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Reported speech

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Reported speech / Indirect speech 
 
 
1. Change of tenses:

direct speech

reported speech

is going
wrote
ride a horse
can
have done
were swimming
will inform
don't know
didn't win
 
 
2. Change of time and place expressions:Wink
 

direct speech

reported speech

now
this
these
tomorrow
yesterday
today
(years) ago
last week
here
next weekend
 
3. Put the following sentences into reported speech: Thumbs Up
 

Direct speech

reported speech

The boy said,"I am repairing my bike now."

The boy said that

Sue said," I hurt my left knee yesterday."

Sue said that

He complained," My class is very noisy this year."

He complained that

Mary said to Bob,"I will show you these pictures tomorrow."

Mary said that Bob that

The kids mentioned,"We have no English lesson today."

The kids mentioned that

Carol said,"I will read this story soon."

Carol said that

Dad explained,"I didn't live in this city 15 years ago."

Dad explained that
Mum said,"I must do the cooking now."
Mum said that
The old man said to the woman,"I do not remember your name."
The old man said to the woman that
The boy said," I have never seen an alligator before."
The boy said that
The guests said," It is time for us to go home now."
The guests said that
 
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