Reported Speech Sentence Transformations
Reported Speech: Questions, Commands, Requests - Reporting Verbs
Be careful of the reporting verb and if the sentence is a fact!!!
Peter said,“My sister went to Italy.“
Peter said that herhis sister wenthas gonehad gone to Italy.
The children said,”Our mum will come at seven.”
The children said that themtheir mum will comewould comewould have come at seven.
The reporter said,”The thief came in through the window.”
The reporter said that the thief had comehave comehas come in through the window.
Brenda says,”We live in New York.”
Brenda says that shethey livedliveslive in New York.
Paula remarked,”I like Justin’s new song.”
Paula remarked that heshethey likedlikeshas liked Justin’s new song.
Mike explained,”My sister doesn’t eat meat.”
Mike explained that herhistheir sister doesn't eatdidn't eathasn't eaten meat.
She said,”The Danube flows through Vienna.”
She said that the Danube flewflowflows through Vienna.
Jenny says,”I have never eaten meat.”
Jenny says that theyheshe had never eatenhas never eatenhave never eaten meat.
Carrie said,”I have never been to Greece.”
Carrie said that heshethey has neverhad never been to Greece.
His sister promised,”We will go to the concert on Sunday.”
His sister promised that wetheyshe would gowill gowould have gone to the concert on Sunday.
The teacher explained,”Tripuli is the capital of Libya.”
The teacher explained that Tripuli wasisbe the capital of Libya.
Sheila whispered,”I went to the concert with John.”
Sheila whispered that to the concert with John.
The guide told the tourists,”The World Trade Center was destroyed in 2001.”
The guide told the tourists that the World Trade Center in 2001.
Dharma said,”New York is the coolest city on the planet.”
Dharma said that New York the coolest city on the planet.
Mr Brown said,”We will probably travel to Egypt.”
Mr Brown said that probably to Egypt.
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