English vocabulary list (with PDF)


Memorizing English vocabulary is a necessary step to speak English. Designed for school or personal use, these English words lists allows you to enrich your vocabulary in a targeted and effective way.

Each lesson contains hundreds of English words that you can memorize easily, classified and indexed into different themes of daily life to cover all the most used and most common vocabulary in English: family, geography, sport, professions, media, travel and everyday topics…

This page will be useful both as part of individual learning whether you are  a student, traveller or professional, and as a complement to school work.

All the words lists on this page are free to download in PDF so you will always have at hand a simple and concise reference tool to find the right word in all circumstances. You will need to use a dictionary to search for the meaning of words you don’t already know. With the help of those lists, you will be able to understand words that you do not know from their context, and thus enrich your vocabulary even more as you go along.

If you are teaching or learning ESL, you can use those essential English vocabulary lists to help you in your lessons. You can also use these words lists if you are preparing for the IELTS exam.

English vocabulary list (include free PDF)

  1. Domestic animals and farm animals
  2. Zoo animals
  3. The birds
  4. The insects
  5. Aquatic animals
  6. Nature
  7. Feelings and emotions
  8. The environment
  9. Hospitality
  10. Clothing
  11. Transportation
  12. The family
  13. Politics & Government
  14. Travel & tourism
  15. The human body
  16. Physical description: the face
  17. Health and Medicine
  18. The astrological signs
  19. Halloween
  20. Business
  21. Fruits and vegetables
  22. The Weather
  23. Movies & cinema
  24. Christmas
  25. The House
  26. Real estate
  27. Marketing
  28. Finance
  29. IT & internet
  30. Job interview
  31. Immigration
  32. Sciences
  33. Journalism & press
  34. Good and bad qualities
  35. Money and banking
  36. Photography
  37. The religion 
  38. The five senses
  39. Love and wedding
  40. Beach and seaside 
  41. War and peace 
  42. History and past 
  43. Sport
  44. Cycling
  45. Trains and railways
  46. Trees, plants and gardening
  47. Mythology and heroes
  48. Music
  49. Hobbies
  50. The city
  51. Architecture and construction 
  52. Bathroom items
  53. Education and school
  54. Soccer
  55. Wine
  56. Kitchen utensils
  57. Routine & daily life
  58. Communication
  59. Food & nutrition
  60. Gestures and positions
  61. Personality: character and behavior
  62. Astronomy, space and universe
  63. Natural disasters
  64. Accidents and injuries
  65. Crimes 
  66. The quantities
  67. List of jobs in English
  68. Expressing opinion
  69. At the airport
  70. Logistics
  71. Food & drinks
  72. Linking words
  73. Accounting
  74. Materials
  75. Law and Legal terms
  76. Business and Economics
  77. Useful adjectives (A to C)
  78. Useful adjectives (D to H)
  79. Useful adjectives (I to O)
  80. Useful adjectives (P to S)
  81. Useful adjectives (T to Z)
  82. 100 most common Phrasal verbs list
  83. List of adverbs
  84. 100 most used English verbs
  85. 100 English verbs of body movement and action
  86. 100 most common English adverbs