Reported Speech Rules, Examples and worksheet No.17

By | April 4, 2019

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Exercise-17

Read the given conversation and complete the following passage:

1.Traveller: Can you tell me the way to the nearest inn?

Peasant: Yes. Do you want the one in which you can spend the night?

Traveller: No, I only want a meal.

Peasant: Sorry! Inns in this area do not provide meal unless one stays there.

The traveller inquired of the peasant (a)_________  . The peasant replied that he could tell and asked (b)_______  . The traveller replied (c)_________  . The peasant regretted (d)________.

2.Lady: What a beautiful painting! Is it for sale?

Shopkeeper: No, Madam. This painting is not for sale.

Lady: How about this one?

Shopkeeper: I’m sorry, Madam. Both these paintings have already been sold.

A lady exclaimed with appreciation (a) _____and enquired of the shopkeeper (b)______ . The shopkeeper answered in the negative, informing the lady (c)_____ _. The lady then asked about another painting (d) ________ .                                                                        

Answers:-

1.(a) if he could tell him the way to the nearest inn

(b) if he wanted the one in which he could spend the night

(c) that he did not want to stay there but only wanted a meal

(d) that inn in that area did not provide meal unless one stayed there

2.(a) that was a beautiful painting

(b) if that was for sale

(c) that painting was not for sale

(d) if/whether that one was for sale

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