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Learning vocabulary is essential for learning any language, but it can be difficult to memorize without resources. Busyteacher.org offers 14,321 printable vocabulary worksheets in several different categories, all of which are great for you to use with your students.


Vocabulary is a key component in helping students with word building. More often than not, students become stuck when speaking about their interests or jobs because they don’t know enough vocabulary to express themselves. Using these worksheets as a resource will help them build sentences as they learn to use the English language with ease. When used as homework assignments, these worksheets will make sure that students continue to use the words learned in the classroom at home, and get the extra practice they need to progress in their learning.


With 14,321 vocabulary worksheets available, you can find material on a wide range of topics relating to your lesson or students’ needs below - including business, medical, animals, holidays, and many more. You’ll also find worksheets on idioms, colloquialisms, phrasal verbs, and even slang vocabulary.


These worksheets can be used in the classroom in many different ways. Role play is one effective way to teach vocabulary: you can place students in a specific scenario and have them use the vocabulary on these worksheets to act out a relevant situation. Another effective way to teach vocabulary is by introducing the vocabulary words in a game setting, such as a matching game, a bingo game, or a team-based game.
The worksheets below come in many different styles. Some include cartoon characters to identify colors, some are simple fill-in worksheets, some are song worksheets, some are quizzes, some are in list form, and you'll also find many other types . This variety gives you a lot of options for creating a dynamic and fun lesson, and your students will appreciate the variety, too.


The worksheets are also grouped into “recommended,” “most popular,” and “recently added” categories – and they're also level-specific, ranging from beginner to advanced. This makes it easy for you to determine whether or not a given worksheet can be used in your lesson. If you're not sure about what a certain worksheet contains, just click on the thumbnail to preview the entire worksheet before downloading it.


You don't have to register or subscribe to download any worksheet. They're all free to download, and free to use in your lessons. Plus, every single one of these worksheets is created and submitted by fellow ESL teachers, which means they're tested and proven in real ESL classroom environments. In fact, if you have a vocabulary worksheet that you've found to be especially effective in your lessons, you can submit it to BusyTeacher.org. At the bottom of this page, click on “Submit a worksheet” to upload your worksheet for other ESL teacher around the globe to use!


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That's All Folks...

That's All Folks...

  This worksheet is a revision lesson for Pre-Intermediate level 12-14-year-olds of personality adjectives, past simple vs past continuous and used to, in the context of popular cartoons. ...
2 Views 155 Pre-Int
BUILDING STABILITY Gapfill-Answers

BUILDING STABILITY Gapfill-Answers

Eva MULLAGHY
  This comprehension worksheet is particularly suited to Engineer or Architect students. It is a challenging listening exercise as some of the engineers speak rapidly. The gap-fill focuses ...
1 Views 559 IntAdv
Unique New Traditions

Unique New Traditions

Eva MULLAGHY
Use this worksheet/listening activity to kick off the New Year. It combines discussion with the discovery of some interesting New Year traditions. Students listen to a news item on unique New ...
1 Views 986 Pre-IntIntAdv
Animals and their Family

Animals and their Family

  Animals have different names depending on whether they are male, female, young, domesticated, or in groups. This grammar guide contains a list of some common animal names. The list ...
1 Views 1,175 ElemPre-Int
Sunset Worksheet

Sunset Worksheet

This worksheet is about ´Sunset.´ It contains a video, a poem, and seven exercises, including Find the answers, Fill in the missing words, Complete the words, and Match the picture ...
1 Views 1,000 ElemPre-Int
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Word Unscramble – January

Word Unscramble – January

  This printable English worksheet includes words that are associated with the month of January. Students look at the words and unscramble them so that they are spelled correctly. Some of ...
1 Views 1,998 Elem
New Year's Resolutions

New Year's Resolutions

Pocket Jeff
This animated video is ideal for expanding students' vocabulary and expressions when speaking about New Year's and New Year's resolutions. This short resource helps contextualize vocabulary an ...
1 Views 4,326 BegElemPre-IntInt
Open letter to NYC

Open letter to NYC

Laurent
  Suitable for 9th-grade students, this worksheet consists of listening, comprehension, reading and completing exercises, including filling in the gaps. Based on a song, students can also ...
1 Views 1,444 Int
New Year's Traditions

New Year's Traditions

Jeff Genet
  This lesson teaches English through culture. It is linked to a YouTube video that speaks about New Year's traditions around the world. Perfect for vocabulary building, it provides visual ...
1 Views 3,122 All
ESL Activity Sheet For Children – Winter Vocabulary

