English Vocabulary Word Lists
with Games, Puzzles and Quizzes

This is a collection of English vocabulary word lists with online activities that use these word lists.

Vocabulary Word Lists
You can study a set of words, then choose a game.
ESL / EFL Beginners Word Pairs (2 Fields) Comprehensive Lists
ESL / EFL Basic Vocabulary New General Service List (NGSL) Large Lists
ESL = English as a Second Language, EFL = English as a Foreign Language

Games, Puzzles and Quizzes

Instead of studying the word list first, you can choose which game you want to play, then choose the set of words.

Any Device - No Special Requirements

  • Every Other Letter Game
    See a word with every other letter missing, guess what the word is, then see the answer.
  • First & Last Game
    See a word with only its first and last letters, guess what the word is, then see the answer.
  • No Vowels Game
    See a word without the vowels, guess what the word is, then see the answer.
  • No Consonants Game
    See a word without the consonants, guess what the word is, then see the answer.

JavaScript

  • McGrath's Hangman
    This hangman-like game gives you a few randomly-chosen letters to help you start.

Flash


For Teachers
  • Web Site Description
    • This is a large collection of English vocabulary word lists with many online games that use these word lists. You can choose a word list then choose which game to play or you can first choose a game, then choose which set of words you want to use. You can also jump from one game to another using the same word list.
    • Though we designed this web site for people studying English as a Second Language (ESL) and English as a Foreign Language (EFL), native English speakers should also find this site interesting.
    • For more information, please read about this project
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