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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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A Funny Christmas Story

A Funny Christmas Story

Oleg Mazurenko
This is a vocabulary gap-fill worksheet to help young learners retell a short animation film about Three Little Pigs and Santa. I hope your students will enjoy this activity as much as mine ...
1 Views 3,665 Elem
November Worksheets Collection: 14 Pages of November Lesson Materials

November Worksheets Collection: 14 Pages of November Lesson Materials

This 14-page November worksheets collection contains everything about November: seasonal bookmarks, Thanksgiving clipart, coloring pages, Native Americal Day illustrations, November calendar, even ...
9 Views 13,447 BegElemPre-Int
Song Worksheet: Halloween-The Addams Family

Song Worksheet: Halloween-The Addams Family

First, students have to guess/look up the meaning of some words connected to Halloween or scary things. Then they have to complete the lyrics of the theme song of The Addams Family with those wor ...
1 Views 1,774 All
Useful Expressions For Business English

Useful Expressions For Business English

Albert Learning
Learn expressions used in a formal set up. If you want to be a pro at business English, these expressions will help you. Make use of these English expressions in a meeting or a business environme ...
1 Views 3,354 IntAdv
Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

Learn Colors with Animals and Food Worksheet

Sarah
I couldn't find a worksheet like this online so I made it ! You can use it with the class, writing the color and the pronunciation of the color. You can then imagine sentences such as "An eggplan ...
1 Views 2,228 BegElem
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The Grammar Card Game

The Grammar Card Game

BusyTeacher Contributor
This is a card game where students need to create meaningful sentences using the cards they are dealt. There are 5 main types: subjects, objects, verbs, complements and connectors. RULES: -At th ...
1 Views 3,769 Pre-IntInt
20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

20 Realistic Sea Animals Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic sea animals flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com flashcard maker. The following sea animals flashcards include stingray, octopus, seaweed, starfish ...
1 Views 2,465 BegElemPre-Int
Countries, Nationalities and Capitals

Countries, Nationalities and Capitals

MissB
Students cut the flags and try to properly place them. Then I give them a piece of paper with the answers of the grid and they must fill the grid. Depending on the level of your student you can d ...
1 Views 2,902 BegElemPre-Int
Getting to know you PowerPoint

Getting to know you PowerPoint

It's a GTK (Getting to Know You) activity. Students can be divided in 3 or 4 groups each group has a minimum of 3 people. Teacher shows students each slide for around a minute and lets them share ...
1 Views 2,054 All
29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards

29 Realistic Vegetables Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic vegetable flashcards. It is made with kids-flashcards.com online flashcard maker. The following vegetable flashcards include: radish, turnip, beet, celery, ca ...
1 Views 3,952 BegElemPre-Int
Halloween Scavenger Hunt

Halloween Scavenger Hunt

This scavenger Hunt includes a writing activity that revises conditionals and phrasal verbs. The other challenges are to take photos or videos of the students doing different activities. The gram ...
1 Views 9,304 IntAdv
History of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and B

History of Art in English- Tamara de Lempicka student A and B

Joanna Jastrzębska
Biography of Tamara de Lempicka for students interested in the History of Arts. Students take turns to ask each other questions to learn facts about her life. It also presents a definition of Ar ...
1 Views 2,550 Adv
ESL TV Clip Lesson | FRIENDS | Topic: Physical Beauty

ESL TV Clip Lesson | FRIENDS | Topic: Physical Beauty

Robbie - EnglishTeacher
Don't stress about lesson preparation! My 1 HOUR lessons use short English TV video clips and cover speaking, listening, vocabulary and comprehension. Download the lesson for classroom use. All ...
1 Views 8,537 Pre-IntIntAdv
29 Realistic Crockery and Cutlery Flashcards

29 Realistic Crockery and Cutlery Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 29 realistic Crockery and cutlery flashcards.  The following Crockery and cutlery flashcards include saucer, chopsticks, egg cup, napkin, samovar, carafe, salt cellar ...
1 Views 3,286 BegElemPre-Int
Bad Habits Lesson Plan

Bad Habits Lesson Plan

Asmaa Zedan
This worksheet provides an example of a lesson plan for a vocabulary lesson titled "bad habits". It includes a detailed description of the activities that can be conducted in this lesson. This wo ...
1 Views 6,010 IntAdv
Third Person Singular Pronunciation Maps (Simple Present)

Third Person Singular Pronunciation Maps (Simple Present)

HELLEN HAGA
This is a game based on Marck Hancock's maze available on his website. Students have to find the path through the verbs with the same pronunciation: e.g. cooks - visits - helps. It aims at helpin ...
1 Views 6,654 BegElem
28 Realistic Land Transport Flashcards

28 Realistic Land Transport Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 28 realistic land transport flashcards.  The following land transport flashcards include amphibious ATV, sleigh, taxi, double-decker bus, tourist bus, camper, police ...
1 Views 3,600 BegElemPre-Int
20 Realistic Fruits Flashcards

20 Realistic Fruits Flashcards

Kids Flashcards
This worksheet contains 20 realistic fruit flashcards.  The following fruit flashcards include mango, orange, peach, persimmon, pineapple, pomegranate, pear, plum, grapes, guava, banana, app ...
1 Views 4,177 BegElemPre-Int
Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

IRENE PÉREZ
This sheet is about Thanksgiving day with its history and vocabulary about this important date. It includes Spanish-English vocabulary. This holiday has been celebrated since 1621. At that time ...
1 Views 3,665 Elem
Acrostic Poem

Acrostic Poem

Helen
This worksheet was designed to introduce ss to simple poetry by writing about themselves in an acrostic poem. We worked at them individually and read them out. We then had class volunteer other w ...
1 Views 3,193 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Song Worksheet - Smile

Song Worksheet - Smile

kristine44
This is a worksheet about the lovely song: “SMILE” by Nat King Cole. There is a link to watch the video with the lyrics and the song. I’ve made several exercises: blanks exercis ...
1 Views 8,560 ElemPre-IntInt
Lottery Game Q Skills 1

Lottery Game Q Skills 1

Martha Juliana F
This is a lottery game for helping my students to practice the vocabulary from unit 1 Q Skils book one. it is suitable for adults and teenager students and you can use it too if you want to check ...
1 Views 3,091 Pre-IntInt
OET Training Benefits Info

OET Training Benefits Info

Smithrick
OET test will take multiple hours to complete. You need to get yourself into mood of taking the exam for such long hours. During your practice, you may feel exhausted at first few sample tests bu ...
1 Views 2,091 Exam
Fall Crossword Puzzle

Fall Crossword Puzzle

A fall themed crossword puzzle for young students that can read and write. It has twelve clues to guess from with colorful pictures that help the student solve the puzzle. The vocabulary includes ...
6 Views 14,726 Elem
Wordsearch Unit 1 Q Skills

Wordsearch Unit 1 Q Skills

Martha Juliana Fernandez
This worksheet is for practicing vocabulary related to Unit 1 from book Q Skills second edition. It is suitable for teenagers and young children that use this material as for practicing vocabul ...
1 Views 2,915 Pre-IntInt

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