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Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 09:11 PM

PLz Check: Direct indirect Practice
 
i have started this thread 2 practice direct indirect of Past Pprs... dear members plz review and mark out mistakes if any.

[B][COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"][CENTER]2002[/CENTER][/SIZE][/COLOR][/B]

[B]Change the following sentences from direct speech to Indirect Speech:[/B]

[B]1. "Hurrah''! Said the captain of the team, "we won the match".[/B]
The captain of the team exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

[B]2. "Please Sir, take pity on a poor beggar woman'', the wretched old woman asked for alms[/B]
The wretched old woman begged/requested for alms that took pity on a poor beggar woman.

[B]3. They say. "Is this the right time to arrive, Aren't you forgetting something"?[/B]
They say whether that is the right time to arrive and if we are not forgetting something.

[B]4. He often says, "I am always willing to help the needy, if I am assured they are really in need''.[/B]
He often says that he is always willing to help the needy,if he is assured they are really in need.

[B]5. The master said, "How long will you take in warming my food".[/B]
The master inquired how long he would take in warming my food.

[B]6 The boy said. "Alas' I could not pass my examination"[/B]
The boy exclaimed with sorrow that he could not pass his examination

[B]7. "Come hare quickly and work out this problem on the blackboard" said the teacher.[/B]
The teacher asked come there quickly and work out that problem on the blackboard.
[B]
8. "What a lovely evening!" Said Irum.[/B]
Irum exclaimed that the evening was lovely.

[B]9. "What is the name of this beautiful building?" asked the visitor.[/B]
The visitor inquired what the name of that building was.

[B]10. He said "Sit down over here and don't move until I allow you". [/B]
He ordered to him that sit down over there and do not move until he allow him.


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Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 09:40 PM

[B][CENTER][COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"]2003[/SIZE][/COLOR][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the following to reported speech:

(1) "This is your house, isn't it?" asked Jcmmic.[/B]
Jcmmick inquired whether or not the house that was your house.

[B](2) "Where do you want to be dropped?" said the taxi driver.[/B]
The taxi driver asked where you want to be dropped.

[B](3) "Call the first witness," said the judge.[/B]
The judge ordered to call the first witness.

[B](4) "Don't blame him for the accident," the boy's mother said.[/B]
The boy's mother said not to blame him for the accident.

[B](5) He said, "I banged on Cliffs door but he did not answer".[/B]
He said that he had banged on cliffs door but he did not answer.

[B](6) "Where is the boat? Hurry up we are being chased", she cried.[/B]
He asked where the boat was and tell them to get hurry as they were being chased.

[B](7) "I have lost my way. Can you direct me to the Post Office please?" said the old lady.[/B]
The old lady requested to take her to the post office as she had lost her way.

[B](8) He said to me, "what a pity you missed such an important meeting.[/B]
He regretfully said that I had missed a very important meeting.

[B](9) "How wonderful! Why didn't you suggest this plan earlier".[/B]
He exclaimed with joy why I had not informed him about that plan earlier.

[B](10) He said, "Let's wait till the road gets cleared".[/B]
He suggested us to wait until the roads got cleared.

Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 10:05 PM

[B][CENTER][COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"]2005[/SIZE][/COLOR][/CENTER][/B]

[B]change the narration from direct to indirect or indirect to direct speech[/B]

[B]1). Our sociology professor said , ‘I expect you to be in class every day. Unexcused absences may affect your grades.’[/B]
Our sociology professor said that he expected us to be in class every day. He warned us that unexcused absences might affect our graders.

[B]2). My father often told me , ‘every obstacle is a steppingstone to success. You should view problems in your life as opportunities to prove yourself.’[/B]
My father advised me that every obstacle is a steppingstone to success and that I should view problems in my life as opportunities to prove myself.

[B]3). When tom asked Jack why he could’nt go to the game, Jack said he didn’t have enough money for a ticket[/B].
Tom said to Jack, “Why you cannot go to home?”, “I don’t have enough money for ticket”, Jack replied.

[B]4). When I asked the ticked seller if the concert was going to be rescheduled, she told me that she didn’t know and said that she just worked there.[/B]
I said to the ticket seller, “Is the concert going to be rescheduled?”, “I don’t know, I just work here”, said the ticket seller.

