroom at home, and get the extra practice they need to progress in their learning.


With 14,245 vocabulary worksheets available, you can find material on a wide range of topics relating to your lesson or students’ needs below - including business, medical, animals, holidays, and many more. You’ll also find worksheets on idioms, colloquialisms, phrasal verbs, and even slang vocabulary.


These worksheets can be used in the classroom in many different ways. Role play is one effective way to teach vocabulary: you can place students in a specific scenario and have them use the vocabulary on these worksheets to act out a relevant situation. Another effective way to teach vocabulary is by introducing the vocabulary words in a game setting, such as a matching game, a bingo game, or a team-based game.
The worksheets below come in many different styles. Some include cartoon characters to identify colors, some are simple fill-in worksheets, some are song worksheets, some are quizzes, some are in list form, and you'll also find many other types . This variety gives you a lot of options for creating a dynamic and fun lesson, and your students will appreciate the variety, too.


The worksheets are also grouped into “recommended,” “most popular,” and “recently added” categories – and they're also level-specific, ranging from beginner to advanced. This makes it easy for you to determine whether or not a given worksheet can be used in your lesson. If you're not sure about what a certain worksheet contains, just click on the thumbnail to preview the entire worksheet before downloading it.


You don't have to register or subscribe to download any worksheet. They're all free to download, and free to use in your lessons. Plus, every single one of these worksheets is created and submitted by fellow ESL teachers, which means they're tested and proven in real ESL classroom environments. In fact, if you have a vocabulary worksheet that you've found to be especially effective in your lessons, you can submit it to BusyTeacher.org. At the bottom of this page, click on “Submit a worksheet” to upload your worksheet for other ESL teacher around the globe to use!


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Food Pyramid

Food Pyramid

The following worksheet consists of two pages. The first page has a table label with the groups of food. Students have to fill each group with drawings, the second page has a food pyramid and it h ...
3 Views 2,595 BegElemPre-IntInt
Guess The Picture - Animals

Guess The Picture - Animals

Ekaterina
This PPT can be used with young learners to review different animals. Pupils have to guess the animal after seeing just a part of it, then the whole picture appears. It's good as a warm up task or ...
5 Views 2,118 Beg
What Did You Do This Summer? Back to School Activities

What Did You Do This Summer? Back to School Activities

Katie-Zhou
This activity focuses on summer vocabulary, such as verbs, things to do in summer time, and the simple past of summer verbs.  In pairs, students collect and share summer nouns and summer verb ...
7 Views 4,470 Elem
Beginning of the Year Conversation Game

Beginning of the Year Conversation Game

VASILIKI LISMANI
This worksheet is a nice way to to review previous knowledge. Everything is here: grammar (tenses, modals), topic vocabulary (free time activities, school subjects, extreme sports, music, descript ...
14 Views 12,469 Pre-IntInt
The Alphabet Chant

The Alphabet Chant

ycik
the-alphabet-chant.pptx [3.75 Mb] (Count: 1053)This is a great rhythmic chant for young learners to practice the alphabet. You can divide your students in two groups or ask individual students to chant particular letters. Bes ...
5 Views 4,263 Elem
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Interview a Friend Writing Template

Interview a Friend Writing Template

Use this friend interview worksheet to help students build basic writing and speaking skills. This worksheet contains simple questions for students to ask a friend, such as "What is your name?" an ...
2 Views 3,942 BegElemPre-Int
Colors Word Search

Colors Word Search

Svetlana Yakren
This worksheet gives the opportunity to practice their colour words. Pupils have to find the words in the word search. They also have to rewrite the words using lower case letters, put down the me ...
2 Views 3,423 Elem
Science Memes

Science Memes

Kauê Moura
Who doesn't like memes? Students sure do! This worksheet will help you warm-up for a class about science, or maybe you can assign it as homework after said class. Teenagers and younger adults will ...
3 Views 2,881 Pre-Int
Drawing Clock Hands - Time in Words

Drawing Clock Hands - Time in Words

With this worksheet, students must read the time, and then draw the hands on the clock. The time is written our. For example, 3:45 is written as quarter to four. This worksheet helps students lear ...
5 Views 3,398 BegElem
Real-Life Reading: Store Hours

