Landmark Advanced Unit 7
Label each line below with which sense it relates to (including “the sixth sense”)
Stare, glare, glance, look, watch, gaze, see,
Blurred, blink, wink, optician, optical illusion
Audible, listen, hear, muffled, a racket
Overhear, homophone acoustics eavesdrop
Transparent, telescope, pupil bifocals contact lenses peep
Stink, scent, aroma, smell, B.O, pungent, musty
ESP, mind reading, female intuition
Rough, smooth, bumpy, slimy
Texture, rub, fingertips, lumpy, tickle
Greasy, brush against, stroke, coarse
Soft, fluffy, sticky, numb, sharp, prickly
Bitter, sour, bland, yummy, yucky, flavour
Disgusting, revolting, delicious, scrumptious
Spicy, sweet, tasteless, savoury
Blind, dazzle, shortsighted, longsighted, shiny
Deaf, hearing aid, hard of hearing,
Bouquet, odour, deodorant, joss sticks, incense,
Perfume, reek, sniff, stench,
20/20 vision, visible, visual, invisible
View, vista, scenery, glimpse, lens, glitter, glint, blindfold,
Observe, peek, squint, spectator
Monocle, binoculars, specs, microscope, periscope
Ask your teacher about any words you don’t know
What are the typical classroom questions about the things below?
positive/ negative/ neutral
formal/ informal/ neutral/ slang/ idiom
Check the questions on the page below, then test each other on the vocabulary above
How do you spell …?/ How is … spelt?
What does … mean? / How would you explain the meaning of …?
What’s the opposite of …?
What’s the verb of …?
What’s the adverb of …?
What’s the noun of …?
What’s the middle letter of …?
What’s the second to last letter of …?
How do you pronounce …?/ How is … pronounced?
Is … pronounced the same as …?
What’s the difference in pronunciation between … and …?
What’s the vowel sound in…?
How many syllables does… have? / How many syllables has… got? / How
many syllables are there in…?
Where is the stress in…?
Could you give me an example sentence with… in it, please?
What’s the difference between… and…?
Does… mean the same as…?
Is there more than one meaning of…?
What does… stand for?
Is… a positive or negative word?
Is… a formal or informal word or expression?
What’s the literal meaning of…?
Is there an idiomatic meaning of…?
PDF version for easy printing: FiveSensesVocabulary