ESL Activity Sheet For Children – Winter Vocabulary

Ellie @ Osito ESL
    This ESL Activity Sheet for children provides 12 picture cards to help teach/revise winter vocabulary. The pictures can be used to make flashcards, bingo boards, or simple games ...
1 Views 1,201 BegElem
Verb Tenses

Verb Tenses

selma good
, Vocabulary
  This worksheet focuses on sentences using the verb tenses providing that / provided that / as long as, and the correct way to use them. It also includes identifying main and su ...
1 Views 2,491 Exam
Boxing Day

Boxing Day

Jeff Genet
  Learn about the holiday Boxing Day. This lesson is linked to a fun, animated YouTube video that explains the origins and customs of the holiday. It's a great way for teaching cross-cultu ...
1 Views 1,833 All
Christmas Dinner

Christmas Dinner

Jeff Genet
  This lesson includes a link to a fun, animated video on YouTube that talks about Christmas dinner and popular food eaten in some countries around the world during this holiday season. Vi ...
1 Views 3,235 All
Christmas is All Around Us: Billy Mack

Christmas is All Around Us: Billy Mack

  This Christmas song by Billy Mack from the romantic film "Love Actually" forms the basis of this worksheet aimed at comprehension and listening skills. It provides an excellent warm-up f ...
1 Views 2,397 ElemPre-Int
The History of Christmas Decorations

The History of Christmas Decorations

Anastasiia
The video-based worksheet helps pre-Intermediate students to explore traditional US Christmas decorations. The tasks rely on images and matching strategies. The video-based assignments aim to ...
1 Views 2,606 Pre-IntInt
Christmas Elves — Color The Pictures

Christmas Elves — Color The Pictures

Karina
  On this simple worksheet, young learners color the toys and learn about Christmas and the elves. This worksheet is helpful to develop vocabulary skills.
1 Views 1,920 Elem
Weather Idioms

Weather Idioms

  This grammar guide contains five pages of idioms and expressions connected to the weather. It includes definitions, example sentences, and a few illustrations. In alphabetical order, exa ...
1 Views 1,495 IntAdv
Happy News

Happy News

Pocket Passport
  Real-life stories focus on the good things that are happening in the world. Uplifting and powerful, this conversation-based lesson with comprehension and discussion questions, vocabulary ...
1 Views 2,553 All
Christmas Video (The Big Bang Theory)

Christmas Video (The Big Bang Theory)

Elizaveta Kataya
  This Christmas-themed worksheet is appropriate for B1+/B2 level students and aims at developing listening skills and expanding the vocabulary. It also includes a list of questions for di ...
1 Views 4,914 IntAdv
This Land Is Your Land Song Activity

This Land Is Your Land Song Activity

Oksana Sekajeva
  The picture presentation will help your students to learn the text of the song "This Land Is Your Land" by Woody Guthrie by heart. Before using it's better to listen to it on YouTube to ...
1 Views 1,870 Pre-IntInt
Food Vocabulary

Food Vocabulary

Hannah Crosby
  Suitable for beginner to intermediate English learners, this worksheet contains pictures of common foods and a word bank to match the food name to the picture. There is a total of 40 wor ...
1 Views 3,720 ElemPre-IntInt
End of Term Test – Third Year Sport section

End of Term Test – Third Year Sport section

afef chihi
  This test is to improve comprehension and is based on text from a sports section. It concerns philanthropy and language about family life. It includes fill-in-the-blank exercises and a w ...
1 Views 2,621 Pre-Int
Gravity Falls Video Activities

Gravity Falls Video Activities

DIANA CASTRO
  Students watch Episode 1, Season 1 of "Gravity Falls" until Part 4. It's about 20 minutes. This video activity is suitable for A1, A2 students. It includes comprehension and vocabulary a ...
1 Views 2,960 Elem
Famous People – Charles Dickens

Famous People – Charles Dickens

Students learn some interesting facts and information about the famous 19th-century writer Charles Dickens, the creator of some of the most well-known fictional characters. This fill-in-the-bl ...
1 Views 4,490 Elem
Thanksgiving Meal – Worksheet

Thanksgiving Meal – Worksheet

Mila
  Use this activity to practice Thanksgiving related vocabulary. Students complete the sentences by filling in the blanks. Words include Thanksgiving dinner, turkey, stuffing, mashed potat ...
1 Views 4,002 BegElemPre-IntInt

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