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Beginning English - Lesson 3 - People
This page: Learn opposite words, colors, and vocabulary for describing people.
Pages in this lesson: Vocabulary - Grammar - Listening - Dialogue - Reading - Pronunciation - Dictation - Game

 

Opposites in English

Instructions

  1. Print the vocabulary list.
  2. Translate the words. (Google Translation - http://translate.google.com/)
    - or -
    Look up the English definition. (Longman Dictionary - http://www.ldoceonline.com/)
  3. Do the exercises below. Click on a word to hear the pronunciation.

 

Video

Watch the "The English Minute" video below for an introduction to the vocabulary. The English Minute (www.theenglishminute.com) is website designed for mobile phones that has short English lessons with videos.

 

Opposites

tall
short
young
old
fat
thin
strong
weak
intelligent
dumb
beautiful
ugly
funny
serious
lazy
hard-working
long
short
happy
sad
angry
calm

 

Practice
Click on a word in the left column and then the opposite word in the right column.

Click on
a word


then the
opposite.

 

 

Colors in English

black
white
red
green
blue
brown
orange
pink
yellow
purple
gray

Practice
Click on the color in the left column, then click on the name of the color in the right column.

Click on
the color

then click
on the name

 

Describing People in English

age
body
personality
hair
face
years old
handsome
pretty
smart
teenager
middle aged
elderly
overweight
nice
blonde
straight
wavy
curly
bald
beard
mustache
glasses
wear

Practice
Select the category.

example:
smart - personality

1. He is 10 years old.

2. pretty

3. nice

4. smart

5. teenager

6. curly

7. middle aged

8. overweight

9. blonde

10. handsome

11. straight

12. elderly

13. wavy

14. bald

15. mustache

16. beard

 

Other Vocabulary

totally
different
also
too
a little
aerobics
friend
brother
sister
date
subject
had
blind date
said
think
in love
introduce
us
last night
was 
wrong
met
like
plan

Practice
Select the correct word.

1.  opposite of brother 

2.  past of "is" 

3.  past of "meet"

4.  past of "have"

5.  past of "say"

6.  opposite of "a lot" 

7.  also 

8.  April 3, 2002 

9.  opposite of "right"

 

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Beginning English - Lesson 3 - People
Vocabulary - Grammar - Listening - Dialogue - Reading - Pronunciation - Dictation - Game

 

 

 

 

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