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68 FREE Dictionary Activities

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Dictionaries are important in ESL classrooms and whether your students have electronic or paper ones, they should have some practice using them in class. In this section there are 68 possible worksheets to choose from that will help you encourage your students to use the resources they have available. This dictionary worksheet asks students to provide words to match definitions but you can also flip this around and ask students to look up the definitions of words to get them better acquainted with their dictionaries. The worksheet is meant for intermediate and advanced students and contains good notes about each activity so that you can easily conduct them in class. For activities suitable for lower level learners, simply browse this section.
Dictionaries may not be the most exciting tool students use in school but they are definitely a valuable one to have and something that will help students throughout their English language studies. A resource such as this is only as good as its user so it is important to help students learn to use their dictionaries effectively. Activities like those found in this section can really help you find creative ways to get students to use their dictionaries in class.

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Taboo Game

Taboo Game

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That is a typical taboo game where students must explain the word on the top not using the rest of the words on the card. This game can be used with students of intermediate or upper-intermediate ...
3 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
The English Language

The English Language

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Power point showing developments in the English Language and why some English words are spelled as they are. This power point hopes to introduce students to etymology and guide them through why t ...
2 Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced Exam Level
Pyramid - End of Class Activity

Pyramid - End of Class Activity

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A game focussing on prior knowledge and language acquisition. Perfect for an end-of-class activity. All the words chosen for this activity come from the Longman Active Study Dictionary. Most of th ...
2 Pre-Intermediate Intermediate Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Vocabulary 3F

Vocabulary 3F

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 3E

Vocabulary 3E

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 3D

Vocabulary 3D

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 3C

Vocabulary 3C

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 3B

Vocabulary 3B

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 3A

Vocabulary 3A

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This worksheet is part of a set of 6 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 2F

Vocabulary 2F

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
2 All levels
Vocabulary 2E

Vocabulary 2E

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
4 All levels
Vocabulary 2D

Vocabulary 2D

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
4 All levels
Vocabulary 2C

Vocabulary 2C

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
5 All levels
Vocabulary 2B

Vocabulary 2B

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
4 All levels
Vocabulary 2A

Vocabulary 2A

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sear ...
4 All levels
Vocabulary 1D

Vocabulary 1D

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sea ...
4 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Vocabulary 1C

Vocabulary 1C

This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sea ...
4 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Vocabulay 1B

Vocabulay 1B

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sea ...
3 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Vocabulary Lesson 1A

Vocabulary Lesson 1A

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This worksheet is part of a set of 5 worksheets that form a vocabulary lesson that includes definitions, sentence usage, synonyms, and antonyms. The worksheets contain activities such as word sea ...
4 Complete Beginner Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Categories

Categories

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Pupils write one word for each category beginning with the same first letter that you write on the board. When the first pupil has completed the card, he shouts "stop" and all the others must stop ...
6 Elementary
Amazing Discoveries: Milk Caramel

Amazing Discoveries: Milk Caramel

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I created this worksheet as an extension of the book Happy Earth 1 unit 8 where it provides information about other American origin discoveries like chocolate, potato crisps, chewing gum and pop c ...
4 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Odd One Out 4

Odd One Out 4

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Which one is different? Cross out the word that does not belong and explain why. There are fifteen rows and each of them has got four words. Students will have to cross out the word which is diffe ...
5 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate
Where Do English Words Come From?

Where Do English Words Come From?

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A power point presentation showing in few words where English words come from. During the quiz on the slides, random words will appear and I normally give my students 7 seconds to find out words f ...
15 Elementary Pre-Intermediate
Find the Words in the Dictionary

Find the Words in the Dictionary

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Help your students find words in the dictionary. It can be used  when your student has finished learning how to use the dictionary. As a result, next time when your student is searching for t ...
9 Complete Beginner
Fitness /Crossfit Reading and Vocabulary Worksheet

Fitness /Crossfit Reading and Vocabulary Worksheet

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This worksheet is about a young female CrossFit competitor. You can introduce this topic by clicking the YouTube url on top of the worksheet, or let the students watch the video for themselves. In ...
12 Elementary Pre-Intermediate Intermediate

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