I actually would throw The Hobbit book at them and tell them they better read this. THEN, I would throw all THREE LotR books at them, make them read those, and OBVIOUSLY they will love it by then and we can watch the movies together.
Elvish is one of the most beautiful languages I have ever heard. This is a recording if Tolkien reciting one of his poems in Elvish.<<This recording is amazing. I have not heard this much of the Elvish language spoken at once.