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Reported Speech Exercises

Post  Teacher_Abdelkrim on Wed Mar 12, 2008 12:26 pm

Reported Speech Exercises

A- Report the following, beginning with the words given:

1. “He works in a bank”
She said …………………………………………………………………..
2. “We went out last night”
She told me ………..……………………………………………………..
3. “I’m coming!”
She said …………………………………………………………………..
4. “I was waiting for the bus when he arrived”
She told me ………………………………………………………………
5. “I had never been there before”
She said …………………………………………………………………..
6. “I didn’t go to the party”
She told me ………………………………………………………………
7. “Lucy will come later”
She said …………………………………………………………………..
8. “He hasn’t eaten breakfast”
She told me ………………………………………………………………
9. “I can help you tomorrow”
She said …………………………………………………………………..
10. “You should go to bed early”
She told me………………………………………………………………..

B-Change these direct questions into reported speech:

1. “Where is he?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
2. “What were you doing?”
She asked me ..…………………………………………………………..
3. “Did you go out last night?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
4. “Who was that beautiful woman?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
5. “How is your mother?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
6. “What are you going to do at the weekend?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
7. “Where will you live after graduation?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
8. “What were you doing when I saw you?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
9. “How was the journey?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………
10. “How often do you go to the cinema?”
She asked me ……………………………………………………………

C-Change the direct speech into reported speech:
1. “Please help me carry this”
She asked me …………………………….………………………………
2. “Please come early”
She …………………………………………………………………………
3. “Please buy some milk”
She …………………………………………………………………………
4. “Could you please open the window?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
5. “Could you bring the book tonight?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
6. “Can you help me with my homework, please?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
7. “Would you bring me a cup of coffee, please?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
8. “Would you mind passing the salt?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
9. “Would you mind lending me a pencil?”
She …………………………………………………………………………
10. “I was wondering if you could possibly tell me the time?”
She …………………………………………………………………………


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Re: Reported Speech Exercises

Post  soukaina-oubella on Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:21 am


thank you so much
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Re: Reported Speech Exercises

Post  hanouna on Fri Mar 14, 2008 5:29 am

thank you so much my teacher for that exercice
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reported speech.....

Post  soukaina-oubella on Fri Mar 14, 2008 10:51 am

1. “He works in a bank”
She said that he worked in a bank .
2. “We went out last night”
She said that they had went out the night before .
3. “I’m coming!”
She said that she was coming .
4. “I was waiting for the bus when he arrived”
She told me that she had been waiting for the bus when he had arrived .
5. “I had never been there before”
She said that she have never been there before .
6. “I didn’t go to the party”
She said that she not went to party .
7. “Lucy will come later”
She said that have come later .
8. “He hasn’t eaten breakfast”
She said that l haven't eaten breakfast .
9. “I can help you tomorrow”
She said that she could help me tomorrow .
10. “You should go to bed early”
She said that l should went to bed early .

B-
1. “Where is he?”
She asked me where l was .
2. “What were you doing?”
She asked me what l had been doing .
3. “Did you go out last night?”
She asked me if l had gone out last night .
4. “Who was that beautiful woman?”
She asked me who had been that beautiful woman .
5. “How is your mother?”
She asked me how was my mother .
6. “What are you going to do at the weekend?”
She asked me what l was going to do at the weekend .
7. “Where will you live after graduation?”
She asked me where l would have after graduation .
8. “What were you doing when I saw you?”
She asked me what l had been done when he seen me .
9. “How was the journey?”
She asked me how had been the journey .
10. “How often do you go to the cinema?”
She asked me how often l was went to the cinema .

C-
1. “Please help me carry this”
She told me to help her carry that .
2. “Please come early”
She told me to come early .
3. “Please buy some milk”
She told me to buy some milk .
4. “Could you please open the window?”
She asked me if l could open the window .
5. “Could you bring the book tonight?”
She asked me if l could bring the book that night . .
6. “Can you help me with my homework, please?”
She asked me if l could help her with her homework .
7. “Would you bring me a cup of coffee, please?”
She asked me if l would bring her a cup of coffee .
8. “Would you mind passing the salt?”
She asked me if l would mind passing the salt .
9. “Would you mind lending me a pencil?”
She asked me if l would mind lending her a pencil .
10. “I was wondering if you could possibly tell me the time?”
She asked me if l had been wondering and if l could possibly told her the time .
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Re: Reported Speech Exercises

Post  Teacher_Abdelkrim on Sat Mar 15, 2008 7:50 am


Exercise Correction


Reported statements – Answers:
1. She said (that) he worked in a bank.
2. She told me (that) they went (had gone) out last night (the night before).
3. She said (that) she was coming.
4. She told me (that) she was waiting for the bus when he arrived.
5. She said (that) she had never been there before.
6. She told me (that) she didn't go (hadn't gone) to the party.
7. She said (that) Lucy would come later.
8. She told me (that) he hadn't eaten breakfast.
9. She said (that) she could help me tomorrow.
10. She told me (that) I should go to bed early.



Reported Questions – Answers:

1. She asked me where he was.
2. She asked me what I had been doing.
3. She asked me if I had gone out last night.
4. She asked me who that beautiful woman was.
5. She asked me how my mother was.
6. She asked me what I was going to do at the weekend.
7. She asked me where I would live after graduation.
8. She asked me what I had been doing when she saw (had seen) me.
9. She asked me how the journey was (had been).
10. She asked me how often I went to the cinema.



Reported Orders and Requests – Answers:

1. She asked me to help her carry this.
2. She asked me to come early.
3. She asked me to buy some milk.
4. She asked me to open the window.
5. She asked me to bring the book tonight (that night).
6. She asked me to help her with her homework.
7. She asked me to bring her a cup of coffee.
8. She asked me to pass the salt.
9. She asked me to lend her a pencil.
10. She asked me to tell her the time.
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Re: Reported Speech Exercises

Post  MiStA Fouzi on Sat Mar 15, 2008 5:23 pm


Thank u for this ansewrs of reported speech
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