Reported Speech - RS1

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!

Change to reported speech ! Fill in the missing words !

  1. Sarah said, “My head is aching “.
    Sarah said that .
  2. Michael said, “You can borrow my book”.
    Michael told me that .
  3. The teacher said, “Turn the music down”!
    The teacher ordered us .
  4. Paul admitted, “I haven’t brushed my teeth yet.”
    Paul admitted that yet.
  5. Mr Smith wanted to know ,” Where is he going”?
    Mr Smith wanted to know .
  6. Mom asked,” Are you feeling well?”
    Mom asked me if I was feeling well?
  7. Uncle David said, “Please take off your shoes when you come in!”
    Uncle David told us shoes when we in.
  8. The policeman ordered, “Move your car out of the way!!”
    The policeman ordered us !
  9. My father said, “ I could swim very fast when I was a child
    My father said that very fast when he a child.
  10. Jimmy asked, “Where did you meet him?”
    Jimmy asked me ?


  1. Mary said, „I have just got back from New York
    Mary said that from New York.
  2. John said, „I am going to work for a new company next week.”
    John said that he for a new company the week.
  3. Our teacher told us, “ Sicily is an island in the southern part of Italy
    Our teacher told us that in the southern part of Italy.
  4. He asked me, “Can I come to the meeting tomorrow?”
    He asked .
  5. Jane wondered, “Is he a club member?”
    Jane wondered .
  6. The teacher said to Karen, “Please stand up”
    The teacher told Karen .
  7. Geraldine said, “Don’t shout!”
    Geraldine told us .
  8. Jerry asked me, “Did you see that car over there?”
    Jerry asked me over there .
  9. Bobby wanted to know, “Will you be at the party next Saturday”?
    Bobby wanted to .
  10. The doctor said, “You must stay in bed .”
    The doctor ordered me .
  11. Mr Jackson advised me, “I would not go there because it is dangerous!”
    My Jackson advised me because it dangerous.
  12. The scientist said, “Atoms are the smallest elements.”
    The scientist said that atoms .
  13. My grandmother said, “ When I was young, there were no cell phones”
    My grandmother said that there no cell phones .
  14. My coach said, “I won’t be able to be at the next game”
    My coach said that he would not be able to be at the next game.