Personality Opposites- Miming Games

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Personality Opposites Miming Games
Choose one pair of opposites below and mime both sides of the table until your partner 
guesses at least two words there. If they can’t guess, let them look at the list below.  

affectionate/ warm 

cold/ cold blooded/ unaffectionate

badly behaved/ naughty

well behaved

big-headed/ boastful/ proud

humble/ modest

bold/ brave/ courageous

cowardly/ timid

careful

careless/ clumsy

cheerful

grumpy

cruel

kind

energetic/ hard working

lazy/ unenergetic

foolish/ silly

sensible/ serious

friendly/ sociable

unfriendly/ unsociable

generous

mean

impatient

patient

impolite/ rude

polite

laidback/ relaxed

stressed/ uptight

loud/ noisy/ talkative

quiet/ silent/ softly spoken

messy/ untidy

neat/ tidy

sympathetic

unsympathetic

Do the same, but this time only letting your partner look at one side of the table. Then do it
with also the person miming only being able to see one side of the table.

Read out an adjective above and see who can mime that and its opposite first, saying both
words.  

Test each other orally on the synonyms and antonyms above. 

Written by Alex Case for UsingEnglish.com © 2017

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