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The Dragon (10)

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Published: 1.20.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 3:58
Accent: British
Source: Harry Potter

(10 of 10) Harry, Hermione and Ron learn about the Philosopher's Stone and meet Hagrid's dragon.


    

triangle Directions


  1. REVIEW the vocabulary / background.
  2. WATCH the video.
  3. ANSWER the questions.
  4. CHECK your answers. (Show Answers)

triangle Vocabulary


  • check (something) out [phv] - borrow something (from a library)
  • light reading [exp] - easy, fun reading
  • astonishing [adj] - surprising
  • transform [v] - turn, change
  • an elixir [n] - a potion, liquid
  • an alchemist [n] - a person who makes potions
  • immortal [adj] - can never die
  • a trap door [n] - a door in the floor
  • in no state [exp] - not ready
  • Blimey! [exp] - Wow!
  • be on about (something) [phv] - talk about something
  • be after (something) [phv] - want to find/get (something)
  • He is not about to [exp] - He is not going to
  • spells [n] - magic
  • enchantments [n] - magic
  • as a matter of fact [n] - actually

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


triangle Background


picture picture picture picture
Harry Potter Hermione Granger Hagrid Draco Malfoy
  • Harry, Ron and Hermione are first-year students at Hogwarts.
  • Hagrid is a half-giant who takes care of the animals/creatures at Hogwarts.
  • Fluffy is a giant three-headed dog.

triangle Questions


  1. When did Hermione check out the book?
    Today
    Yesterday
    Weeks ago

  2. What two powers does the Philosopher’s Stone have?
    It changes metal to gold.
    It can control a dragon.
    It can make people invisible.
    It makes people immortal.

  3. How many Philosopher’s Stones exist?
    none
    one
    two

  4. How old is Nicholas Flamel?
    65
    165
    665

  5. What is guarding the Philosopher’s Stone?
    A dragon named Norbert
    A giant dog named Fluffy
    A basilisk named Servalus

  6. Who does Harry think is trying to steal the stone?
    Draco Malfoy
    Professor Snape
    Voldemort

  7. Who knows how to get past fluffy??
    Professor Snape
    Professor Dumbledore
    Hagrid
    Hermione

  8. How did Hagrid get the dragon egg?
    He bought it.
    He stole it.
    He won it.

  9. Where is Ron's brother?
    Norway
    Romania
    London

  10. What is the dragon's name?
    Norbert
    Fluffy
    Draco

  11. Who is spying on them?
    Draco Malfoy
    Professor Snape
    Voldemort


triangle Language Review (prepositions)


Directions: 1) Read the script and choose the preposition. 2) Listen again and check your answers.

  • I had you looking (in) the wrong section! How could I be so stupid? I checked this out a few weeks ago (for) a bit of light reading.
  • This is light?
  • Of course! Here it is! "Nicholas Flamel is the only known maker (of) the Philosopher's Stone!"
  • The what?
  • Honestly, don't you two read? "The Philosopher's Stone is a legendary substance (with) astonishing powers. It will transform any metal (into) pure gold and produces the Elixir (of) Life, which will make the drinker (Ø) immortal."
  • Immortal?
  • It means you'll never die.
  • I know what it means!
  • Shh!
  • "The only stone currently (in) existence belongs (to) Mr. Nicholas Flamel, the noted alchemist, who last year celebrated his 665th birthday!" That's what Fluffy's guarding (on) the 3rd floor. That's what's under the trapdoor...the Philosopher's Stone!

