Part 4: 'Key' Word Transformation (Direct and Indirect) Speech (Answers)
You are sometimes asked to transform a sentence from direct speech to indirect speech or from indirect to direct speech.
For Questions 1-8, complete the second sentence so that it has a similar meaning to the first sentence using the word given. Do not change the word given. You must use between two and five words.
'I'll call you later tonight,' Keith promised.
3. 'I didn't
break the window,' said the boy.
4. 'Why don't you come this evening?'
'You look really tired,' he told her.
6. 'You must do your homework tonight.' the teacher said.
7. 'What's your name?' he asked.
8. 'I might be late for.' he told me.
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