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Learning vocabulary is essential for learning any language, but it can be difficult to memorize without resources. Busyteacher.org offers 14,302 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 14,302 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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Past Continuous- Crime

Past Continuous- Crime

MargaGracia
This worksheet was devised as part of a didactic unit on crime, mystery and detective fiction. Since many of the police and detective questions tend to be in the past continuous, I decided to mix ...
7 Views 2,986 ElemPre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Movie Worksheet: Animal Classification

Trần Phương Bảo Ng
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 1,113 Pre-Int
Taboo Speaking Game Basic

Taboo Speaking Game Basic

Ana Karen Jimenez Garcia
So this is a PPT presentation that I prepared to play Taboo speaking game for basic level students. What I do is that I put a chair and a student is facing the classroom, so his classmates help hi ...
1 Views 2,322 Elem
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 1,084 Pre-Int
Meat and Fish

Meat and Fish

I have designed this PDF for reviewing some vocabulary items related to meat and fish including tuna, salmon, squid, pork, mussels, etc. Have the students write the words in correct columns. Hope ...
3 Views 2,032 Elem
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Telling the Time

Telling the Time

Angelika
A simple PowerPoint presentation for telling the time. It consists of 12 pictures of clocks or watches. You can use it to explain the concept of telling the time or just practise it. There is a nu ...
3 Views 2,412 ElemPre-Int
Bingo, Daily Routines

Bingo, Daily Routines

Cut the cards and give each pair a bingo card. Name the activities randomly and students cross them out of their card. When they cross all the activities out, they call out Bingo. The first team t ...
2 Views 3,217 Elem
Buy Clothes

Buy Clothes

I have designed this worksheet to review the vocabulary items for buying clothes. It includes 2 activities; first have your students complete the table and then ask them to complete the gaps with ...
2 Views 1,615 Elem
Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

Movie Worksheet:World Knowledge Quiz (Comparatives and Superlatives)

English Through Videos
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 ...
9 Views 1,898 ElemPre-IntInt
ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

ESL Worksheet - Discussion Topic: Pets

Discussion activities often begin with questions. This discussion topic includes 20 questions about pets and animals. To prepare your students for the discussion topic, some research can be done b ...
3 Views 2,122 Elem
Mother's Day (for Russian Speakers)

Mother's Day (for Russian Speakers)

The worksheet contains three short texts about Mother's Day in Russia, Great Britain and the USA. The texts are followed by three exercises to make students analyze the information. Then it is pos ...
1 Views 600 ElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension: Whales (Non-fiction)

Reading Comprehension: Whales (Non-fiction)

Reading comprehension worksheet. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. This worksheet includes interesting facts about whales. Students read the text and the ...
3 Views 2,403 Elem
Reading Comprehension: Ollie the Octopus

Reading Comprehension: Ollie the Octopus

This English worksheet was created for early readers. Having strong reading comprehension skills will also help in other subjects. Students read the text about an octopus called Ollie and answer t ...
2 Views 1,460 Elem
Reading Comprehension: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Reading Comprehension: The Tale of Peter Rabbit

Kids will love this comprehension that includes a piece of writing taken from the famous book 'The Tale of Peter Rabbit' by Beatrix Potter. Students are asked to read the text and answer the accom ...
2 Views 1,675 Elem
Reading Comprehension: Getting Ready for School

Reading Comprehension: Getting Ready for School

Students are asked to read a short story about a boy who gets ready for school. They are asked to put the sentences in order from 1 - 5 and then answer the accompanying questions. This worksheet w ...
4 Views 1,483 Elem
Movie Worksheet: Modern Family, Christmas Episode (Season 1, Episode 10)

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

Elena
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 3,256 Pre-IntIntAdv
Pictionary

Pictionary

Pictionary is a fun game! You can play this game as an ice breaker in the first session of your classes. The game is pretty simple: players take turns silently drawing things written on the index ...
2 Views 5,494 ElemPre-IntInt
Volcano Game, Past Simple and Directions

Volcano Game, Past Simple and Directions

This ppt is a good game for your students to review past simple and directions. Divide your class into 2 teams. Students are going to choose letters by chance. Each question has got a point and if ...
6 Views 5,153 Elem
At the Airport

At the Airport

abir
This worksheet has been designed for young learners of English and it's way to have fun while recycling vocabulary related to airport. This worksheet is a mixture of different activities and game ...
2 Views 3,933 All
Song Worksheet: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Song Worksheet: Twas the Night Before Christmas

Maria
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 2,282 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Sports in Britain

Movie Worksheet: Sports in Britain

Svetlana
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 2,430 ElemPre-Int
Game, Debates

Game, Debates

Give each students two cards, agree & disagree. Read aloud a controversial statement, and have each students hold up his/her paper stating whether they agree or disagree. Choose one student f ...
5 Views 5,853 Pre-IntIntAdv
Beach and Sightseeing Holiday

Beach and Sightseeing Holiday

I have designed this file for reviewing some vocabulary items related to beach and sightseeing holiday such as sunbathe, guidebook, go sightseeing, etc. First students are asked to write the missi ...
3 Views 1,787 ElemPre-Int
Movie Worksheet: How to Celebrate British Christmas

Movie Worksheet: How to Celebrate British Christmas

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 2,448 Pre-IntInt
English History Succession War 1139

English History Succession War 1139

A simple mind map about Succession War, its causes, important facts and how it ended up. I use these maps to get a general view of a topic leading to discussion or group work to add details. Mind ...
1 Views 990 Pre-Int

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