Reported Speech Quiz for English Learners

Making the necessary changes in reported speech

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1. Tom said, 'I want to visit my friends this weekend.'

2. Jerry said, 'I'm studying English a lot at the moment.'

3. They said, 'We've lived here for a long time.'

4. He asked me, 'Have you finished reading the newspaper?'

6. Susan reassured me, 'I can come tonight.'

10. He said, 'I must get going. Otherwise, I'm going to be late.'

11. Lenny sang, 'I want to get away, I want to fly away.'

Reported Speech Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. Reported Speech Champ

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You understand the changes necessary when using reported speech. Well done! Follow up by studying and practicing some more advanced level grammar forms.  

Reported Speech Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. You Understand Reported Speech

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 Good try! You obviously understand reported speech, but are having some difficulty with some of the minor changes necessary. Keep practicing and you will mast reported speech soon. 

Reported Speech Quiz for English Learners

You got: % Correct. Reported Speech Still Needs Practice

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 You still need to practice reported speech. Remember that the tense of the original statement moves one step back in reported speech. In other words, the present simple becomes the past simple. Keep working and you'll understand and be able to use the form soon.