2. When would you say the result was worth the effort?
3. Can you describe a case when an effort of will’s necessary?
b) Make up sentences of your own. ^
to make every effort — to get over difficulties; to make a supreme effort — to achieve good results; to be completely cured — to appreciate somebody’s effort; to make an effort of will — to recover one’s temper; by joint effort — to achieve good results; to manage to complete the work — without effort
I. Answer the following questions.
a) 1. Do you like to travel? What kind of transport do you
2. Do you usually feel calm or do you get slightly impati ent on the day of your departure? In what cases do you get particularly impatient?
3. Do you normally arrive at the station (port, airport) exactly on time, or do you prefer to have plenty of time to spare?
4. Have you often had boring people for fellow-travel lers? Did you get bored soon?
b) 1. In which cases do you have to go through the customs?
2. Do you always have to go to the custom house or do customs officers sometimes come on board your boat (train)?
3. Do they always go through the passengers’ luggage properly, or is the examination sometimes only cursory?
4. In which cases (on what goods) do you have to pay duty?
c) 1. What kind of books do you find boring? Do you like
stories with a lot of description and not much action? Would a detective story bore you?
2. Do you usually get impatient when you read a boring story? Do you put it aside at once, or do you read it through just the same?
3. What kind of book would you choose to read if you wanted exact facts? Would a historical novel do in that case?
4. Would you spend a lot of time on a subject if you were only slightly interested in it?