LR_direct_reported_speech

LR_direct_reported_speech - Peter introduced me to Jack who...

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Direct and Reported Speech Copy and complete the table below, converting direct to reported speech and vice versa. Direct Speech Reported Speech He said, "I live in Paris ." He said he lived in Paris . He said, "I am cooking dinner." He said he had visited London twice. He said, "I went to New York last week." He said he had already eaten. He said, "I am going to find a new job ." He said he would give Jack a call. He said, "I have been working on that project for over two weeks." He said he could come that night. He said, "I may buy a new car ." He said he might go to Denver. He said, "I must give Ken a call." He said he should see a doctor. The following paragraph is written in reported speech. Copy it into your homework book but this time change it into direct speech using speech marks.
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Unformatted text preview: Peter introduced me to Jack who said he was pleased to meet me. I replied that it was my pleasure, and that I hoped Jack was enjoying his stay in Seattle. He said he thought Seattle was a beautiful city, but that it rained too much. He said that he had been staying at the Bay view Hotel for three weeks, and that it hadn't stopped raining since he had arrived. Of course, he said, this wouldn't have surprised him if it hadn't been July! Peter replied that he should have brought warmer clothes. He then continued by saying that he was going to fly to Hawaii the following week, and he that he couldn't wait to enjoy some sunny weather . Both Jack and I commented that Peter was a lucky person indeed....
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