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The Jungle Book Part 1 1 Listen and read. 2.46 In the jungle, Father and Mother Wolf live in a cave with their four cubs. One night, there is a noise out of the cave, Father and Mother Wolf go out and surprise: Wow! Is he a man cub? Mother Wolf asks. Yes, he is, but we can t keep him, says Father Wolf. GLOSSARY cubs cuccioli noise rumore keep him tenerlo But Mother Wolf gives milk to the baby. roars ruggisce Shere Khan, a big tiger, arrives and roars: Give me the baby! He is my dinner! meeting assemblea Head capo This baby is not your dinner! Go away! says Father Wolf, and the tiger goes away. Mother Wolf says: Let s call him Mowgli. After some nights, there is a meeting with all the wolves and Akela, their Head. All the cubs are admitted to the group, but when it s Mowgli s turn Akela says: He is not a wolf! He can t stay with us! A voice says: Please, accept him. I can teach him how to live in the jungle! He is Baloo, a big bear. Accept him! says another voice, I can give you a cow to eat. He is Bagheera, a strong panther. Then the baby is one of us, says Akela. Mowgli is happy to stay with the wolves. 2 Match the pictures with their names. FATHER WOLF MOWGLI SHERE KHAN BALOO BAGHEERA 1 112 2 3 4 5

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