84 FREE Humour Worksheets

FREE Humour Worksheets

Everyone has a different sense of humour and jokes are not always appropriate for all audiences so here are some worksheets that other busy teachers created to talk about this fun and yet complex topic. There are 84 worksheets available which are all free and easy to print out for use in your classes. Humorous worksheets like this and this include some jokes you may consider using in class. Instead of focusing on jokes for an entire lesson, perhaps you can find a way to include just one a day or one a week in your regular lessons. For example when talking about numbers you can ask students “Why is 6 afraid of 7?” and when they give up say “Because 7 ate/eight 9!” The problem with including jokes in class is that if students do not understand them and you have to explain the punchline, it will not be nearly as fun as you imagined.
Unless students are quite advanced, they will often not be able to get the humour of English jokes which is unfortunate as there are so many good ones to share and students are unlikely to have heard any of them before. Students may appreciate ones like the example above because it is simple but you might have to write out the answer for students to get its meaning. Advanced students will appreciate the challenge that jokes present because they often will not have much exposure to jokes even if they use English on a daily basis, for example at work. Before deciding to include a lot of jokes and humour in your lessons, test it out and see how students respond.

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Movie Worksheet: Red Dwarf Lesson B2-C1

Movie Worksheet: Red Dwarf Lesson B2-C1

Jeremy Wysakowski-Walters
This lesson provides both some comic relief from the tedium of course books as well as comprehension and speaking practice. The worksheet must be used in conjunction with episode one of Red Dwarf, ...
1 Views 481 Adv
Movie Worksheet: Kids Say the Funniest Things (Reported Speech)

Movie Worksheet: Kids Say the Funniest Things (Reported Speech)

English Through Videos
This is a fun video activity to practise using reported speech. Learners listen to cute kids speaking. Then  they change the direct speech into reported speech (indirect speech). It can be do ...
12 Views 11,651 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Stative Verbs for Teenagers (with Memes)

Stative Verbs for Teenagers (with Memes)

sasha_alexandra
•, , Humour
This worksheet is about stative verbs. There are rules, a table of verbs, exceptions and examples. I created some memes to make it look more teenage-friendly and help the kids to remember it bette ...
5 Views 6,369 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
How to Recognize Real Art and Real Artists

How to Recognize Real Art and Real Artists

William Work
This Powerpoint presentation is adapted from the Internet and the reference URL is noted on the title page. I just adapted it for PPT use. The presentation consists of a famous painting with a des ...
5 Views 3,053 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: IT Help Desk Service

Movie Worksheet: IT Help Desk Service

Alandra
This worksheet starts with some general questions about IT help desks - what kind of people work at the help desk, what the most common problems are, etc. Students then watch a clip from the sitco ...
5 Views 10,462 Pre-IntIntAdv
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Einstein's Riddle

Einstein's Riddle

Viviane Moraes
The famous Einstein's Riddle organised in a worksheet, with the reasoning to follow for the teacher. Great for those days when teens don't want to work. It can be used in all sorts of levels, sinc ...
18 Views 33,299 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Mog's Christmas Calamity

Movie Worksheet: Mog's Christmas Calamity

This worksheet is based on the Christmas advertisement by Sainsbury about the cat, Mog. You can extend working on it by making questions or true / false statements after you've watched the video a ...
6 Views 7,160 Pre-IntInt
Conversation on ...er Toilets

Conversation on ...er Toilets

dotty
Conversation on our experiences of public toilets whilst travelling as well as here in the UK. There is also an introduction on who invented the toilet. The worksheet introduces new vocabulary as ...
14 Views 7,966 Pre-IntIntAdv
Comprehension - My Hat Is Full of Rabbits

Comprehension - My Hat Is Full of Rabbits

This is a funny magic poem that was created for primary/elementary students. Students are asked to read the poem and underline the correct spelling of the words in brackets. There are also questio ...
11 Views 11,466 Elem
Poetry - My Sheep Is Being Sheepish

Poetry - My Sheep Is Being Sheepish

This is a funny wordplay poem that was created for primary/elementary school students. They are asked to read through the poem and then answer the accompanying questions. There are seven questions ...
5 Views 6,134 Elem
Animal Jokes for Kids

Animal Jokes for Kids

•, Humour
Enjoy the range of hilarious animal jokes for kids and laugh along with the neat humor and classic jokes related to all our friends living in the animal kingdom. Very useful to make some funny pa ...
4 Views 7,430 Int
Movie Worksheet: Miranda

