Weblinks: Reported Speech

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VIDEO LESSON

Reported Statements:

The verb tense takes one step back in reported speech
Step-Backs Chart

Reported Questions:
Reported questions are not questions.  You’re telling what she said, not asking anything.  Do no use inverted word order. Use the same verb tense step-backs: “Where is it?”  He asked where it was.  With yes/no questions, use “Whether” or “If” in the reported question.  “Are you ready?”  She asked if I was ready.

Reported Orders and Requests:

Mixed Exercises:

(reported speech steps back) http://www.ego4u.com/en/cram-up/grammar/reported-speech

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Reported Statements:

§  Present Simple Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

§  Present Continuous Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

§  Past Simple Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

§  Present Perfect Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

§  Future Simple Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

§  Mixed Tense Reported Statement Exercise (intermediate)
(in PDF here)

§  ‘Say’ and ‘Tell’ (quite easy)
(in PDF here)

Reported Questions:

§  Present Simple Reported Yes/No Question Exercise (intermediate)
(in PDF here)

§  Present Simple Reported Wh Question Exercise (intermediate)
(in PDF here)

§  Mixed Tense Reported Question Exercise (intermediate)
(in PDF here)

Reported Orders and Requests:

§  Reported Requests and Orders Exercise (intermediate)
(in PDF here)

Mixed Exercises:

§  Reported Speech Mixed Exercise 1 (difficult)
(in PDF here)

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