[B]5). Ali said, ‘I must go to Lahore next week to visit my ailing mother.’[/B]
Ali said that he would have to go to Lahore the following week to visit his ailing mother.

[B]6). The policeman told the pedestrian, ‘you mustn’t cross the road against the red light’[/B]
The policeman warned the pedestrian not to cross the road against the red light.

[B]7). Ahmed asked if what I said was really true.[/B]
Ahmad said, “ what I say Is it really true?”

[B]8). Sarah wanted to know where they would be tomorrow around three O’clock.[/B]
Sara asked, “Where will we be tomorrow around three O’clock?”

Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 10:31 PM

[B][CENTER][COLOR="Blue"][SIZE="4"]2006[/SIZE][/COLOR][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the narration from direct to indirect and from indirect to direct speech[/B]

[B](1) He said, “let it rain ever so hard I shall go out”.[/B]
He said that he would go however hard it might rain.

[B](2) The mother said to the young girl, “Do you know where salim is”?[/B]
The mother asked the young girl whether she knew where was Salim.

[B](3) The officer said, “Hand it all! Can you not do it more neatly”.[/B]
The officer exclaimed with anger that they could not do it more neatly.

[B](4) Invoking our help with a loud voice she asked us whether we would come to her aid.[/B]
She shouted to us, "Will you come to my help?"

[B](5) He exclaimed with an oath that no one could have expected such a turn of events.[/B]
He said, "I swear, no one can have expected such a turn of events!"

[B](6) The teacher said to his students, “Why did you come so late”?[/B]
The teacher inquired his students why they had come that late.

[B](7) They applauded him saying that he had done well.[/B]
They said to him, "You have done well".

[B](8) “You say,” said the judge, “the bag you lost contained one hundred and ten pounds”?[/B]
The judge inquired him if he stated that the bag he had lost contained one hundred and ten pounds.

Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:06 PM

[B][CENTER][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Blue"]2007[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the narration from direct to indirect or indirect to direct speech[/B]

[B]1) "this world", “he declared” is full of sorrow. Would that I were dead!”[/B]
He declared that this world is full of sorrow and wished that he had been dead.

[B]2) he said to me, “come early; we shall be waiting for you.”[/B]
He bind me to come early as they would be waiting for me.

[B]3) "how delighted I am", said he, "to meet my friends here by my own fireside!"[/B]
He exclaimed with joy that he was delighted to meet his friends there by his own fireside!

[B]4) The man said that he was quite sure he should succeed.[/B]
The man said,''I am quite sure that i shall succeed.''

[B]5) John exclaimed with a sigh that he was ruined.[/B]
John said, "Ah! I am ruined.''

[B]6) The constable enquired of the man where he was going.[/B]
The constable said to the man, "Where are you going?"

[B]7) The boy said that he would walk.[/B]
The boy said, "I will walk."

[B]8) "what losses", cried he, “have I suffered? What anguish have I endured!”[/B]
He exclaimed with grief that he had suffered great losses and that he had endured great anguish.

Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:22 PM

[B][CENTER][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Blue"]2008[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the narration from Direct to Indirect or Indirect to Direct speech. [/B]

[B]1. He said to his friend, “Let me go home now”.[/B]
He asked his friend to let him go home then.

[B]2. I will say “Mother, I will always obey you”.[/B]
I will say to mother that I will always obey her.

[B]3. “Splendid”: said father as he read my report.[/B]
Father applauded me as he read my report.

[B]4. He said, “Good morning, can you help me”[/B]
He wished him good morning and asked whether he could help him.
[B]
5. She said “Brother, why do you tease me”[/B]
She asked her brother why he teased her.

[B]6. The King said to the Queen, “If I die, take care of my people”[/B]
The king requested the queen to take care of his people if he died.

[B]7. “By God”, he said” I do not know his name”[/B]
He swore by God that he did not know his name.
[B]
8. You exclaimed with sorrow that you lost your pen.[/B]
You said, "Alas! I lose my pen."

Afshan Choudary Thursday, February 09, 2012 11:58 PM

[B][CENTER][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Blue"]2009[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the narration from Direct to Indirect or Indirect to Direct speech. [/B]

[B](1) He said to him, “why do you waste your time?”[/B]
He asked him why he wasted his time.

