5 More Online ESL Games for Improving Vocabulary
Learning English can be fun! Try these free online ESL games. You’ll be learning as you have fun.
1. Vocabulary Matching
On the British Council website you will find activities to help you learn the meaning, pronunciation and spelling of new words. Learning vocabulary will help you improve your language level and communicate in English confidently and effectively. The pages are organized by topic and language level. There are also interactive exercises to help you learn and remember the new words.
2. Vocabulary Context Quizzes
Ditch the flash cards and stop memorizing definitions. Vocabulary.com teaches you words by systematically exposing you to a wide array of question types and activities that will help you understand all the meanings and nuances of every word you’re learning.
Even after you’ve achieved mastery, we’ll continue to reinforce what you have learned to make sure that it all stays fresh in your memory.
3. Children’s Games
Created for kids in grades Pre-K through 8, Funbrain.com has been the leader in free educational games for kids for a long time. Funbrain offers hundreds of games, books, comics, and videos that develop skills in math, reading, problem-solving and literacy. Here are some vocabulary games to try out (select “difficult” to challenge yourself):
- Word Confusion – Help Regan the Vegan make a salad by finding the missing words.
- Paint By Idioms – Add some color to your language!
- Rooting Out Words – Help Remainder the Dog uncover the roots of words.
- Spell Check – Spot the misspelled word.
- Spelling Gorillas – Help find the misspelled words.
- The Plural Girls – Practice pluralizing!
- Word Turtle – Complete or create your own word search.
4. Expand your Vocabulary
Play word games with WordGirl and Captain Huggy Face to build vocabulary. These games will really stretch your vocabulary level – you’ll learn lots of synonyms.
5. Definition Game
Knoword is a fast-paced word game that challenges your vocabulary, tests your spelling skills, and stimulates your mind. Loved by logophiles (word lovers), students, and teachers alike, Knoword is sure to give your brain a good workout.