General English Level 5 V 3
UNIT 04 Crime and punishment TOPIC 03 She's sorry now
Writing WRITING 04 Reported questions, other reporting verbs
Practise using reported questions and other reporting verbs.
1 Look at the first sentence in each question.
2 Complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence. Imagine that the questions or statements are directed at you.
3 Include the word you are given in bold in your sentence.

1.
"Were you at home last night?" asked Mary.

asked

Mary________________________at home last night.
Answer:
Mary asked if I was at home last night.

2.
"Did you see Joe today?" the teacher asked.

asked

The teacher_________________Joe.

3.
"Can you speak any foreign languages?" Tom asked.

asked

Tom ___________________any foreign languages.

4.
"Put your hands up in the air!" the police officer shouted.

ordered

The police officer __________________hands up in the air.

5.
"I'll see you at home!" said Angie.

said

Angie________________at home.

6.
"If I were you, I'd take a holiday." Michael said.

advised

Michael _________________ a holiday.

7.
"What will you be doing in 2 years' time?" asked the teacher.

doing

The teacher asked me___________________ in 2 years' time.

8.
"Can I help you with your homework?" Tracy offered.

offered

Tracy _________________ with my homework.

9.
"What did you do last night?" Pam asked.

asked

Pam ____________________ the previous night.

10.
"Clean up your room immediately!" my mother shouted.

ordered

My mother _________________ my room immediately.

   
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