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The nose

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 08 March, 2007, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 08 March, 2007, 12:00am

A


Use these words to complete the sentences: smell, flexible, symmetrical, openings, face


The nose is in the centre of the


1. __________________ and contains the nostrils and the organs of


2. ___________________. It functions as the usual passageway for air in respiration.


It has two cavities and is


3. ___________________ . A wall of cartilage separates the two cavities and extends from the nostril


4. ___________________ to the nasal part of the pharynx (far-ingks).


At the tip and on each side of the nose is 5. ___________________ cartilage that gives the nose its shape.


Definition: The pharynx is the tube, with surrounding membrane and muscles, that connects the mouth and nasal passages with the oesophagus


B


Weird noses


Some people are just never happy with their nose.


Match the noses


1. A piglet's nose


2. Michael Jackson's nose


3. Jackie Chan's nose


4. A horse's nose


a.


b.


c.


d.


C


Do your own nose surgery


Cut out various noses in


today's South China Morning Post


See if your friends know who each nose belongs to?


Mix and match noses and make new photos


Smelly stuff


Collect various smelly things (coffee, leaves, garlic, ginger


and so on)


Place into small containers or bags that allow the scent to


escape. Guess the scents while blindfolded


Now, write a description about the various scents


Remember to use plenty of adjectives


D


Walt Disney's Pinocchio is a puppet whose nose gets longer and longer as he tells lies.


Make your own


sentences using


these nosey sayings


1. Keep one's nose out of something


- mind your own business


Example: I wish the secretary at our office would keep her nose out of other people's business.


2. Lead by the nose


- make or persuade someone to do anything you want


Example: My sister has been leading her husband by the nose since they got married.


3. Pay through the nose


- pay too much


Example: My mother paid through the nose for her new dress.


Answers:


A. 1. face 2. smell 3. symmetrical 4. openings 5. flexible


B. 1.d 2.c 3.a 4.b


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