2. Do the words "a slight anaesthesia of the tympanum” ma ke any sense? Why does the author put these words into the doctor’s mouth?
3. Why is the patient frightened by words which obviously
don’t make any sense? ,
4. How does the patient describe his visit to the doctor to his friends? Why does he call his illness “a slight anaesthesia of the prognosis?”
5. What makes the patient happy? Why?
I. Book a seat on a plane and ask the booklng-dtrk for all particulars (подробности) of the flight.
II. Tell the customs officer whether you have anything to declare.
III. Say a few words to a friend before the plane takes off.