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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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IELTS Topic Vocabulary Lists and Activities

IELTS Topic Vocabulary Lists and Activities

Ben Worthington
IELTS Vocabulary means using a more academic style and word choice (Lexical Resource) when writing your essay. Using Topic Specific Vocabulary, collocations and words from the Academic Word List w ...
1 Views 1,544 Exam
SONG: Penny Lane (The Beatles)

SONG: Penny Lane (The Beatles)

Guilherme G Tidon
In this worksheet, students will work with the song 'Penny Lane' by The Beatles. There are many opportunities to work on different topics here: present simple, body parts, jobs, places in town. Th ...
1 Views 2,923 Pre-IntIntAdv
Colour the letters of your name

Colour the letters of your name

Simona
Find and Color Your Name! Fun way for your students to learn the alphabet letters and the colours. Teach the letter sounds by naming each letter and then allow students to trace the uppercase an ...
1 Views 1,828 Beg
Going Shopping Fill in the Blank Conversation

Going Shopping Fill in the Blank Conversation

Guilherme G Tidon
In this worksheet, students will fill in the blanks of two conversations at a shop. After that, they will look into the language and vocabulary used in the conversations and analyze their meanings ...
1 Views 2,981 ElemPre-Int
Blowing In The Wind By Bob Dylan Song Worksheet

Blowing In The Wind By Bob Dylan Song Worksheet

Nastya Bolovina
There are three tasks around the song "Blowing in the Wind" by Bob Dylan. At first we match some words from the song with their meanings. Some words are translated in Russian, for others pictures ...
1 Views 1,661 Int
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Song from Beauty and the Beast - Something There

Song from Beauty and the Beast - Something There

Nastya Bolovina
Children listen to the song from the cartoon "Beauty and the Beast" and write the missing words from the box. Then you can sing the song together and discuss characters' feelings, analyze the use ...
1 Views 1,456 ElemPre-Int
Emotion vocabulary

Emotion vocabulary

BusyTeacher Contributor
Teaching emotions? Use this jeopardy game to make revision of this vocabulary with favourite Emoji icons. It is fun for students to beat other teams by betting money. Later, students can make se ...
1 Views 5,371 Elem
Word Search Fun - Capital Cities in Europe

Word Search Fun - Capital Cities in Europe

Charbel Torbey
A word search grid about European capital cities: Vienna, Paris, Sofia, Berlin, Amsterdam, Brussels, Prague, Madrid. It can be used as a pass time game and/or during teaching countries around the ...
1 Views 2,243 All
Management Speak and Corporate Jargon Worksheet

Management Speak and Corporate Jargon Worksheet

A worksheet for anyone who needs (or is interested in) Business English. Some of the expressions can be heard in everyday English too. Many of them originated in American English, but I have used ...
1 Views 2,261 IntAdv
Inspirational Oscar Speech – Matthew McConaughey

Inspirational Oscar Speech – Matthew McConaughey

Agnieszka
It is an Oscar Speech for advanced level students. It is a very interesting listening exercise. It is very motivational and inspirational. It includes lots of useful vocabulary. This exercise can ...
1 Views 1,899 Adv
At A Restaurant - Common Words and Phrases

At A Restaurant - Common Words and Phrases

lidia
This is an activity to fill in phrases related to dining at a restaurant. It is a series of words and phrases typically used in Restaurants. At the end students can prepare a conversation using th ...
1 Views 5,764 ElemPre-Int
Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet

Shared Symbolism of Global Youth Unrest Article and Worksheet

Tom Leventhall
An activity for at least a good UpperInt class based on a blog post by economist Paul Mason (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-22976409). Activity begins with some introductory discussion, m ...
1 Views 1,529 AdvExam
In Flanders Fields Video and Worksheet

In Flanders Fields Video and Worksheet

kristine44
This is the famous poem written by Lt. John McCrae during World War I (1915). I've made a worksheet with six exercises to learn to understand the poem. You can watch the video, do the exercises (w ...
1 Views 1,733 ElemPre-Int
Dinosaur Vocabulary

Dinosaur Vocabulary

Vocabulary
Do you have a dinosaur-lover in your classroom? Bring some dinosaur vocabulary words into the mix. This worksheet features multiple choice questions that use common words related to dinosaurs. Gre ...
1 Views 2,459 Elem
Common British Idioms

Common British Idioms

Many of my students who come to work in the UK find that although their English is pretty advanced, they struggle to cope with native speakers' use of idioms. This worksheet includes a dialogue in ...
1 Views 4,928 IntAdvExam
Another Day in Paradise Song Worksheet

Another Day in Paradise Song Worksheet

DIHI Mohamed
This is an inspiring song by Phil Collins. I used it with my students. It is about those homeless children who have nowhere to sleep. The song calls for action to help these poor children. The son ...
1 Views 2,488 Pre-Int
Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

Parts of a Rabbit Labeling Worksheet

KS1 Science - Identify & name basic body parts. This science worksheet asks children to label the different parts of the rabbit using the words from the word bank. There are also some fun fact ...
1 Views 2,339 Elem
Country Names and Locations Identification Worksheet

Country Names and Locations Identification Worksheet

Eveli de Almeida Sanches
This exercise is about English and Geography. The teacher should choose the name of 12 different countries around the world. The students put the list into alphabetical order. With the help of a v ...
1 Views 3,028 Elem
Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Worksheet

Mr. Popper's Penguins Movie Worksheet

It's a 2011 comedy movie based on the book. This worksheet has simple questions based on a few scenes in the movie and a little activity/picture matching. Vocabulary: eagle / sailing / character / ...
1 Views 4,502 Pre-Int
Superstitions Shouting Dictation

Superstitions Shouting Dictation

Tom Leventhall
This activity was specifically designed for chap 10 of the Empower Advanced book, but can be used for any upper intermediate or advanced group. After completing the shouting dictation, students ca ...
1 Views 3,793 Adv
Seinfeld - The Label Maker

Seinfeld - The Label Maker

Tom Leventhall
A worksheet to accompany season 6, episode 12 of Seinfeld. Students begin with a 'get to know the characters' activity before moving on to a collocations vocabulary activity and some pre-episode d ...
1 Views 1,943 IntAdvExam
Routine vs Free Time Printable Cards

Routine vs Free Time Printable Cards

Nora Choperena
The cards can be used to review vocabulary of daily routine, frequency adverbs, free time activities, likes /dislikes using the simple present. Put the cards in a box/bag and ask students to choo ...
1 Views 6,009 Elem
The Black Hole - Sci-fi Short Film

The Black Hole - Sci-fi Short Film

"The Black Hole" is a clever Sci-fi short film about finding possible/impossible technology in an office and about the moral implications of the character's actions. This worksheet asks students t ...
1 Views 3,708 IntAdvExam
Expressing Opinion Sentence Starters

Expressing Opinion Sentence Starters

eoipaco
English B2 Speaking. Expressing Opinion. 18 different ways to express your points of view in English other than "I think". Intermediate and upper-intermediate students are supposed to use varied s ...
1 Views 4,604 IntAdv
History of London from Roman Times to Modern Days

History of London from Roman Times to Modern Days

Anastasiia
The worksheet focuses on the vocabulary describing the features of London from the early days to modern times. The activity is organized around the video. Tasks focus on developing listening compr ...
1 Views 8,694 Pre-IntInt

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