  • Hagrid!
  • Oh, hello. Sorry, don't wish to be rude, but I'm (in) no fit state to entertain today.
  • We know (about) the Philosopher's Stone!
  • Oh.
  • We think Snape's trying to steal it.
  • Snape? Blimey, Harry, you're not still on (about) him, are you?
  • Hagrid, we know (Ø) he's after the Stone. We just don't know why.
  • Snape is one (of) the teachers protecting the Stone! He's not about to steal it!
  • What?
  • You heard. Right. Come on, now, I'm a bit preoccupied today.
  • Wait a minute. One (of) the teachers?
  • (Of) course! There are other things defending (Ø) the Stone, aren't there? Spells, enchantments.
  • That's right. Waste (of) bloody time if you ask me. Ain't no one gonna get past fluffy. Ain't a soul knows how except me and Dunbledore. I should not have told (Ø) you that. I should not have told (Ø) you that.

  • Uh, Hagrid, what exactly is that?
  • That? It's a ... its um...
  • I know (Ø) what that is! But Hagrid, how did you get one?
  • I won it. Off a stranger I met down (at) a pub. Seemed quite glad to be rid of it, as a matter (of) fact.
  • Is that...a dragon?
  • That's not just a dragon. That's a Norwegian Ridgeback! My brother Charlie works (with) these (in) Romania.
  • Isn't he beautiful? Oh. Bless him, look. He knows (Ø) his mummy. Hallo, Norbert.
  • Norbert?
  • Yeah, well, he's got to have a name, doesn't he?
  • Don't you, Norbert?
  • Ohh! Oooh, ooh, ooh, well...he'll have to be trained up a bit, of course. Who's that?
  • Malfoy.
  • Oh, dear.


triangle Script



Hermione: I had you looking in the wrong section! How could I be so stupid? I checked this out a few weeks ago for a bit of light reading.
Ron: This is light?
Hermione: Of course! Here it is! "Nicholas Flamel is the only known maker of the Philosopher's Stone!"
Ron and Harry: The what?
Hermione: Honestly, don't you two read? "The Philosopher's Stone is a legendary substance with astonishing powers. It will transform any metal into pure gold and produces the Elixir of Life, which will make the drinker immortal."
Ron: Immortal?
Hermione: It means you'll never die.
Ron: I know what it means!
Harry: Shh!
Hermione: "The only stone currently in existence belongs to Mr. Nicholas Flamel, the noted alchemist, who last year celebrated his 665th birthday!" That's what Fluffy's guarding on the 3rd floor. That's what's under the trapdoor...the Philosopher's Stone!
Harry: Hagrid!
Hagrid: Oh, hello. Sorry, don't wish to be rude, but I'm in no fit state to entertain today.
All 3: We know about the Philosopher's Stone!
Hagrid: Oh.
Harry: We think Snape's trying to steal it.
Hagrid: Snape? Blimey, Harry, you're not still on about him, are you?
Harry: Hagrid, we know he's after the Stone. We just don't know why.
Hagrid: Snape is one of the teachers protecting the Stone! He's not about to steal it!
Harry: What?
Hagrid: You heard. Right. Come on, now, I'm a bit preoccupied today.
Harry: Wait a minute. One of the teachers?
Hermione: Of course! There are other things defending the Stone, aren't there? Spells, enchantments.
Hagrid: That's right. Waste of bloody time if you ask me. Ain't no one gonna get past fluffy. Ain't a soul knows how except me and Dunbledore. I should not have told you that. I should not have told you that.
Harry: Uh, Hagrid, what exactly is that?
Hagrid: That? It's a ... its um...
Ron: I know what that is! But Hagrid, how did you get one?
Hagrid: I won it. Off a stranger I met down at a pub. Seemed quite glad to be rid off it, as a matter of fact.
Hermione: Is that...a dragon?
Ron: That's not just a dragon. That's a Norwegian Ridgeback! My brother Charlie works with these in Romania.
Hagrid: Isn't he beautiful? Oh. Bless him, look. He knows his mummy. Hallo, Norbert.
Harry: Norbert?
Hagrid: Yeah, well, he's got to have a name, doesn't he?
Hagrid: Don't you, Norbert?
Hagrid: Ohh! Oooh, ooh, ooh, well...he'll have to be trained up a bit, of course. Who's that?
Harry: Malfoy.
Hagrid: Oh, dear.

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