Task 5. Turn the sentences from direct into reported speech.

  1. A. Complete the sentences according to the information in the text.
  2. A. Complete the sentences with the comparative forms of the adverbs in the box.
  3. All the verbs in the box relate to legal matters. Use them in the correct forms to complete the sentences.
  4. B. Below is list of words derived from the same stem. Indicate the parts of speech. Choose suitable word for each blank in the sentences below.
  5. B. Compose your own word-combinations or sentences with the use of Participle II of the notional verb.
  6. B.Write out the key sentences for each point of the plan.
  7. BRAKING ACTION REPORTED BY (aircraft type) AT (time) GOOD (or MEDIUM, or POOR)
  8. C) TURN RIGHT (or LEFT) DIRECT TO (significant point)
  9. C. Rewrite the sentences in passive voice.
  10. Change the statements into negative sentences and questions.

1. I cant find my bag, she said. She said that she couldnt find her bag.

2. They are working in the garden, he said.

3. We got married six months ago, she said to us.

4. Ill go shopping tomorrow, he said.

5. I bought a new car last week, he said.

6. We arent doing anything next week, they said.

7. I cant go tonight, she said to me.

8. I forgot to pay the bill, he said.

9. Weve brought you a present, she said to me.

10. Ill phone you tomorrow, she said to Peter.

Task 6. Put the sentences into reported speech.

1. Can you describe the attraction? the judge asked her.

2. The instruction manual told drivers: Use cruise control for long-distance trips on the freeway.

3. Stop wasting the courts time! the judge told him.

4. Dont interrupt me when Im speaking, she told her son.

5. Could you give me the name of a good lawyer? she asked her friend.

6. Can you call an ambulance? she asked her husband.


Task 7. Turn the questions from direct into reported speech.

How old are you? he asked me. - He asked me how old I was.

1. When will you call me? she asked George.

2. She asked, Can you play the piano?

3. He asked, Whos there?

4. Do you like fish? she asked John.

5. What have you done today? Mother asked.

6. Jim asked, Did you go to work yesterday?

7. How did you get here? he asked.

8. Have you seen my blue jacket anywhere? she asked.

9. He asked, Will you take me to work tomorrow?

10. She asked, Where have you been?

11. She asked, Will they visit us in the summer?

12. How did the fir start? the reporter asked.

13. Who called the fire brigade? he asked.

14. Did you ask people to leave the building? they asked.

15. How many fire brigades are here now? he asked.

16. Have any of the houses been damaged? he asked.

Task 8. Complete the following sentences using the correct form of the verb in brackets.

1. Stewart said he ________ (not/want) any dessert as he was full.

2. Derek said that he and Belinda ____ (see) Adam recently.

3. When I called, Susie said she ______ (give) the dog a bath , so she asked me to phone back in half an hour.

4. Marcus said he _____ (try) to find a flat for ages before he finally found one he liked.

5. Debbie said she ______ (decide) to quit her job, but I dont believe her.

6. Our English teacher said that Shakespeare ____ (be) probably the greatest writer in the English language ever.

7. Richard said he and Patricia ______ (be going) to invite her parents for the weekend, but I dont know if they went or not.

8. Charlotte said last night that she really _____ (love) me, even if she doesnt always show it.

9. Ollie said to Linda that he _____ (ask) me to be his best man on Monday, but in fact he asked Grant.

10. Pete told Francis he ____ (bring up) by his grandparents but in fact he hadnt at all. [42]

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