#1. No such thing as magic

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Published: 9.28.2018
Level 4   |   Time: 4:24
Accent: British
Source: Harry Potter

While celebrating his cousin's birthday at the zoo, Harry discovers his magic powers.


    

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  4. WATCH and READ the SCRIPT

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  5. DO the ACTIVITIES

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  1. VOCABULARY와 BACKGROUND 읽기

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triangle Vocabulary


  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Pumpkin [exp] - Sweetie / Love / Darling
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ funny business [exp] - strange things or problems
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Burma [n] - a country in Asia (Myanmar)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ Bred in Captivity [exp] - born in a zoo (never wild)
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ There's no such thing as ... [exp] - ... doesn't exist.
  • ☐ ☐ ☐ swear [v] - promise

[n] - noun,  [v] - verb,  [phv] - phrasal verb,  [adj] - adjective,  [exp] - expression



triangle Background


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Harry Uncle Vernon Aunt Petunia Dudley
  • Harry is an orphan. (His parents are dead.)
  • He lives with his Uncle Vernon and Aunt Petunia.
  • Dudley is their son.

triangle Questions


  1. Where does Harry sleep?
    In the kitchen
    Under the stairs
    In his bedroom

  2. Where is the family planning to go?
    To the zoo
    To a park
    Shopping

  3. Who is celebrating a birthday?
    Harry
    Vernon
    Dudley

  4. What does Aunt Petunia tell Harry to do?
    She tells Harry to bring some coffee.
    She tells Harry to make breakfast.
    She tells Harry to do some magic.
    She tells Harry not to burn anything.
    She tells Harry to move faster.

  5. What does Uncle Vernon tell Harry to do?
    He tells Harry to bring some coffee.
    He tells Harry to make breakfast.
    He tells Harry to do some magic.
    He tells Harry not to burn anything.
    He tells Harry to move faster.

  6. Why is Dudley upset?
    His breakfast was burned.
    Harry got more gifts than he did.
    He received fewer birthday gifts this year than last year.

  7. What does Aunt Petunia say she will do for Dudley to make him feel better?
    She will punish Harry.
    She will buy two more gifts for him.
    She will take him to the zoo.

  8. What punishment does Vernon say he will give to Harry?
    He will make Harry leave the house.
    He will make Harry sleep under the stairs.
    He won't let Harry have any meals for a week.

  9. Why doesn't Dudley like the snake?
    It is ugly.
    It is boring.
    It is scary.

  10. Why do they bang on the glass?
    They want the snake to move.
    They want to break the glass.
    They want to wake up Harry.

  11. How many times has Harry talked to a snake before?
    Never
    Once
    Twice

  12. Where did the snake probably grow up?
    In Burma.
    In a zoo.
    In Hogwarts.

  13. Why does Harry feel a connection to the snake?
    They both live in cages.
    They both never knew their parents.
    They both can do magic.

  14. Why does the snake thank Harry?
    Harry released him from his cage.
    Harry talked to him.
    Harry punished Dudley.

  15. How does Harry think the glass in the snake cage disappeared?
    He thinks he did it himself.
    He thinks the snake did it.
    He doesn't know.

  16. What does Vernon say about magic?
    It is dangerous.
    It is powerful.
    It doesn't exist.



triangle Grammar (imperatives)


Directions: Choose the expression that best completes the sentence.

  • Up. (Get up.) Now!
  • (Wake up) , cousin! We're going to the zoo!
  • Oh, here he comes, the birthday boy!
  • Happy birthday, son.
  • Why don't (you just cook) the breakfast, and try not to burn anything.
  • Yes, Aunt Petunia.
  • I want everything to be perfect for my Dudley's special day.
  • (Hurry up!) (Bring) my coffee, boy!
  • Yes, Uncle Vernon.
  • How many are there?
  • Thirty-six. Counted 'em myself.
  • Thirty-six?! But last year last year I got thirty-seven!!
  • Yes, well, some of them are quite a bit bigger than last year!
  • I don't care how big they are!
  • Oh, now, now, now. This is what we're going to do, is that when we go out we're going to buy you two new presents! How's that, Pumpkin?
  • I'm warning you now, boy. Any funny business, any at all, and (you won't have) any meals for a week. (Get in.)
  • (Make) it move. (Move!)
  • He's asleep!
  • He's boring.
  • Sorry about him. He doesn't understand what it's like, lying there day after day, watching people press their ugly faces in on you.
  • Can you hear me? Its just I've never talked to a snake before. Do you...I mean...do you talk to people often. (You're) from Burma, aren't you? Was it nice there? Do (you miss) your family?
  • Bred in Captivity
  • I see. That's me as well. I never knew my parents, either.
  • Mummy, dad, (Come) here! (You won't believe) what this snake is doing!!
  • Whoa! Ahh! Ahh!!
  • Thankssssssss.
  • Anytime.
  • SNAKE!
  • Mum, mummy!
  • Mum, help! Help me!
  • My darling boy! How did (you get) in there?!
  • How did (you get) in there? Dursley, oh, Dursley!
  • It's all right. It's all right.
  • Ow!
  • What happened?
  • I swear I don't know! One minute the glass was there and then it was gone! It was like magic!
  • There's no such thing as magic!



triangle Grammar (direct/indirect questions)


Directions: Choose the expression that best completes the sentence.

