BusyTeacher: Free Printable Worksheets For Busy English Teachers

Find That Perfect Worksheet

Browse our database of 17,300 free printable worksheets and lesson plans for teaching English. No matter if you teach kids or adults, beginners or advanced students - BusyTeacher will save you hours in preparation time. No registration required.

top worksheets today
Looking for something fresh for your class? See what's popular with other busy teachers right now!
  1. History of the Airplane

Make A Word Search:

Create awesome-looking custom word searches in seconds!

Make A Word Scramble:

Instantly create custom word/sentence scrambles for your class!

Make A Double Puzzle:

Generate double puzzles your students will love - hours of fun!

Dramatically improve the way you teach & save hours of lesson prep time every week
Learn more
Be the first:

Sign up for "BusyTeacher Weekly" and be the first to receive direct links to our latest teaching articles, worksheets and lesson plans. Goes out to over 323,134 subscribers every Tuesday.
See an example.





  1. History of the AirplaneHistory of the Airplane
      An interactive CEFR B2 video and conversation-based lesson to talk about the History of Airplanes, travel, modes of transportation, inventions, and innovation. It includes vocabulary building, YouTube and listening comprehension activities, listening gap fill, and trivia.
  2. How To Teach Conditionals - True In The Present And Future - ESL Lesson PlanHow To Teach Conditionals - True In The Present And Future - ESL Lesson Plan
      Teaching conditionals can be a bit tricky. This means that they are more difficult to learn but especially important! This lesson is not recommended for beginner ELS students, but more for intermediate level. Students should be familiar with the basic past, present, and future tenses. This resource includes a lot of content and concepts, so it is not necessary to complete it in one g ...
  3. Superstitions Around the WorldSuperstitions Around the World
      A speaking and conversation-based lesson to talk about superstitions around the world. This resource includes picture speculation, vocabulary matching, warm-up and conversation questions, words in a context fill-in-the-blanks exercise, and a YouTube video for answering listening comprehension questions. CEFR level B1
  4. Farm Animals Lesson  Kids Lesson PlanFarm Animals Lesson Kids Lesson Plan
      This ESL Pals kids resource covers the topic of ‘Farm Animals’.  The lesson provides the opportunity for young learners to learn new words, and phrases and form sentences. The lesson culminates with educational, fun games. It's also suitable for online classes.
  5. Fill in the blanks activity  DogsFill in the blanks activity Dogs
      Use this time-saving cloze activity worksheet to help your students become better readers. Children read through the passages and use the words from the word bank to fill in the blank spaces. Cloze activities are a great way to engage learners and improve reading comprehension and grammar skills.
  1. Present Simple Negative - Order Story CardsPresent Simple Negative - Order Story Cards
      Young learners watch an animated video and order the story cards to help reinforce their understanding of this aspect of the Present Simple tense. When students have completed the worksheet, simply play the YouTube video again so students can check their comprehension.
  2. Farm Animals Lesson  Kids Lesson PlanFarm Animals Lesson Kids Lesson Plan
      This ESL Pals kids resource covers the topic of ‘Farm Animals’.  The lesson provides the opportunity for young learners to learn new words, and phrases and form sentences. The lesson culminates with educational, fun games. It's also suitable for online classes.
  3. Fill in the blanks activity  DogsFill in the blanks activity Dogs
      Use this time-saving cloze activity worksheet to help your students become better readers. Children read through the passages and use the words from the word bank to fill in the blank spaces. Cloze activities are a great way to engage learners and improve reading comprehension and grammar skills.
  4. Superstitions Around the WorldSuperstitions Around the World
      A speaking and conversation-based lesson to talk about superstitions around the world. This resource includes picture speculation, vocabulary matching, warm-up and conversation questions, words in a context fill-in-the-blanks exercise, and a YouTube video for answering listening comprehension questions. CEFR level B1
  5. History of the AirplaneHistory of the Airplane
      An interactive CEFR B2 video and conversation-based lesson to talk about the History of Airplanes, travel, modes of transportation, inventions, and innovation. It includes vocabulary building, YouTube and listening comprehension activities, listening gap fill, and trivia.
  1. Talk for a MinuteTalk for a Minute
    This ppt is a good game for your students to practice speaking for one minute on one of the topics that they are going to choose by luck, it is appropriate for a conversation class ( beginner- intermediate), I hope you enjoy it, it 's very interesting.
  2. Songs To Study English 2Songs To Study English 2
    This Teacher's resource pack contains 16 songs to study (and - I hope - to speak) English. I used them during my lessons, made some corrections and finally decided to share. The structure of the pack is: Teacher's notes for a song followed by a students' page (worksheet). Unlike Songs To Study English 1, you can use more games and other activities with songs. That's why Appendix was added. I ...
  3. Christmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of ActivitiesChristmas Materials Package 2010: Tons of Activities
    Here's a huge 41-page Christmas materials package kindly provided by www.learnwell.fi (also publicly available from their website) that is filled with dozens of ready-to-print Christmas materials, seasonal exercises on vocabulary and grammar, Christmas dialogues and more. Download it and see for yourself - and you won't be disappointed! Merry Christmas! Activities include: Christmas board game ...
  4. Christmas BookletChristmas Booklet
    In this booklet designed for my primary school pupils, who study English for five years, there are some of the most beautiful Christmas songs (Oh Christmas Tree, Jingle Bells, Rudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer, We Wish You a Merry Christmas, White Christmas, Happy Christmas) and fun activities (color by number, riddle, crossword puzzle, write a letter for Santa, Christmas acrostic write, read and ...
  5. Animal RiddlesAnimal Riddles
    Elementary worksheet consisting of 21 riddles. Students or teams of students read the riddles to each other and the other team has to guess. Focuses on reading aloud, pronunciation, listening, listening comprehension and team work. Enjoy!

