Free PDF exercises with answers on reported speech for intermediate to advanced levels.
Changes of tenses
- Complete sentences
"It is too late." - I said ___.
- Choose correct answers
"Sam may contact you." - He said Sam ___. (may contact me, might contact me)
- Change the reported speech into the direct speech
She said she lived in York. - "___ in York," she said.
Changes of tenses + place + time etc.
- Choose correct answers.
"(On Monday) We will set off tomorrow." - A week later: They said they would set off ___. (tomorrow, the next day)
- Correct mistakes in the reported speech.
"I will leave tomorrow," she said yesterday. - Yesterday she said she would leave tomorrow.
- Change the reported speech into the direct speech:
Tim said he had worked with them the previous month. - "___," said Tim.
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