This lesson plan for teachers of older teenagers and adults at level B2 explores the theme of senses. Students will focus on reading and speaking skills.


What’s your favourite smell? Did you know that flies can taste with their feet? In this lesson, students read and talk about the five senses - sight, hearing, touch, taste and smell - in relation to humans and animals. They practise informal language for introducing and responding to surprising news. Learners examine senses vocabulary and finish with a discussion.


The senses


Intermediate B1


60-90 mins


  • To help students talk about the senses in relation to humans and animals
  • To develop students’ reading skills
  • To expand students’ vocabulary
  • To develop students’ speaking and listening skills


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By Sally Trowbridge

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Language level
Language Level: 
Intermediate: B1

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