Names of School Subjects in English

School subjects are the lessons that are studied in the classrooms. Each school subject has an academic content and teaching plan that is called curriculum. School subjects change according to countries and ages of the students. You will learn most common school subjects in English with their pronunciations below.

Pronunciations and images of school subjects

Here are the basic school subjects to learn with pictures and pronunciation. You can click on the images to listen to the pronunciations.


Names of school subjects in English

  • reading
  • science
  • literature
  • maths
  • music
  • art
  • Physical Education (PE)
  • biology
  • writing
  • English
  • French
  • geography
  • geometry
  • history
  • chemistry
  • computer science
  • drama
  • economics
  • geology
  • gym
  • health
  • home economics
  • botany
  • archaeology
  • physics
  • psychology
  • algebra
  • social studies
  • world geography

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Flashcards exercise

This flashcards exercise will help you memorize the school subjects easily. Try to guess it and then click on the cards to see the answers.

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Flip cards exerciseects

Unlike the flashcards exercise above, click on the cards here to flip them and then guess the meaning of the word in your native language.

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Example sentences

  1. I like maths.
  2. English is my favourite school subject.
  3. Emma likes Spanish lessons but I like English lessons.
  4. It is very interesting to learn new countries in geography lesson.
  5. I prefer drama lessons to art lessons.
  6. Computer science lesson starts at 9 AM.
  7. We are going to learn music notes in the music lesson.

Questions and answers

  1. How do you study for your maths lessons?
  2. Does Gabriel like biology?
  3. When is your science lesson?
  4. Is maths lesson difficult to learn?
  5. Do you like computer science lessons?
  6. Which do you prefer? Art or music?
  7. Why were you absent in the physical education lesson?

Reading passage

My favourite school subjects are language lessons. I like learning new languages and new cultures. English and Spanish are my favourite lessons. In fact, I am also good at maths and science, but I like studying foreign language. Maths lessons start afternoon, so I have difficulty in concentrating the lesson. We have different subjects at school such as pottery. However I think I haven’t got much skill for handcraft.

Images of school subjects vocabulary

Picture quiz

This is picture quiz is designed to help you identify school subjects. Select the school subject from the list according to the image in the box. If you select the correct option, you get points.

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Listening test

Listening ability needs practice, so this listening test will help you identify the pronunciation of school subjects in English. Listen to the audio first and after that select the relevant picture from the list. Every correct answer adds 10 points to your score.

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Writing test

This is a writing test to teach school subjects. To do this test, first look at the image of the school subject. Then write the school subject into the text box. Your correct answers make points.

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Spelling test

Many learners of English have difficulty in writing the words correctly. This listening and spelling test will help you overcome this problem about school subjects. In this test first listen to the audio and then type what you hear into the box. Your correct answers add 10 points to the score.

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Worksheets about school subjects

The worksheets below are about school subjects vocabulary. Download, use, and share these printable ESL worksheets for free. There are two file formats: pdf documents and jpg images.

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