Reported Speech Rules, Examples and worksheet No.12

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Exercise-12

1. Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:

Mrs Veena: Has your son finished his studies yet?

Mrs Anuradha:  No, Ananth is in his final year now. He will be able to complete his graduation by the end of this month, but do you know that he has already started his own computer consulting company?

Mrs Veena: Good, he is really using what he’s learnt.

Mrs Veena asked Mrs Anuradha If (a)_______ Mrs Anuradha replied in the negative and told her that (b)______   and he would be able to complete graduation by the end of that month. She asked Mrs Veena (c)__________ his own computer consulting company. Mrs Veena said that it was good that (d)________   

2. Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:

Judge: What are you charged with?

Prisoner:   Sir, doing my Diwali shopping early.

Judge: But that’s not an offence! And how early were you exactly doing it?

Prisoner: Well Sir! To avoid the rush, I thought it would be better if I completed it before the store opened.

The judge is in a good mood before the Diwali festival asked the prisoner (a)______ _. The prisoner sensing his good mood politely replied (b)_______ _. The surprised judge declared that it wasn’t an offence. He further inquired (c) ______ . Humbly the prisoner replied that to avoid the rush, he had thought it would be better (d) _____ 

Answers:-

  1. (a) her son had finished his studies by that time

        (b) Ananth was in his final year then

        (c) if she knew that he had already started his own computer consulting company.

        (d) he was really using what he had learnt

  1. (a) what he was charged with

        (b) that he was doing his Diwali shopping early

        (c) how early he had been exactly doing it

        (d) if he had completed it before the store was opened

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