Reported speech

First some explanations with exercises:

  • Here you can choose between reported commands, questions or statements. There is also a link to the exercises:
  • You will find information about further aspects concerning the reported speech that you should know (backshift, requests with must, should, ought to…). There are also plenty of exercises to practise:
  • Here is another brief explanation of this common grammar point.


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  • You will find just exercises to practise what you have learned about reported speech at these sites:
  • If you want to study the reporting verbs and their structure, you can start with this list:
  • For further practice on reporting verbs try these exercises