ONLINE ENGLISH GRAMMAR QUIZ
topic: REPORTED SPEECH (indirect) 4 | level: Intermediate




REMEMBER: With reported speech, the pattern is the following:
1. simple present becomes simple past
2. future tenses become conditional
3. present continuous becomes past continuous
4. present perfect becomes past perfect
5. commands (ex. come!) become infinitive (ex. to come)

Choose the best (most grammatically correct) response:

1. "Stop talking."
They told us ________ .
  would stop talking
  to stop talking
  stop talking

2. "I will rent this apartment."
Tom told them he ________ this apartment.
  was renting
  rented
  would rent

3. "We have seen the Avengers."
They told us that they ________ the Avengers.
  will have seen
  had seen
  would see

4. "Sally will adopt a dog."
My friend said that Sally ________ a dog.
  would adopt
  had adopted
  adopted

5. "They clean the apartment every Friday."
My sister said that they ________ their apartment every Friday.
  cleaned
  would clean
  clean

6. "Fix my bicycle."
George asked me ________ his bicycle.
  had fixed
  fix
  to fix

7. "We're leaving for Italy in two days."
My cousins said that they ________ for Italy in two days.
  were leaving
  leaving
  would leave

8."I'm going to quit my job."
She told me that she ________ to quit her job.
  was going
  had gone
  went

9. "They will call you when it's finished."
She said they ________ us when it was finished.
  were calling
  would call
  called

10. "I speak German."
Peter told the teacher that he ________ German.
  was speaking
  would speak
  spoke


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