Sentence Combining2AB: A. Noun ClausesB. Adjective ClausesDirect quotations toindirect statements(reported speech)
Ex. I. Change the followingdirect quotation ofstatements to indirectquotations.Model:He said, “We saw that movielast week....
She said, “I am going toattend the hearing.”She said that she wasgoing to attend thehearing.
He said, “I have a job for youto do.”He said that he had a jobfor me to do.
He said, “I can type that pagein about eight minutes.”He said that he couldtype that page in abouteight minutes.
She told me, “I don’t likeinstant coffee.”She told me that shedidn’t like instant coffee.
He said, “It is important foryou to leave early.”He said that it wasimportant for me to leaveearly.                     Next
“We’re going to win the game,”he said.He said they/we weregoing to win the game.
“I will not be a candidate in thenext elections,” he told thereporters.He told the reportersthat he would not be acandidat...
“There are many problems toconsider,” he said.He said there were manyproblems to consider.
Ex. II. Change the followingdirect quotation of questionswith question words to indirectquotations.Model: “When did you se...
“When are they going to change the rates?” he wanted to know.He wanted to know whenthey were going tochange the rates.
“Where will the meeting beheld?” she asked.She asked where themeeting would be held.
“Why did they cancel themeeting?” he asked.He asked why theycancelled the meeting.
“Which lessons should westudy?” the students asked.The students askedwhich lessons theyshould study.
“How am I going to get to thestore?” she asked.She asked how she wasgoing to get to the store.
“When does the next trainleave?” he asked.He asked when the nexttrain left.
“What are you looking for?”she asked me.She asked me what I waslooking for.
“Why didn’t you write anypostcards?” she asked.She asked me why Ididn’t write anypostcards.
Ex. III. Change the followingdirect quotation of yes/noquestions to indirectquotations.Model:“Have you seen the movie?”she...
“Are they going to raise thebus fare?” he asked.He asked if they weregoing to raise the busfare.
“Will there be an improvement inthe services?” they wanted toknow.They wanted to know ifthere would be animprovement in th...
“Do lemons contain lemonsVitamin C?” she asked.She asked if lemonscontained Vitamin C.
“Did you attend the meeting?”he asked me.He asked me if Iattended the meeting.
“Did you study every lesson inthe book?” the teacher asked us.The teacher asked us ifwe had studied everylesson in the book.
“Will the performance beginon time?” she asked.She asked if theperformance would beginon time.
“Are you ready to try theexperiment?” our chemistryteacher asked us .Our chemistry teacherasked us if we wereready to try ...
“Are you ready to try theexperiment?” our chemistryteacher asked us .Our chemistry teacherasked us if we wereready to try ...
Yay, you’re done!         Now go back and do it again.                  Too boring?Change a detail to deal with the boredo...
“Can you kiss me after the  performance?” he asked her.   He asked her if she could   kiss him after the   performance.I g...
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  1. 1. Sentence Combining2AB: A. Noun ClausesB. Adjective ClausesDirect quotations toindirect statements(reported speech)
  2. 2. Ex. I. Change the followingdirect quotation ofstatements to indirectquotations.Model:He said, “We saw that movielast week.”→ He said that they ’d seenthat movie last week.
  3. 3. She said, “I am going toattend the hearing.”She said that she wasgoing to attend thehearing.
  4. 4. He said, “I have a job for youto do.”He said that he had a jobfor me to do.
  5. 5. He said, “I can type that pagein about eight minutes.”He said that he couldtype that page in abouteight minutes.
  6. 6. She told me, “I don’t likeinstant coffee.”She told me that shedidn’t like instant coffee.
  7. 7. He said, “It is important foryou to leave early.”He said that it wasimportant for me to leaveearly. Next
  8. 8. “We’re going to win the game,”he said.He said they/we weregoing to win the game.
  9. 9. “I will not be a candidate in thenext elections,” he told thereporters.He told the reportersthat he would not be acandidate in the nextelections.
  10. 10. “There are many problems toconsider,” he said.He said there were manyproblems to consider.
  11. 11. Ex. II. Change the followingdirect quotation of questionswith question words to indirectquotations.Model: “When did you see the movie?”she asked.→She asked when I ’d seen themovie.
  12. 12. “When are they going to change the rates?” he wanted to know.He wanted to know whenthey were going tochange the rates.
  13. 13. “Where will the meeting beheld?” she asked.She asked where themeeting would be held.
  14. 14. “Why did they cancel themeeting?” he asked.He asked why theycancelled the meeting.
  15. 15. “Which lessons should westudy?” the students asked.The students askedwhich lessons theyshould study.
  16. 16. “How am I going to get to thestore?” she asked.She asked how she wasgoing to get to the store.
  17. 17. “When does the next trainleave?” he asked.He asked when the nexttrain left.
  18. 18. “What are you looking for?”she asked me.She asked me what I waslooking for.
  19. 19. “Why didn’t you write anypostcards?” she asked.She asked me why Ididn’t write anypostcards.
  20. 20. Ex. III. Change the followingdirect quotation of yes/noquestions to indirectquotations.Model:“Have you seen the movie?”she asked.→ She asked if I had seen themovie.
  21. 21. “Are they going to raise thebus fare?” he asked.He asked if they weregoing to raise the busfare.
  22. 22. “Will there be an improvement inthe services?” they wanted toknow.They wanted to know ifthere would be animprovement in theservices.
  23. 23. “Do lemons contain lemonsVitamin C?” she asked.She asked if lemonscontained Vitamin C.
  24. 24. “Did you attend the meeting?”he asked me.He asked me if Iattended the meeting.
  25. 25. “Did you study every lesson inthe book?” the teacher asked us.The teacher asked us ifwe had studied everylesson in the book.
  26. 26. “Will the performance beginon time?” she asked.She asked if theperformance would beginon time.
  27. 27. “Are you ready to try theexperiment?” our chemistryteacher asked us .Our chemistry teacherasked us if we wereready to try theexperiment.
  28. 28. “Are you ready to try theexperiment?” our chemistryteacher asked us .Our chemistry teacherasked us if we wereready to try theexperiment.
  29. 29. Yay, you’re done! Now go back and do it again. Too boring?Change a detail to deal with the boredom factor. See an example on the next slide.
  30. 30. “Can you kiss me after the performance?” he asked her. He asked her if she could kiss him after the performance.I guess youransweris no…
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