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About Handouts Online

Handouts Online is a web site for ESL (English as a Foreign Language) teachers. It has a library of worksheets which can be downloaded, printed and used in classes. All the worksheets are in PDF Format.

Our worksheets are available on a membership system. You can access all of our materials for just US$24 for one year. The Online and Print licence allows you to use worksheets both in the classroom and online through Skype. You can also email worksheets to students.

If you would like to try our some of our worksheets for free, we have some samples which you can download and print out.

Joining Handouts Online is very easy. Just follow this link to create an account.

You can get more information on our worksheets by browsing all our worksheets. You can also search our library. Just enter some key words into the search box top right.

All our handouts are designed to be printed on A4 or legal sized paper. They're perfect for inkjet and laser printers. Every worksheet comes with step-by-step teaching instructions on a separate page.

Handouts Online strives to provide a balanced selection of supplementary materials, both for business and general English lessons.

There are grammar worksheets, situation lessons, crossword puzzles, cut-out cards, wordsearches, information gap exercises and much more. We have both business and general English.

You can browse our listings or check out some sample worksheets.

All of our worksheet have comprehensive teaching notes. These notes contain both a suggested lesson plan, and answers to the exercises.

Membership includes worksheets without the teaching notes or answer key. These are perfect for sending to students for Skype lessons.

Remember that the lesson plan notes are only a suggestion. We strongly encourage you to adapt the way you use these worksheets to suit the dynamics of your class.

Yes. You don't need to get our permission. However, by downloading these worksheets, you agree to abide by the following:

  1. These worksheets remain the property of Handouts Online.
  2. You must not save them elsewhere on the Internet, charge others to use them, or claim authorship.
  3. You cannnot share them with other teachers who are not members of Handouts Online.

It's easy: just follow this link to join. Membership is just $24 for new members.

You can also check out our Membership FAQs.

If you have questions about payment, we have that covered too. Check out our payment FAQs.

Yes. Take a look at our eight free samples. They are complete worksheets, which you can photocopy and use in your lessons.

Check out the other FAQs. Click on the WORKSHEETS link top left to see all the categories we have for our worksheets.

You can browse our five hundred worksheets.

Our search box is a great way of looking for worksheets. Try, for example, searching for conditionals, travel and present perfect.

Click the 'Contact Us' button. We will get back in touch with you very quickly!

Alternatively, you can mail us at or even write to us! Our address is:

Handouts Online
17 Fen Street
United Kingdom

More questions? Check our other FAQ categories, or get in touch with us. We're always pleased to help out!