Direct and Indirect Speech Narration Exercise-3&4

By | October 30, 2017

Following are the English grammar exercises of direct and indirect speech in paragraph form with answers. They are also known by many names like reported speech exercises, indirect speech narrative exercises, simple past tense exercises,  mixed tenses exercises, convert dialogue into reported speech, past perfect simple exercises, narrative tenses story, reported speech dialogue exercises, change the sentences into indirect speech, present and past tenses mixed exercises, reported speech in dialogue form. These exercises also include direct object examples,  verbs with two objects, subject of sentence examples, narrative in a sentence, object pronouns English, These are reported speech mixed exercises. These files can be downloaded and used as reported speech ESL worksheet in pdf.

EXERCISE-3

Read the following conversation and complete the passage.

Donkey :         Why don’t you bark to awaken our master?

Dog :               Mind your own business.

Donkey :        This is not the time to complain.

Dog :               As he doesn’t care for me even I won’t care for him .

The donkey asked the dog (5.1)……………….   dog replied that (5.2)…………….. The donkey   further told him (5.3) ……………  but the dog said that (5.4)………. .

Answer 4 5.1  why he didn’t bark to awaken their master ?

5.2  he should mind his own business.

5.3  that was not the time to complain

5.4   as he didn’t care for him, even he would not care for his master

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EXERCISE-4

  1. Read the conversation given below and complete the passage that follows :

Rahul : Do you know that Ranjit met with an accident and is in hospital ?

Sukrit : Oh! I don’t. Is he badly hurt ? Which hospital is he in ?

Rahul : The doctors say that there is nothing to worry. He is admitted to Beach Hospital.

Rahul asked Sukrit (4.1)…………………………  that Ranjit had met with an accident and was hospitalized.

Sukrit expressed his ignorance and enquired (4.2)………………..  He also asked (4.3) …………………. Rahul told him that according to the doctors (4.4)………………….  and said that he was admitted to the Beach Hospital.

Answer4. 4.1  if he knew

4.2  if he was badly hurl

4.3  which hospital he was in

4.4  there was nothing to worry

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