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PostSubject: Reported Speech exercises   Sun 19 Feb - 15:29

Idea
Put the following sentences into the reported speech:

1. Mr Brown said:" I was watching TV last night."
Mr Brown said that
2. Sandy explained:" I saw the accident at the corner of High Street."
Sandy explained that
3. Bob said:" We had a wonderful time at Peterís party."
Bob said that they
4. The farmer said:" I didnít see her."
The farmer said that
5. Will and Tim said:" We were very happy about the present."
Will and Tim said that
6. Mr Jones said: As a young boy I collected stickers."
Mr Jones said that
7. Peter reported:" We played a lot of tennis last year."
Peter reported that
8. Mother said:" I have a headache."
Mother said that
9. The Clarks told us:" We drove right down to Athens last summer."
The Clarks told us that
10. Helen said:" Iím watching the late night show."
Helen said that
11. Peter said:" They were interested in other countries."
Peter said that
12. Mr Cooper said:" I take my medicine regularly."
Mr Cooper said that
13. Mrs Miller said:" I donít feel better now."
Mrs Miller said that
14. Sarah said:" My father takes me to school every day."
Sarah said that
15. He said to the reporters:" Iím a farmer in Cornwell."
He said to the reporters that
16. Mrs Jones told us:" My sister works in Manchester."
Mrs Jones told us that
17. Paul said:" I feel terrible."
Paul said that
18. Sally said to the policeman:" We donít know the way to the police station."
Sally said to the policeman that
19. Mrs Green said:" I hear strange noises in my garden every night."
Mrs Green said that
20. Tom told me:" I meet my friend on the way to school."
Tom told me that
21. Mrs White said:" My children like fish and chips."
Mrs White said that
22. Helen said:" The tickets for the show are very expensive."
Helen said that
23. The lady told me:" Mr OíConnor sells the best meat around here."
The lady told me that
24. The children said:" We can watch TV every Saturday night."
The children said that
25. Helen told me:" I must help my mother in the kitchen every evening."
Helen told me that
26. He told me:" I am looking for my key."
He told me that
27. Mark said;" She likes something to drink."
Mark said that
28. They told us:" Our car makes such a noise."
They told us that
29. My sister told me:" I am visiting her next Monday."
My sister told me that
30. Carol told me:" He doesn't invite her to the party."
Carol said that
31. "I like ice cream."
Mary said that
32. "We are on time."
The Browns said that
33. "He is sitting on the table."
Sue said that
34. "Bill always goes to bed early."
Mother said that
35. "I often drive to London.Ē
Mrs Smith said that
36. "Iím going to answer the phone."
Bill said that
37. "I' m not doing my homework now."
The girl said that
38. "I always sell all my flowers."
The gardener said that
39. "You can help me with the dishes."
Mother said that
40. "I meet him every Friday."
He said that
41. "I leave tonight."
Jim told me that
42. "I'm watching TV."
He said that


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PostSubject: Re: Reported Speech exercises   Thu 23 Feb - 13:39

1. Mr Brown said:" I was watching TV last night."
Mr Brown said that he had watching tv the night before
The correct answer is:
Mr Brown said that he had been watching T.V the night before.


2. Sandy explained:" I saw the accident at the corner of High Street."
Sandy explained that she had seen the accident at the corner of high street
Correct

3. Bob said:" We had a wonderful time at Peterís party."
Bob said that they had had a wonderful time at peter's party
Correct

4. The farmer said:" I didnít see her."
The farmer said that he haden't see her (hadn't)
Correct

5. Will and Tim said:" We were very happy about the present."
Will and Tim said that they had very happy about the present
The correct answer is:
Will and Tim said that they had been very happy about the present.


6. Mr Jones said: As a young boy I collected stickers."
Mr Jones said that as a young boy he was collected stikers
The correct answer is:
Mr. Jones said that as a young boy he had collected stickers.


7. Peter reported:" We played a lot of tennis last year."
Peter reported that they had played lot oh tennis the last year before
The correct answer:
Peter reported that they had played a lot of tennis the year before.


8. Mother said:" I have a headache."
Mother said that she had been a headache
The correct answer:
Mother said that she had had a headache.


9. The Clarks told us:" We drove right down to Athens last summer."
The Clarks told us that they drive right down to athens before last sumer
The correct answer:
The Clarks told us that they had driven right down to Athens the previous summer.


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Hello,

Well, I am very happy that you joined the forum.

You did well in the exercise though there are still some mistakes.

Don't worry about them.
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PostSubject: Re: Reported Speech exercises   Wed 26 Apr - 5:07

Mr Brown said that he had been watching TV the previous night
Sandy explained thatshe had seen the accident at the corner of High Street
Bob said that they had had a wonderful time at Peter's party
The farmer said that he hadn't said her
Will and Tim said that they had been very happy about the present
Mr Jones said that as a young boy he had collected stickers
Peter reported that they had played a lot of tennis the year before
Mother said that she had a headache
The Clarks told us that you had driven right down to Athens the prvious summer
Helen said that she was watching the .......
Peter said that you were been intersted in other.............
Mr Cooper said that he took his medcine ............
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PostSubject: Re: Reported Speech exercises   Wed 26 Apr - 6:53

Well done Very Happy

1. Mr Brown said:" I was watching TV last night."
Mr Brown said that he had been watching TV the previous night cheers

2. Sandy explained:" I saw the accident at the corner of High Street."
Sandy explained that she had seen the accident at the corner of High Street. cheers

3. Bob said:" We had a wonderful time at Peterís party."
Bob said that they had had a wonderful time at Peter's party. cheers

