Reported speech exercises - questions
Change of tenses
The tenses, word-order, pronouns may be different from those in the direct speech sentence. The Past Perfect Tense does not change in the Reported Speech.
|Direct speech||Reported speech|
|Ann said:||"I want ice-cream."||Ann said that she wanted ice-cream.|
|Simple Past||Simple Present||Simple Past|
Questions - reported speech
"Do you like Jake?"
She asked me if/whether I liked Jake.
Questions with question words
Who is your
She asked me who my friend was.
|Direct speech||Reported speech - Indirect speech|
|Change of pronouns||
|Change of place and time words||
⇒ that day
⇒ that morning
⇒ the day before
⇒ the next day
⇒ the following week
⇒ the following month
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