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Exercise on Reported Speech

Mixed Exercise 1

Complete the sentences in reported speech. Note whether the sentence is a request, a statement or a question.

  1. He said, "I like this song."
    → He said
  2. "Where is your sister?" she asked me.
    → She asked me
  3. "I don't speak Italian," she said.
    → She said
  4. "Say hello to Jim," they said.
    → They asked me
  5. "The film began at seven o'clock," he said.
    → He said
  6. "Don't play on the grass, boys," she said.
    → She told the boys
  7. "Where have you spent your money?" she asked him.
    → She asked him
  8. "I never make mistakes," he said.
    → He said
  9. "Does she know Robert?" he wanted to know.
    → He wanted to know
  10. "Don't try this at home," the stuntman told the audience.
    → The stuntman advised the audience