#11. Fluffy's Secret

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Published: 12.05.2020
Level 5   |   Time: 3:08
Accent: British
Source: Harry Potter

Hagrid accidentally tells Harry, Hermione and Ron how to get past Fluffy.


    

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  • frightful [adj] - scary, frightening
  • a scar [n] - a mark left on the skin where an injury has not healed completely
  • odd [adj] - unusual, strange
  • turn up [phv] - appear
  • Speak for yourself! [exp] - I disagree!
  • wander around [phv] - walk around
  • a hood [n] - a covering for the head and neck with an opening for the face
  • sort of [exp] - kind of
  • creatures [n] - animals or monsters
  • in the trade [exp] - in the same business
  • look after [phv] - take care of
  • a trick [n] - a special way to do something
  • a beast [n] - a large dangerous animal
  • urgent [adj] - very important
  • an owl [n] - a type of bird that is used to send messages at Hogwarts
  • assure [v] - tell someone something to make then stop worrying
  • be up to something [exp] - doing something suspicious or illegal
  • a trapdoor [n] - a door in the floor

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


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Harry Potter Hermione Granger Ron Weasely Hagrid
  • 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.
  • Fluffy is guarding the Philosopher’s Stone.
  • A stranger recently gave a dragon egg to Hagrid.

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  1. Hermione enjoyed her end-of-the-year exams.
    True
    False

  2. Ron enjoyed his end-of-the-year exams.
    True
    False

  3. Harry thinks that a stranger giving a dragon egg to Hagrid is strange and suspicious.
    True
    False

  4. Hagrid never saw the stranger's face.
    True
    False

  5. Hagrid never talked to the stranger face to face.
    True
    False

  6. The stranger was interested in Fluffy.
    True
    False

  7. Music makes Fluffy angry and aggressive.
    True
    False

  8. Dumbledore has left Hogwarts.
    True
    False

  9. McGonagall tells Harry, Hermione and Ron to talk to Snape about the Philosopher’s Stone.
    True
    False

  10. Harry, Hermione and Ron think Snape is going to try to steal the Philosopher’s Stone.
    True
    False

  11. Snape thinks that Harry's, Hermione's and Ron's actions are suspicious.
    True
    False

  12. Snape offers to help Harry get past Fluffy and go through the trap door.
    True
    False


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