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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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Describing Words ppt

Describing Words ppt

Mariyam
  This PowerPoint presentation is all about adjectives (describing words). Look at the picture clue and give the describing words then remove the boxes to reveal the next picture clue. It ...
1 Views 188 BegElem
Learning about the Combustion Engine?

Learning about the Combustion Engine?

  This set of vocabulary exercises is for college students and those learning technical professions connected to automobiles, tractors and the like. The exercises can be used separately an ...
1 Views 128 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
Learning And Teaching – Which Word Does Not Belong?

Learning And Teaching – Which Word Does Not Belong?

InfoDepot
  In this short worksheet, groups of words about teaching and learning are provided. Students must determine the one word in each group that does not belong and explain why.
1 Views 143 ElemPre-Int
Talking about you

Talking about you

Sławomir Szostak
  Use the 18 questions on this easy worksheet as an activity to get your students talking. Students can work in pairs or work with students one on one. The questions are targeted at A1 or ...
1 Views 736 ElemPre-IntInt
Idioms – Amazing things to have (body parts)

Idioms – Amazing things to have (body parts)

Barbora
  This collection of 10 idioms describes a body part, e.g. a green thumb, and shows the amazing things you can have. Suitable for self-study, there are three exercises: guess the meaning, ...
1 Views 405 Pre-IntInt
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Demonstratives – This, that, these, those

Demonstratives – This, that, these, those

  We use demonstrative pronouns like this and these to refer to people/things that are near us. We use that and those to refer to people/things that are NOT near us. Students choose t ...
1 Views 988 Elem
Rhymes Match

Rhymes Match

Helen Close
  Learn how to pronounce rhyming words when the spelling is different by matching lists of rhyming words to their pronunciation. Students need to listen carefully to hear the correct match ...
1 Views 1,017 Pre-IntIntAdv
Jobs double puzzle

Jobs double puzzle

Marlis
  This puzzle can be used for warm-up activities or as a filler (fourth- fifth grade Primary School) to test spelling and review the vocabulary on "jobs". Students will unscramble the clue ...
1 Views 1,045 Elem
A Conversation about Work Routines

A Conversation about Work Routines

Jeff Genet
  A fun and interactive way to get students talking about their jobs and everyday work routines. Watch the video: https://youtu.be/WNbgkX2XKGg and have students answer the questions. It in ...
1 Views 2,807 ElemPre-IntIntAdvExam
Valentine

Valentine

HELENA Gomes
A worksheet with elementary vocabulary for Valentine's Day.  It can be used to introduce basic vocabulary on the subject and as warm up activity.  Students can learn and practice vocab ...
1 Views 3,343 Elem
Dolphins

Dolphins

  Watch the video about dolphins then read the poem and find the answers to the questions. There are 10 exercises that include adjectives, choosing and unscrambling words and mat ...
1 Views 406 ElemPre-Int
Idiom Quiz - 8 Common Idioms

Idiom Quiz - 8 Common Idioms

James A Cuddy
  This Powerpoint Presentation will help students get to know eight common idioms and their meaning. An idiom is presented with multiple choice options for its possible meaning. Your stud ...
1 Views 5,195 Pre-IntIntAdvExam
What a Wonderful World

What a Wonderful World

Vocabulary,
  This is a worksheet about the song ‘What a Wonderful World’. There is a link to watch the video with the lyrics of the song. I made eight exercises. You can watch the video a ...
1 Views 1,261 ElemPre-Int
Family members wordsearch

Family members wordsearch

Margarita
  This quick and easy wordsearch is ideal for adult elementary students, children or teenagers. It's also perfect as an introduction, reinforcement or revision material and makes a wonderf ...
1 Views 476 BegElem
Sports Analogies Worksheet

Sports Analogies Worksheet

An analogy is a comparison between one thing and another. Students complete each sports analogy by writing the correct word on the blank line. Example: SPRINT is to SHORT as MARATHON is to ____ ...
2 Views 10,795 Elem
How Many Words? Coronavirus Worksheet

How Many Words? Coronavirus Worksheet

This worksheet is an excellent resource to get your child thinking, improve their writing skills and build their vocabulary. Students write as many words as they can using the word 'coronavirus'. ...
2 Views 16,107 Elem
Creative Thinking - What Doesn't Belong?

Creative Thinking - What Doesn't Belong?

This worksheet is full of lots of different things, but there are a few that don't belong! Students put a circle around the item that doesn't belong. There are five different things in each box. ...
3 Views 13,274 Elem
Synonym and Antonym Analogies

Synonym and Antonym Analogies

Antonyms are words with opposite meanings. Synonyms are words with the same or similar meaning. An analogy is a comparison between one thing and another. Students complete each synonym or antonym ...
2 Views 10,087 Elem
14 Common Vocabulary/Expressions for Adults

14 Common Vocabulary/Expressions for Adults

RobbieEnglishTeacher
45-60 Minute Speaking Lesson! Great for teenage or adult learners to: - Speak using: What's your favorite ___? / Why do you like ___? / Follow Up Question - Learn 14 common vocabulary/expression ...
1 Views 21,207 ElemPre-IntInt
Speed Dating Monsters - Halloween Game

Speed Dating Monsters - Halloween Game

Paloma Valencia Castro
This game is perfect for Halloween. It consists on a speed-dating session with monsters. Each students will have a card to write information about themselves. This information will be randomly ch ...
1 Views 10,349 All
Write Your Personal Information Speaking Activity

Write Your Personal Information Speaking Activity

This worksheet can be used to practice 'how to introduce yourself' and 'giving personal information' in a role play or just as a speaking activity. It contains 5 tables were your students can fil ...
1 Views 6,399 Beg
Tic Tac Toe (To Practice Any Tense)

Tic Tac Toe (To Practice Any Tense)

This is a great activity that you can use as a warmer, as a review activity or even as a filler. It can be used in ANY level to practice any tense for affirmative, negative or questions. It's a g ...
1 Views 9,014 All
Talking about Interests - Beginner English Activity

Talking about Interests - Beginner English Activity

Pocket Passport
A fun beginner lesson to teach students how to talk about their interests. Teach language in context with a fun animated video: https://youtu.be/xSGLS1ViAcE Grammar exercises, vocabulary buildi ...
1 Views 15,125 BegElemPre-Int
Introductions ESL Activity

Introductions ESL Activity

Pocket Passport
A fun beginner lesson to teach introductions. Teach language in context with a fun animated video: https://youtu.be/m-6sPaIbTxI Grammar exercises, vocabulary building exercises, listening compre ...
1 Views 7,303 BegElemPre-Int
Creative Thinking - Name Five Things That...

Creative Thinking - Name Five Things That...

This creative thinking exercise was created by www.primaryleap.co.uk Do your students have their thinking caps on? This activity will improve your student's creative thinking and writing skills. ...
1 Views 6,684 Elem

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