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Reporting wh-questionsStudy the examples.

Mrs Black to Nancy: What are you writing (direct)
Mrs Black asked Nancy what she was writing. (indirect)

As you see, while reporting an information question, we use the question word, not if.

Exercise 356.  Report the questions using asked as in the example.

1  What do you in your free time?
   The teacher asked us what we did in our free time.
2  How much time did you spend studying?
3  What can we done to reduce inflation?
4  What must be done to reduce traffic accidents?
5  Where is petroleum extracted in Turkey?
6  What products does Turkey export to European counties?
7  When will the general election be held in Turkey?
8  Who is responsible for preventing crime in Turkey?
9  What do you travel by most?
10  Where are you going for a picnic over the weekend?
11  What sea is İzmir situated on?
12  What is the population of İstanbul?
13  How many geographic regions is Turkey divided into?
14  When was the Latin script introduced in Turkey?
15  Who discovered coal in Turkey?
16  Where do most people spend their summer holidays?
17  Where were you living when you were ten?
18  Who are you waiting for?
19  Whose composition did the teacher like best?
20  How long have you been collecting stamps?

Exercise 357.  Change the question in quotation marks into indirect speech.

1  Suna asked, ‘When will you g oto Bodrum’?
   Suna asked when I would g oto Bodrum.
2  The reporter asked the Prime Minister, ‘When will the general election be held’’?
3  ‘Why did the referee cancel the match?’ she asked.
4  ‘Where are you going for your holiday?’ Osman asked us.
5  ‘When did you last have a check-up? the doctor asked the patient.
6  ‘How many questions were asked in the written exaö?’ he wanted to know.
7  ‘Why didnt they come to the metin?’he asked.
8  ‘How is an omelette made?’ Susan asked Melek.
9  The tourist asked, ‘How can I get t oto Kuşadası’?
10  ‘How should I study to learn English better?’ the student asked the teacher.
11  ‘When does the next bus leave for Fethiye?’ he asked.
12  ‘When did your graduatefrom university’? she asked me.
13  ‘How are you getting along with your new neighbour?’ Mete asked Rose.
14  ‘What is there to eat in the refrigerator?’ I asked my sister.
15  ‘What kind of films do you like most?’ she asked Jack.

 

Reporting wh-questions
Reporting wh-questions


Exercise 358.  Report the following sentences using a proper reporting verb in the simple past tense. (Mixed type)

1  Teacher to students : Close your books.
   The teacher told the students to close their books.
2  The father to his son : Please turn down the radio.
3  Doctor to patient : Did you take the tablets regularly?
4  Boss to worker : Why are you always late.
5  Manager to secretary : How much time do you need to type these letters?
6  Joe to Tony : Why does your father want to sell this car?
7  Judt to Ann : I have worked in this Office fow two decades.
8  Guide to tourists : You must take off your shoes before you go into the mosque.
9  Jane to Bill : They cooked several traditional dishes for us when we worked in the village.
10  Mert to Cem : The workmen are stil trying to replace the burst water pipe in the road.
11  Tim to George : When we arrived at the site, they were carrying the wounded on stratchers to the vehicles.
12  Boss to workers : Dont smoke here.
13  Teacher to students : Please be quiet during the lesson.
14  Paul to Jim : Is your father feeling better today?
15  Jack to Peter : Is there a post Office in this small town.
16  Mr White to his wife : We must be very careful with the electic stove.
17  Our father to us : You should be respectful to the old.
18  Aslı to Ümit : Our car broke down midway between Milas and Bodrum.
19  Bill to Fred : I want to change my car because it uses a lot of petrol.
20  Mr. White to his daughter : You had better study medicine.

Test on indirect speech

Exercise 359.  Choose the word or phrase which complete the sentence correctly.

1  The policeman asked the tourist why he ……………………….to Turkey.

a.  has come
b.  came
c.  will come
d.  comes

2  The commander ordered the soldiers ……………………..

a.  to fire
b.  fire
c.  fired
d.  should fire

3  The teacher wanted to know who ………………………met o do my homework.

a.  helps
b.  was helping
c.  helped
d.  would help

4  He said that he …………………….an engineer in the future.

a.  had been
b.  were
c.  was
d.  would be

5  He suggested she …………………..a doctor.

a.  should be
b.  must be
c.  can be
d.  would be

 

Reporting wh-questions
Reporting wh-questions


6  I’ve have just said everything ……………………….ready.

a.  was
b.  are
c.  were
d.  is

7  Rose said that she …………………….her homework by herself.

a.  done
b.  did
c.  does
d.  has done

8  The dentist advised the patient ………………….something hot for two hours.

a.  eats
b.  not to eat
c.  to eat
d.  eat

9  My father asked me why I …………………late for school.

a.  is
b.  were
c.  was
d.  am

10  The teacher asked me if I ………………………….answer all the questions about Atatürk.

a.  were able to
b.  would
c.  could
d.  can

11  Joseph asked Mr. Baş…………………………..him with the crossword.

a.  is helping
b.  helps
c.  help
d.  to help

12  Mr Baş asked to Joseph if he ………………………to Bodrum at the weekend.

a.  was going
b.  will go
c.  goes

D.  is going

13  The teacher asked the students ………………….lives in water.

a.  who
b.  what
c.  which
d.  that

14  He wanted to know when I ……………………………..the hotel.

a  was leaving
b  is leaving
c.  would leaving
d.  leaves

15  The teacher always advised us ……………….the classroom as soon as the bell ………………..for the lesson.

a.  to enter/rang
b.  go in/ring
c.  enter/rings
d. entered/rang

16  The commanding officer told the recruits they ………………salute when they saw an officer.

a.  has to
b.  had to
c.  ought to
d.  should

17  Mary says that her son ……………………….to the cinema at the weekend.

a.  be allowed to go
b.  wouldnt
c.  cant
d.  mustnt

18  Grandfather told us we ……………………cross the street unless the light is gren.

a.  couldnt
b.  wouldnt
c.  cant
d.  mustnt

19  The thief said that he……………….stolen the carpet from the mosque.

a.  hadnt
b.  hasnt
c.  didnt
d.  wasnt
20  My father wanted to know ………………………I would stya at home with my grandmother.

a.  what
b.  which
c.  whether
d.  that

Exercise 360.  Put the following into direct speech.

1  Jane says that she visits historical sites in her free time.
2  Tom told met hat his sister was thinking of taking medicine at university.
3  The teacher asked us if we had formed our own sentences with the new words.
4  The policeman wanted to know if there was any damage to the door.
5  The manager asked the secretary where she had gone the day before.
6  The tourist has asked how she can go to the railwat station.
7  The headmaster wants to know how I come to school.
8  Jane wondered what time I was going to call on her.
9  The farmer said that he would plant cotton seeds in his field following year.
10  My father told me not to take the car that day.
11  The caretaker asked met o wait at the gate.
12  My mother wondered whı I had been late for school previous morning.
13  The doctor has asked the patient if she feels any pain in her abdomen.
14  Mr White asked me why I wanted to change my car.
15  The guide told the tourists that they would set out early the next morning.
16  George told me that I was having my hair cut when he saw me.
17  The librarian reminded us that we couldnt borrow any encyclopaedias.
18  The landlord told us that we had to evacuate the shop at the end of the month at the latest.
19  The commander ordered the soldiers to take their guns.
20  The receptionist asked met o wait for a few minutes in the lobby.

Reporting wh-questions
Reporting wh-questions