Reported speech – simple statements – Exercise

Task No. 2311

Finish the sentences using Reported speech. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary.

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Peter, "I clean the black shoes."
Peter told me (that)  


Peter told me (that) he cleaned the black shoes.

  1. John, "Mandy is at home."
    John said (that) .
  2. Max, "Frank often reads a book."
    Max told me (that) .
  3. Susan, "I'm watching TV."
    Susan said to me (that) .
  4. Simon, "David was ill."
    Simon said (that) .
  5. Peggy, "The girls helped in the house."
    Peggy told me (that) .
  6. Richard, "I am going to ride my skateboard."
    Richard said to me (that) .
  7. Stephen and Claire, "We have cleaned the windows."
    Stephen and Claire told me (that) .
  8. Charles, "I didn't have time to do my homework."
    Charles remarked (that) .
  9. Mrs Jones, "My mother will be 50 years old."
    Mrs Jones told me (that) .
  10. Jean, "The boss must sign the letter."
    Jean said (that) .