In this lesson, your tutor will help you go over this topic: the five senses. First, go over the following vocabulary and expressions with your tutor. Read the word/expression and definition out loud, and your tutor will go over anything you do not understand. Practice creating a sentence or two to make sure you know how to use the word/expression properly.
|touch||(v) to put or hand or fingers on something
She likes to touch the soft blanket.
|feel||(v) to touch with your fingers or hand
Feel how soft her hair is.
|sight||(n) the act of seeing someone or something
He lost his sight because of the bright sun.
|see||(v) to notice or be aware of something with your eyes
I see the car coming.
|hear||(v) to be aware of noise or sound
He hears the bell ringing.
|sound||(n) a noise you can hear
Do you like the sound of soft music?
|smell||(v) to use your nose to notice something in the air
I can smell the beautiful flowers.
|odor||(n) a smell
The odor smells bad.
|taste||(v) to have a flavor
I can taste the hot peppers.
|flavor||(n) the way food tastes
The flavor of the meat is delicious.
Use the following questions as a guideline to form an interesting conversation with your tutor. Feel free to diverge from these suggestions if anything interesting comes up.
- What do you think is the most important sense? Why?
- What do you think is the least important sense? Why?
- How is your sight? What’s another word for sight?
- What is your favorite thing to see? Why?
- Which tastes do you like? (For example – sweet, spicy, bitter, sour, or salty)
- Do you like the smell of perfume or cologne? Why or why not?
- What are some things that smell good?
- What are some things that smell bad?
- What things do you like to touch?
- What are some sounds you like to hear?