Jackie Chan

The nose

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


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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


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






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


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.


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

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