умели обращаться с велосипедом, он не был бы в таком плохом состоянии и вам не пришлось бы чинить его так часто.
a note, to make a note of
a) Answer these questions.
1. Are you good at taking notes at lectures?
2. In which case would you have to leave a note for someone?
3. Do you prefer speaking with or without notes at your meetings? Give your reasons.
4. Does your daughter (son) always keep her (his) notes in order?
b) Use a synonym.
1. You’d better write it down. 2. The scientist spoke from memory. 3. I’ll leave you a message. 4. This is very important. You must keep it in mind.
c) Make up sentences of your own.
not to rely on one’s memory — to make a note (of); to exchange — notes of lectures; to put off the engagement — to make a note (of); to get interested — to make notes; to mix up — (not) to keep one’s notes in order
I. Answer the following questions.
a) 1. Who usually makes out prescriptions? Can a nurse
2. Would a doctor prescribe a medicine for a patient without examining him?
3. Would.he do so if the kind of illness were obvious?
b) I. How long can you stand toothache without going to
2. Why is it not always obvious which of your teeth troubles you?
3. How does a dentist treat his patients? Does he prescri be any medicine for teeth?
c) I. Why couldn’t the author imagine that Miss Bradley
was an experienced smuggler (конрабандист)?
2. What would he have done if her intentions had been obvious to him at once?
3. Why did the author decide to travel on the Colden Arrow? Did he feel he could stand a long journey in Miss Bradley’s company?