Latest ESL articles for busy teachers:

12 June Themed Language Building Activities

12 June Themed Language Building Activities

June is a great time to enjoy fresh air and sunshine. While getting out is great for teachers and students alike, don’t forget to keep language learning moving forward. Here are some activities just for June that will help your students continue to improve their English language skills. Remember, Keep in mind, you can always adjust these lesson plans or save them for next year if you can't do the ...
Views 12,631
How To Motivate Students: Top 10 Ways

How To Motivate Students: Top 10 Ways

Even the best students have days when they are not motivated for classroom learning. With a little nudge from you, you can turn those dreary days into successful classes in their ESL careers. We have already discussed student motivation before. Here are 10 more ways you can motivate your students today. 10 Teacher-Tested Ways to Increase Your Students' Motivation Quickly and Easily 1 Children ful ...
Views 598,782
Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Do You Hear What I Hear?: 8 Activities to Improve Listening Skills

Listening is the gateway to understanding and communicating and, therefore, is absolutely critical for language learners of all levels. If students struggle to listen carefully, they will miss out on important interactions both inside and outside of the classroom. In today’s digital world, it’s much harder for teachers to engage their students in active listening. Students are constantly di ...
Views 669,954
5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

5 Things You Should Say to Your Class Every Day

The way you talk to your class is extremely important for your success as a teacher and your students’. As young children they remember more about their surroundings; what was said or done by whom and in what way. Their environment is influential on their behaviour, attitude and development. The Graduate Recruitment Bureau suggest saying these six things to your class every day to make sure you gi ...
Views 602,298
Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Essential Tips for Conducting a Class Debate

Your students have better things to debate than whether Ariana Grande is a better singer than Rhianna. By introducing structured, formal debate to your ESL classroom, your students will benefit with listening, speaking and critical thinking skills. They might learn a thing or two about the issue as well. Here are some simple tips to making it happen. How to Conduct a Class Debate 1 Introduce th ...
Views 690,361
Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Past, Present, Future: Teaching the Verb Tense System

Verb tenses receive a lot of attention in English instruction—in fact, they receive perhaps more attention than any other aspect of grammar. And with good reason: there are 13 verb tenses in English, if you look at tense as a way to discuss time. The English-speaking world is obsessed with time and its passage: clocks of various types are ubiquitous in most English-speaking countries; a watch ...
Views 781,456
Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Top 12 Time Fillers For Your Classroom

Try as you might, careful as you are with your planning, sometimes what you plan to cover in class does not work with the clock. When you are ready for the bell but the bell is not quite ready for you, try one of the following time fillers to keep your class busy until it is time to dismiss. Warmers and fillers are usually short - about 5-10 minutes. They should be fun, energizing and encourage studen ...
Views 716,108
Load more articles