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#EngTalk: King’s Cross Station

Hi fellas :) How was your Saturday been?

So I am in King’s Cross today, anyone know what this place is? :)

It’s in London, UK and a boy usually gets his train here to his magnificent school, do you know who he is?

@sandhykeyz: Train station. Platform 9 3/4 :D” yes! :D

@rzkika: Harry Potter :3″ Yes :)

@WildanKeribo: I guess it’s a very wonderful place in London.” It’s quite nice actually

As Harry Potter is such a phenomenon movie, do you think it inspired you?

@ttrzw: SANGAT SANGAT SANGAT IYA!”

@buh_berlaga: Potter is my favorite character”

“@ludvenny: of course!”

“@unrobotoc: yes, of course! I was growing up watching the series! I skipped class back then in high school just to watch the 6th movie!”

@FarasHasnaA: yess, i doo!!”

@fordcloud: No.”

@putriglorias: absolutely ! the books and the movies are both awesome :)”

So what has inspired you? Did it inspire you to learn English? #EngTalk

“@puputputreey: Destination: Hogwarts :D wohooo we r talking about harpot!”

@rmuttia: Yeaaah especially the-super-insane-yet-awesome-girl Luna Lovegood . Lovely”

@unrobotic: I love reading, but after I know Harry Potter, I love it more!”

@alinoet25: yes sure!! Potter!”

@NinaSandiah: yes,especially british accent from draco malfoy”

 

Let’s go back to the King’s Cross scenes in Harry Potter movies/books…

Can you try guess what these next phrases mean?

When Harry asked about the platform 9 3/4, the officer said, ” Nine and Three-Quarters? Think you’re being funny do ya?”

What is the officer saying?

@purmawel: Becanda,nih? Hehehe… :)))”

@SeptimusHanyeq: I guess he’s saying like ‘Are you kidding me?’ is that right?”

Yes the officer thought that Harry was kidding

@risyamaya: Yes, I learned friendship, bravery & cleverness from JK Rowling’s masterpiece. Oh, and also that sexy as hell British accent!”

@Inazz21: I like Prof. Snape’s love story ”

@buh_berlaga: I’m reading a chamber of secret now :)”

@Naruren: BIG YES ”

@heruka131: yes, the lil harry potter inspired me.”

 

If you have read Harry Potter in Bahasa Indonesia, do you remember what platform is written as?

“Peron”

 

Where is Platform 9 3/4 located? Anyone remember?

And what did Harry has to do in order to get to Platform 9 3/4?

@iechamay: the wall between platforms 9 and 10”

@GYUEYEZ: run straight to the platform wall :D”

@ttrzw: break through the wall, right?”

Not quite breaking it, more like go through the wall @ttrzw

@iechamay: walk straight at the wall between platforms 9 n 10”

 

Do you remember what Harry and Ron has to take to go to Hogwarts in Chamber of Secrets?

@purmawel: Ron’s car, ford anglia”

@iechamay: a car, and it can fly”

 

Do you remember what it almost hit when they drove the flying car?

No one remembers in the beginning of their flying car journey that they almost hit this clock?

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@tiyantiyanti: here we go :) ” the tourist destination for 9 3/4 used to look like this one shared

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Now it looks like this, and has a long queue…

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You can pretend that you are going to Hogwarts :D
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The real platform 9 and 10 are behind these ticket barriers

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So there you go! I hope Harry Potter continues to inspire you learning English, you have done well for this #EngTalk :)

@nae_neng: the thing that ‘forced’ me the most to learn English was ‘globalization’. ;) How I can live without language!”

@aditapuasandy: King’s Cross station, only wizard know how to get into this platform. even spidey couldn’t make it”

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@renggasanti: lagi ngobrolin novel favorit–>Harry Potter”

See you in King’s Cross :D

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Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4u on March 7, 2015

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#EngPic #EngGame: Behind The Scene Vocabularies (From The Making of Harry Potter Films)

Hi fellas :) How’s your Saturday been? Is anyone here a fan of the Harry Potter movies? :)

Well do not worry if you do not like it, but the #EngGame today will be related to it :)

So, fellas have you heard of the Warner Bros Studio Tour London – The Making of Harry Potter?

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So The Making of Harry Potter studio is THE studio where Harry Potter movies are made all this time

It is in the Leavesden Studios, located just outside of London on a region called Hertfordshire

So, here are the rules of the #EngGame before we start

  1. Fill in the blank space (________) with appropriate word(s) based on the #EngPic provided
  2. As this will be like the “tour”, the first best answer will get a Retweet (RT) straight away, so think fast :D
  3. All answers have to be in English

So, are you ready for this #EngPic #EngGame? :D

Let’s start :D

 

Questions

Q1. The tour started by seeing the under the s _ _ _ _ _ _ _ e set of the first Harry Potter movie.

 

 

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Q2. Each Harry Potter movie is an a _ _ _ _ _ _ n of the same titled b _ _ k

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Q3. Things that excited us from the first movie, is the e _ _ _ _ _ _ e to the g _ _ _ _ h _ _ _

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Q4. As we start the tour, there were names of the s _ _ _ _ _ w _ _ _ _ _ s

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Q5 (Related to Q4). They are responsible in creating the d _ _ _ _ _ _ _ s for the movies

Q6. There were also acknowledgements of the Executive Producers, Producers, and 4 D _ _ _ _ _ _ _ s

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Q7. There were also Cinematography, Art Direction, H _ _ _ & M _ _ _ U_ involved in these movies. Is the picture showing Bellatrix and Dumbledore’s h _ _ rs? Is this a M _ _ e U _ artist responsibility?

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Q8. Not to forget the Costume Design for the clothes that a _ t _ rs and act _ _ _ _ es wore.

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Q9. Of course many variety of P _ _ ps were involved in this movie

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Q10. Some are a _ i _ _ _ _ d and some are still props, and some combined with v _ _ _ _ l effects

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Q11.There are things you can try out like riding on a b _ o _ _ st _ _ _ and trying wand cho _ _ _ g _ _ phy

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Q12. There are lots of sets like Dumbledore’s o _ _ _ ce, and ind_ _ r s _ t of Diagon Alley

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Q13. You can see every d _ ta _ _ of the props, designs, sets used in the Harry Potter movies

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Q14. Even before details are created, the process is already so detailed such as these paper m _ d _ _ s

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Answers

Yes it’s -> A1. “@christyaneggy: staircase”

Correct -> A2. “@yifanescence: adaptation, book”

:D -> A3. “@alyaans: entrance, great hall”

Yep :) -> A4. “@rizky_paramitha: screenwriters”

:D -> A5. “@alifiaaaRR: dialogues”

Correct -> A6. “@riszkaindriani: Directors”

Yay, you got it :) -> A7. “@nandasept: hair & make up”

Yep -> A8. “@christyaneggy: actors and actresses”

Correct :) – > A9. “@alifiaaaRR: props”

Yep -> A10. “@almasyukri: animated, visual”

:) -> A11. “@ninuut: broomstick, choreography”

Correct :) -> A12. “@almasyukri: office, indoor set”

Yep :) -> A13. “@haniim: detail”

Correct :) -> A14. “@yifanescence: models”

 

So, that’s it fellas :) I hope you had fun with the #EngPic #EngGame session :D

You fellas are great! You answered almost as quickly as the wind! :D Great job! And thank you so much for your participation :)

 

Compiled and written by @daedonghae at @EnglishTips4u on Devember 6, 2014