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English Grammar Exercise

REPORTED (INDIRECT) SPEECH

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Change the following sentences from direct speech to reported speech.
Example: Jane : "I play tennis every Saturday."
Jane said she played tennis every Saturday.


1. Direct speech :David : "There is an excellent band playing later on."
  Reported Speech :  David said ...

2. Direct speech :Christine : "I saw Amy at the bank on Monday."
  Reported Speech :  Christine said ...

3. Direct speech :The driver : "I'm going to turn right at the traffic lights."
  Reported Speech :  The driver said ...

4. Direct speech :Jonathan: "I've returned the dictionary to the library".
  Reported Speech :  Jonathan said ...

5. Direct speech :The doctor : "I'll send you the results as soon as they arrive."
  Reported Speech :  The doctor said ...

6. Direct speech :Caroline : "Will you come to my party on Saturday?"
  Reported Speech :  Caroline  ...

7. Direct speech :Shop assistant:  "Are you looking for something special?"
  Reported Speech :  The shop assistant  ...

8. Direct speech :Danny:  "I'll lend you my  book if you think it will help."
  Reported Speech :  Danny said ...

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