Grammar Exercise – Reported Speech – Backshift of Tenses

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Task No. 126
Which is the correct ending of the sentence in Reported Speech? Choose from the multiple choice menu and mind the tenses of the reporting verbs.

This task tests your understanding about Reported Speech.

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Penjelasan Reported Speech Beserta Contohnya

Choose the correct answer of the questions below.

Question 1

Mark: "I don't know what to do."
Mark added (that) ------------------

Question 2

Petra: "She speaks Chinese."
Petra remarks (that) ------------------

Question 3

Susan: "They live in Berlin."
Susan said (that) ------------------

Question 4

Sean: "Max doesn't like school."
Sean told me (that ) ------------------

Question 5

Jake: "I often have a big breakfast."
Jake says (that) ------------------

Question 6

Matt: "Ken is nice to Judy."
Matt thinks (that) ------------------

Question 7

Helena: "Monica doesn't like parties."
Helena explains (that) ------------------

Question 8

John: "David often plays computer games."
John added (that) ------------------

Question 9

James and Scott: "We have to go now."
James and Scott tell me (that) ------------------

Question 10

Sarah: "Simon is out riding his new bike today."
Sarah explained (that) ------------------

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