REPORTED SPEECH
I. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.
Example: Peter: "Clean the black shoes!"
Peter told me _________________________
Answer: Peter told me to clean the black shoes.
1) Andrew: "Clean the blue bike!"
Andrew told me ………………………………………… ………………………
2) Jessica: "Write a text message!"
Jessica told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
3) Nelly: "Help Peter's sister!"
Nelly told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
4) Fred: "Wash your hands!"
Fred told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
5) Anna: "Open the window!"
Anna told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
6) Tom: "Come at 8!"
Tom told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
7) Teacher: "Do your homework!"
The teacher told me ………………………………………… ……………………
Cool Doris: "Dance with me!"
Doris told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
9) Sabine: "Meet Sandy at the station!"
Sabine told me ………………………………………… ………………………
10) Victoria: "Check your e-mails!"
Victoria told me ………………………………………… ………………………
II. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.

Example: Peter: "Don't clean the black shoes!"
Peter told me _________________________

Answer: Peter told me not to clean the black shoes.
1) Karen: "Don't play football in the garden!"
Karen told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
2) Teacher: "Don't forget your homework!"
The teacher reminded me ………………………………………… …………………
3) Mike: "Don't shout at Peter!"
Mike told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
4) Yvonne: "Don't talk to your neighbour!"
Yvonne told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
5) Denise: "Don't open the door!"
Denise told me ………………………………………… ……………………………
6) Marcel: "Don't sing that song!"
Marcel reminded me ………………………………………… ………………………
7) Jane: "Don't watch the new film!"
Jane advised me ………………………………………… …………………………
Cool Walter: "Don't ring Romy on Sunday!"
Walter told me ………………………………………… ………………………….
9) Lisa: "Don't fly via Paris!"
Lisa advised me ………………………………………… …………………………
10) Jamie: "Don't eat so much junk food!"
Jamie reminded me ………………………………………… ………………………
III. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.
Example: Peter: "I clean the black shoes."
Peter told me that ____________________________
Answer: Peter told me that he cleaned the black shoes.
1) John: "Mandy is at home."
John said that ………………………………………… ………………………
2) Max: "Frank often reads a book."
Max told me that ………………………………………… ………………………
3) Susan: "I'm watching TV."
Susan said to me that ………………………………………… …………………
4) Simon: "David was ill."
Simon said that ………………………………………… ………………………
5) Peggy: "The girls helped in the house."
Peggy told me that ………………………………………… ………………………
6) Richard: "I am going to ride a skateboard."
Richard said to me that ………………………………………… …………………
7) Stephen and Claire: "We have cleaned the windows."
Stephen and Claire told me that ………………………………………… ………
Cool Charles: "I didn't have time to do my homework."
Charles remarked that ………………………………………… …………………
9) Mrs Jones: "My mother will be 50 years old."
Mrs Jones told me that ………………………………………… …………………
10) Jean: "The boss must sign the letter."
Jean said that ………………………………………… ………………………
IV. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.
Example: Peter: "I cleaned the black shoes yesterday."
Peter told me that _________________________________
Answer: Peter told me that he had cleaned the black shoes the day before.
1) Emily: "Our teacher will go to Leipzig tomorrow."
Emily said that ………………………………………… ………………………
2) Helen: "I was writing a letter yesterday."
Helen told me that ………………………………………… ………………………
3) Robert: "My father flew to Dallas last year."
Robert told me that ………………………………………… ………………………
4) Lisa: "Tim went to the stadium an hour ago."
Lisa said that ………………………………………… ………………………
5) Patricia: "My mother will celebrate her birthday next weekend."
Patricia said that ………………………………………… ………………………
6) Michael: "I am going to read a book this week."
Michael said to me that ………………………………………… ………………………
7) Jason and Victoria: "We will do our best in the exams tomorrow."
Jason and Victoria told me that ………………………………………… ………………
Cool Andrew: "We didn't eat fish two days ago."
Andrew remarked that ………………………………………… ………………………
9) Alice: "I spent all my pocket money on Monday."
Alice complained that ………………………………………… ………………………
10) David: "John had already gone at six."
David said that ………………………………………… ………………………
V. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.
Example: Peter: "Did John clean the black shoes?"
Peter asked me _________________________________
Answer: Peter asked me if John had cleaned the black shoes.
1) Christopher: "Do you want to dance?"
Christopher asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
2) Betty: "When did you come?"
Betty wanted to know ………………………………………… ………………………
3) Mark: "Has John arrived?"
Mark asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
4) Ronald: "Where does Maria park her car?"
Ronald asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
5) Elisabeth: "Did you watch the latest film?"
Elisabeth asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
6) Mandy: "Can I help you?"
Mandy wanted to know ………………………………………… ……………………
7) Andrew: "Will Mandy have lunch with Sue?"
Andrew asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
Cool Justin: "What are you doing?"
Justin asked me ………………………………………… ………………………
9) Frank: "How much pocket money does Lisa get?"
Frank wanted to know ………………………………………… …………………
10) Anne: "Must I do the shopping?"
Anne asked ………………………………………… ………………………

VI. Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.
Example: Peter: "Did John clean the black shoes yesterday?"
Peter asked me _________________________________________
Answer: Peter asked me if John had cleaned the black shoes the day before.
1) Mandy: "Are the boys reading the book?"
Yesterday Mandy asked me ………………………………………… …………………
2) Jason: "Who gave you the laptop?"
Yesterday Jason wanted to know ………………………………………… ……………
3) Robert: "Is Tim leaving on Friday?"
Yesterday Robert asked me ………………………………………… …………………
4) Daniel: "Will it rain tomorrow?"
Yesterday Daniel asked me ………………………………………… …………………
5) Jennifer: "Where do you play football today?"
Yesterday Jennifer wanted to know ………………………………………… …………
6) Nancy: "Why didn't Nick go to New York last summer?"
Yesterday Nancy wanted to know ………………………………………… …………
7) Barbara: "Must I do my homework this afternoon?"
Yesterday Barbara asked me ………………………………………… ………………
Cool Linda: "Did Max fly to London two weeks ago?"
Yesterday Linda wanted to know ………………………………………… ……………
9) Grandmother: "Where are my glasses?"
Yesterday Grandmother asked me ………………………………………… …………
10) A man: "When does the train to Liverpool leave?"
Yesterday a man asked me ………………………………………… …………………