PLEASE WATCH THE VIDEO TO UNDERSTAND THIS LESSON.
BELOW IS INFORMATION THAT APPEARS IN THE VIDEO.
There are three green circles.
Is there a difference? Yes!
The green on the left is … light green.
The green on the right is …. dark green.
Light is the opposite of dark.
Light green is the opposite of dark green.
There are three blue circles.
Are they all the same type of blue? No.
The blue on the left is … light blue.
The blue on the right is …. dark blue.
There are three red circles.
Are they all the same type of red? No.
The red on the left is … light red. (Light red almost looks like the color pink)
The red on the right is …. dark red.
Specific names of colors
Sometimes there are more specific names for colors.
For example, the type of light red on the left is similar to pink but more specifically the color salmon.
(Note that the letter L is silent in the word salmon)
The type of dark red on the right, is similar to the color maroon or burgundy.
But if you say light or dark before a color, for example light red or dark red, people will understand you.