EXERCISES ON REPORTED SPEECH

Practice by doing the following activities on line.
REMEMBER, you have to post a comment every time you do an exercise.
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1. Simple statements.

2. Statements with expressions of time.

3. Questions. 1

4. Questions 2

5. Questions with expressions of time.

6. Commands. Affirmative.

7. Commands. Negative.

8. Complete the sentences.

9. Mixed reported speech.

10. More reporting.

11. Do you still need more practice? Try this and do lots of exercises!!

12. Reported Speech listening. 1

13. Reported Speech listening 2. More challenging!

14. Reporting commands and special cases 1.

15. Reporting special cases 2.

16. Reporting “suggest” and special cases.

17. SAY, TELL, ASK

How to write AN OPINION ESSAY

  • Writing an opinion essay is one of the topics of unit 2. In opinion essays you have to convince the reader that your point of view is correct. There are three parts in these essays:
  1. Opening – Presentation of the topic and your opinion.
  2. Body – Specific reasons anf facts to support your opinion.
  3. Conclusion – Summary and restatement of your opinion.

It is important to use connectors and expressions to express opinions, as for example,

I think that…
I believe that…
In my opinion…
As far as I’m concerned…
Personally,…
I love / can’t stand / don’t mind …
As for…
For example…
In conclusion,…
To sum up,…
In short,…

TASK:

Choose one topic and write an opinion essay.

1. Young people are not interested in politics. “Do you agree?”

2. The government should provide more after-school activities for young people.