Reported speech exercise
Turn the following interrogative sentences into indirect speech.
1. Student to clerk: ‘When will the application forms be ready?’
2. Girl to clerk: ‘How much should I pay for the application form?’
3. Patient (woman) to doctor: ‘Can I take solid food?’
4. Girl to headmaster: ‘Will you allow me to take part in the essay competition?’
5. Bookseller to customer (man): ‘How many copies do you want?’
6. Manager to clerk (man): ‘Have you sent those three letters by speed post?’
7. Candidate to clerk: ‘When will the examinations start?’
8. Student to the headmaster: ‘Are the examinations likely to be postponed?’
9. Patient (woman) to the doctor: ‘Should I take the tablet before or after the food?’
10. My friend to me: ‘When do you usually get up?’
1. Student asked the clerk when the application forms would be ready.
2. The girl asked the clerk how much she should pay for the application form.
3. The patient asked the doctor if she could take solid food.
4. The girl asked the headmaster if he would allow her to take part in the essay competition.
5. The bookseller asked the customer how many copies he wanted.
6. The manager asked the clerk if he had sent those three letters by speed post.
7. The candidate asked the clerk when the examinations would start.
8. The student asked the headmaster if the examinations were likely to be postponed.
9. The patient asked the doctor if she should take the tablet before or after the food.
10. My friend asked me when I usually get up.