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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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Song Worksheet – Older by Sasha Sloan

Song Worksheet – Older by Sasha Sloan

BusyTeacher Contributor
  Students listen to the song on YouTube and fill in the blanks for comprehension and to engage in discussion on the supporting role of their parents, who also at one time had ideals, but ...
1 Views 0 Beg
My Hero Academia Season 1 Episode 1

My Hero Academia Season 1 Episode 1

Gurnoor
  This worksheet is based on the first episode of this popular Anime series. It has a variety of exercises such as a pre-watching activity, true or false, matching words to images, general ...
1 Views 389 Pre-Int
Song Worksheet: My Favorite Shirt (vocabulary: clothes)

Song Worksheet: My Favorite Shirt (vocabulary: clothes)

Alan Smith Robertson
  “My Favorite Shirt” is a song written for teachers to use in the ESL classroom to practice CLOTHES. The lyrics include TWENTY (20) items of clothing: underpants, shorts, jean ...
1 Views 764 Pre-IntInt
Autumn Word Search

Autumn Word Search

  This fun autumn-themed word search can be used in the autumn season! There are 20 words hidden in the puzzle, they include acorn, apple, autumn, chestnuts, chilly, cobweb, cool, crisp, h ...
2 Views 955 Elem
Fake Reviews

Fake Reviews

Oleg Mazurenko
  Students watch and listen to a video about how to spot fake reviews. They listen for details and fill in the necessary information and match keywords to their synonyms/definitions. They ...
1 Views 924 IntAdvExam
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Song Worksheet: Our House from The Rise & Fall (1982)

Song Worksheet: Our House from The Rise & Fall (1982)

samane_nasrolahi
  For this worksheet, students watch and listen to the song Madness – Our House from album The Rise & Fall (1982). They fill in the gaps and provide a summary of the story.  ...
1 Views 903 All
Olympic Games – Logo design history

Olympic Games – Logo design history

Anastasiia
  The worksheet focuses on the history of Olympic rings, their design and significance. The activity is organized around a video and focuses on developing listening comprehension. Tasks in ...
1 Views 854 Pre-IntInt
Extension Questions – Macbeth

Extension Questions – Macbeth

Digital Theatre Plus
  Test your students’ knowledge of Shakespeare’s Macbeth. These questions will help deepen and expand your students’ understanding of the text. They can be used for homew ...
1 Views 9,826 IntAdvExam
Banksy: Video worksheet with speaking practice

Banksy: Video worksheet with speaking practice

Darya Karagench
    This Speaking Club video worksheet can be included in a lesson about Art/ Street Art/ Artists, etc. It is based on a short piece of news about one of Banksy's pranks. It consists ...
1 Views 4,068 Adv
Vaccines: What's in a vaccine and what does it do to your body?

Vaccines: What's in a vaccine and what does it do to your body?

Anastasiia
  This worksheet includes listening and speaking and helps students to develop listening comprehension. It includes vocabulary focus, listening for general comprehension, listening for det ...
1 Views 4,009 Pre-IntInt
Members of the community – Who am I?

Members of the community – Who am I?

  Which member of the community is being described? This short multiple choice English worksheet asks students to read through each description and identify different members of a communit ...
1 Views 1,826 Elem
Describing famous people's hair

Describing famous people's hair

Blanca Aragón
  Students usually have difficulty with the order of adjectives used in a sentence. In this case, they can focus their attention on one topic, such as hair, to practice the correct word or ...
1 Views 2,917 Elem
Famous People – Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

Famous People – Presidents' Day Quiz (multiple choice)

  There are 11 multiple choice questions for students to answer on this short worksheet. Which president had been an army general in World War II? Who was the president of the United ...
1 Views 1,858 ElemPre-Int
Family Matters

Family Matters

Darya Karagench
  Family is an easy topic to discuss, so you can have some fun and do it in an interesting way. This worksheet consists of a WARM-UP section where students have to work with quotes, a LEAR ...
1 Views 14,051 ElemPre-Int
NATO: Brief History and Mission

NATO: Brief History and Mission

Anastasiia
  The task is based on the video explaining the key functions of NATO today and introducing the history of the organization. Vocabulary assignments focus on collocations and dependent pre ...
1 Views 4,685 Pre-IntInt
Inner Workings Video Worksheet

Inner Workings Video Worksheet

Maria Sol Manuli
  The activities in this worksheet are based on the short film "Inner workings". The activities were made to practice the "present simple" and vocabulary related to a daily routine. Other ...
1 Views 6,457 BegElemPre-Int
Reading Comprehension – Charles Dickens

Reading Comprehension – Charles Dickens

  This reading comprehension includes some interesting facts and information about the famous writer Charles Dickens who was born on 7th February in 1812. He created some of the most famou ...
1 Views 4,200 Elem
ROAD SAFETY: Successful Road Safety Changes in Sweden

ROAD SAFETY: Successful Road Safety Changes in Sweden

Anastasiia
  The worksheet focuses on the vocabulary describing road safety rules. The activity is organized around the video that explains the successful initiative to improve road safety in Sweden. ...
1 Views 2,852 Pre-IntInt
QUANTUM COMPUTING. PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

QUANTUM COMPUTING. PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES

Anastasiia
  This listening activity introduces the vocabulary of IT and computing. The audio presents the basic quantum computing concepts together with the possible prospects and challenges of thei ...
1 Views 2,190 Adv
Holiday Travel

Holiday Travel

Jeff Genet
  This fun, animated lesson is about holiday travel. This lesson is perfect for listening (there's an animated YouTube video link), speaking (discussion questions), vocabulary building and ...
1 Views 9,016 All
J.S.Bach and Baroque Music

J.S.Bach and Baroque Music

Vivien Bieliková
  The presentation comprises teaching material related to Baroque Music and the personality of J.S.Bach a – the sort of dissemination for non-commercial purposes to the widest commun ...
1 Views 2,617 Elem
Energy Word Search

Energy Word Search

  This fun word search includes words that are associated with forms of energy. See if your students can find all of the words hidden in the grid. To make it more interesting you could see ...
2 Views 1,216 Elem
Swan Song by Dua Lipa

Swan Song by Dua Lipa

BusyTeacher Contributor
  Students listen to the video of Swan Song by Dua Lipa, work on their listening skills and examine the importance of speaking their minds. This worksheet includes a variety of activities ...
1 Views 2,873 ElemPre-Int
Circulatory System Vocabulary Quiz

Circulatory System Vocabulary Quiz

  This fun circulatory system activity asks students to draw a line to match the vocabulary word to the definition. This worksheet can be used to reinforce learning when teaching the topic ...
2 Views 2,458 Elem
Song Worksheet C1 Adults – Doom Days (Bastille)

Song Worksheet C1 Adults – Doom Days (Bastille)

OlaD
  This fill-in-the gap exercise goes along with the song 'Doom days' by Bastille, which students watch on YouTube. This is a very complex song, so it would be necessary for the teache ...
1 Views 1,175 Adv

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