Free ESL Worksheets for Beginners,
Intermediate, and Advanced Students

Are you looking for free ESL worksheets for beginners, intermediate or advanced ESL or EFL students?

If you're in a hurry, scroll down to get right to a bunch of free ESL worksheets for adults.

Or sign up for a free copy of "ESL Worksheets for Adults" on the left side of this page.  You'll get 27 cloze ("fill-in-the-blank") exercises with complete answer sheets right away and for free.

But if you have a moment, please take the time to read this page and its warnings and suggestions for teachers and tutors.

My Experience Looking for Online Help

If you're an ESL or EFL teacher, especially a beginning teacher, you probably don't get paid for all the time you put into preparing your lessons.

You want to find free ESL grammar worksheets as quickly as possible; preferably ones that are easy to download without having to save to Microsoft Word, adjust the formatting, and so on.

My experiences when looking online for ESL worksheets, exercises and ESL cloze exercises have been a little frustrating and time-consuming.

When searching for free ESL worksheets for beginners, intermediate and advanced students, I've been required to become a member of the site, or the exercises I've found are online interactive exercises—not very useful as ESL or EFL handouts!

Check for Errors in Online Printables

Another problem I've had with some of the free English worksheets for beginners that I've found online is that there are errors on the handouts!

Unfortunately, I've often learned about this only after one of my ESL students has come back to me and said that the instructions didn't make sense, or some of the questions were confusing.

Now, I always try to find the time to review my exercises before I give them to my students. (I know that's so basic, but sometimes a teacher is just rushed!)

My Original ESL Handouts

As a private tutor, I'm always looking for good and free materials. I have a small library of free ESL English grammar exercises that I've either developed myself or downloaded from other websites.

I'll try to add all of the free ESL worksheets for beginners, intermediate and advanced ESL students that I develop. I've gotten some inspiration from other ESL websites, but the downloads I have here are original and should supplement materials you find on other websites or in English grammar books.

Just click on any link and it should open a free ESL exercise in another window. No membership is required, but you do have to be able to download a pdf file. Print it out and you're ready to go!

Please let me know if you find any errors. Thank you. 

Simple Present Tense Worksheet #1

Simple Present Tense Worksheet #2

Simple Present or Present Continuous Worksheet #1

Prepositions of Place Worksheet #1 

How to Use Worksheets as a Teaching Tool

Worksheets can be incorporated in just about any ESL or EFL lesson plan. They can be used to teach and reinforce a topic, as well as for homework, and also quizzes and tests.

Take a look at my Present Tense Verb Worksheets page for ideas on using worksheets as an ESL teaching tool for verb tenses. I hope you find the suggestions useful.

My Free ESL Worksheets for Beginners (and Beyond) Book

I've written, compiled, and tested 27 Present Tense Cloze ("fill-in-the-blank") exercises and put them into an ebook. They are yours for free. 

Just fill in the info on the left side of this page and you'll have instant access to download the exercises. You will also receive my best teaching tips every month or two.

More Worksheets! (Not free, but a great deal)

Volume 2 of my worksheets ebook is now ready. It has all the Simple Past tense fill-in-the-blank exercises you could possible need.

Click on the book for more details.

Additional Sites with Free Worksheets

Here are some great sites with ESL printable handouts. You don't have to sign up with them and they have tons of free worksheets for all levels of ESL, EFL, TESOL, etc.

Using English 


English Banana

Be sure to check if your printout is suitable for American English learners or British English learners.

And always check for errors before you use them in class, if you have the time. 

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