|J. K. Rowling and Harry Potter
Vocabulary, Idioms, and Phrases
Words for Production
[`sinJrI] n. [U] 風景
We climb to the mountaintop to admire the scenery.
[`wIzKd] n. [C] 巫師
Many tribes in South-East Asia still believe in the existence of wizards.
[Jd`vEntSK] n. [C] 冒險
Jessie had some exciting adventures in Egypt.
[sJ`port] v.t. 維持（家計）﹔支持
After the car accident, Monica lost her husband and had to support the whole family on her own.
[`brum"stIk] n. [C] 長柄掃帚（通常由巫婆騎乘）
In children’s books, witches often fly on broomsticks in the sky.
[klok] n. [C] 斗篷
Jerry put on the cloak because it was raining.
[`djZIJnt] n. [C] 巨人
Atlas is a famous giant in Greek myth.
[hAtS] v.t.; v.i. 孵
Don’t count your chickens before they are hatched.
[`drAqJn] n. [C] 龍
Kevin has a plastic dragon on the top of his monitor.
[`dEstJnI] n. [C] 命運
It is Oedipus’destiny to kill his father and marry his mother.
[sK`vZIv] v.t.; v.i. 存活
Jason burst into tears when he heard his wife survive the car accident.
[In`kZUntK] n. [C] 遇見
My first encounter with death was in 1994 when my grandmother died.
[`wIkId] adj. 邪惡的
Everyone expects the wicked man to be killed at the end of the movie.
[`pVblIS] v.t. 出版
The publishing house decides to publish a novel written by a high school student.
["bEst`sElK] n. [C] 暢銷書（品）
Every book in J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is a bestseller.
[`kapI] n. [C] 一本﹔一份
William goes to a 7-Eleven to buy a copy of newspaper every morning.
[`siriz] n. [C] 叢書﹔系列
The company does a series on classical music throughout the ages.
[`kArIktK] n. [C] 角色
In the movie, Michael will play a character that is too jealous to see his mistakes.
[In`spZIr] v.t. 賦予…靈感
The falling apple inspired Newton to develop the Universal Law of Gravity.
[`tSZIld"hUd] n. [U] 童年時期
Jill has been writing poems since her childhood.
[Ik`sZIt] v.t. 使人興奮﹔刺激
The professor’s lecture on Bach always excites every student.
Words for Recognition
Manchester [`mAn"tSEstK] n. 曼徹斯特
2. London [`lVndJn] n. 倫敦
3. Joanne Kathleen Rowling
[djo`An `kAHlIn `rolIG] n. 瓊安‧凱思琳‧羅琳
4. Harry Potter [`hArI `pOtK] n. 哈利波特
5. owl [ZUl] n. [C] 貓頭鷹
6. quidditch [`kwI"dItS] n. 魁地奇
7. invisibility ["InvIzJ`bIlJtI] n. [U] 隱形﹔看不見
8. aerial [`ErIJl] adj. 空中的
9. Voldemort ["vOldJ`mOr] n. 佛地魔
10. Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone [`hArI `pOtK And TJ fJ`lasJfKz ston] 《哈利波特－－神祕的魔法石》
11. The Chamber of Secrets [TJ `tSembK Jv `sikrIts] 《消失的密室》
12. The Prisoner of Azkaban [TJ `prIzNK Jv `AzkJ"bAn] 《阿茲卡班的逃犯》（書名）
13. The Goblet of Fire
[TJ `qablIt Jv fZIr] 《火盃的考驗》
14. The Order of the Phoenix
[Ti `OrdK Jv TJ `finIks] 《鳳凰會的密
15. The Half-Blood Prince
[TJ `hAf"blVd prIns] 《混血王子的背叛》（書名）
Idioms and Phrases
1. run wild 不受限制；胡亂奔馳
The children did not listen to their mother and ran wild in the playground.
2. from that day on 從那天起
Jean received a letter with a beautiful stamp. From that day on, she became a stamp collector.
3. according to 根據
According to the TV news, Taiwan will be struck by a typhoon next week.
4. be good at 擅長
Jeffrey is good at geography; he knows every place on earth.
II. S, N, ＋ V....
(N ＝ S)
e.g. Harry Potter has to survive an encounter with Voldemort, the most wicked wizard.
II. S1 ＋ Aux. ＋ V, and so ＋ Aux.＋ S2 .
e.g. Harry often breaks the school rules, and Rowling did, too.
＝Harry often breaks the school rules, and so did