Words And Opposite

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In today’s English class, we will be learning about Words And Opposite

words and opposite

Can we sing this song together before we go into the topic for today?

Synonyms are words that mean the same thing…

Antonyms are words that mean the opposite..

 

Word And Opposite

When we talk about words and opposites, we are primarily referring to Antonyms. 

antonyms

Antonyms are words that have opposite meanings. For example, an antonym of day is night, and an antonym of on is off. The term antonym comes from antonymy, which is the grammar term for words that have contradictory meanings—but you can think of antonyms as opposites.

These are some examples of words and their opposites.

Word Opposite Word
Bad Good
Before After
Boy Girl
Even Odd
Fast Slow
Full Empty
Happy Sad
Hard Easy
Hot Cold
In Out
Light Dark
Love Hate
Little Big
More Less
Night Day
On Off
Open Close
Tall Short
Up Down
Wet Dry
Brief Long
Blank Completed
Dim Bright
Early Late
Entrance Exit
Far Near
Funny Serious
Give Take
Healthy Sick
Heavy Light
Import Export
Inside Outside
Kind Cruel
Laugh Cry
Continue Discontinue

 

Evaluation

Fill in the words with their opposites.

Rich

Start

Sunny

Sweet

Thick

Tiny

Victor

Visible

Wide

Ask

 

Reading Assignment

Study these words and their opposites:

Awake     Asleep

Child.       Adult

Man         Woman

Messy      Neat

Modern    Ancient

Rude         Polite

Shiny         Dull

Skinny       Fat

Tight         Loose

Top            Bottom

Junior         Senior

Natural      Artificial

Peace         War

 

Weekend Assignment

Identify the correct Antonyms from the list below and pair them with each word :

Weak, Host, Division, Useless, Lie, Dishonest, Enemy, Sharp, Deep, Ugly, 

 

  • Truth
  • Unity
  • Useful
  • Powerful
  • Honest
  • Fancy
  • Plain
  • Shallow
  • Friend
  • Pretty
  • Blunt
  • Visitor

 

We hope you enjoyed today’s class. In our next class, we will be learning about Intonation

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