Vocabulary Worksheets

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    School vocabulary

    Did you get a good mark, or did you do badly in your exam? How hard did you study? Did you know that word, or did you look it up in the dictionary? Enable students to discuss their school subjects in English with common expressions used by native speakers. The ...

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    Geography vocabulary

    This reference sheet illustrates useful geography vocabulary, including words for geographic features, natural disasters and natural resources, while worksheet exercises help consolidate the terms.

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    Classical architecture vocabulary

    This series of exercises teaches fundamental architectural terms, from ‘cornice’ to ‘pedestal’, and details the origin and distinguishing features of the five Classical orders. Students label a diagram, match terms to their definitions, and identify the correct architectural order using a text description and an illustration.

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    Mathematics vocabulary

    What is a prime number? How does one calculate the area of a circle? Is a rectangle a regular or irregular polygon? Enable students to discuss maths in English with this reference sheet, which provides definitions, examples and illustrations of more than 25 important mathematic terms and concepts. In the ...

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    History vocabulary

    Reinforce students’ knowledge of the Middle Ages while expanding their vocabulary. Students complete a timeline tracing the key events of the period, from the rise and fall of the Ostrogoths to the advent of the Holy Roman Empire and the spread of the plague. They then translate and match words ...

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    Business vocabulary

    Make business terms such as ‘consumer’ and ‘monopoly’ accessible through illustrations, straightforward definitions and example sentences that demonstrate verb collocations (e.g. ‘ make a profit’). Students put the lesson into practice through matching, translation and sentence completion exercises.

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    Physics vocabulary

    Show how to calculate the forces on an object on an inclined plane while demonstrating how physics terms such as ’magnetism’ and ’inertia’ are used in everyday language. A reference sheet provides a useful list of units of measurement and illustrates key physics machines and equations. Worksheet exercises test students’ ...

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    Environment vocabulary

    Students learn the vocabulary they need to discuss the effects of human activity on the world around us. A reference sheet illustrates terms such as ’endangered’, ’pollution’ and ’recycle’, while worksheet activities help students use the new vocabulary like native speakers. Among the exercises, students compare noun, adjective and verb ...

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    Chemistry vocabulary

    Students learn the vocabulary they need to discuss chemistry in English, including terms such as ‘atomic mass’, ‘isotope’, and ‘valency’, as well as the English names of more than 50 common elements, ions and compounds. The comprehensive reference sheet also illustrates the states of matter, including the verbs to describe ...

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    Biology vocabulary

    A comprehensive reference sheet illustrates key vocabulary for biological processes, cell and plant structure, and basic animal anatomy.