Reported Speech Exercise for Intermediate Level

Study and solve following direct and indirect speech exercise for intermediate and upper intermediate level students. Practice this narration exercise online and find the answers at the end of exercise.

GO TO REPORTED SPEECH EXERCISE #1
1. He said, “I want to visit his hospital now”
  1. He said that he wants to visit hospital now.
  2. He wished that he wants to visit his hospital then.
  3. He said that he wanted to visit his hospital then.
2. She said, “Is there any serious issue for worry”
  1. She asked is there any serious issue for worry.
  2. She said if there was any serious issue for worry.
  3. She asked if there was any serious issue for worry.
3. I said, “I must call my father now”
  1. I said that I must call my father then.
  2. I said that I had to call my father then.
  3. I said that I need to call my father then.
4. She said to him, “Have you got your license renewed?”
  1. She said to him that have you got your license renewed.
  2. She asked him whether he had got his license renewed.
  3. She said him if he has got his license renewed
5. He said to me, “The manager has died today”
  1. He told me that the manager has died that day.
  2. He told me that the manager had died that day.
  3. He said to me that the manager died that day.
6. My friend said, “Let’s jump together”
  1. My friend said that lets jump together.
  2. My friend suggested that we should jump together.
  3. My friend requested us to jump together
7. He said, “Would that! it were rain today”
  1. He wished that it were rain that day.
  2. He wished that it was rain that day.
  3. He wished that it had been rain that day.
8. I said, “I am feeling very sorry for your loss”
  1. I said that I was feeling very sorry for your loss.
  2. I told that I had been feeling very sorry for your loss.
  3. I said that I felt sorry very sorry for your loss.
9. They said, “We do not want to sit in this semester”
  1. They said that we do not wanted sit in this semester.
  2. They said that they did not want to sit in that semester.
  3. They said we do did not want to sit in that semester.
10. He said to his friend, “Can we go to his house to know the exact situation? I suspect something wrong”
  1. He said to his friend that could we go to his house to know the exact situation as I suspect something wrong.
  2. He asked his friend if they could go to his house to know the exact situation as he suspected something wrong.
  3. He asked his friend that if they can go to his house to know the exact situation as he suspected something wrong.

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