Everyday English for ESL kids

Opposites


lessons for kids learning everyday English expressions


Learn English through pictures, sounds and sentence examples! In this lesson you will learn some useful expressions for talking about opposites.


What are opposites?

An opposite is someone or something completely different from someone or something else.

Here are some examples.

English lessons in a fun way
Everyday English: fun with opposites

sweet and sour

English exercises for kids

fast and slow

English words: opposites

cold and hot

English lessons: opposites

day and night

Opposites in English

happy and sad

Everyday English: online lessons

bad and good

Everyday English lessons
Learn English through pictures

The opposite of girl is boy.

English resources for teachers
English expressions in pictures

The opposite of hot is cold.

English learning resources
English resources: expressions

The opposite of happy is sad.

ESL teaching resources
Resources for teaching English to kids

The opposite of left is right.


Games for learning English

Practise your English with this game. It works well at home, in the classroom, or with a team. You could also use it on birthday parties :-)

Here are some ideas on how to play this game.

Games for learning English
Fun English lessons for kids

I say... Winter! You say...

English resources for ESL teachers

Summer!

Lessons for kids learning English

I say... Day! You say...

Basic English expressions through sounds

Night!


Rhymes for learning English

Rhymes are so much fun to say! Practise recalling the opposites quickly and remember the words in pairs.

Have fun while you learn. You can add some actions (mime, clap, stamp, knock, and so on).

Rhymes for learning English
Rhymes for kids learning English

Let's play the opposites game!
Opposites are never the same.

I say yes, you say no.
I say stop, you say go.
I say above, you say below.

Opposites are never the same.
Let's play the game again!

Have fun while you learn

Opposites are words that are not the same.
How many opposites can you name?

big and small
short and tall
old and new
false and true

That was fun! Give me five!