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English Graded Readers Video Stories: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLE (Level 3)

English Graded Readers Video Stories: THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLE (Level 3)











































Sunday, March 29, 2015






THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLE (Level 3)






Holmes and
Watson investigate the mysterious death of sir Charles Baskerville,
whose body was found mutilated by a huge dog. Is this horrible death an
example of 'The Curse of the Baskervilles'?






SHERLOCK HOLMES & 
THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES


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Vocabulary:
hound: large dog used for hunting
flat: apartment
smart: intelligent
wicked: evil, extremely bad
avoid: stay away from
ride (past tense rode, ridden): travel by horse
hardly: only just 
moor: wide open area covered with short grass
tear out: (past tense tore, torn) remove with great violence
throat: the part between the head and the body
shine (past tense shone, shone) give out light
Yew Alley: long path with yew trees at the sides of it.
butler: male servant
footprint: marks left on the ground by the feet
lawyer: person who give advice about legal quesions
heir: person who owns a property when someone dies
shaking with terror: moving from side to side in fear
quite clear: easily visible
hedge: wall make of plants 
foot (plural feet): a length measurement (1 foot = 0.33 meter)
summerhouse: small construction in a garden, made of wood or glass
yarda length measurement (1 yard = 0.9 meter)
ash: burnt material from a cigar or cigarette.
acidly: sarcastically
boot (in hotel): servant who cleans guests's shoes
natter: subject, case
reluctantly: without wanting to
astonished: greatly shocked
clever: intelligent
carriage: vehicle pulled by horses
narrow: not wide, thin
murderer: killer
cheerful: happy, positive
maid: woman servant
loft: space inside the roof of a house
butterfly net: a tool for catching butterflies 

marsh: area of wet, dangerous ground
sink down (past tense sank, sunk): to move down 
struggled furiously: made a great effort
silly: ridiculous
argue: debate
sternly: seriously
what's all this about?: what's happenning here?
: criticise
quarrel: hve a bad disagreement
typewriter: a tool for typing words
hut
eagerly: enthusiastically
revolver: type of gun, similar to a pistol
blanket


pots:
grimly: very seriously
fault: responsibility
scent: smell
whisper: speak very quietly
bitterly: with emotion
wicked: bad, evil
seize: take hold of violently
injure: hurt











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  1. Excelente aporte, muchas gracias.
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