Reported Speech Rules, Examples and worksheet No.15

Direct and Indirect Speech sentences are really very helpful to learn English but how to teach direct and indirect speech is a big art and this can be done through direct indirect speech rules and narration rules so we are providing a direct and indirect speech rules chart and some reported speech worksheet and direct indirect speech examples and finally direct and indirect speech quiz which will help you change into indirect speech answer . So you need to go through direct and indirect speech rules pdf and teach and learn narration-

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Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:

1.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 (a)______ The dog replied that, (b)________   The donkey-further  told him (c) ______ but the dog said that (d)______ .                    

2.John: Friends, I sent many flowers on Valentine’s Day.

Harry: What do you mean?

Jack: What did you get in return?

John: I didn’t get back anything in return.

Harry: You must have sent cauliflowers!

Three friends were talking and one of them told the other two that (a)________   Hearing this Harry asked (b) ______  while Jack asked (c)_____

_. Jack answered that he hadn’t gut hack anything in return. With a broad smile Harry replied (d) _______ . 


  1. (a) why he didn’t bark to awaken their master.

        (b) that he should mind his own business.

        (c) that was not the time to complain.

        (d) that as he didn’t care for him even he wouldn’t care for him.

  1. (a) he had sent many flowers on Valentine’s

        (b) what he meant

        (c) what he had got in return

        (d) that he must have sent cauliflowers

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