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Learning vocabulary is essential for learning any language, but it can be difficult to memorize without resources. Busyteacher.org offers 12,976 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 12,976 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.


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Movie Worksheet: Lazy Town - First Day of Summer

Movie Worksheet: Lazy Town - First Day of Summer

Anna
A worksheet which is based on one of the episodes of Lazy Town- First Day of Summer. There are also some summer words that were mentioned in the film + answers at the end. I hope it will ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Jobs, Bingo

Jobs, Bingo

Bingo is an exciting game. This file contains some cards for playing bingo about different jobs. The instruction of the game is included. Hope it helps!
2 Elementary
Jobs

Jobs

This is a worksheet about jobs. It includes two activities about what different people do in our society. It contains different jobs such as a mail carrier, waiter, plumber, TV reporter, carp ...
2 Elementary
Healthy Food and Junk Food

Healthy Food and Junk Food

This worksheet includes different junk and healthy foods. Cut the cards and put them on your desk. Divide the board into 2 parts, healthy foods and junk foods. Divide your class into two teams. Te ...
2 Elementary
Documents

Documents

This PowerPoint includes different documents, such as ID card, driving licence, credit card, letter, etc. You may find it useful at the engagement part of your teaching. Hope it works!
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Pantomime, Jobs

Pantomime, Jobs

Pantomime is an exciting game. This is a game for practicing jobs. Cut the cards. Each student is asked to mime the statement and the others have to say. Hope it works!
2 Elementary
Days of the Week

Days of the Week

My senior students like all sorts of puzzles very much. These worksheets are suitable to practise vocabulary easily in different ways and having fun. With crosswords, scrambled words and "snake-wo ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Movie Worksheet: Pocahontas (Nature Vocabulary)

Movie Worksheet: Pocahontas (Nature Vocabulary)

This worksheet aims at teaching young learners specific nature related lexical items. Students are asked to place the given words in the correct group. Small pictures are also included to provide ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
Conversational Questions- Jobs and Occupations Ppt

Conversational Questions- Jobs and Occupations Ppt

Nice activity for your conversational class. I sometimes use it as a filler for an ordinary class. Here you will find different questions to discuss, e.g. about working hours, motivation, men and ...
1 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Focus Meter

Focus Meter

BusyTeacher Contributor
This is for children who are having behavior issues in the classroom. The teacher fills in the circles at the end of each day and at the end of the week, depending on their behavior, the child ca ...
1 Complete BeginnerElementary
The Oxford English Dictionary - New Words for 2015

The Oxford English Dictionary - New Words for 2015

The Oxford English Dictionary have just announced their latest additions - this time it's more than 500 words, phrases and meanings that have entered into common use over the last 10 years. I hav ...
1 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Story Book Worksheet : A Visit to the City (Listening)

Story Book Worksheet : A Visit to the City (Listening)

This worksheet is helpful for improving your students listening skills. It is appropriate for elementary students esp. young learners. It's based on a story book called A Visit to the City (Dolphi ...
4 Elementary
The Worldwide Quiz

The Worldwide Quiz

This vocabulary revision game can be done as an individual task or as a whole class competition when the teacher reads individual lines and students call out the suitable answer. There are often m ...
1 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Summer Puzzle

Summer Puzzle

Rania Foka
The worksheet has been designed for young learners to revise vocabulary related to "summer" The puzzle is provided with illustrations in order for the learners to both be motivated and aided to c ...
3 Complete Beginner
Countries and Nationalities

Countries and Nationalities

Giuliana Ortez
This worksheet helps students create questions with the verb to be. They can interview 5 of their classmates, they will pretend they are from another country. This encourage students to create que ...
2 Elementary
Movie Worksheet: How to Make Tea the British Way - Anglophenia Ep 31

Movie Worksheet: How to Make Tea the British Way - Anglophenia Ep 31

Another Anglophenia episode is here. Watch the video and learn how to make the best cuppa the British way. This is a mostly speaking activity which includes some questions on the video. Also, it h ...
3 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Daily Routines

Daily Routines

This power-point presentation is appropriate for teaching daily routines and weekdays to young and elementary language learners. It contains activities such as: sweeping, washing the dishes, takin ...
3 Elementary
Animals Puzzle Search

Animals Puzzle Search

Maca Rodríguez
It's a word document with a word puzzle search about animals, it's really easy to do. 
2 Complete BeginnerElementary
Disasters Vocabulary

Disasters Vocabulary

Irina Shigarova
Simple worksheet to train spelling of the words on the topic "Disasters", includes 4 tasks: match two halves of the words, find the words in the wordsnake, put letters in the correct order, label ...
3 Elementary
12 Months Of The Year

12 Months Of The Year

My senior students like all sorts of puzzles very much. These worksheets are suitable to practise vocabulary easily in different ways and having fun. With crosswords, scrambled words and "snake-wo ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Story Book Worksheet : City Girl, country Boy (Listening)

Story Book Worksheet : City Girl, country Boy (Listening)

This worksheet is helpful for improving your students listening skills. It is appropriate for elementary students esp. young learners. It's based on a story book called City Girl, Country Boy (Dol ...
4 Elementary
General Description

General Description

This worksheet is appropriate for reviewing and practicing how to describe people. It's appropriate for elementary students. This worksheet includes some questions related to physical appearance a ...
5 Elementary
Birthdays

Birthdays

This is a worksheet suitable to revise the months and the ordinal numbers. First the students read the whole sentences and then they fill in the corresponding dates in their short forms. At the en ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Dates and Days of the Week

Dates and Days of the Week

With this worksheet your students can practise the ordinal numbers and the days of the week. They learn how to say the dates in a correct way and the different ways to write them. If they know the ...
2 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Story Book: City Girl, Country Boy

Story Book: City Girl, Country Boy

This power-point presentation is based on a story book called "City Girl, Country Boy" (Dolphin readers, level 4) which is suitable for elementary language learners. It shows some differences betw ...
5 Elementary

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