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Material Práctico Nº86
Name: ....................................................... Course:………………..
Date: …………/11/2009
REPORTED SPEECH REVIEW

I.- Choose the reported speech for each question.

1.- “Would you like some water?” asked Ignacia.
a) Ignacia asked us whether will we like some water.
b) Ignacia asked us if we will like some water.
c) Ignacia asked us whether we would likesome water.
d) Ignacia asked us if would we like some water.

2.- “Can I come in?” asked the secretary to her boss.
a) The secretary asked to her boss whether she can come in.
b) The boss asked his secretary if can he come in.
c) The boss asked his secretary if he could come in.
d) The secretary asked her boss whether she could come in.

3.- “Do you have to finish all that work today?”asked Wendy.
a) Wendy asked me if I had to finish all that work that day.
b) Wendy asked me if I have to finish all that work today.
c) Wendy asked me if have I to finish all that work today.
d) Wendy asked me if had I to finish all that work that day.

4.- “Have you ever drunk Irish coffee, Laura?” asked Leo.
a) Leo asked Laura if she ever have drunk Irish coffee.
b) Leo asked Laura if shehas ever drunk Irish coffee.
c) Leo asked Laura whether she ever had drunk Irish coffee.
d) Leo asked Laura whether she had ever drunk Irish coffee.

5.- “Which is your pencil?” asked the teacher.
a) The teacher asked me which if is my pencil.
b) The teacher asked me which was my pencil.
c) The teacher asked me which pencil was my.
d) The teacher asked me which whether is my pencil.6.- “If I make some eggs, how many will you eat?” asked my mom.
a) My mother asked me how many eggs would I ate if she make some eggs.
b) My mom asked me how many eggs would I eat if she made some eggs.
c) My mother asked me how many eggs I would eat if she made some eggs.
d) My mom asked me if she made some eggs how many I will eat.

7.- “When is the festival going to be held?” asked theprincipal.
a) The principal wondered when is the festival going to be hold.
b) The principal wondered when the festival was going to be held.
c) The principal asked himself when was the festival going to be held.
d) The principal asked himself when is the festival going to be held.

8.- “Who sings this song?” Peter asked yesterday.
a) Peter asked me yesterday who sings this song.
b) Yesterday,Peter asked me who is singing that song.
c) Peter asked me who was singing this song yesterday.
d) Yesterday, Peter asked me who sang that song.

9.- Melissa: “ Why did the wind destroy the sand castle I had built?!”
a) Melissa asked herself why the wind destroyed the sand castle she built.
b) Melissa asked herself why did the wind destroyed the sand castle she had built.
c) Melissawondered why the wind had destroyed the sand castle she had built.
d) Melissa wondered why had the wind destroyed the sand castle she has built.
10.- “Why did the teacher put off the trip to the beach?” asked the students.
a) The students wondered why Mrs. Allison did put off the trip to the beach.
b) The students wondered why Mrs. Allison had put off the trip to the beach.
c) The students askedwhy put Mrs. Allison off the trip to the beach.
d) The students asked why the trip to the beach was put off.

11.- “Can you tell me your name and address?” asked the inspector.
a) The inspector asked me if can I tell him my name and address.
b) The inspector asked me if I can tell me your name and address.
c) The inspector asked me if I could tell him my name and address.
d) The inspectorasked me whether could I tell me your name and address.

12.- “Are you listening what I’m saying?” cried Martha.
a) Martha asked me if am I listening to what she is saying.
b) Martha asked me if I was listening to what she was saying.
c) Martha asked me whether I am listening to what she is saying.
d) Martha asked me whether I listened to what was she saying.

13.- “How can you say “hello”...
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