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Here at Busy Teacher you can find a lot of teaching ideas that have worked for other ESL instructors. There are currently 1,425 available worksheets in this section alone! You can also sort worksheets by ranking to see ones that received positive feedback and read what other teachers have said in the comments section. These tools can help you decide what worksheets to use in your classroom. This worksheet contains great color flashcards for different types of food and includes instructions for a card game. It is just one of the free, printable worksheets you can find. If you need further resources, look at some related articles; they contain a lot of lesson ideas too.
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Pokemon Maze

Pokemon Maze

This speaking worksheet is created as a game for our speaking club, and I think it's a great way to recycle your material and get your students talking at the same time. This game is also a nice t ...
Views 2,731 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Complete the Sentence Game

Complete the Sentence Game

I use this activity for warming up or as a team competition game. It is very fast, it will not take you more than five minutes. I read aloud a line by line and students try to be fast completing t ...
Views 4,256 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Printable Alphabet Flashcards

Printable Alphabet Flashcards

This is a very colorful alphabet that you can print and use for teaching the abc whether you're introducing them one by one or as a whole. Kids will love to relate the letters to the animals ...
Views 2,483 Complete Beginner
Movie Worksheet: Mr. Young, Episode 1 - Season 1

Movie Worksheet: Mr. Young, Episode 1 - Season 1

Priscilla Camargo
Recommended to children between ages 9-10 . We can use it to recycle vocabulary related to animals, places and objects. It's also used to improve students' skills to observe details and give opini ...
Views 3,705 Elementary
William the Conqueror's Family Tree

William the Conqueror's Family Tree

Mind map of William the Conqueror's family tree: it is often difficult to remember both names and the steps that led from a strong king (1066) to the Succession War (1139). This mind map shows the ...
Views 2,155 Pre-Intermediate
Look or Looks

Look or Looks

I designed this worksheet for younger students, they have to complete the sentences with "look" or "looks" depending if it is singular or plural, then they can color the images as they wish. I hop ...
Views 4,371 Complete BeginnerElementary
English Marathon

English Marathon

Marina
“English Marathon” is an inspiring worksheet based on Kate’s life story. She is an English teacher, a traveler, and a runner. The worksheet can be used as a revision quiz or read ...
Views 6,803 Pre-IntermediateIntermediateUpper Intermediate and Advanced
Print and Color

Print and Color

This coloring page for kids combines colouring and some words (classroom furniture and objects mostly) and phrases for the very beginners (see "Excellent! 1" Unit 1 and 2 active vocabulary). Child ...
Views 5,308 Complete Beginner
ID Card

ID Card

Luana Araújo
This worksheet deals with the verb to be, numbers, articles and some classroom objects. It is a simple review. It is designed for elementary students or beginners. You can add more exercises and u ...
Views 5,073 Elementary
Children's Games

Children's Games

Match the names of games with pictures. I printed, coloured and laminated them and I am using them for many things. Young learners can match them, learners can also develop speaking by picking out ...
Views 7,715 ElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Oral Presentation Evaluation Chart

Oral Presentation Evaluation Chart

Ronald Ortega
Normally you do not know how to evaluate an oral presentation or oral test. Well, here you have an evaluation chart that I created based on information I got from different places, so that you ca ...
Views 4,589 All levels
Tests

Tests

I made these tests to check my students general knowledge. They are not standardized and include cloze and multiple choice exercises. Some did well,some didn't. It checks their knowledge of both l ...
Views 4,884 Pre-IntermediateIntermediate
Homework Reward Chart

Homework Reward Chart

BusyTeacher Contributor
It's a chart to paint or glue some stars depending on the homework done.  It can be used by the teacher to have more control of the students' homework and you can also give a reward to the st ...
Views 4,452 All levels
The Norman Invasion

The Norman Invasion

A quick mind map about the Edward the Confessor, the Norman Invasion and the battle of Hastings. The map shows just "headlines" with relevant vocabulary, so students are reminded of the main sub-t ...
Views 2,881 Pre-Intermediate
Revision Of Unit 3- Big Business ( Headway Advanced)

Revision Of Unit 3- Big Business ( Headway Advanced)

This power point consists of adverb collocations exercises, synonyms of words and some vocabulary exercises as well as preposition exercises. It has 10 slides and is connected to the third unit of ...
Views 2,905 Upper Intermediate and Advanced
Flashcard: Silence

Flashcard: Silence

it is pretty important to stablish rules in a classroom. Here, you can find this flashcard that invites students to be quiet in class. It is useful for classroom management. Also, it can be u ...
Views 8,696 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-IntermediateIntermediate
Daily Routines / Actions - Flash Cards

Daily Routines / Actions - Flash Cards

Karine
A set of flash cards for daily routines and actions. Put together with clip art and drawings from Google images. The actions are not written on the cards. Can be used for teaching daily acti ...
Views 23,144 Complete BeginnerElementaryPre-Intermediate
Environmental Issues Flashcards

Environmental Issues Flashcards

Mirlo
Flashcards about environmental issues, like water pollution, air pollution, endangered species, landfills, domestic waste and more. These pages are ready to print. It is a Word document . You ca ...
Views 7,618 All levels
Movie Worksheet: How to Recycle in New York City

Movie Worksheet: How to Recycle in New York City

This is a worksheet based on an interesting and a very informative video "How to Recycle in New York City" instructing New Yorkers on the process of recycling. The worksheet contains two exercises ...
Views 6,648 IntermediateUpper Intermediate and AdvancedExam Level
Grade 7 Midterm Test

Grade 7 Midterm Test

hepi anesti
This is a complete worksheet for grade 7 midterm test. It covers several topics  such as simple present tense, present continuous tense, and simple past tense, preposition of time (in, on, at ...
Views 9,684 Pre-Intermediate
Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

Hello-Goodbye for Kindergarten Students

juan constant velasquez
This worksheet its about a funny elephant that says "hello"  showing a smile, then it says "good bye" showing its backwards. It is perfect to be used with very young ESL learners in their fir ...
Views 7,887 Complete BeginnerElementary
Vocabulary & Grammar Test for 10-12 Year Olds

Vocabulary & Grammar Test for 10-12 Year Olds

This is a test worksheet that I did for my students after two years of studying English. I think it's pretty easy, and could be also great as as a test after summer holidays. There are vocabulary ...
Views 6,587 Complete BeginnerElementary
Five Rules for Teaching IELTS Listening

Five Rules for Teaching IELTS Listening

D Beauchamp
This article details my personal approach to teaching IELTS listening by breaking it down into five strategies which can be applied to all parts of the test. This should be a useful introduction ...
Views 3,996 Exam Level
Diagnostic Test

Diagnostic Test

tima ilyes
It's a beginning diagnostic test of the school year for the elementry students. It's a general and complete test that lets them  have a general revision of three years English learning. It's ...
Views 15,109 ElementaryPre-Intermediate
Words of Praise

Words of Praise

Mario Lecluyze
Praising our pupils and students is very important, but sometimes we are stuck for words or use the same ones over and over again. Here is an inspirational list. Just download this page, print and ...
Views 6,533 All levels

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