Reported Speech Exercise Present Continuous Tense

Direct and Indirect speech practice exercise for present continuous tense, solved with answers and explanation.

GO TO REPORTED SPEECH EXERCISE #1
1. She said, “We are working day and night to succeed”
  1. She said that we are working day and night to succeed.
  2. She said that they were working day and night to succeed.
2. They said, “We are trying hard to achieve success”
  1. They said that we are trying hard to achieve success.
  2. They said that they were trying hard to achieve success.
3. She said, “I am watching my favorite movie”
  1. She said that I am watching my favorite movie.
  2. She said she was watching his favorite movie.

4. He said, “I am looking to buy your favorite gift”

  1. He said that I am looking to buy your favorite gift.
  2. He said that he was looking to buy my favorite gift.
5. He said to me, “Students are going to school today”
  1. He said to me students are going to school today.
  2. He told me that the students were going to school that day.
6. I said to him, “It is hard changing a set rule”
  1. I said to him that It was hard changing a set rule
  2. I told him that It was hard changing a set rule.
7. He said, “I am trying to achieve this goal”
  1. He said that he was trying to achieve that goal.
  2. He told that I was trying to achieve that goal.
8. Maria said, “I am thinking to get study notes from university”
  1. Maria said that I am thinking to get study notes from University.
  2. Maria told that she was thinking to get study notes from University.
9. Alex said, “I am trying hard to solve this narration exercise”
  1. Alex said that I am trying hard to solve this narration exercise.
  2. Alex told that he was trying hard to solve that narration exercise.
10. I said to him, “Are you going to file a complaint”
  1. I said to him that if he was going to file a complaint.
  2. I asked him whether he was going to file a complaint.

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