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Harry Potter

Harry Potter

Date: Dec 05 2001

Intro

1. Learn Vocabulary - Learn some new vocabulary before you start the lesson.

2. Read and Prepare - Read the introduction and prepare to hear the audio.

The movie Harry Potter has been on the minds of millions of children for several years. The frist Harry Potter movie was released in the states on Nov. 16th, 2001. Listen below to see if Miguel liked the it.

Dialog

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2. Study - Read the dialog again to see how the vocab words are used.

Miguel

Miguel

Nedra

Nedra

Miguel:  Nedra, have you seen that Harry Potter movie?

Nedra:  No, I haven’t Miguel. Have you seen it?

Miguel:  Actually, I did see it last week and I really wasn’t that happy that I did. It wasn’t a great movie. Did you read the Harry Potter books?

Nedra:  I started reading one of them, but I didn’t finish it.

Miguel:  Well I wouldn’t really reccommend the movie. It might be good for children, but it totally bored me.

Nedra:  So Miguel, what was really wrong with the movie? What did you not like about it?

Miguel:  The main problem for me was that it just dragged on too long. The plot wasn’t really interesting and it didn’t have a great climax so it was like there was a big build up and then about half way through the the movie,

it just slowed down and I just got bored to be honest.

Nedra:  There must have been some part that you thought was cool?

Miguel:  Well, I was pretty unfamiliar with the whole Harry Potter thing and the the story is actually pretty neat. I mean the, the, the little kid is a wizard and, um, he goes to a school of wizards and that’s kind of a neat concept, um, but the special effects and stuff were no where near as cool as other big movies these days like The Matrix

and stuff.

 

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Discussion

Harry Potter is an eleven year old orphan who thinks he is normal until one day he discovers he is a wizard and is accepted into wizard school. From that point on, he has exciting adventures with his friends, Hermione Granger and Ron Weasley, as they play, Quidditch, and explore secret chambers and talk to ghosts.
Miguel wasn’t very impressed with the movie. I’ve heard from different sources that it helps to have read the Harry Potter books before you watch the movie. The movie is supposed to be very similar to the book, so it might be hard to understand everything in the movie.
Have you seen Harry Potter yet? Do you like reading the books? I hope so!
Have fun with the quiz!
Until next week,
Nedra

 

Comments

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Temirgaukhov

Kazakhstan

I read all books “Harry Potter” and waiting last films, Very good films 

07:42 AM Jun 11 2011 |

saud99

saud99

Saudi Arabia

i'm watch all part harry potter . it's real magic of watch movies

04:51 AM Aug 11 2009 |

seren sunshine

Turkey

wow daniel radcliffe.

01:25 PM Aug 01 2008 |

Kbrr

Kbrr

Turkey

i'm a real harry potter fun

and of course i luv this leessn!!

01:14 PM Jul 17 2008 |

Kbrr

Kbrr

Turkey

i’m a real harry potter fun and of course i luv this lesson!!

01:13 PM Jul 17 2008 |

Aone

Aone

China

HP is a miracle.JK have created a magic world.

I have read it when i was 15.

Can say so,Harry and i ,we  grow up together.

11:54 AM Feb 08 2008 |

Ekly

Ekly

Ukraine

 I think that Harry Potter's books are very good,interesting and exciting.I love them and the movies.Tongue out

02:48 PM Jan 15 2008 |

luzpi

luzpi

Peru

Harry Potter is amazing film!!!

05:56 AM Jan 15 2008 |

luzpi

luzpi

Peru

Harry Potter is a amazing film, i haven’t read the book yet, but i would like to do someday.

05:51 AM Jan 15 2008 |

Linkiss972

Linkiss972

Martinique

I am very fond of Harry Potter, because it's a fantastic world with magic and monsters. I love books and movies. It's right that movies are cut in loafs, but they are great.

Actors are cool too !

HARRY POTTER!!!

11:40 PM Jan 03 2008 |

volleyball

volleyball

Malaysia

I love Harry POtter. He is very good actor.

04:51 PM Jan 02 2008 |

Bossy16

Bossy16

Germany

I am big HP fan and I think that books are better.However to understand the movies you have to read books first.

 

You place too much importance… on the so-called purity of blood!  You fail to recognize that it matters not what someone is born, but what they grow to be! 

A.D.

08:28 AM Dec 26 2007 |

quenil1990

quenil1990

Poland

I think that next film is better than earlier. However I prefer books.In films too many details are left out.

05:20 PM Dec 19 2007 |

tanysha59

tanysha59

Russian Federation

i love this film!!! i love actors who play in this film!!!

Daniel – very, very, very really actor and he beautifull man!!! ummmmmmm 

05:56 PM Dec 06 2007 |

lolyoshi

lolyoshi

Viet Nam

I'm a fan of Harry Potter but I prefer story to movie. I've read all series of Harry Potter. They're great.

04:43 PM Oct 12 2007 |

Josphen

United States

its good movies in all parts

but can i see the movie

08:07 PM Oct 06 2007 |

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