I find it so funny when Americans say they don’t understand UK accents. I guess since I’ve loved The Beatles and Harry Potter since I was eleven and watching youtube interviews with them, I’ve sort of customized my ear for british accents, I don’t find them difficult at all to understand.
"But from that moment on, Hermione Granger became their friend. There are some things you can’t share without ending up liking each other, and knocking out a twelve-foot mountain troll is one of them."
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, chapter ten Halloween, p.179
"Harry took the wand. He felt a sudden warmth in his fingers. He raised the wand above his head, brought it swishing down through the dusty air and a stream of red and gold sparks shot from the end like a firework, throwing dancing spots of light on to the walls."
Harry Potter and the Sorcerers Stone, chapter five Diagon Alley, p.85
#the wand chooses the wizard!