[B](2) He ordered his servant not to stand there doing nothing.[/B]
He said to his servant, "Do not stand here doing nothing."

[B](3) He exclaimed with joy that he had won the match.[/B]
He said, "Yahoo! I have won the match".
[B]
(4) The traveler said, “What a dark night?”[/B]
The traveler inquired what a dark night

[B](5) He said, “Let it rain even so hard, I will start today.”[/B]
He decided that even the rain so hard be i would start that day.

[B](6) My mother said, “May you live happily and prosper in your life.”[/B]
My mother prayed that I might live happily and prosper in my life.

[B](7) He said, “How foolish have I been?”[/B]
He exclaimed with regret that he had been very foolish.

nice051 Friday, February 10, 2012 12:01 AM

[QUOTE=Afshan Choudary;402043]i have started this thread 2 practice direct indirect of Past Pprs... dear members plz review and mark out mistakes if any.

[B][COLOR=Blue][SIZE=4][CENTER]2002[/CENTER]
[/SIZE][/COLOR][/B]

[B]Change the following sentences from direct speech to Indirect Speech:[/B]

[B]1. "Hurrah''! Said the captain of the team, "we won the match".[/B]
The captain of the team exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

[B]2. "Please Sir, take pity on a poor beggar woman'', the wretched old woman asked for alms[/B]
The wretched old woman begged/requested for alms that took pity on a poor beggar woman.

[B]3. They say. "Is this the right time to arrive, Aren't you forgetting something"?[/B]
They say whether that is the right time to arrive and if we are not forgetting something.

[B]4. He often says, "I am always willing to help the needy, if I am assured they are really in need''.[/B]
He often says that he is always willing to help the needy,if he is assured they are really in need.

[B]5. The master said, "How long will you take in warming my food".[/B]
The master inquired how long he would take in warming my food.

[B]6 The boy said. "Alas' I could not pass my examination"[/B]
The boy exclaimed with sorrow that he could not pass his examination

[B]7. "Come hare quickly and work out this problem on the blackboard" said the teacher.[/B]
The teacher asked come there quickly and work out that problem on the blackboard.
[B]
8. "What a lovely evening!" Said Irum.[/B]
Irum exclaimed that the evening was lovely.

[B]9. "What is the name of this beautiful building?" asked the visitor.[/B]
The visitor inquired what the name of that building was.

[B]10. He said "Sit down over here and don't move until I allow you". [/B]
He ordered to him that sit down over there and do not move until he allow him.


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10. He ordered him to sit down over there and forbade him to move until he allowed him.

3. he said,'hurrah ! i have won the match.'

6. my mother prayed for me that i might live happily and prosper in my life.

Afshan Choudary Friday, February 10, 2012 12:15 AM

[B][CENTER][SIZE="4"][COLOR="Blue"]2010[/COLOR][/SIZE][/CENTER][/B]

[B]Change the narration from Indirect to Direct or Direct to Indirect[/B]

[B]1) On Monday he said, "My son is coming today."[/B]
He said on Monday that his son was coming that day.
[B]
2) They wanted to know where he was going the following week.[/B]
They said, "Where is he going the next week?"

[B]3) He said, "Did she go yesterday?"[/B]
He asked if she had gone previous day.

[B]4) 'By God', he said, "I do not know her nickname."[/B]
He swore by God that he did not know her nickname.

[B]5) He says that we are to meet him at the station.[/B]
He says, "We are to meet him at the station"

[B]6) He said, "I don't know the way. ask the old man sitting on the gate."[/B]
He said that he did not know the way and that to ask the old man sitting on the gate.
[B]
7) My father prayed that i would recover from my illness.[/B]
My father said to me, "May you recover."
[B]
8) He said, "How will you manage it?"[/B]
He asked that how he would managed it.

Afshan Choudary Friday, February 10, 2012 12:25 AM

[QUOTE=nice051;402089]3. he said,'hurrah ! i have won the match.'[/QUOTE]

i guess it is up to 1 how he express his joy...either by hurrah, or by yahoo...even ppl use "bravo" for same purpose...

plz correct me if m wrong....


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