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Here you will find some of the best word games online. With vocabulary page tests and quizzes to test your grammar, vocabulary and general knowledge.

Some of the games will open up in a new browser window, when you have finished the game just close the window.

Battleships (open in a new window)

English Slang - Find the right definition for the word or phrase.

Homophones - Find the right meaning.

Crosswords

Fiendish Games

A, an or nothing - In the style of millionaire - get one wrong and you have to start again!

Colours - So you think you know your colours - Well let's test that shall we?

Computers and the Internet - See how well you know the terminology used today for computers and the Internet - for one or two players.

Money Order - Put the British slang terms in order of value to reveal the picture.

English Word Games Forum

It's all very well playing games on your own, but it's more fun with other people.

Word Association - Beginner - Look at the previous word and enter the first word that comes into your head.

Word Snake - Beginner + - Make a new word by using the last letter in the previous word.

Letter swap - Intermediate + - Make a new word by using the letters in the previous word, you're allowed to swap the letters around and/or change one letter. No repetitions allowed.

The Question Game - Intermediate + - Answer a question, with a question. Great training for politicians. No answers allowed!

Take 3 words - Advanced - Make a sentence from the 3 words given.

These games are all on the Learn English Online forum.


Hangman

Animals
Clothes
Computer Parts
Countries
Eating
Entertainment
Films
Food
Human Body
In the Post
Jobs
Literary Terms
Negative Feelings
Rooms

Seasonal Hangman Games

Bonfire Night
Christmas
Halloween
Spring
Summer
Valentine's Day

Click on the letters in the grid to build up the words (all the above games are taken from the vocabulary pages). Watch out though; there is a penalty for clicking on the wrong letter!

Mix - very difficult

Daily Hangman - you can play this one for as long as you like.


Homophones

A homophone is a word that sounds like another word but has a different meaning. Here you can test your understanding by working out which sentences are correct. A new homophone is added every week.


Matching Games

Match the words to fit the theme.

Bond Films


Memory Games

Is it a test or is it a game? We don't know, but these word and picture games are some of our favourites. Play Here


Spot the Odd One Out

OOO - Game 1

OOO - Game 2

OOO - Game 3

OOO - Game 4


Scrambled Words

See if you can write down the word/phrase using the scrambled letters:-

Clothes and Accessories
Eating Out
Entertainment
Food and Eating
Human Body
Jobs and Work
Life and Death
Money and Currencies
Negative Feelings
Rooms and Buildings
Word of the month

More Scrambled Letter Games (Open in new window)

Buildings
Jobs and Work
Rooms in a House
Transport

Search for It!

Search for the hidden words. Words can be horizontal, vertical, or diagonal and to make it more interesting written forwards or backwards.

Search for It - Buildings

Search for It - Clothes
Search for It - Computers
Search for It - Cooking
Search for It - Eating
Search for It - Education

Search for It - Families
Search for It - Films
Search for It - Food
Search for It - Football
Search for It - The Human Body
Search for It - Jobs and Work
Search for It - Money
Search for It - Newspapers

Search for It - Rooms in a house
Search for It - Shopping
Search for It - Technology
Search for It - Word of the month - 2008
Search for It - Word of the month - 2009

Seasonal Word Search Games

Search for It - Autumn
Search for It - Bonfire Night
Search for It - Christmas
Search for It - Easter
Search for It - Halloween

Search for It - New Year
Search for It - Spring

Search for It - Summer
Search for It - Valentine
Search for It - Winter

!Learning Tip as you find a word in Search for It, visualise it and say it out loud, if you do not know what the word means check the vocabulary list, if you can't pronounce the word double click on it and you can listen to it.

Word Hub

See how many words you can get.

Word Up

Word Up is our newest fast paced online word game.

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