#1. An Unexpected Visit

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Published: 5.14.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 3:53
Accent: British
Source: The Hobbit

Gandalf visits Bilbo and invites him on an adventure.


    

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  • a hobbit [n] - a member of an imaginary race similar to humans, small in size, and with hairy feet [image]
  • nasty [adj] - very unpleasant
  • oozy [adj] - wet, similar to mud or slime
  • It remains to be seen. [exp] - I don't know yet.
  • Beg your pardon? [exp] - What did you say?
  • Midsummer’s Eve [n] - The night of the longest day of the year
  • fireworks [n] - a device containing chemicals that causes a spectacular explosion when on fire, usually used in celebrations [image]
  • inform [v] - tell

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


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Bilbo Gandalf
  • Bilbo is a hobbit who lives in thr Shire in Middle Earth.
  • Gandalf is a wizard.

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  1. How does Bilbo describe a hobbit hole?
    big
    comfortable
    dirty
    nasty
    full of worms
    warm
    with good food

  2. What does Bilbo mean when he says "Good morning" the first time?
    I wish you a good morning.
    It is a good morning.
    I feel good on this particular morning.
    This is a morning to be good on.
    Good-bye

  3. What does Bilbo think about adventures?
    They are best done in large groups.
    They are dangerous.
    They are exciting.
    They are nasty.
    They are uncomfortable.
    They will make you late for dinner.

  4. What does Bilbo mean when he says "Good morning" the second time?
    I wish you a good morning.
    It is a good morning.
    I feel good on this particular morning.
    This is a morning to be good on.
    Good-bye

  5. What does Bilbo know about Gandalf?
    He is a wizard.
    He is still in business.
    He is Belladonna Took's son.
    He makes excellent fireworks.

  6. What does Gandalf decide?
    He will take Bilbo on an adventure.
    He will smoke his pipe with Bilbo.
    He will give Bilbo some fireworks.
    He will bring the others.

  7. Where does Bilbo suggest Gandalf look for someone?
    Across the water
    In Bree
    Near the Misty Mountain
    Over the hill
    To the North

  8. What does Gandalf do before he leaves?
    Give Bilbo a gift
    Take some of Bilbo's tobacco
    Make a mark on Bilbo's door


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