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Learning vocabulary is essential for learning any language, but it can be difficult to memorize without resources. Busyteacher.org offers 14,225 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 14,225 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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Brainteaser

Brainteaser

Here are several brainteasers. Doing some type of mental exercise in the form of brain teasers or word and number games can boost overall brain activity. increase your memory power, reduce the ri ...
2 Views 1,834 Pre-IntInt
Poem- Days of the Week through Emotions

Poem- Days of the Week through Emotions

I created this worksheet to revise emotions plus to teach days of the week. Children are supposed to listen to the poem about Doodle who is very moody (changes his mood all the time) and match the ...
1 Views 1,329 BegElem
CVC Animal Names

CVC Animal Names

Mou
This is a basic worksheet to start practicing animal names for early readers. The knowledge of short vowel sounds are enough to use this worksheet. They can first look at the picture and guess, th ...
1 Views 751 BegElem
Personality and Character Traits

Personality and Character Traits

Mariawesome
This is a worksheet designed mainly for adult learners, however, it can be optimized for teens as well. This Power Point presentation helps go through the vocabulary on personality and charac ...
2 Views 1,019 Pre-IntIntExam
The Weather

The Weather

Ahmet Hasim
This is a worksheet about the weather. Students will learn the words connected to weather (cloudy, sunny, partly cloudy, windy, rainy, snowy, stormy, hot, warm, cold, freezing). There is a wordsea ...
1 Views 956 BegElem
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The Alphabet

The Alphabet

I have designed this worksheet for my starter students. Have your students write the words. It is good for reviewing these topics: classroom, family, clothes and body parts. It's suitable for a sp ...
1 Views 816 BegElem
Christmas Worksheet: Cloze Exercise

Christmas Worksheet: Cloze Exercise

This fun Christmas printable is a cloze exercise and was created for primary/elementary students. Students are asked to read the sentences and fill in the missing words. There is a word bank to he ...
3 Views 2,387 Elem
Christmas Riddles - Matching Worksheet

Christmas Riddles - Matching Worksheet

Christmas is upon us! This fun Christmas worksheet can be used as an extra teaching resource when learning about Christmas. Students match the Christmas riddles on the left with the correct answer ...
2 Views 2,102 Elem
Christmas Story Picture - Elf at the North Pole

Christmas Story Picture - Elf at the North Pole

This Christmas worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. Students look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. They must also think of a title. The picture show ...
2 Views 1,446 Elem
Christmas Story Picture - Small Chimney

Christmas Story Picture - Small Chimney

This Christmas worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. Kids look at the picture and write a creative story to go along with it. Santa is looking a bit worried...We think the chimney ...
2 Views 997 Elem
Christmas Worksheet: Reindeer - Reading Comprehension

Christmas Worksheet: Reindeer - Reading Comprehension

This Christmas worksheet includes facts about reindeer. It can be handed out to students as as an extra resource when teaching kids about Christmas. Students are asked to read through the text and ...
1 Views 2,194 Elem
Functional Language for Speaking

Functional Language for Speaking

Tasoula KATSIAMI
This is a powerpoint presentation which can be used during a roleplay and communicative activities based on a specific objective. It contains useful expressions and phrases for daily conversation ...
7 Views 5,877 ElemPre-Int
The British Royal Family

The British Royal Family

This worksheet is about the British Royal Family from Elizabeth II to Princess Charlotte. Students have to read and answer questions about the members of the Royal Family. There's also a guessing ...
5 Views 3,202 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Ukrainian Cuisine

Ukrainian Cuisine

Liusia
The worksheet describes two popular dishes of Ukrainian cuisine. Vocabulary used in it can be helpful in tasks requiring the description of cooking processes. Students can use the phrases from the ...
2 Views 1,686 IntAdv
Animal Alphabet

Animal Alphabet

I have designed this worksheet for my starter students. Have your students write the words. It is good for reviewing the animals and the dictation of course. Hope it helps!
5 Views 2,390 Beg
Food Alphabet

Food Alphabet

I have designed this worksheet for my starter students. Have your students write the words. It is good for reviewing the food items and the dictation of course. Hope it helps!
7 Views 3,660 Beg
The History of Candles - Christmas Fact Sheet

The History of Candles - Christmas Fact Sheet

This fact sheet can be used as an extra resource when teaching students about Christmas. There are many different reasons why candles are associated with Christmas, although no one knows when they ...
2 Views 3,095 Elem
Christmas in the UK - Reading Comprehension

Christmas in the UK - Reading Comprehension

What happens in the UK at Christmas? This worksheet includes some interesting facts about how families celebrate Christmas in the UK. How do you celebrate Christmas? Do you have a Christmas tree? ...
4 Views 5,606 Elem
Christmas in the USA - Reading Comprehension

Christmas in the USA - Reading Comprehension

What statues are sometimes used to decorate the outside of houses? Where is the famous Rockefeller Center? Find out some interesting facts about Christmas in the USA. Students read through the tex ...
6 Views 4,722 Elem
Christmas in Poland - Reading Comprehension

Christmas in Poland - Reading Comprehension

What is Advent? In Poland, what is normally placed on the top of a Christmas tree? Find out some interesting facts about how people in Poland spend their Christmas. Students read through the text ...
2 Views 1,756 Elem
Christmas in Ireland - Research Activity

Christmas in Ireland - Research Activity

This worksheet includes some information about Irish Christmas traditions. Students are asked to carry their own research and find five Irish Christmas traditions for themselves and write their in ...
2 Views 1,792 Elem
Fun Christmas Quiz

Fun Christmas Quiz

How much do your students know about Christmas? This fun worksheet can be used as an extra resource when teaching kids about Christmas! Students answer as many questions as they can. There are 15 ...
4 Views 4,718 Elem
Volcano Game

Volcano Game

This ppt is a good game for your students to review some topics including formal titles, prepositions of time and place, meeting someone new, introducing someone, etc. It is based on units 1 and ...
5 Views 2,111 Elem
English Worksheet - Haiku Poem: Christmas

English Worksheet - Haiku Poem: Christmas

This English worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. A Haiku poem consists of three lines and seventeen syllables and can be written on many themes. Students write their own poem ba ...
2 Views 2,153 Elem
At the Veterinarian's Office

At the Veterinarian's Office

Tatiana
This text is taken from http://www.petmd.com/, this page contains thousands of articles that are useful for pet owners and as I believe, veterinary technicians that learn English as a second l ...
2 Views 1,952 IntAdv

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