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 REPORTED SPEECH 

this -> that, these -> those, here -> there, now -> then
next Friday -> the following Friday, tomorrow -> the next day/the following day
last Christmas -> the Christmas before, yesterday -> the day before/the previous day
 
change of time/place words:

now

yesterday

next year

here

tomorrow

this

today

last week

these

 
 
    change of tenses:
 
     1 -> 2
     2 -> 3 (didnīt + 1 -> hadnīt + 3)
     will -> would / wonīt -> wouldnīt
She said, "I donīt know why Iīm so tired today."
She said that   why   so tired .
 
Mum said, "I have never listened to anything so beautiful in all my life."
Mum told me that   to anything so beautiful in all  life.
 
Henry said, "Iīll give the book back tomorrow."
Henry said that   give the book back .
 
Ned and Craig shouted, "There is a snake behind this box!"
Ned and Craig shouted that   a snake behind  box.
 
Dad said, "I wonīt come home for dinner this evening."
Dad said that   home for dinner  evening.
 
I asked Ted, "Can I borrow these pens until next Thursday?"
I asked Ted     pens until .
 
They said, "We are taking drawing classes here."
They said that   drawing classes
 
Ken said to me, "I will fix your bike today."
Ken said to me that    bike .
 
The kids said, "We went to see the movie yesterday, but we didnīt like it."
The kids said that   to see the movie , but   it.
 
Ida said, "Chris isnīt at home now. He is playing tennis with his sister."
Ida said that   at home , and that   tennis with  sister.

 

       

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