Learn English with Harry Potter!

2011 May 19
by Jane

With the long-awaited release last month of the new Harry Potter movie, “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” we all find ourselves once again back at the movie theater spending a couple of carefree hours getting lost in the magical world of Harry Potter. So, to mark the occasion I thought it would be a good idea to put together a list of vocabulary from the HP books and movies for you all to use as a fun way to study English – enjoy!

O.W.L. – Ordinary Wizarding Level Examinations.

Owl – A nocturnal bird of prey (a bird that hunts for food at night).

Unicorn – A beautiful imaginary creature that looks like a white horse with a long horn growing from its forehead.

The Deathly Hallows – Three objects that together will allow a person to conquer death. The three objects are:

The Elder Wand – “Elder” usually means a person who is older than you. A “Wand” is a long black stick used by traditional magicians to perform magic.

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