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    Exercise "Direct and indirect speech", created by lili73 (a free exercise to learn English):
    Results of the 155 322 people who have taken this test:
    Average mark: 47 / 100 Share


    Latest member with a 100/100 (perfect mark): santiago2011 / FRANCE, on Friday 23 October - 13:34:
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    They got a perfect mark


    Stats (154623 candidates)
    Question 1 passed: 76.4 %
    1. Add the correct pronouns/possessive adjectives               direct speech                    indirect speechSarah: 'I'm going to the cinema with my boyfriend.' Sarah said that *

    Question 2 passed: 67.7 %
    was going to the cinema with *

    Question 3 passed: 51.8 %
    boyfriend.The neighbours: 'Can you lend us a ladder?'They asked us if *

    Question 4 passed: 43.1 %
    could lend *

    Question 5 passed: 59.7 %
    a ladder.Tom: '*

    Question 6 passed: 57.4 %
    parents went with *

    Question 7 passed: 53.2 %
    to Scotland.'Tom told me that his parents had gone with him to Scotland.Jim and Jill:' *

    Question 8 passed: 32.5 %
    are looking at * in the mirror.'They replied that they were looking at themselves in the mirror.

    Question 9 passed: 49.4 %
    2. Add the correct adverbs, tenses, demonstrative adjectives             direct speech                              indirect speechOur friends: 'We have never been here before.'Our friends told us that they had never been *

    Question 10 passed: 36.8 %
    *

    Question 11 passed: 47.4 %
    .Lara: 'I went to the swimming pool *

    Question 12 passed: 32.7 %
    .'Lara said that she had gone to the swimming pool the day before.John: 'I'll have finished *

    Question 13 passed: 42.2 %
    work by *.'John told me that he would have finished that work by the next day.

    Question 14 passed: 53.3 %
    3. Add the correct verbs.She said, 'I have a terrible toothache today.'She said she *

    Question 15 passed: 53.1 %
    a terrible toothache that day.My sister promised, 'I will come with you.'My sister promised she *

    Question 16 passed: 26.8 %
    come with me.He told me, 'I was reading a book when the explosion occurred.'He told me that he *

    Question 17 passed: 13.2 %
    a book when the explosion *

    Question 18 passed: 52.4 %
    .Anna said, 'You *

    Question 19 passed: 16.2 %
      come and stay with me.Anna said that I could come and stay with her.Brian told me, ' I * tennis for ten years.'He told me that he had been playing tennis for ten years.


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