Synonyms

Subject : English Grammar

Topic : Synonyms

Reference book : Mastering English by M.O Odiaka

Behavioural Objectives : At the end of the lesson , pupils should be able to

  • define synonyms 
  • write out examples of words with their synonyms 
  • write out or say the synonyms of words that are underlined in sentences 

Content :     What is a synonym ?
                   
                        A synonym is a word that is used to show that some words have the same meaning but different meaning . A synonym is a word that has the similar meaning to the word that is underlined in a sentence . Synonyms are words that are similar in meaning with different spellings and pronunciations .

Examples 



Circular
Round
Slim
Thin
Fat
Robust
Abundant
Plentiful
Profit
Gain
Affection
Love
Far
Distance
Easy
Simple
Famous
Well known
Halt
Stop
Hard
Difficult


Classwork

Write out the synonyms of these words

1.       Profit

2.       Hind

3.       Active

4.       Purchase

5.       Neat

6.       Weak

7.       Stop

8.       Thin

9.       Distance

10.   New

 





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