#2. A Wand

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Published: 10.02.2018
Level 4   |   Time: 3:54
Accent: British
Source: Harry Potter

Harry still needs to buy one more thing before he can go to Howarts.


    

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  • a wand [n] - a small thin stick used to make magic
  • run along [phv] - go ahead / continue
  • It seems only yesterday that... [exp] - It doesn't seem like a long time ago that...
  • Give it a wave. [exp] - Move it.
  • Curious! [exp] - Interesting!
  • resides [v] - is inside
  • a Phoenix [n] - a large magical bird
  • a feather [n] - the flat hairy appendages on a bird's skin
  • a scar [n] - a mark left on the skin where an injury has not healed completely

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


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Harry Ollivander Hagrid
  • Hagrid is helping Harry buy school supplies before he goes to the wizard academy.
  • He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named is an evil wizard who killed Harry's parents.

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  1. Harry needs to buy a wand.
    True
    False

  2. Hagrid recommends that Harry buy his wand at Ollivanders.
    True
    False

  3. Hagrid is too busy to help Harry buy his wand.
    True
    False

  4. Ollivander doesn't know who Harry is.
    True
    False

  5. Harry's parents bought their first wands yesterday.
    True
    False

  6. The first wand Ollivander gives to Harry works well.
    True
    False

  7. The second wand Ollivander gives to Harry works well.
    True
    False

  8. Ollivander gets angry because Harry is making a mess.
    True
    False

  9. The third wand matches Harry well.
    True
    False

  10. Ollivander remembers every wand he has ever sold.
    True
    False

  11. The third wand contains the tail feather of a phoenix.
    True
    False

  12. Many other wands contain a tail feather from the same Phoenix.
    True
    False

  13. The scar on Harry's head was caused by a wand.
    True
    False

  14. Ollivander says that wands usually choose their wizards.
    True
    False

  15. He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named used a wand to give Harry the scar on his head.
    True
    False

  16. Ollivander says that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did great things.
    True
    False

  17. Ollivander says that He-Who-Must-Not-Be-Named did terrible things.
    True
    False

  18. Ollivander says he expects Harry to do great things.
    True
    False

  19. It is Ollivander's birthday.
    True
    False


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