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Direct and Reported Speech

Transformation of Sentences
English
Class 8

Overview

Identify direct and reported speech, understand how to convert a sentnece from direct to reported speech and vice versa

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Conversion of Direct Speech to Reported Speech and Vice - Versa

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She said, "We will run outside to play."

The above sentence is in direct speech.

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Fill in the blank with the most appropriate word.
The old lady said she wasn't feeling well. The old lady said, "____________"

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Change the following statement into indirect speech.
She said, "When shall I know the result of the test?"

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Fill in the blank with a suitable option:
Neha said, "I can swim without fear."
Neha said that __________ without fear.

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 Fill in the blank number (4) with the best option from those given below.

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The sales girl agreed to do so and enquired _____.

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Yesterday you met a friend of yours, Charlie. Here is something which Charlie told you. 
Later that day you tell another friend what Charlie said. Use reported speech.

Charlie: My father isn't very well.
He said that _____________

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Change to indirect speech:

She said to the boy, "Come here." 

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Read the following dialogues and fill the appropriate word for rank 2.

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Write in indirect speech:
'You must stay a little longer,' she said to me.

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