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    > Other English exercises on the same topic: Direct/Indirect speech [Change theme]
    > Similar tests: - Discours direct / discours indirect - Discours direct et indirect - Discours direct-indirect : - Discours : direct , indirect (présent, imparfait) - Discours direct et indirect - Syntaxe : Discours direct et indirect - Discours indirect - Discours indirect
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    Reported speech


    • Reported Speech


    You will have to introduce your statements with 'said' or other reporting verbs such as 'report', tell, ask, know, wonder, want + to know' …

    These verbs are used to change direct speech into reported speech.


    Direct Speech

    Reported Speech

    'My factory has 1,000 workers.'

    The manager said his factory had 1,000 workers

    'It's hard to please everyone !'

    He added that it was hard to please everyone.


    • Model :
    • - Where is the church ? => Show me where the church is.

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    1. Where does Mr Simpson live ? =» He wants to know... .

    2. Where did Maud work ? =» We wondered... .

    3. Where are Tommy's toys ? =» She had to know....

    4. Where have they gone ? =» The Police Inspector asked us... .

    5. Whose car was it ? =» We have to be told... .

    6. Why don't they know the neighbour ? =» He then asked us... .

    7. Whose books are they ? =» He thought he knew... .

    8. How does she feel now ? =» Her son wonders....

    9. Did you have a nice time ? =» I would like to be sure that... .

    10. Whose racket will you borrow ? =» He asked you... .

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