  • Up. Get up. Now!
  • Wake up, cousin! We're going to the zoo!
  • Oh, here he comes, the birthday boy!
  • Happy birthday, son.
  • Why (don't you) just cook the breakfast, and try not to burn anything.
  • Yes, Aunt Petunia.
  • I want everything to be perfect for my Dudley's special day.
  • Hurry up! Bring my coffee, boy!
  • Yes, Uncle Vernon.
  • How many (are there) ?
  • Thirty-six. Counted 'em myself.
  • Thirty-six?! But last year last year I got thirty-seven!!
  • Yes, well, some of them are quite a bit bigger than last year!
  • I don't care how big (they are) !
  • Oh, now, now, now. This is what (we are) going to do. When we go out, we're going to buy you two new presents! How's that, Pumpkin?

  • I'm warning you now, boy. Any funny business, any at all, and you won't have any meals for a week. Get in.
  • Make it move.
  • Move!
  • MOVE!
  • He's asleep!
  • He's boring.
  • Sorry about him. He doesn't understand what (it is like) , lying there day after day, watching people press their ugly faces in on you.
  • (Can you) hear me? It's just I've never talked to a snake before. (Do you talk) to people often? (Are you) from Burma, aren't you? (Was it nice) there? (Do you miss) your family?
  • Bred in Captivity
  • I see. That's me as well. I never knew my parents, either.
  • Mummy, dad, come here! You won't believe what (this snake is) doing!
  • Whoa! Ahh! Ahh!!
  • Thankssssssss.
  • Anytime.
  • SNAKE!
  • Mum, mummy!
  • Mum, help! Help me!
  • My darling boy! How (did you get) in there?!
  • How (did you get) in there? Dursley, oh, Dursley!
  • It's all right. It's all right.
  • Ow!
  • What (happened) ?
  • I swear (I don't know) ! One minute the glass was there and then it was gone! It was like magic!
  • There's no such thing as magic!



triangle Discussion


  1. In your opinion. which of the three people treats Harry the worst?
  2. How are the lives of Harry and the snake similar?
  3. How do you think Uncle Vernon will punish Harry?
  4. Do you know any "spoiled" children like Dudley? Describe them.
  5. Harry can talk to snakes. What animal would you like to be able to talk to?

triangle Script


Petunia: Up. Get up. Now!

Dudley: Wake up, cousin! We're going to the zoo!

Petunia: Oh, here he comes, the birthday boy!

Vernon: Happy birthday, son.

Petunia: Why don't you just cook the breakfast, and try not to burn anything.

Harry: Yes, Aunt Petunia.

Petunia: I want everything to be perfect for my Dudley's special day.

Vernon: Hurry up! Bring my coffee, boy!

Harry: Yes, Uncle Vernon.

Dudley: How many are there?

Vernon: Thirty-six. Counted 'em myself.

Dudley: Thirty-six?! But last year last year I got thirty-seven!!

Vernon: Yes, well, some of them are quite a bit bigger than last year!

Dudley: I don't care how big they are!

Petunia: Oh, now, now, now. This is what we're going to do, is that when we go out we're going to buy you two new presents! Hows that, Pumpkin?



Vernon: I'm warning you now, boy. Any funny business, any at all, and you won't have any meals for a week. Get in.



Dudley: Make it move.

Vernon: Move!

Dudley: MOVE!

Harry: He's asleep!

Dudley: He's boring.

Harry: Sorry about him. He doesn't understand what it's like, lying there day after day, watching people press their ugly faces in on you.

Harry: Can you hear me? It's just I've never talked to a snake before. Do you...I mean...do you talk to people often. You're from Burma, aren't you? Was it nice there? Do you miss your family?

Sign: Bred in Captivity

Harry: I see. That's me as well. I never knew my parents, either.

Dudley: Mummy, dad, come here! You won't believe what this snake is doing!!

Dudley: Whoa! Ahh! Ahh!!

Snake: Thankssssssss.

Harry: Anytime.

Man: SNAKE!

Dudley: Mum, mummy!

Dudley: Mum, help! Help me!

Petunia: My darling boy! How did you get in there?!

Petunia: How did you get in there? Dursley, oh, Dursley!



Petunia: It's all right. It's all right.

Harry: Ow!

Vernon: What happened?

Harry: I swear I don't know! One minute the glass was there and then it was gone! It was like magic!

Vernon: There's no such thing as magic!



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