Reported speech – simple statements – Exercise 1

Task No. 1125

Finish the sentences using Reported Speech. 

Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.

Welcome to your Reported speech – simple statements – Exercise 1

1. John: "Susan is at work."
John said (that) .

2. Monica: "Peter often plays football."
Monica told me (that) .

3. Susan: "I'm watching a film."
Susan said to me (that) .

4. Sean: "Jake was in a mood."
Sean said (that) .

5. Dad: "The boys helped in the garden."
Dad told me (that) .

6. Helena: "I am going to buy a car."
Helena said to me (that) .

7. Simon and Max: "We have cleaned the house."
Simon and Max told me (that) .

8. Chris: "I didn't have time to go to the shops."
Chris remarked (that) .

9. Fred: "My father will be 65 years old."
Fred told me (that) .

10. John: "The manager must read this email."
John said (that) .