Direct and Indirect Speech - Questions


Practice Page 1

Sentences are given in the direct speech. Change them into the indirect speech.

         ·         Tia said, "I saw him."        ________________________________________

         ·         She said,” I can do it.”

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         ·         The headmistress says,”Ria will fail.”

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         ·         Tina said,” She will do this work quickly.”

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  ·         Ria said to me,” You may need my help.”

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         ·         Reena said,” We were all waiting eagerly.”

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  ·         The headmaster says, “The boy was energetic.”

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         ·         She said, “I am writing my new book now.”

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  ·         Tom said, “I'm going to the cinema."

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         ·         Anita said, “Rahul swim daily.”

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Practice Page 2

Sentences are given in the direct speech. Change them into the indirect speech.

        ·         He said, “The Invigilator is smiling.”        ________________________________________

        ·         She said, "I have been on this project since 2015."

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        ·         Tia said, "I've been teaching Hindi in this school for seven years."

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        ·         Reena said, "I can teach Science.”

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  ·         The Pihu said, “I am happy with my results.”

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        ·         She said, “I like singing.”

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  ·         Ravi said, “I will have to reach office by 9.30 a.m.”

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         ·         She said, “I am writing my new book now.”

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  ·      Alisha said, “I met Jiya yesterday.”

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         ·         Teacher said, “Hurry up.”             ________________________________________



Practice Page 3

Sentences are given in the direct speech. Change them into the indirect speech.

         ·         Rocky said, “I am sad.”        ________________________________________

          ·         Tina said, "I am looking for my glasses."

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          ·         She said, “Reena is preparing hard for the test."

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          ·         Anu said,”Heera has done his work.”

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   ·         Ram said, "They had finished the work when I arrived.”

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          ·         The teacher said, “Meena will not pass.”

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   ·         He said, "I can do it."

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          ·         “Leave the room” said the teacher to the students.”

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   ·         She said, "I am visiting India next weekend.”

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           ·         They will say,” We will achieve our target.”               ________________________________________


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