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Crossword Puzzles

Crossword Puzzles

We have a large collection of crossword puzzles online, with new ones being added regularly. They are fun to play, but also educational as they help to reinforce spelling.

The Benefits of Crossword Puzzles

  • First of all, our crossword puzzles are 100% free to play and you can even go old school and print them off to enjoy offline later.
  • In addition, these puzzles are great for consolidating spelling as it help you to spell linked words correctly to be able to complete the task.
  • Above all, the more words you encounter and understand, the broader your day-to-day vocabulary will become, so they are a great way to increase your exposure to old and new words.

To get started playing, just select a level from below. Best of luck.

Crossword Puzzles for Proficient English Learners

C1 Advanced Level

For this last section, these crossword puzzles are for students at an advanced level of English or C1 on the CEFR scale.

More puzzles, activities and games available:

First of all, why not try our memory card games to help you build up your vocabulary to dizzy heights.

In addition, our hangman puzzles are especially helpful as you try to retain new words in a different language.

Finally, our word search puzzles provide an excellent way to help to reinforce spellings in your mind.

More activities available:

In addition, learning English requires not just a good vocabulary, but a strong foundation of English grammar to communicate effectively and our grammar exercises provide the practice for this purpose.

When learning vocabulary, especially helpful are our vocabulary exercises that are focussed on a theme or topic as these provide word retention practice, so you can be confident to read, write, speak and listen successfully.

Most importantly, once you are at a good level of English, you should combine your knowledge of vocabulary and grammar to understand and produce well-written pieces of text. We provide model text types for you to read and practice.