Movie Worksheet: Miranda

Students watch a 3 minute clip from Youtube of a famous British comedy called Miranda. The students answer questions about the vocabulary and what happens during the clip. This could be used as ...
3 Views 6,041 Adv
Movie Worksheet: Pirates' Weather Superstitions

Movie Worksheet: Pirates' Weather Superstitions

It's a warm-up or a short listening task for students of all ages based on the BBC 1 min "Horrible Stories Pirate Weather Report". This can be used as an extra-material on topics "Traveling", "Wea ...
8 Views 11,087 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Movie Worksheet: Animals Can Be Jerks (Kingston Crown)

Movie Worksheet: Animals Can Be Jerks (Kingston Crown)

Teaching material : YouTube. Objectives: to stimulate students to practice listening and speaking from some amusing VDO like Yahoo or YouTube. Instructions : 1) The teacher provides the worksheet ...
4 Views 5,545 ElemPre-Int
Traffic Violation Article

Traffic Violation Article

Presentation for B level students (or up to C) to talk about abiding laws. Includes vocabulary about traffic and violations that work with the article (a real article!). It is a funny story about ...
2 Views 7,750 IntAdvExam
Song Worksheet: Meet Tigger

Song Worksheet: Meet Tigger

This worksheet was created to be used along with the youtube video linked here.The tigger song plays on the screen and the words are written below as it goes. The students have to listen to t ...
2 Views 3,891 Elem
Pyramid - Game to Practice Relative Clauses

Pyramid - Game to Practice Relative Clauses

Pyramid is an American game show based on guessing words. It is perfect for esl classroom as it uses mostly relative clauses and it is pure fun. Show students a part of an actual show (I used one ...
24 Views 39,699 Pre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Mr. Bean Is Packing for a Trip

Movie Worksheet: Mr. Bean Is Packing for a Trip

One of the things I love about using Mr. Bean videos is the varied topics that can be covered using them. We used this one for both past and present continuous, but it can also be used for the sim ...
8 Views 15,649 Pre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Charlie Brown, It's Magic!

Movie Worksheet: Charlie Brown, It's Magic!

I made this worksheet for my mixed level (elementary/pre-int) summer school group. They are a rowdy lot but visuals seem to capture their attention. The video, Charlie Brown, It's Magic can be d ...
6 Views 5,438 ElemPre-Int
How about Thai Food?- Funny Speaking about Food

How about Thai Food?- Funny Speaking about Food

This is a simple but funny activity I use with my intermediate students, but it can be adapted to almost all levels. There are 5 different prompts with some information about the character's likes ...
11 Views 19,960 Pre-IntIntAdv
Betty Botter- Visual Tongue Twister Activity

Betty Botter- Visual Tongue Twister Activity

This worksheet makes use of the Betty Botter Tongue Twister to help students with pronunciation. It includes a brief minimal pair practice in which students must match the words to their phonetic ...
12 Views 22,006 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Movie Worksheet: Notting Hill

Movie Worksheet: Notting Hill

A worksheet for a great listening practice based on the movie Notting Hill (Hugh Grant, Julia Roberts) to watch with pre-intermediate students or higher, adapted to the needs of adult elementary l ...
2 Views 6,186 ElemPre-IntInt
Movie Worksheet: Mr Bean Goes to the Dentist

Movie Worksheet: Mr Bean Goes to the Dentist

My ESOL learners LOVE Mr Bean and I enjoy letting them watch it but I can't help feeling guilty as they aren't getting a lot of language input, being that Mr Bean doesn't say much. So, instead I g ...
10 Views 15,063 BegElem
English Resource: I Eat Spaghetti with a Spoon

English Resource: I Eat Spaghetti with a Spoon

The title of this poem is 'I Eat Spaghetti with a Spoon'. Kids will love to read this funny poem. Students are asked to read through the comprehension and then answer the accompanying study questi ...
19 Views 12,660 Elem
New Year's Resolutions - Speaking, Reading and Vocabulary Practice for Adult Students

New Year's Resolutions - Speaking, Reading and Vocabulary Practice for Adult Students

•, Humour,
This is a great worksheet for the begining of the year when our students are still a bit lazy to start working on grammar issues. I created it having in mind my adult students. It starts with a sp ...
46 Views 32,270 IntAdv

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