ESL/EFL activities to learn English Language
Spelling By Grade
Elementary, By Grade
1000 Most Common Words
Word Definition Tests
All vocabulary pages have references and dictionaries listed. Use them to look up any word. Simply click on a word and an online dictionary with definition, pronunciation, or translation of this word will be opened in a new window. You may choose other dictionary and click on the same word to look it up again. To see how particular word is used in sentences on other web pages, choose your preferred search engine from [Usage] dropdown and click on a word to see search results related to that word.
Many of the vocabulary lists here have also spelling tests. Use them! Improving your spelling skills certainly will increase your vocabulary.
Reading is one of the most effective ways of improving vocabulary. Find interesting book at
Online Books in English
and read it regularly. List of references and dictionaries available on that page will speed up your reading time. Or copy text from any other web page(book, blog, newspaper) and use
If your native language is Spanish or Russian (or you study any of those two languages) - use Bilingual vocabulary activities:
-Word Matching Exercises
Match the word with its definition.
Word Match Test 1
Word Match Test 2
Word Match Test 3
Vocabulary Word Lists
100 Words Every High School Graduate Should Know
must-have for every grad, perfect for building vocabulary, quizzing friends and family
Most Common Words List
1000 most commonly used words in the English language sorted alphabetically.
Common Words Spelling Test
Most commonly Misspelled words in the English Language.
Any list of most commonly Misspelled English words would be arbitrary to some degree.
Smart words List
A few challenging or advanced (or smart) English Words for your English Vocabulary.
Academic words List
Academic words List
Writing English Numbers
Vocabulary lists by Grade
this Spelling Program
Dolch List by Grade
Dolch List Spelling Tests by Grade
Essential ESL vocabulary
Days Months Seasons
Length Weight Capacity
Countries and Nationalities List
Word Lists and Tests for Spelling Bee
Word List 1
Word List 2
Word List 3
Spelling Test 1
Spelling Test 2
Spelling Test 3
List of English Proverbs and Sayings
Proverbs Spelling Test
List of English Idioms and Expressions
Spelling of Idioms Test
Meaning of Idioms Test
Adjectives.. Verbs.. Pronouns.. Nouns.. Lists
English Pronouns List
Alphabetical list of English pronouns with definitions and translations.
English Adjectives List
Most commonly used Adjectives in the English Language. 730+ words.
List of English Prepositions
Preposition is a word that relates a noun or pronoun to another word in a sentence.
English Conjunctions List
Conjunctions are words used as joiners. They connect other words or groups of words.
English Verbs Lists
Alphabetical listing of 2209 verbs divided into two lists
Verbs starting with: a b c d e f g h i j k l
Verbs starting with: m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
English Adverbs Lists
Alphabetical listing of 3732 adverbs divided into three lists.
Adverbs starting with: a b c d e f g h
Adverbs starting with: i j k l m n o p q
Adverbs starting with: r s t u v w x y z
English Irregular Nouns List
- 106 nouns. Most of English nouns are regular and predictable in the spelling of the plural form. However, there are more than several nouns which are irregular in their spelling.
Irregular Nouns Spelling Test
- list of 168 verbs. English Irregular verbs are mostly unpredictable, it is hard to derive them on the fly as you talk. There are some patterns among them ( spring-sprang, drink-drank,...), ( blow-blew, know-knew,...) but it is still hard to use those patterns as rules.
Irregular Verbs Spelling Test