#7. Goblins!

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Published: 6.14.2021
Level 5   |   Time: 4:47
Accent: British
Source: The Hobbit

While hiding in a cave, the dwarves are captured by a group of goblins.


    

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  • grab [v] - hold on tightly
  • a burglar [n] - a thief [image]
  • a cave [n] - a large underground room, usually made naturally [image]
  • seldom [adv] - rarely, not often
  • unoccupied [adj] - empty
  • at first light [exp] - at dawn, when the sun comes up
  • the first watch [exp] - the first person to stay awake and protect the group
  • a company [n] - a group of people (or dwarves)
  • turn back [phv] - return to home
  • homesick [adj] - feel sad because you are away from home
  • settle [v] - stay and live in one place
  • on the road [exp] - always traveling

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


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Bilbo Thorin Bofur
  • The dwarves and Bilbo are climbing through the mountains.
  • Gandalf has left them, but he has promised to meet them again.
  • Bilbo's grandparents' family names are Baggins and Took.
  • Baggins are calm and enjoy comfort. Tooks are brave and like adventure and travel.

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  1. Thorin is disappointed in Bilbo.
    True
    False

  2. Thorin thinks that Bilbo shouldn't have joined the dwarves.
    True
    False

  3. Thorin checks to see if the cave is safe.
    True
    False

  4. Thorin says that caves in the mountains are usually empty.
    True
    False

  5. Thorin tells one of the dwarves to start a fire to keep them warm.
    True
    False

  6. Thorin plans to start traveling again in the morning.
    True
    False

  7. Thorin plans to wait for Gandalf.
    True
    False

  8. Bilbo takes the first watch.
    True
    False

  9. Bilbo wants to go back to Rivendell.
    True
    False

  10. Bilbo thinks he is more Baggins than Took.
    True
    False

  11. Bofur thinks that Bilbo is just homesick.
    True
    False

  12. Bilbo says that the dwarves have no real home.
    True
    False

  13. Bofur is angry that Bilbo is leaving.
    True
    False

  14. Bilbo tries to wake up all the dwarves.
    True
    False

  15. The goblins capture the dwarves.
    True
    False

  16. The goblins capture Bilbo.
    True
    False


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