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5. Write these sentences in indirect speech.

a. “I’m very tired”, she said.
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b. “I’ll see them soon”, he said.
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c. “I’m going to the cinema”, she said.
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d. “I see the children quite often”, he said.
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e. “I’m having a bath”, she said.
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f. “I’ve already met their parents”, she said.
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g. “I stayed in a hotel for a few weeks”, she said.
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h. “I must go home to make dinner”, he said.
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i. “I haven’t been waiting long”, she said.
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j. “I’m listening to the radio”, he said.
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k. “I’ll tell them the news on Saturday”, she said.
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l. “I like swimming, dancing and playing tennis”, he said.
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m. “I can drive”, she said.
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n. “I walked home after the party”, he said.
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o. “I’m going to be sick”, she said.
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p. “I must go out to post a letter”, he said.
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q. “I spoke to Jane last week”, she
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r. “I’m trying to listen to the music”, he said.
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s. “I’ll phone the office from the airport”, she said.
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t. “I can’t speak any foreign languages”, he said.
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“I met her about three months ago”. “I’ll see you tomorrow”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ l. he said. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ k. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ m. she said. “I’ll see Mary on Sunday”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ d. “We’ll see her next summer” they said. “I don’t like this film”. She said. ________________________________________________________________________ . ________________________________________________________________________ _________ b. she said. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ f. “My parents are arriving tomorrow”. “They were here three months ago”. a. she said. “I’m meeting them at four o’clock today”. changing words where necessary. “Stephen’s bringing some records to the party tomorrow”. she said.6. he said. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ c. “I really like this furniture”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ j. “Pete and Sue are getting married tomorrow”. he said. she said. he said. Write these sentences in indirect speech. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ n. “We visited her this morning” they said. she said.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ e. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ i. “We went swimming today. “I saw her today”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ g. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ h. she said.

What did they take? ________________________________________________________________ f. “Do you like Marlon Brandon?”. a. (asked) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ d. “How old are you?”. What were they wearing? ___________________________________________________________ d. Write these sentences as reported questions using the words given. Report the police-officer’s questions to the shop owner. she asked. (wanted to know) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ b. “I can see you tomorrow”. Did you see the robbers? ____________________________________________________________ c. “How are you?”. ________________________________________________________________________ . How do you think they got in? ________________________________________________________ e. he asked. he said. (asked) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ g. What’s your name? ________________________________________________________________ b. “Does your father work here?”. “Are you enjoying yourself?”._________ o. she said. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ e. Has this ever happened before? ______________________________________________________ 8. she asked. I asked. “When does the train leave?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ f. “What’s your name?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ c. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ QUESTIONS 7. she said. he asked. a.

________________________________________________________________________ _________ r. “Did you invite Judy and Mitch?”. “Where do you live?”. she asked._________ h. “Do you live near your father?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ t. “Are you a foreigner?”. the teacher asked. “Why are you so late?”. my mother asked. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ n. “Why did you take my wallet?”. he asked. she asked. “Have you finished your exams?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ u. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ m. he asked. the boy asked. my father asked. “Did you borrow my dictionary?”. she asked. “Are you hungry?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ s. “Have you met Danny before?”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ j. “Who did you see at the meeting?”. he asked. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ o. she asked. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ p. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ q. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ l. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ i. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ k. “How did you get to school?”. he asked. he asked. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ . “Why wasn’t Judy at the party?”. “Why didn’t you telephone?”. he asked.

Rewrite these sentences in reported speech.(warn) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ f. she asked. Paul”.(tell) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ g. “Why you won’t let me in?”.v. “Go home. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ x. he said. Bob”. REQUESTS AND ADVICE 9. Jane”. “Why didn’t the police report the crime?”. she said.(ask) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ b. he shouted. “You must do the homework soon. “Remember to buy a map. “You should see a doctor. he asked. Mrs Clark”. he said. Bob”. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ y.” ________________________________________________________________________ . “Keep all the windows closed. a.(try to persuade) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ 10. Report the following sentences.(advise) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ e. “Does your brother live in London?”. “Do you know who broke the window?”. Bill” they said. Francis said.(remind) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ d. Carol said. Ann” he said. a. “Don’t try to be funny. “Make some coffee. the judge asked.(tell) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ c. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ COMMANDS. “Please stay for supper. ________________________________________________________________________ _________ w.

” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ g.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ e. children._________ b.” (he told) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ b.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ 11.” (the children’s mother warned) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ d.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ c. “Would you pass my suitcase?” (he asked) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ c. children. “Don’t be late. Write the sentences in reported speech using the words given. “Go to bed and don’t get up till you’re called. “Don’t take your coat off. “Be a good girl and sit quietly for five minutes.” (the inspector told us) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ . a. “Wait here till I come. “Watch the milk and don’t let it boil over. please.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ f. Mary.” (Tim’s father told) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ e. “Don’t go near the sea. “Be quiet.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ h. “Don’t forget to thank Mrs Jones when you’re saying good bye to her. “Have your tickets ready. “Stop that dog.” ________________________________________________________________________ _________ d. “Sit down.” (the librarian told) ________________________________________________________________________ _________ f. Tim.

She smiled and _______________________ to me. j. “Yes. r. “Have we met before?” c. I _______________________ them I wasn’t happy with their work. Do you think he is _______________________ the truth? o. I _______________________ them it was dangerous to swim here. “Are you feeling OK?” g. shall we? She suggested _____________________________________________________________________ c. b. a. _______________________ me what happened. “Let’s go to the cinema tonight. please? i. z.” e. I _______________________ I wanted to buy a magazine. They _______________________ me they were going to a meeting. Could you _______________________ me your name again? n. Susan _______________________. Stop _______________________ lies! OFFERS AND SUGGESTIONS 13. Did you _______________________ anything to him about your problem at work? s. I think he is _______________________ lies. “Let’s go out for dinner tonight. f. I stole the wallet. He _______________________ he wasn’t interested in politics. v. Jim _______________________ me about the party last night. He _______________________.” He admitted . “I’ll bring my CDs to the party. She _______________________ me she didn’t agree.” x. I _______________________ the police my address. y. She _______________________ me a story about her parents. What did he _______________________? h. l. b. Philip _______________________ it would probably rain tomorrow. Rewrite the sentences with the gerund or the infinitive and the in reported speech. The policeman _______________________ the man was lying. “I’m very pleased to meet you. Would you _______________________ him to come early tomorrow? p. Our teacher _______________________ he was pleased with our work. d.” He promised to bring his CDs to the party. q. m.SAY AND TELL 12. If he _______________________ that again there’ll be trouble. I didn’t hear. a. He _______________________ . u. w. Could you _______________________ me the time. k. Use the correct form of SAY and TELL in these sentences. t.

” My friend agreed ________________________________________________ SEP 1 MIXED REPHRASING REPHRASING 1.The teacher didn't allow the class to leave before 4:30.______________________________________________________________________ d. You 2.If he doesn't apologize we will never invite him here again.They arrived very late because they had a flat tyre If 4. Unless 5.” My father insisted (on) ______________________________________________________________ f..It's not necessary for you to do the test.” She warned us _____________________________________________________________________ e. The teacher made 3.. “All right! I’ll share the expenses with you. “Be careful! The water is boiling.. “You must apologise to your teacher.. .-Many people still remember the assassination of President Kennedy.

.The government should pass a law against pollution.If you want my advice. (must) 10. get a good lawyer. A law 13... You 8. You 7.She didn't tell anyone about the phone call.. No one 14.-Perhaps my father will pick you up.Never underestimate the importance of a good education.We expect her to pass her driving test. My father 9. The importance ...Do you want to go to Saint Moritz this winter ? (like) 11..My car needs cleaning. I’ll take it tomorrow.. She 12.President Kennedy 6. She drives well.A university degree isn't necessary for that job.

.. Nobody 16.There were 100 redundancies in that company last summer.. I’ll 23.15. 100 workers 21.Be careful not to drop the vase..The teacher said the report must be finished by next week. She is too .Would it be possible for me to take the car?. Would it be alright if ? 17.-1 won't let you forget about your appointment. Whatever 20.-I would prefer if we attended a late show. 19. I’d rather 22.She isn't old enough to play in the championship.Can I read one of your books? Is it ? 18.They crossed the Atlantic in three days.. It 24. The teacher insisted on..That house is still up for sale...

