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 ________________________________________________________

Key

 

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1. She said she lived in New York.

2. She told me he worked in a bank.

3. She said Julie didn’t like going out much.

4. She said she didn’t have a computer .

5. She said they never arrived on time.

6. He told me they often met friends in London at the weekend.

7. She said David didn’t have any children.

8. She said she didn’t go to the gym very often.

9. She said Lucy owned three flats in the city.

10. She said she never got up early on Sundays.

11. He said she met her boyfriend at the cinema every Friday night.

12. She said they didn’t travel much.

13. She said John didn’t live in Japan any more.

14. She told me they worked in Hong Kong.

15. She said she had to work until seven or eight pm every night.

16. She said she didn’t want to go to the theatre next weekend.

17. She said they liked working in Paris.

18. She said she didn’t have enough time to do everything.

19. She told me Tony hated mushrooms.

20. She said they often went on holiday in July.

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