#9. The Mirror

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Published: 1.18.2020
Level 4   |   Time: 4:04
Accent: British
Source: Harry Potter

Harry discovers the Mirror of Erised and sees what he wants most in life.


    

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  3. ANSWER the questions.
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  • Head boy [n] - a top student in a class who represents other students to teachers
  • The Quidditch Cup [n] - a sports trophy
  • Bloody hell! [exp] - Wow!
  • a desperate desire [exp] - something you really really want
  • waste away [phv] - slowly die
  • go mad [exp] - become crazy
  • dwell [v] - focus too much (in an unhealthy way)

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


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Harry Potter Ron Weasley Dumbledore
  • Harry and the other students are in their first week at Hogwarts.
  • Professor McGonagall is one of the professors at Hogwarts.

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  1. Harry uses his cloak of invisibility to enter the room secretly.
    True
    False

  2. Harry sees his parents in the mirror.
    True
    False

  3. Harry parents talk to him through the mirror.
    True
    False

  4. Harry brings Ron to see the mirror.
    True
    False

  5. Ron sees Harry's parents in the mirror.
    True
    False

  6. Ron sees many terrible things about his future life in the mirror.
    True
    False

  7. The mirror shows the future.
    True
    False

  8. Dumbledore is angry when he finds Harry looking at the mirror.
    True
    False

  9. The mirror shows people their deepest desires.
    True
    False

  10. Harry's deepest desire is to be with his parents.
    True
    False

  11. A truly happy person would look at the mirror and only see his or her true reflection.
    True
    False

  12. Dumbledore tells Harry he can learn a lot from the mirror.
    True
    False

  13. Dumbledore thinks looking at the mirror can be dangerous.
    True
    False

  14. Dumbledore plans to move the mirror to a new location.
    True
    False

  15. Dumbledore asks Harry not to look for the mirror.
    True
    False



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