Real-Life Reading: Store Hours

This worksheet helps build everyday reading skills by having students read a sign showing the hours for a store. Students must answer question based on the sign, such as "What time does the store ...
4 Views 4,642 ElemInt
Classroom Vocabulary

Classroom Vocabulary

Can your students recognize common classroom objects? On this worksheet, students must look at the picture, and then select the classroom item that best connects with the picture. Find more themed ...
4 Views 6,662 BegElem
Body Parts In idioms

Body Parts In idioms

This worksheet provides help in understanding 10 different idioms related to body parts. Included idioms are: to have a sweet tooth, to pull someone's leg, to cost an eye, to have something at you ...
5 Views 5,734 IntAdv
Common Verbs Word Search

Common Verbs Word Search

What are some of the most common verbs in the English language? Students can begin to recognize those verbs with this word search. Challenge students to find the verbs, and then use the verbs in a ...
3 Views 4,114 ElemInt
Sellng Odd Items

Sellng Odd Items

Cris
This worksheet is intended for students to work on improvisation when they need to prepare a pitch or speech to sell an item. It can turn out to be very funny as the items in this activity are un ...
4 Views 3,294 Pre-IntIntAdv
Back to School Plurals

Back to School Plurals

With this worksheet, students can practice writing plural nouns and learn words for common back-to-school objects. Students must look at the picture, and then select the correct form of the plural ...
4 Views 5,959 ElemInt
Back to School Word and Picture Matching

Back to School Word and Picture Matching

Teach students words related to going back to school with this Back to School Word and Picture Matching Worksheet. Students must draw a line to match each picture with the word that represents it. ...
2 Views 5,659 ElemPre-IntInt
Flashcards of Daily Activities

Flashcards of Daily Activities

LenaK
This worksheet contains 20 colorful flashcards of daily routines and activities: get up, wash face, have breakfast, go to school, etc. It will help ESL students master the phrases in English. Pare ...
6 Views 9,283 BegElemPre-Int
Power, Bench, and Machine Tools

Power, Bench, and Machine Tools

This worksheet was made for college students studying woodworking technology. Later it was successfully used in teaching students of other technical professions. The worksheet consists of some lex ...
4 Views 2,163 ElemPre-Int
My Family Tree

My Family Tree

TonyinChina
This is a great worksheet for young learners and is best used to reinforce family vocabulary. Have them fill in the blanks with the correct family member and have them draw a picture of that famil ...
6 Views 4,542 Beg
Flashcards of Shapes

Flashcards of Shapes

Elena V
Here you'll find 16 flash cards of shapes in English. These flash cards include classical shapes and rare ones. They're ideal for helping toddlers and preschoolers learn shapes. The worksheet ...
4 Views 5,461 BegElem
Spelling Rules: Simple Present (3rd person he-she-it)

Spelling Rules: Simple Present (3rd person he-she-it)

Diana
This activity requires students to identify the correct spelling of the verbs for the Present Simple for 3rd person singular (he/she/it) and match the verb to its respective spelling rule. Some in ...
4 Views 8,434 ElemPre-Int
Feeling Words

Feeling Words

This worksheet contains a list of short sentences that describe different situations, such as losing a favorite teddy bear. Students must select the feeling word that best connects with the scenar ...
6 Views 7,553 ElemPre-Int
Rhyming Riddles

Rhyming Riddles

In this worksheet, students read riddles to try to figure out the mystery word. The clues include words that rhyme with the mystery word. Students will not only learn rhyming words, but they will ...
3 Views 8,580 ElemPre-IntInt
Fruit and Vegetables Word Search

Fruit and Vegetables Word Search

How many names of fruits and vegetables do your students know? Using this worksheet, students can learn the names of different fruits and vegetables. To enhance the value of the worksheet, encoura ...
3 Views 7,186 BegElem
What Begins with A?

What Begins with A?

Begin to teach letter and word recognition with this simple "What Begins with A?" worksheet. Students must circle all of the pictures that represent words that begin with A. Does cat begin with A? ...
6 Views 6,473 BegElem

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