Verbs of senses sentence completion games


Verbs of sensation personalised writing and speaking games, including bluffing, guessing games and things in common

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Verbs of senses sentence completion games


Verbs of senses sentence completion bluff

Choose one of the sentences below for your partner. They will complete that sentence as quickly as they can, using their imaginations if they can’t think of anything true. After asking follow-up questions, guess if their sentence was true or not.


Verbs of senses sentence completion guessing game

Complete at least half of the sentences below. Read out the part that you wrote in one (not the sentence that it is in) and see if your partner can guess which sentence you put it in.

Useful phrases for playing the game

“No, that’s not possible because… Try again.”

“That doesn’t really make sense because… Try again.”

“No, that’s not true for me because… Try again.”

“That’s close but not the right one. Try again.”

“That’s also true (for me), but not the sentence I put it in. Try again.”

“That’s right. I… because… It’s your turn.”


Verbs of senses sentence completion things in common

Try to make sentences using the sentence stems below that are true for both you and your partner/ that you both or all agree with.


Verbs of senses grammar presentation

Which verbs below go with “like”? Which don’t? Why not?


What goes after “like”? What goes after verbs of senses without “like”?


What can go between the verb and “like”? What do those expressions mean? How can they be ranked?


Which verbs below are actions? Which are not?



Sentences with verbs of senses to complete

I spend a lot of time looking at __________________________________________.


Someone in my family looks quite a lot like __________________________________.


I sometimes feel surprised when I see ___________________________________.


I think that _________________________________________ looks a lot better than it is.


I listen to ___________________________________________ to improve my English.


I can hear _______________________________________________________ now.


Sometimes I can’t hear ________________________________________________.


I often can’t hear _____________________________________________________.


I think that I sound somewhat like ________________________________________.


I’d like to invent something that sounds ___________________________________.


I usually smell _________________________________________ before I use it.


I think _____________________________ smells disgusting but I don’t mind the taste.


I like perfumes which smell a little like _________________________________________.


______________________ tastes as good as the more famous brand(s) but is cheaper.


I’ve never tasted ______________________________________________________.


My favourite dish tastes a bit like __________________________________________.

I don’t like it if people touch my __________________________________________.


I’d like to buy something that feels _______________________________________.


My favourite item of clothing feels somewhat like ____________________________.

I can’t ______________________________________________________ very well.


I think that _____________________________________________________ lovely.


In my opinion, __________________________________________________ disgusting.

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