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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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Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (3)

Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (3)

Common sight words are words that need to be recognised on sight. This 'Complete the Sentence' activity will help young students read these difficult words and also write them too. There are ten w ...
1 Views 1,588 Elem
Jolene

Jolene

Celia
There are 2 worksheets. One is double lyrics and students find some words in the dictionary. The second worksheet is for a complete class. Students can use the dictionary and complete some exercis ...
1 Views 1,102 BegElem
The Masque of the Red Death - Edgar Allan Poe

The Masque of the Red Death - Edgar Allan Poe

iClassics Collection
"The Masque of the Red Death", originally published as "The Mask of the Red Death: A Fantasy" (1842), is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe. The story follows Prince Prospero's attempts to avoid a d ...
1 Views 1,171 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (2)

Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (2)

Common sight words are words that need to be recognised on sight. This 'Complete the Sentence' activity will help young students read these difficult words and also write them too. There are ten w ...
1 Views 1,958 Elem
Annabel Lee - Edgar Allan Poe

Annabel Lee - Edgar Allan Poe

iClassics Collection
"Annabel Lee" is the last complete poem composed by American author Edgar Allan Poe. Like many of Poe's poems, it explores the theme of the death of a beautiful woman. The narrator, who fell in lo ...
1 Views 1,450 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
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Wild Horses Video

Wild Horses Video

kristine44
I´ve made a video with a poem about horses. There are 6 exercises. You can watch the video and read the poem. Then you can do the exercises (Circle the adjective, Fill in the missing letters ...
1 Views 1,073 ElemPre-Int
World Cup - Comparatives, Superlatives, Physical Appearance

World Cup - Comparatives, Superlatives, Physical Appearance

SuzanyStock
Most students like soccer so I thought that it was a good idea to review grammar topics using World Cup. This ppt is an activity using World Cup soccer players as characters to review comparative ...
1 Views 6,848 ElemPre-Int
World Cup 2018 Vocabulary

World Cup 2018 Vocabulary

Mariel Di Siervi
I made this worksheet for my students at school. Students will work with definitions and vocabulary related with football rules, players, etc. They will also categorize words into nouns or verbs ...
1 Views 9,289 Pre-Int
Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (1)

Common Sight Words - Complete the Sentence (1)

Common sight words are words that need to be recognised on sight. This 'Complete the Sentence' activity will help young students read these difficult words and also write them too. There are ten w ...
1 Views 2,470 Elem
The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe

The Tell-Tale Heart - Edgar Allan Poe

iClassics Collection
The Tell-Tale Heart" is a short story by American writer Edgar Allan Poe, first published in 1843. It is told by an unnamed narrator who endeavors to convince the reader of his sanity, while descr ...
1 Views 2,224 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Crime And Law Vocabulary Worksheets

Crime And Law Vocabulary Worksheets

kristine44
This is a set of vocabulary connected with crimes. It’s a 7 page worksheet on crime words formation. First page is a table with different crime words ordered by group. Second, third and four ...
2 Views 3,193 IntAdv
Song (Collocations) Worksheet: Someone Like You

Song (Collocations) Worksheet: Someone Like You

Virginia O F Silva
This worksheet is a good tool for working on collocations. Before listening to the song, students have to complete the gaps of the lyrics with the words provided. There are two other exercises, th ...
1 Views 3,438 IntAdvExam
Father's Day Quiz

Father's Day Quiz

When was Father's Day first celebrated? In Greek myth, who is known as the "Father of the Universe"? Students are asked to complete the Father's Day multiple choice activity by underlining the cor ...
2 Views 2,278 Elem
The Oval Portrait - Edgar Allan Poe

The Oval Portrait - Edgar Allan Poe

iClassics Collection
"The Oval Portrait" is a short story by Edgar Allan Poe involving the disturbing circumstances surrounding a portrait in a chateau. It is one of his shortest stories, filling only two pages in its ...
1 Views 3,515 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Alphabet Chart

Alphabet Chart

You can use alphabet charts with beginner ESL students to help them begin the process of letter ID, sounds, reading and writing. They're great because they can be used in so many ways. You can pla ...
1 Views 3,650 Beg
April Showers Bring May Flowers And Other Weather Related Sayings and Idioms

April Showers Bring May Flowers And Other Weather Related Sayings and Idioms

“April showers bring May flowers” - a weather saying with a deeper meaning that good things come after hardships, but is also based on the reality of rainy Aprils before nature begins ...
1 Views 2,429 All
Garden Activities Collection

Garden Activities Collection

Tom Leventhall
It's Spring! What better time to do some garden vocabulary with your students. File contains a number of garden-based activities: idioms, collocations match, discussion questions, and design acti ...
2 Views 2,415 IntAdv
School's Out - Alice Cooper, Song Worksheet

School's Out - Alice Cooper, Song Worksheet

Kauê Moura
Alice Cooper is a well-known rock and roller. His live performances are legendary and his studio records have given us many hits, including "Hey stoopid", "I'm eighteen" and, of course, "School's ...
1 Views 4,620 ElemPre-IntInt
Doesn't Remind Me - Audioslave - Present Simple (negative)

Doesn't Remind Me - Audioslave - Present Simple (negative)

Débora
This Audioslave's song allows us to practise the present simple. As it can be seen in the title, the focus is on the negative form of the 3rd person singular. Students have to fill in the blanks ...
1 Views 2,658 Elem
Ramadan

Ramadan

hellen haga
This is a listening activity based on Ramadan. It has an exercise to elicit the vocabulary, then students should watch a video (link on the file) and complete 2 tasks. There's a bottom-up exercise ...
1 Views 3,381 IntAdv
The Lawyer and the Ghost - Charles Dickens (Immersive Reading)

The Lawyer and the Ghost - Charles Dickens (Immersive Reading)

iClassics Collection
These exercises are based on our Charles Dickens Collection, one of our of Immersive Reading AppBooks. RESOURCES & ACTIVITIES include: • Character Analysis • Matching Exercise ...
2 Views 3,791 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Endangered Species - Mountain Gorilla

Endangered Species - Mountain Gorilla

Did you know that male gorillas are called silverbacks? How much do your students know about the gentle mountain gorilla? Students are asked to fill in the missing information and then fill in the ...
1 Views 5,490 Elem
Second Conditional - If I were President

Second Conditional - If I were President

English Through Videos
This worksheet is designed to be used with a YouTube video. It helps learners practise using the Second Conditional or Unreal Conditional. It is a multiple choice and discussion activity. Studen ...
1 Views 6,637 Pre-IntIntAdv
William Shakespeare

William Shakespeare

Irina Komoltseva
Shakespeare is one of the most popular writers the world has ever known. His creations are still popular today and millions of people still admire them. April is a good month to talk about William ...
1 Views 3,892 Pre-Int
Nationalities - Dialogue Practice

Nationalities - Dialogue Practice

Cristiane Fabocci
Here you can find different nationalities and names. For each nationality, you have two different names. How to use it: 1. if you have a big group you can give them different cards and they have ...
1 Views 5,083 BegElemPre-Int

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