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Orange Level Quiz #2 - Indirect Speech

Part A.

Directions: Change each sentence from direct speech to indirect speech. Write your answers below each quoted statement. Think carefully about how verbs and pronouns change from one form to another.

1. "I"m sick," he said.

     He said that                                              .

2. "I need to buy a new car," she said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

3. "They don't want to see a movie," Martha said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

4. "My car isn't working," John said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

5. "It'll need to be fixed," the mechanic told John.

     ________________________________________________________________.

6. "It was difficult to move to a new country, but now we're doing okay," Ali said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

7. "Sara will call us tomorrow," Tom said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

8. "I can work this weekend," George said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

9. "My company has lost a lot of business this year, Maria said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

10. "This is going to be very hard," Henry said.

     ________________________________________________________________.

 

Part B.

Directions: Indicate how tenses or verbs change from one tense to another in...

the Sequence of Tenses

present tense ________________

present continuous arrow___________

past tense arrow __________________

present perfect arrow ______________

will arrow ________________

can arrow ________________

 

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