Reported Speech - Unit 21

LOS CURSOS DE INGLES GRATIS PREFERIDOS POR LOS HISPANOHABLANTES

 

EXERCISE A

Yesterday you ran into a friend of yours, Helen. She told you a lot of things. Here are some of the things she said to you:

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I'm thinking of going to live in France.
My father is in the hospital.
Sue and Jim are getting married next month.
I haven't seen Bill for a while.
I've been playing tennis a lot lately.
Barbara has had a baby.
I don't know what Fred is doing.

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I hardly ever go out these days.
I work 14 hours a day.
I'll tell Jim I saw you.
You can come and stay with me if you are ever in Toronto.
Tom had an accident last week, but he wasn't injured.
I saw Jack at a party a few months ago, and he seemed fine.

Later that day you tell another friend what Helen said. Use reported speech.

 

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Helen said that she was thinking of going to live in France.

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Helen said that  .

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EXERCISE B

In this exercise someone says something to you that is the opposite of what they said before. You have to answer I THOUGHT YOU SAID ...

Examples:  "That restaurant is expensive." "I thought you said it wasn't expensive."

 

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"Ann is coming to the party."  "I thought you said that she ."

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"Bill passed his exam."  "I thought you said  ."

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"Ann likes Bill."  "I thought ."

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"I've got many friends."  "I thought you said you ."

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"Jack and Karen are going to be married."  
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"Tom works very hard."  
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"I want to be rich and famous."  
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"I'll be here next week."  
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"I can afford a vacation this year."  
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