Reported Speech

Short Answer Questions



1. "I am in the school tennis team."
Debbie said that...

2. "I am working for exams at the moment, so I don't have much time."
Peter said ...

3. "I have been at Burnside School for five years."
Susan told me that ...

4. "My boyfriend has already left school."
Susan said that ...

5. "He started work as soon as he left."
My brother told me that ...

6. "He didn't even have a summer holiday."
He went on to say that ...

7. "I will probably leave school at the end of the year."
Peggy said that ...

8. "I won't give up tennis."
He said ...

9. "I hope I can get a job at a bank."
He said ...

10. "Finding a job may be difficult."
She replied that ...

11. "I hadn't expected to find a good job."
She said that ...

12. "Do you speak English?"
She asked ...

13. "Did you go to the movies yesterday?"
She asked me ...

14. "What do you think of my new CD player?"
She wanted to know ...

15. "Where have you put your old record player?"
We asked them ...

16. "Look in the mirror!"
He told me ...

17. "Don't call me too late today!"
She advised me ..