Author:
Kshema Jose
Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Homework/Assignment
Level:
College / Upper Division
Tags:
Grammar
License:
Creative Commons Attribution
Language:
English
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Downloadable docs

Navigation Support Document. reported speech

Navigation Support Document. reported speech

Overview

Navigation support documents are worksheets that list a set of websites with a task created around them aligned to a teaching objective. 

These worksheets can guide learners from one website/ webpage to the next asking them to perform certain learning activities using each link in order to achieve the objective.

Grammar

Navigation support document

Skill developed: Grammar using websites

Sub skills developed:  reported speech  

Level 1: Let’s start with some examples. Visit http://www.english-zone.com/verbs/indirect.html

Read every sentence slowly. Make your own notes in the table below choosing any one verb. 

A few examples are given using the verb WORK.

SIMPLE PRESENT

 

Work

SIMPLE PAST

 

Worked

PRESENT progressive

 

Am working

PAST progressive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Visit this site for more examples and simple explanations. 

https://www.englishpractice.com/improve/direct-indirect-speech-rules-change-tenses/

If you feel ready now, take a test

http://a4esl.org/q/h/9807/lm-reported.html

The site has one problem. Please note we do not need the double inverted commas “….” on answers. 

Revise once more and take another test

https://www.tolearnenglish.com/exercises/exercise-english-2/exercise-english-66744.php

Optional: Here is one more test ---------------

https://www.thoughtco.com/reported-speech-quiz-for-english-learners-4061537

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Level 2: Do you need more detailed help and explanation of rules?

Go to http://www.sakshieducation.com/Story.aspx?nid=88167

This site also introduces how to report questions, requests, commands, exclamations and wishes.

Take the practice test in the page and check the answer key.

Optional: Do you need more help? Then visit all or a few of the following:

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You’re now ready for this:

http://english-the-international-language.com/repsp.html

Take the tests at the end of the lesson. Write down your answers and then check your answers yourself.

 

Level 3: http://julioteacher.blogspot.com/2018/04/reported-speech.html

This site introduces how to choose your reporting verbs. So, instead of using asked, said and told, we can use other verbs.  

Once you complete reading this site, read the handout to consolidate your learning.

After the handout, please take this test

https://english.best/questions/6424,would-you-like-to-spend-the-weekend-with-us-they-___-her-to-spend-the-weekend-with-them/

 

After you complete the test, fill up the worksheet and email it to your teacher.