Reported Speech: Present Simple [Grammar Exercise]

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Complete these sentences with the Reported Speech (Present Simple)

1. “I live in New York”

She said ________________________________________________________

2. “He works in a bank”

She told me _____________________________________________________

3. “Julie doesn’t like going out much”

She said ________________________________________________________

4. “I don’t have a computer”

She said ________________________________________________________

5. “They never arrive on time”

She said ________________________________________________________

6. “We often meet friends in London at the weekend”

He told me _____________________________________________________

7. “David doesn’t have any children”

She said ________________________________________________________

8. “I don’t go to the gym very often”

She said ________________________________________________________

9. “Lucy owns three flats in the city”

She said ________________________________________________________

10. “I never get up early on Sundays”

She said ________________________________________________________

11. “She meets her boyfriend at the cinema every Friday night”

He said ________________________________________________________

12. “We don’t travel much”

She said ________________________________________________________

13. “John doesn’t live in Japan any more”

She said ________________________________________________________

14. “They work in Hong Kong”

She told me _____________________________________________________

15. “I have to work until seven or eight pm every night”

She said ________________________________________________________

16. “I don’t want to go to the theatre next weekend”

She said ________________________________________________________

17. “We like working in Paris”

She said ________________________________________________________

18. “She doesn’t have enough time to do everything”

She said ________________________________________________________

19. “Tony hates mushrooms”

She told me _____________________________________________________

20. “They often go on holiday in July”

She said ________________________________________________________

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