RS006 Reported Speech

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 the sentences into reported speech, using the correct tense !

  1. Mary: "I will play cards the day after tomorrow".
    Mary informed me that cards the following day.
  2. Sophie: "I went to bed early last night".
    Sophie said that to bed early the night before.
  3. My dad : "This is my first visit to England".
    My dad told the immigration officer that it his first visit to England.
  4. He remarked: "You are the most beautiful girl I have ever seen."
    He told me that I the most beautiful girl he .
  5. Nick: "I am going to see my parents next month."
    Nick said that to see his parents the following month.
  6. Gloria: "I am sorry but I can't come to your birthday arty because I am going away for the weekend."
    Gloria said that she sorry but she to my birthday party because she away for the weekend.
  7. Judy: "I have already written this paragraph four times".
    Judy complained that that paragraph four times.
  8. Peter: "I will not stop until this factory is shut down."
    Peter promised that until that factory shut down.
  9. Jonathan: "I don't think so".
    Jonathan said so.
  10. My friends told me: "We want to leave at once".
    My friends told me that to leave at once.