4. The farmer said:" I didnít see her."
The farmer said that he hadn't said No ( seen) her.

5. Will and Tim said:" We were very happy about the present."
Will and Tim said that they had been very happy about the present. cheers

6. Mr Jones said: As a young boy I collected stickers."
Mr Jones said that as a young boy he had collected stickers. cheers

7. Peter reported:" We played a lot of tennis last year."
Peter reported that they had played a lot of tennis the year before. cheers

8. Mother said:" I have a headache."
Mother said that she had a headache. cheers

9. The Clarks told us:" We drove right down to Athens last summer."
The Clarks told us that they had driven right down to Athens the previous summer. cheers

10. Helen said:" Iím watching the late night show."
Helen said that she was watching the late night show. cheers

11. Peter said:" They were interested in other countries."
Peter said that you were been No (they had been) interested in other countries.

12. Mr Cooper said:" I take my medicine regularly."
Mr Cooper said that he took his medcine regularly. cheers

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PostSubject: Re: Reported Speech exercises   Wed 26 Apr - 12:31

goodevening how are you doing? jocolor
Mrs Miller said that she didn't feel better then
Sarah said that her father took her to school every day
Ha said to the reported that he was farmer in Cornwell
Mrs Jones told us that her sister worked in Manchester
Paul said that he felt terrible
Sally said to the policeman that they didn't know the way to the police station
Mrs Green said that she heard strange noises in her garden every night
Tom tolid me that he met his friend on the way to school
Mrs White said that her children liked fish and chips
Helen said that the tickets for the show were very expensive
The lady told me that Mr O'Connor sold the best meat around there
The children said that they could watch TV every Saturday night
Helen told me that she had to help her mother in the kitchen every evening
He told me that he was looking for his key
Mark said that she liked something to drink
They told us that their car made such a noise
My sister told me that she was visiting her the following Monday
Carol said that he didn't invite her to the party
Mary said that she liked ice cream
The Brown said that they were on time
Sue said that he was sitting on the table
Mother said that Bill always went to bed early
Mrs Smith said that she often drove to London
Bill said that he was going to answer the phone
The girl said that she was not doing her homework then
The gardener said that he always sold all his flowers
Mother said that you could help me with the dishes
He said that he met him every Friday
Jim told me that he left that night
He said that he was watching TV
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PostSubject: Re: Reported Speech exercises   Wed 26 Apr - 17:25

nermine wrote:
good evening how are you doing? jocolor

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Hello nermine, sunny

I am very fine thanks. flower
Now let us correct the exercise Wink

13. Mrs Miller said:" I donít feel better now."
Mrs Miller said that she didn't feel better then.
cheers
14. Sarah said:" My father takes me to school every day."
Sarah said that her father took her to school every day
cheers
15. He said to the reporters:" Iím a farmer in Cornwell."
He said to the reporters that that he was farmer in Cornwel.
cheers
16. Mrs Jones told us:" My sister works in Manchester."
Mrs Jones told us that her sister worked in Manchester.
cheers
17. Paul said:" I feel terrible."
Paul said that he felt terrible.
cheers
18. Sally said to the policeman:" We donít know the way to the police station."
Sally said to the policeman that they didn't know the way to the police station.
cheers
19. Mrs Green said:" I hear strange noises in my garden every night."
Mrs Green said that she heard strange noises in her garden every night
cheers
20. Tom told me:" I meet my friend on the way to school."
Tom told me that me that he met his friend on the way to school.
cheers
21. Mrs White said:" My children like fish and chips."
Mrs White said that that her children liked fish and chips.
cheers
22. Helen said:" The tickets for the show are very expensive."
Helen said that the tickets for the show were very expensive.
cheers
23. The lady told me:" Mr OíConnor sells the best meat around here."
The lady told me that Mr O'Connor sold the best meat around there
cheers
24. The children said:" We can watch TV every Saturday night."
The children said that they could watch TV every Saturday night.
cheers
25. Helen told me:" I must help my mother in the kitchen every evening."
Helen told me that she had to help her mother in the kitchen every evening.
cheers
26. He told me:" I am looking for my key."
He told me that he was looking for his key.
cheers
27. Mark said;" She likes something to drink."
Mark said that she liked something to drink.
cheers
28. They told us:" Our car makes such a noise."
They told us that their car made such a noise.
cheers
29. My sister told me:" I am visiting her next Monday."
My sister told me that she was visiting her the following Monday.
cheers
30. Carol told me:" He doesn't invite her to the party."
Carol said that he didn't invite her to the party.
cheers
31. "I like ice cream."
Mary said that she liked ice cream
cheers
32. "We are on time."
The Browns said that they were on time.
cheers
33. "He is sitting on the table."
Sue said that he was sitting on the table
cheers
34. "Bill always goes to bed early."
Mother said that Bill always went to bed early.
cheers
35. "I often drive to London.Ē
Mrs Smith said that she often drove to London.
cheers
36. "Iím going to answer the phone."
Bill said that he was going to answer the phone.
cheers
37. "I' m not doing my homework now."
The girl said that she was not doing her homework then.
cheers
38. "I always sell all my flowers."
The gardener said that he always sold all his flowers.
cheers
39. "You can help me with the dishes."
Mother said that I could help her with the dishes.
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40. "I meet him every Friday."
He said that he met him every Friday
cheers
41. "I leave tonight."
Jim told me that he left that night
cheers
42. "I'm watching TV."
He said that he was watching TV.
cheers

Excellent work Nermine. I love you

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