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Before Mary registered for the fall quarter, she met with her advisor, Dr.

Tucker, and had this conversation. Report the conversation in indirect speech in the form of a paragraph. Use connecting words. Use the expressions first, second, after that, and finally to move through the paragraph.

Before Mary registered for the fall quarter, she met with her advisor, Dr. Tucker. Dr. Tucker: Have you decided which course youre going to take? Mary: I want to take Economics 102, Statistics 203, German 101, and Speech Communication 212.

Dr. Tucker: Youre planning to take too many courses. Do you think you will be able to do all the work? Mary: Yes. I plan to study diligently this quarter.

Dr. Tucker: I believe you. But when will you have time to sleep? Mary: Do you really think its too much work?

Dr. Tucker: I certainly do. Dont take too many courses the first quarter. Ive seen many discouraged freshmen students who could not keep up with their assignments. Mary: Okay. Ill drop the statistics course.

Dr. Tucker: Thats a good idea. Mary: Thanks for your time.

Dr. Tucker: Where is your schedule of classes? Mary: I left it in the dorm.

Dr. Tucker: Take it with you to registration. It contains all the courses, their times, and their locations. Mary: Could you give me a map of the campus?

Dr. Tucker: Certainly.

Jay-arr M. Abenojar Engg, Molding Section

Assignment in Indirect Speech

Before Mary registered for the fall quarter, she met her advisor, Dr. Tucker. First, Dr. Tucker asked her if she had decided which course she was going to take. Mary said that she wanted to take Economics 102, Statistics 203, German 101, and Speech Communication 212. Secondly, Dr. Tucker said that Mary was planning to take too many courses. Then, he asked her if she thought she would be able to do all the work. Mary answered yes, She planned to study diligently this quarter. After that, Dr. Tucker said that he believed Mary. He asked her when she will have time to sleep. After which she also asked Dr. Tucker if he really thought it was too much work. Then, he answered that he certainly did. He advised her not to take too many courses in the first quarter. He said that he had seen many discouraged freshmen students who could not keep up with their assignments. Mary agreed with him and said okay, and that she would drop the statistics course. Dr. Tucker said that it was a good idea. Mary thanked him for his time. Finally, Dr. Tucker asked her where her schedule of classes was. Mary said that she left it in the dorm. He told Mary to take it with her to the registration because it contained all the courses, their times, and their locations. Mary asked him if he could give her a map of the campus and he agreed.