(Describing an Experience, Unit 2)
Describe the experience of your school life that affected you most and from which you learn a lot
I have always been fond of Russian literature. Our teacher was like a national heroine and everyone did their utmost to amaze her. The things were going well until that very day, when were given an enormous poem to learn by heart. Had this poem not been so bulky, I would learnt in easily. It seemed to me impossible, like to stay dry after the sudden downpour.
The crucial day had come. I went through the motions of eating my breakfast, casting an eye at my watch. Tick-tock! With every second I was closer to the distressful failure. Nevertheless there was nothing to do but to overcome myself and get my due. Like an old turtle I trudged to school. As if it was a creepy haunted house, I opened the door of my classroom. Everyone were yelling, or galloping back and forth. Surprisingly, all my classmates were ready. I was at my wits’ end. A few minutes later the teacher’s voice thundered overhead.
‘Hello, my dear!’ she said joyfully.
‘Good morning!’ the answer deafened me.
‘So, I hope that all of you are well-prepared. I will divide you into four groups and we will start.’ she uttered.
Finally, we formed groups each of which had a supervisor who was to check our answers. Believe it or not, but I found myself in my teacher’s group. I was racking my brains trying to remember the words. Luckily, I had some time to re-read the text once or twice. I was twisting about my chair and my heart was pounding like crazy. It was my turn to recite. Taking a deep breath, I stood up and mounted the scaffold, as I thought. With shaking hands I declaimed the first line then the second, the third. It was beyond believe but I managed very well, words were flowing from my mouth and I got full marks.
Thanks to this experience I realized that everything I possible. It concerns both our studies and our life. Where there is a will...