Elementary Level Reported Speech Exercises

Complete entry level direct and Indirect speech exercise solved with answers available with Pdf printable options.

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1. I said, “I am happy today”
  1. I said that I am happy today.
  2. I said that I am happy today.
  3. I said that I was happy that day.
2. She said, “You are lucky”
  1. She said that you are lucky.
  2. She told that you were lucky.
  3. She said that I was lucky.
3. They said, “Mariyam is genius”
  1. They said that Mariyam is genius.
  2. They told that Mariyam is genius.
  3. They said that Mariyam was genius.
5. I said, “The girl is good looking”
  1. I said that the girl is good looking.
  2. I told that the girl was good looking.
  3. I said that the girl was good looking.
6. Mother said, “I love you”
  1. Mother said that I love you.
  2. Mother said that she loved me.
  3. Mother said that she loves me.
7. I said, “I am very active in this work”
  1. I said that I am very active in this work.
  2. I said that I was very active in this work.
  3. I said that I was very active in that work.
8. They said, “We love great people”
  1. They said that they loved great people.
  2. They said that they love great people.
  3. They said that they loved great people.
9. I said, “life is not the bed of roses”
  1. I said that that life is not the bed of roses.
  2. I said that the life was not the bed of roses.
  3. I said that the life had not been the bed of roses.
10. He said, “I am looking for good men”
  1. He said that I am looking for good men.
  2. He said that I was looking for good men.
  3. He said that he was looking for good men.

Further Exercises on Reported Speech

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