Reported speech – mixed English tenses – Exercise 1

Task No. 1127

Finish the given sentences in Reported Speech.

Mind the introductory sentences and backshift of tenses.

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Reported Speech – a summary

Welcome to your Reported Speech mixed English tenses – Exercise 1

1
Max: "She works in a bank."
Max said (that) she .
2
John: "I am going to paint the room."
John told me (that) he .
3
Jake: "They like the film."
Jake said (that) they .
4
Petra and Sean: "We need a holiday."
Petra and Sean remarked (that) they .
5
Susan: "He can speak German."
Susan told us (that) he .
6
Mum: "Robert has never eaten sushi."
Mum said (that) Robert .
7
Sarah: "The bus didn't arrive on time."
Sarah said to Garry (that) the bus .
8
Monica: "I'm waiting at the station."
Monica said (that) she .
9
Peter: "Martin doesn't drink coffee."
Peter told us (that) Martin .
10
Monica: "Mark and John will go to London."
Monica remarked (that) Mark and John .