# English Vocabulary for Shapes

## Learn Common Shapes in English

The tests and the video in this lesson will help you learn common shapes in English. There are**eight**learning methods for you to work through, including five different games and three different types of flashcard. At the end, there are three example sentences for each word. Here is a video for learning the names of 10 common shapes in English.

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## Vocabulary Games for

The games and flashcards are currently set to test the following [wait...] words:Table of Contents

- Match-the-Pairs Game
- Memory Game
- Basic Flash Cards
- Spell-the-Word Game
- Multi-Choice Test
- Learn with Hangman!
- "Sentence" Flash Cards
- "Missing Word" Flash Cards
- Example Sentences

## Match-the-Pairs Game

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- Your mission is to match each picture with the correct word in as few a clicks as possible.
- There are three pictures in each set, and there are sets to complete.
- Click on your first square to start. Good luck!

**Ranking (Clicks)**

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**Hero**()

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**Sergeant**()

**Recruit**()

## Memory Game

Pairs: getting ready...

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- Your mission is to pair pictures with their correct titles in as few a clicks as possible.
- Click on a card to turn it. Next, try to find its partner by clicking on a second card. (If you fail to find a match with your second click, both cards will turn again.)
- This is a memory game as well as a vocabulary-learning game.
- Click on your first card to start. Good luck!

**Ranking (Clicks)**

**Guru**()

**Hero**()

**Captain**()

**Sergeant**()

**Recruit**()

## Basic Flash Cards

## Spell-the-Word Game

Spell the word represented by the picture.## Multi-Choice Test

Select the correct word or picture.## Learn with Hangman!

Hangman is a classic word game. In this version, the hidden word is one of the words from the "shapes" category. Choose your first letter to start.- Guess the hidden word by choosing one letter at a time.
- If you guess a letter in the hidden word, then all is good.
- If you guess a letter that is not in the hidden word, then the hangman starts to build the gallows.
- If the gallows are completed, you lose.
- Good luck!

## Create Your Own Version of This Game

Here is the **word library** for this game:

## "Sentence" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the word in a sentence.## "Missing Word" Flash Cards

Click on the box to see the missing word in a sentence.## Example Sentences

Here are 3 sentences for each of the following words from the "shapes" category:- heart, hexagon, octagon, oval, pentagon, rectangle, rhombus, semicircle, square, star, trapezoid, triangle, circle

heart

- A heart is a symbol of love and affection, often depicted as two curves meeting at a point to form a shape resembling the human heart.
- Hearts are commonly used on Valentine's Day to express love and care for one another.
- When drawing a heart, it's important to create two symmetrical curves to make it look just right.

hexagon

- A hexagon is a six-sided polygon, which means it has six straight sides and six angles.
- Hexagons are often found in nature, such as in beehives and the cells of a honeycomb.
- When you draw a hexagon, all its sides should be of equal length to make it symmetrical.

octagon

- An octagon is an eight-sided polygon, characterized by eight straight sides and eight angles.
- Octagons are used in traffic signs to indicate stop signs, where drivers must come to a complete halt.
- When constructing an octagon, all its sides should have the same length to maintain its shape.

oval

- An oval is a shape that is similar to a circle but stretched out, creating an elongated and rounded form.
- Ovals can be found in many everyday objects, including eggs, certain fruits, and some mirrors.
- When you draw an oval, it should have gently curved sides with two longer sides and two shorter sides.

pentagon

- A pentagon is a five-sided polygon, featuring five straight sides and five angles.
- Pentagons are often used in geometry and can be found in the design of home plate in baseball.
- When drawing a pentagon, ensure that all sides have equal length to maintain its symmetry.

rectangle

- A rectangle is a four-sided polygon with opposite sides that are equal in length and four right angles.
- Rectangles are commonly used in everyday objects, such as books, doors, and windows.
- To draw a rectangle, create two pairs of equal-length sides, and each pair should be perpendicular to the other.

rhombus

- A rhombus is a four-sided polygon with all sides of equal length, but its angles are not necessarily right angles.
- Rhombuses are often used in diamond-shaped signs and playing cards.
- When drawing a rhombus, ensure that all four sides have the same length for symmetry.

semicircle

- A semicircle is half of a circle, resembling a curved shape with a flat edge.
- Semicircles can be found in architectural designs, such as windows and arches.
- When drawing a semicircle, you create a half-moon shape with a curved boundary and a straight edge.

square

- A square is a four-sided polygon with all sides of equal length and four right angles.
- Squares are commonly used in mathematics and can be found in objects like tiles and frames.
- To draw a square, ensure that all four sides have the same length, and all four angles are right angles.

star

- A star is a shape with multiple pointed ends radiating from a central point, forming a star-like appearance.
- Stars are often used as symbols of achievement and can be found on flags and as decorations during holidays.
- When drawing a star, create multiple equal-length line segments that meet at the center of the shape.

trapezoid

- A trapezoid is a four-sided polygon with two parallel sides and two non-parallel sides.
- Trapezoids are frequently used in geometry and can be found in objects like road signs and tables.
- When drawing a trapezoid, ensure that two sides are parallel, while the other two sides are not.

triangle

- A triangle is a three-sided polygon with three straight sides and three angles.
- Triangles are fundamental shapes used in geometry and can be found in various structures, such as pyramids and bridges.
- When drawing a triangle, ensure that all three sides have different lengths, and the angles may vary.

circle

- A circle is a perfectly round shape with all points equidistant from its center, creating a continuous curved boundary.
- Circles are widely used in geometry, and they can be found in objects like wheels, coins, and plates.
- To draw a circle, use a compass or draw freehand to create a symmetrical and rounded shape.