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synonyms English to English


Curipod generated lesson: "synonyms English to English". #1-4

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1. Open question
180 seconds
Do synonyms have a greater impact on our understanding of English than literal translations?
2. Word cloud
120 seconds
Name a synonym for 'big'
3. Slide
60 seconds
Synonyms are words that have similar definitions. They help expand your vocabulary and make your writing more interesting. Examples include: happy - joyful, big - large, expensive - costly
Synonyms: Different Words with the Same Meaning
4. Slide
60 seconds
Synonym: two or more words having the same meaning. Example: big and large are synonyms. Antonym: two or more words having opposite meanings. Example: hot and cold are antonyms. Homophone: two or more words that sound the same but have different meanings. Example: flour and flower are homophones.
5. Slide
60 seconds
The longest English word with only one vowel is 'strengths' The average English speaker has a vocabulary of around 20,000 words, but only knows around 6,000 synonyms The word 'synonym' comes from two Greek words 'syn' (meaning 'with') and 'onym' (meaning 'name')
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6. Open question
300 seconds
What other synonyms do you know for the word 'happy'?
7. Open question
300 seconds
How can you use synonyms to make your writing more interesting?
8. Open question
300 seconds
Think of a sentence or phrase that uses the word 'elated' and explain how it could fit into a story.
9. Open question
300 seconds
What other words could you use to describe the word 'euphoric'?
10. Drawings
450 seconds
Brain break: Draw a house floating on a cloud instead of being on top of the ground.
11. Drawings
1260 seconds
Question: What are the synonyms for the word 'happy'? Clues: • Think of other words that have a similar meaning to 'happy'. • Look up synonyms in a thesaurus or dictionary. • Think of words that have a positive connotation. In pairs: Select and solve one of the tasks: A. Write down 5 synonyms for 'happy'. B. Create a drawing that illustrates the different synonyms for 'happy'.
12. Open question
180 seconds
Work together in pairs: What is the synonym for the word "lovely"?
13. Word cloud
60 seconds
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