.... The car must 26.My elder sister doesn't speak Spanish. Jennifer has 32.KEY 1.It's not necessary for you to do the test.25. I thought what MIXED REPHRASING ..Running a big car like that can't be all that cheap. It must 31. You NEEDN'T DO THE TEST/ YOU DON’T HAVE TO DO THE TEST .Someone almost certainly stole the car during the night.Few people speak Gaelic in Ireland. If 27.Jennifer started teaching six years ago.. Neither of 30. There aren't 29. nor does my other sister..What do you find most interesting about the film? What interests ? 33. He stopped 28.-I was amazed by the things he said..He didn't become an accountant because he failed his exams..He gave up cigarettes when he was thirty.

. . get a good lawyer. I’ll take it tomorrow.-Many people still remember the assassination of President Kennedy.If you want my advice.-Perhaps my father will pick you up. President Kennedy ‘S ASSASSINATION IS STILL REMEMBERED (BY MANY PEOPLE) 6. You DON’T NEED ( TO HAVE) A UNIVERSITY DEGREE FOR THAT JOB .If he doesn't apologize we will never invite him here again.2...Do you want to go to Saint Moritz this winter ? (like) WOULD YOU LIKE TO GO TO SAINT MORITZ THIS WINTER? 11. THEY WOULDN'T HAVE ARRIVED LATE 4. My father. MAY PICK YOU UP 9.A university degree isn't necessary for that job.The teacher didn't allow the class to leave before 4:30. THE CLASS STAY UNTIL 4:30/ THE CLASS LEAVE AFTER 4:30 3. (must) MY CAR MUST BE CLEANED BY TOMORROW 10. 8. She drives well...We expect her to pass her driving test..They arrived very late because they had a flat tyre If THEY HADN'T HAD A FLAT TYRE.. The teacher made. You SHOULD GET A GOOD LAWYER 7.My car needs cleaning. Unless HE APOLOGIZES WE WILL NEVER INVITE HIM HERE AGAIN 5..

Is it OK IF I READ ONE OF YOUR BOOKS? 18. The teacher insisted on FINISHING THE REPORT / HAVING THE REPORT FINISEHD BY NEXT WEEK 19.The government should pass a law against pollution. Would it be all right if I TOOK THE CAR.She didn't tell anyone about the phone call..? 17. 100 workers.Can I read one of your books?.Never underestimate the importance of a good education..That house is still up for sale. The importance OF A GOOD EDUCATION SHOULD NEVER BE UNDERESTIMATED 15.The teacher said the report must be finished by next week.. AS SHE DRIVES WELL 12.Be careful not to drop the vase. A law AGAINST POLLUTION SHOULD BE PASSED BY THE GOVERNMENT 13. Whatever HAPPENS.. Nobody HAS BOUGHT THAT HOUSE YET 16.There were 100 redundancies in that company last summer. No one WAS TOLD ABOUT THE PHONE CALL 14..She IS EXPECTED TO PASS HER DRIVING TEST.. WERE MADE REDUNDANT IN IN THAT COMPANY LAST SUMMER . DON’T DROP THE VASE 20....Would it be possible for me to take the car?.

nor does my other sister. The car must HAVE BEEN STOLEN DURING THE NIGHT 26.My elder sister doesn't speak Spanish. I’d rather ATTEND A LATE SHOW/ I’D RATHER WE ATTENDED A LATE SHOW 22. She is too YOUNG TO PLAY IN THE CHAMPIONSHIP 25. .. I’ll REMIND YOU OF YOUR APPOINTMENT 23.Few people speak Gaelic in Ireland.They crossed the Atlantic in three days..-I would prefer if we attended a late show. IF HE HADN'T FAILED HIS EXAMS. There aren't MANY PEOPLE WHO SPEAK GAELIC IN IRELAND 29.He didn't become an accountant because he failed his exams..Someone almost certainly stole the car during the night. It TOOK THEM 3 DAYS TO CROSS THE ATLANTIC 24. Neither of MY SISTERS SPEAKS SPANISH..She isn't old enough to play in the championship. HE WOULD HAVE BECOME AN ACCOUNTANT 27. He stopped SMOKING AT THE AGE OF 30 28..Running a big car like that can't be all that cheap.21.. 30..-1 won't let you forget about your appointment..He gave up cigarettes when he was thirty.

Jennifer started teaching six years ago..What do you find most interesting about the film? What interests. I thought what HE SAID WAS AMAZING Publicad .. Jennifer has BEEN TEACHING FOR 6 YEARS 32.-I was amazed by the things he said.It must BE EXPENSIVE TO RUN A BIG A CAR LIKE THAT 31. YOU THE MOST ABOUT THE FILM ? 33.