#5. The Troll Cave

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Published: 6.02.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:40
Accent: British
Source: The Hobbit

Bilbo helps Gandalf free the dwarves from three hungry trolls.


    

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  • rubbish [n] - I don't believe you! (garbage)
  • scoff [v] - eat something very quickly
  • crunchy [adj] - making a sharp noise when bitten or crushed
  • infested [adj] - full of something terrible
  • be up to [exp] - be doing something dishonest
  • a ferret [n] - a small rodent (animal) [image]
  • take us for fools [exp] - try to trick , fool, or deceive us
  • dawn [n] - when the sun rises (early morning)
  • in one piece [exp] - safe, not badly injured
  • nous [n] - intelligence
  • the Ettenmoors [n] - nearby mountains
  • a cave [n] - a large underground room, usually made naturally [image]
  • a stench [n] - a bad smell
  • a hoard [n] - a large collection of treasure or gold
  • a shovel [n] - a tool used to move dirt [image]
  • forged [v] - made (of metal)
  • a fine blade [n] - a high-quality sword
  • of Elvish make [exp] - made by elves
  • glow [v] - make a small amount of light
  • an orc [n] - a human-like, ugly, violent creature [image]
  • a goblin [n] - a dwarf-like, ugly, violent creature [image]
  • spare a life [exp] - not kill someone
  • take a life [exp] - kill someone

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


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Bilbo Gandalf Thorin
  • All of the dwarves and Bilbo have been captured by trolls.
  • Gandalf disappeared the day before.

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  1. The trolls don't like the taste of raw dwarf.
    True
    False

  2. Bilbo tells the trolls that the dwarves are infested with worms.
    True
    False

  3. The dwarves are infested with worms.
    True
    False

  4. All of the trolls believe Bilbo.
    True
    False

  5. The trolls are scared of Gandalf.
    True
    False

  6. Gandalf casts a spell that turns the trolls into stone.
    True
    False

  7. Thorin thinks that Bilbo was clever to stall for time.
    True
    False

  8. Gandalf thinks that Bilbo was clever to stall for time.
    True
    False

  9. Trolls cannot move in daylight.
    True
    False

  10. The troll cave smells bad.
    True
    False

  11. The dwarves are afraid to touch the trolls' gold.
    True
    False

  12. The two swords that Thorin finds were made by elves.
    True
    False

  13. Elven swords glow green when orcs or goblins are nearby.
    True
    False

  14. Bilbo has never used a sword before.
    True
    False

  15. Gandalf tells Bilbo that it takes true courage to kill someone.
    True
    False


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