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Reported Speech exercises
Several exercises about DIRECT and REPORTED SPEECH that might also be used as a quiz.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
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REPORTED SPEECH STATEMENTS (B&W VERSION INCLUDED)
Grammar explanation on reported speech statements (use, changes of tense, pronouns, adverbs of time/place, use of "say" and "tell")Then students have to report some statements and match them with the right pictures. I hope you like it and find it useful. Have a nice Thursday and big hugs!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 2272

 
REPORTED SPEECH all you need to know about
Reported Speech / change of tenses/ no change in tenses/ R. Speech and modals/conditionals/ reported questions/reported commands, requests, proposals, etc./Common reported verbs/Verbs in reported question i.e. all you need to know about the reported speech. Don´t forget to give me your precious feedback!!!
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1524

 
INDIRECT SPEECH - STATEMENTS
ONLY EXERCISES WITH NO GRAMMAR RULES - MORE SUITABLE FOR THOSE WHO HAVE NEVER LEARNT INDIRECT SPEECH BEFORE
Level: intermediate
Age: 11-14
Downloads: 1455

 
Reported Speech
Reported Speech rewriting exercises.
Level: intermediate
Age: 14-17
Downloads: 1281

 
Reported Speech or... The Art of Gossip
We need to gossip to come to terms with the pressures of everyday life. That’s the reason why sense of humour is so important to the art of gossip. Let’s not give it up! :) Students use it to report some cartoon characters’ speeches. Have a lovely week!
Level: intermediate
Age: 13-17
Downloads: 1249

 
Reported speech
This worksheet explains reported speech, plus exercises.
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1044

 
REPORTED SPEECH: STATEMENTS. RULES & PRACTICE
Reporting statements: grammar rules and exercises. I hope you like it! Thank you for downloading!
Level: intermediate
Age: 12-17
Downloads: 1026

 
 

Reported Speech - Present and Future

 
A. Complete the table:  
                                                                
Direct Speech
Reported Speech
Present Simple
don't / doesn’t
can
 
can't / cannot
 
will
 
won’t
 
now
 
today
 
tonight
 
tomorrow
 
next week
 
I
 ,
you (singular)
 , or
we
you (plural)
or

my

 or
your (singular)
or 
our
 
your (plural)
 or
this
 
these
 
here
 
 
 
B. Choose the words that don't change in reported speech.
 
           will    doing      can     to stay     should     don't     speaks       is
           am     won't   to be      eating        what     does      where   who
 
 
C. Change the following statements into reported speech.
 
             1. Billy said: "Ruth listens to the radio every evening."
                 Billy said .
 
             2. He said: "Mom is talking on the phone now."
                 He said .
 
             3. The girls: "We don't understand this article."
                The girls said .
 
             4. Julie told me: "These newspapers are boring."
                Julie told me .
 
             5. Annie said: "Maggie is my best friend."
                Annie said .
 
             6. My grandparents told me: "We can't read without our glasses."
                My grandparents told me .
 
             7. The publicist told the reporters: "Lady Gaga doesn't want to be disturbed by the paparazzi."
                The publicist told the reporters .
 
             8. Jimmy said: "I'll go online tomorrow."
                 Jimmy said .
 
             9. Jimmy's parents said: "You won't go swimming next weekend."
                 Jimmy's parents said .
 
            10. Sarah said: "I can stay here."
                  Sarah said .
 
 
D. Change the following questions into reported speech.
 
            1. Mary asked Bruno: "Do you know my sister?"
                Mary asked Bruno .
 
            2. She asked him: "Where does Jill go to school?"
                She asked him .
 
           3. He asked her: "Are you studying to be a journalist?"
               He asked her .
 
           4. Sheila wanted to know: "Who is the cover girl?"
               Sheila wanted to know .
 

 

       

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