83 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 83 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: 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 ...
10 Views 5,699 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 ...
4 Views 4,584 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 ...
4 Views 2,370 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 ...
4 Views 8,925 Pre-IntIntAdv
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 ...
12 Views 24,764 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
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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 ...
5 Views 5,534 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 ...
13 Views 7,084 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 ...
10 Views 10,541 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 5,461 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 6,624 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 5,311 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 ...
7 Views 9,596 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 5,006 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 6,950 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 3,572 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 ...
16 Views 31,008 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 ...
7 Views 14,233 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 4,989 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 ...
8 Views 18,536 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 19,667 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 5,532 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 ...
8 Views 13,846 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 11,941 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 ...
40 Views 26,432 IntAdv
Christmas Lesson For Adult Students - Intermediate

Christmas Lesson For Adult Students - Intermediate

This is a full lesson about Christmas. I prepared it having in mind my adult students. It starts with a speaking warm-up, followed by a text and vocabulary practice part. There is also a set of qu ...
32 Views 11,833 IntAdv

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