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  1. 1. REVISION WORK REPORTED SPEECH A. Complete the table. DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH Present simple Past simple I/you he/she “I work here.” He said he __________ there. “ I don’t work here.” He said he _______________ there. we/you they Present continuous Past continuous my his/her “They are reading” She told me they ________________. our theirPast simple/Present Perfect Past Perfect mine his/hers “I (have) arrived.” She said she __________________. me him/her Future Conditional ... ... “He will arrive soon.” She said he________________ soon. Imperative Infinitive “Sing with me!” He asked me _____________ with him. DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH “Don’t sing so loud!” He told me ________________ so loud. this /these _______/_________ DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH here ____________ now at that__________; then; just then, today/ tonight that ______ / that _________ Attention! tomorrow the ________ day; the following day Say/Tell next week... the next/the following week... Say – when we don’t mention the person we are talking to. last week... the week before Tell – when we mention the person we are talking to. yesterday the day ___________ A. Put in said, told, asked or answered. 1. That woman ________ me she was a reporter. 2. The journalist ________ a lot of questions but the politician only ___________ one. 3. Ann _______ she didn’t like soap operas. 4. The PE teacher _______ Susan if she was a couch potato. B. Report the following: 1. “You don’t realize the effects of drugs.” He told Ann......................................................................... 2. “I felt weak yesterday.” Ann said................................................................................................... 3. “I just can’t stop thinking about this.” Sam admitted.......................................................................... 4. “I’ll go to another school next year.” She declared ........................................................................... 5. “I don’t smoke and drink since last month.” Tom said ...................................................................... 6. “Don’t do stupid things.” She advised me........................................................................................... 7. “I’m going to Spain tomorrow.” Ivy said... .......................................................................................... 8. “Close this window.” Her mother asked her ....................................................................................... 9. “Don’t drive so fast.” His wife told him................................................................................................
  2. 2. 10. “I’m meeting my friend Lisa at the airport today” Sam told me............................................................................................................................................. 11. “I’d like to thank everyone I worked with on the movie. They were really fabulous. It was really a great experience for me.” The actress said that................................................................................ because they............... ........................................................................ She also said that............................................................. (don’t do these ones yet) 12. “Where are you going tonight?” She asked Sam................................................................................ 13. “Did you go to the interview yesterday?” He asked me...................................................................... 14. “How much did you receive at the end of the week?” She asked Tom.............................................. 15. “When do you intend to start looking for a job?” She asked Linda..................................................... 16. “Can you write a love letter?” He asked Lucy..................................................................................... 17. “Do you work hard here?” They asked me................................................................................. 18. “What is Mark doing now?” His mother asked herself........................................................................ 19. “Will you send us a postcard when you get back to your country?” They askedTom........................................................................................................................................ CORRECTION DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH Present simple Past simple I/you he/she “I work here.” He said he worked there. “ I don’t work here.” He said he didn’t work there. we/you they Present continuous Past continuous my his/her “They are reading” She told me they were reading. our theirPast simple/Present Perfect Past Perfect mine his/hers “I (have) arrived.” She said she had arrived. me him/her Future Conditional ... ... “He will arrive soon.” She said he would arrive soon. Imperative Infinitive “Sing with me!” He asked me to sing with him. DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH “Don’t sing so loud!” He told me not to sing so loud. this /these that_/those DIRECT SPEECH REPORTED SPEECH here there now at that moment ; then; just then, today/ tonight that day / that night Attention! tomorrow the next day; the following day Say/Tell next week... the next/the following week... Say – when we don’t mention the person we are talking to. last week... the week before Tell – when we mention the person we are talking to. yesterday the day before
  3. 3. B.1. told2. asked...answered3.. said4. askedC.1...she didn’t realize...2....she had felt weak the day before...3. ...he just couldn’t stop thinking about that...4.... she would go to another school the following year.5. ...he didn’t smoke and drink since the month before.6...not to do ...7.... she was going to Spain the next/following day.8. ...to close that window.9....not to drive...10. ...he was meeting his friend Lisa at the airport that day.17....she would like to thank everyone she had worked with in the movie... had been reallyfabulous...it had been a great experience for her.11. ...where he was going that night.12.... if I had gone to the interview the day before.13. ...how much he had received...14. ...when she intended to start...15.... if she could write...16.... if I worked hard there.18. ...what Mark was doing at that time.19.... if he would send them a postcard when he got back to his country.
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