exercises and solutons about the reported speech time indicators
exercises reported speech time indicators
Question 1 of 3
Sort the elements to form meaningful pairs:
- that evening
- that week
- the week before
- the next day
- that day
- those days
Question 2 of 3
Complete the suitable time indicator in the reproted speech:
Jim,“We had fun yesterday.“ – Jim said they’d had fun the day before.
- "We drank all the lemonade last week" - They said they had drunk all the lemonade (the week before, the previous week). "We had a lot of fun today." - They said they'd had a lot of fun (that day). "We will go to London next week." - They said they would go to London (the following week). "We were in Munich a week ago." - They said they had been to Munich (a week before). "Now is the time." - They said that (then) was the time.
Question 3 of 3
Put the sentences into the reported speech:
„We had enough yesterday.“ – They said they had had enough the day before.
- "We will go to London tomorrow." - They said they would (go to London the next day, go to London the following day). "We are going to Munich next week." - They said they (were going to Munich the following week). "We are drinking a lot of lemonade now." - They said they (were drinking a lot of lemonade then). "We travelled to Prague a week ago." -They said they (had travelled, 'd travelled) to Prague (a week before). "Today we feel really good." -They said they (felt really good that day, that day they felt really good).