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GRAMMAR

REPORTED SPEECH

D. Complete the sentences.

1. “I’m going on holiday to Berlin.” He said…


2. “I don’t get up early on Saturdays.” She said…
3. “We are catching the 4pm bus to London.” They said…
4. “I’ve been to Rome three times.” She said…
5. “We’ll help Jimmy if we can.” They said…
6. “You can stay with me in Edinburgh.” She said I…
7. “I saw my neighbor in China.” He said…
8. “I’ll get the plane tickets!” He said…

E. Correct the mistakes in these sentences.

1. She said me that she had been to visit her aunt in the USA.
2. She told that she had been to Africa.
3. I asked him where was the money.
4. She told him that he go home.
5. They asked me did I speak French.
6. She said that she had met him tonight.
7. The teacher asked me when I was born.
8. We asked them not make a noise.
F. Re-write the sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first.
Use the word in bold.

1. “Don’t travel by train”, he said.


told
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2. “Where are you going?” she asked.
was
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3. “Can you speak French?” I asked her.
if
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4. “Take plenty of money”, my mum said to us.
told
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5. “Why did you travel by bus?” they asked.
had
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6. “Are you going to the Canary Islands again for your holidays?” she asked
me.
my
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7. “Can you open the window?” he said to me.
asked
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8. “Bring me a present back from Moscow”, she said.
her
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