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Test your understanding of the English lesson by answering these questions. You will get the answers and your score at the end of the quiz.
Choose the most direct and assertive way of speaking.

Choose the most confident way of speaking.

In Harry Potter, Dobby the house-elf tells Harry Potter, "Socks are Dobby’s favourite clothes, Sir." Why is this line an example of Dobby’s submissive use of language?

When Dobby the house-elf says to Harry Potter that his favourite clothes are socks, what does it suggest to us about Dobby's character?

When Dobby the house-elf apologises to Harry Potter he says ‘Dobby is very sorry, Dobby had to iron his hands.’
Which grammatical element of Dobby's sentence is submissive?

If you want to formally show a person respect in England, how should you address that person?


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12 Comments on “Are you using submissive language?”


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06/06 :). Thank a lot Jade for the valuable lesson. <3

Saturday, June 1st 2019

I got 4/6, I am quite sad but I will try better next time. Thank Jade

Saturday, June 1st 2019

Great advice Jade, it’s good to see you made a video. By the way, you look amazing.

About Dobby, he must be really sensitive Elf and on top of all that he has to deal with all that abuse and trauma…

Poor guy, maybe one day he will meet a female house Elf named Debby.. who might show him that he is worth more than what he believes.

My favorite part of this lesson, was watching you come to realize that in a way he is watching himself from the outside. Very interesting…

I hope you will make more videos, more often… when you have the time.

Saturday, June 1st 2019

I really loved the class! Please do more videos, that one made me think about the way that I use english, Thanks! :*

Sunday, June 2nd 2019

I’d like to be able to speak fluently. Listen your video is a good way to practise my understanding…..

Sunday, June 2nd 2019

An interesting video. Thank you for creating such a good lesson.

Monday, June 3rd 2019

Excelent lesson!!!!!
You teach English very well.
Thank you!!!!!

Wednesday, June 5th 2019

thank you, your example of Dooby remind me to watch it again.

Friday, June 14th 2019

6 out of 6~! actually I got the first one wrong. I didn’t read the question carefully.

Tuesday, June 18th 2019

thank you madam for this awesome lesson :D

Friday, June 28th 2019

i cant hear your voice

Tuesday, July 9th 2019

Thank you Jade! It’s a very interesting lesson.

Thursday, August 8th 2019
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