A New Years’ Party: The 5 Senses
2021 is here! It’s time to say farewell to 2020 and usher in the new year by celebrating with our loved ones. What can you see? What can you hear? What can you smell? What can you taste? What can you feel?
One of the best ways to describe our surroundings is through the five senses: sight, smell, sound, taste, and touch. This is collectively known as sensory imagery. Through involving the use of descriptive language to create mental images, the writer is able to engage the reader, making the scene come alive in the mind’s eye. Can you identify the specific sensory word(s) in the phrases below?
Exercise 1: Here are some celebratory idioms. Can you explain what they mean?
Exercise 2: Using the party-related sensory imagery and idioms shared above, describe your own New Years’ party!
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