Adv 3 Unit 5 Quiz

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Adv 3 Unit 5 Quiz

Reported Speech


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  • 1. 
    Rewrite the reported commands and questions in the direct speech:1. He asked me what I wanted from him.2. Nicol asked me to join her.3. Lily asked me not to eat so much.4. He wondered if I had received his message.5. He wanted to know how long I had been wating. 
  • 2. 
    Read this short extract about a funny incident in the park. Then,  rewrite the story with reported (indirect) speech using the text above. Guess Who I Bumped Into? Tim wandered along the path thinking aloud, "If I continue this diet I should lose twenty pounds by the end of..." when BOOM! he bumped into another city dweller out for a day's walk in the park. "I'm terribly sorry", he apologized. "I was so caught up in my thoughts I didn't see you!" he managed to stammer. Smiling, Sheila responded, "It's OK. Nothing's broken... No really, I wasn't watching my step either." Suddenly they both stopped making excuses and stared at each other. "Don't I know you from somewhere?" inquired Tim while Sheila exclaimed, "You're Tim, Jack's brother, aren't you?!" They both began to laugh as they had met each other the week before at a party that Jack had given.  Still laughing, Tim suggested, "Why don't we have a cup a coffee and donut?" to which Sheila replied, "I thought you wanted to continue your diet!" They both were still laughing by the time they reached the Swimming Donut cafe.
  • 3. 
    When we use reported speech, we usually talk in  ___________ tenses, because it happened before we say it.
  • 4. 
    Choose the correct word to complete this indirect speech sentence: I told them I ________ just going out for a walk.
    • A. 

      Would

    • B. 

      Am

    • C. 

      Was

    • D. 

      Will

  • 5. 
    "Do you like soccer ?" He asked me.He asked me _______ .
  • 6. 
    Report this statement"Can you have it done for next Friday, please?"
    • A. 

      He told me that I had to have it done for next Friday.

    • B. 

      He said me to have it done for next week.

    • C. 

      He asked me if I could have it done for the following week.

    • D. 

      He told me if I could have it done for the next week.

  • 7. 
    Change the sentence given in direct speech into reported Speech. 
  • 8. 
    Change the sentence given in reported speech into direct  Speech.
  • 9. 
    Check the indirect speech statements.
    • A. 

      My sister told me to wait for her.

    • B. 

      "I was really bored," he said.

    • C. 

      "We really hope to see you soon," Tom told us.

    • D. 

      "What have you done?," she asked me.

    • E. 

      Mark told me he was going to Mexico the following week.

    • F. 

      Sammy asked if I wanted to go with him.

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