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Revision for Reported Speech Intermediate 2

Revision for Reported Speech Intermediate 2

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  • 1. What did Peter tell you?He said: “I want to be a footballer”He said: “I am going to be rich”He also said: “ I saw Beckham last month”
  • 2. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAHWhen we report what someone says we can do it in two different ways:We can use Direct Speech and say the exact words.✤✤We can use Reported Speech. In this case, we report the exact meaningof what someone said, but we don’t use the exact words.
  • 3. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH He said he wanted to be a footballer What did Peter tell you? He said he was going to be richHe said he had seen Beckham the month before
  • 4. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH In Reported Speech the tenses, word-order and pronouns may be different from those in the original sentence Present simple and present continous tenses“She wants to go to Italy” She said she wanted to go to Italy“They are meeting at six” He said they were meeting at six
  • 5. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Past simple and past continuos tenses“I lived in London for He said he had lived in 2 months” London for 2 months He said they had been“They were reading reading your book your book”
  • 6. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Perfect tenses“He’s bought a new bike” He said he had bought a new bike * The past perfect tense does not change in reported speech
  • 7. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Can and Will She said she could“I can pick him up” pick him up I’ll be there at six” He said he’d be there at six
  • 8. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Other modals “She could try again” She said she could try again He said they had“They had to leave at six” to leave at six Other modal verbs don’t change in reported speech
  • 9. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Reporting orders The teacher told him to sit“Sit down and shut up” down and shut up
  • 10. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Reporting requests“Can you close the window, The teacher told him to please?” close the window
  • 11. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Reporting advice“You should do it again” The teacher advised him to do it again
  • 12. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Reported questions Yes/no questions“Did you enjoy the She asked me whether / if I party?” had enjoyed the party The tense of the verb changes as it does in reported speech BUT the word order is the same as in an affirmative sentence
  • 13. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Reported questions Wh- questions“When does the party She asked me when the start?” party started The tense of the verb changes as it does in reported speech BUT the word order is the same as in an affirmative sentence
  • 14. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. He said he will go to the shops later b. He said he would go to the shops later
  • 15. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. He asked if I was in love b. He said if was I in love
  • 16. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. He told me to go away b. He said me to go away
  • 17. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. She asked where the meeting was b. She asked where was the meeting
  • 18. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. They said that they had had to leave at once b. They said that they had to leave at once
  • 19. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH QUIZ TIME Which sentence is correct? a. He said they had never been there b. He said they never were there
  • 20. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words She said: “It’s easy. I’ll teach you” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 21. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words She said that using chopsticks was easy and that she would teach me Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 22. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He said: “Sign at the bottom, please” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 23. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He told him to sign at the bottom Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 24. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words She said: “Dinner’s ready. Will you set the table, please” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 25. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words She said that dinner was ready and asked me to set the table Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 26. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He said: “I’ve found some footprints” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 27. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He said that he had found some footprints Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 28. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He said: “Don’t tell my parents, please” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 29. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words He told him not to tell his parents Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 30. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words They said: “Don’t be shy! Give us a hug” Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 31. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Report their words They told us not to be shy and to give them a hug Flashcards from busyteacher.org
  • 32. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH Online exercises ★ British Council: Exercise 1 ★ British Council: Exercise 2 ★ British Council: Reported questions
  • 33. REPORTED SPEECH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH BLAH, BLAH, BLAH

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