Reported speech commands exercise

Commands - reported speech

“Sit down!” - The teacher told them to sit down.
“Drink a lot of tea!“ - He told us to drink a lot of tea.


When you report someone’s words you can do it in 2 ways:

Direct speech

1. You can use direct speech with quotation marks.
Example: He said: “I work in a bank.”

Reported speech

2. You can use reported speech.
Example: He said he worked in a bank.

The tenses, word-order, pronouns may be different from those in the direct speech sentence.

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