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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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Hero by Enrique Iglesias (Simple Verbs Practice)

Hero by Enrique Iglesias (Simple Verbs Practice)

Fatima
Here is a worksheet suitable for almost all levels of English. It is so practical for beginner & intermediate levels to learn about 20 simple main verbs, yet fun & entertaining for higher ...
1 Views 1,589 ElemPre-IntIntAdv
Phubbing or Phone Addiction (Article and Activities)

Phubbing or Phone Addiction (Article and Activities)

chocolate addict
You will find activities linked to phubbing (phone + snubbing), which is the practise of snubbing someone, using your phone.   It starts with questions to get the students to speak, then a ...
1 Views 1,805 IntAdv
100 Chart - Missing Even Numbers

100 Chart - Missing Even Numbers

This chart helps students learn the numbers from 1-100. In this chart, the even numbers are missing and students must write them in the boxes. Students should say the numbers aloud as they write t ...
1 Views 2,205 Elem
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - A Scandal in Bohemia Chapter 3 (Immersive Reading)

The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - A Scandal in Bohemia Chapter 3 (Immersive Reading)

iClassics Collection
Sherlock Holmes is a literary creation that transcends his epoch and even his creator, existing as a legend in the minds of everyone, even those who have not even read any of Arthur Conan Doyle&l ...
1 Views 3,673 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Countries - Fact or Opinion?

Countries - Fact or Opinion?

This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students. A fact is a thing that is known or proved to be true. An opinion is a belief, judgment, or way of thinking about something. Students rea ...
2 Views 3,367 Elem
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LA Devotee - Panic! @ the Disco Song Worksheet

LA Devotee - Panic! @ the Disco Song Worksheet

Anca Petrescu
A real challenge for advanced students who are into rock music. The song sparks great conversation about life in the City of Angels, fame and fortune. There is a high chance that the lyrics might ...
1 Views 1,525 Adv
Research Activity: Amur Leopard

Research Activity: Amur Leopard

This worksheet was created for primary/elementary students and will help a child's research skills. This worksheet asks students to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to ...
2 Views 1,849 Elem
Comparing and Contrasting Lesson Plan

Comparing and Contrasting Lesson Plan

This is a complete lesson plan for practising linking adverbials and conjunctions in writing and speaking. This sheet contains: a lesson plan, a handout for some contrasting linking words seen in ...
1 Views 6,133 IntAdvExam
Biography - Albert Einstein

Biography - Albert Einstein

Where was Albert Einstein born? What theory made him famous? Who were Albert's parents? Students are asked to use resources like the internet, library books, or magazines to fill in this report fo ...
1 Views 3,712 Elem
Spring is Here by ELF - A Song Worksheet

Spring is Here by ELF - A Song Worksheet

Anita BB
A very simple A5 gap-fill to revise some basic vocabulary connected with spring and weather. It's based on a catchy song by ELF that I found on youtube: I used it on the first day of spring. Answ ...
1 Views 3,450 ElemPre-Int
People in the Workplace True/False

People in the Workplace True/False

This worksheet helps students practice the names and descriptions of common jobs in the workplace. These include jobs such as receptionist and terms such as colleague.  This is a true/false w ...
1 Views 5,385 IntAdvExam
Interview With A Biker Reading And Speaking

Interview With A Biker Reading And Speaking

This is a short text adapted from a blog presenting an interview in reported speech. I have created questions to help students understand the text and also help them prepare for a role play. There ...
1 Views 4,446 ElemPre-Int
Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland)

Somewhere Over the Rainbow (Judy Garland)

Marie Devátá
Worksheet based on Judy Garland's song "Somewhere Over the Rainbow" from the movie The Wizard of Oz. Song is slow and it's easy to catch the missing words. The first letters of the words have been ...
1 Views 3,408 BegElem
100 Would You Rather Questions

100 Would You Rather Questions

primarylearning
Discussions with young students can open up a road into a world of imagination and information. Students can be surprisingly informed about the world around them. At the same time, what they don&r ...
1 Views 7,127 Elem
Clothing and Accessories Vocabulary Labeling Worksheet

Clothing and Accessories Vocabulary Labeling Worksheet

Efires89
A worksheet suitable for beginner or elementary students practising the vocabulary for different clothes and accessories. You may also wish to develop the worksheet further by asking the student t ...
1 Views 5,338 BegElem
Adjectives With -able / -ible Suffixes

Adjectives With -able / -ible Suffixes

Marina Deschenko
This is a list of basic adjectives derived with the help of -able/ -ible suffixes with productive stems and Russian translations followed by a quizlet set to encourage memorizing and five exercise ...
1 Views 4,306 Pre-IntInt
TV Series Worksheet: Friends (S06E09)

TV Series Worksheet: Friends (S06E09)

This worksheet is based on the ninth episode of season 6 of Friends (which is my favorite Friends episode!) and it includes spotting idioms and phrases, filling in the blanks and choosing the corr ...
33 Views 64,052 Int
Phonics - 'ur' and 'er' Words

Phonics - 'ur' and 'er' Words

This worksheet was created for primary/elementary school students and focuses on 'ur' and 'er' words. Students are asked to complete the sentences by choosing the correct words from the word bank. ...
2 Views 3,964 Elem
Kamchatka Is My Homeland

Kamchatka Is My Homeland

Maria
This is a PowerPoint presentation about a unique Russian peninsula called Kamchatka. In this material you can find some information about Kamchatka's nature, houses and people while looking at the ...
1 Views 2,825 Elem
Insects By The Numbers

Insects By The Numbers

Tom Leventhall
A full lesson plan about insects including a warmer, an "insects by the numbers" guessing activity, a disgusting insects ranking activity, a bugs parts labeling activity, and a series of quirky d ...
1 Views 3,352 IntAdvExam
Starry Starry Night

Starry Starry Night

Carmen Anievas
    Listening and gap filling exercise with the famous song about Vincent Van Gogh. Students listen to the song and complete the blanks with the words provided. The teacher may sho ...
1 Views 3,519 Pre-Int
Can and Can't with the 2018 Olympic Mascots

Can and Can't with the 2018 Olympic Mascots

isa80
This worksheet is for practising can and can't with the 2018 Olympic mascots. In this lesson, students learn how to talk about ability using the modal verb can/can’t.The worksheet is suitabl ...
1 Views 4,991 Pre-Int
Vote for Us! - 1st Conditional Practice

Vote for Us! - 1st Conditional Practice

Tom Leventhall
A fun, interactive way to practice the first conditional. Students begin by discussing and assessing a number political parties (some real, some just for fun). After that, each group gets to des ...
1 Views 6,105 Pre-IntInt
Olympic Winter Sports

Olympic Winter Sports

isagms80
In this lesson, students learn and practise vocabulary related to Olympic winter sports. Students learn words for winter sports, give their opinion, watch a video and play a team game. They can al ...
3 Views 5,651 Elem
Friends TV Show Listening Activity: Joey Breaks Up with Janine

Friends TV Show Listening Activity: Joey Breaks Up with Janine

Nicole
Friends TV Show Listening Activity: Joey Breaks Up with Janine Duration: 30 minute activity, clip is approximately 5-6 minutes long -Youtube Link, (on handout) -Comprehension Questions -Grammar Se ...
1 Views 4,760 Pre-IntIntAdv

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