rEPORTED SPEECH? THE VERB MOVES BACK A TENSE, E.G. PRESENT SIMPLE/PAST SIMPLE, PRESENT
CONTINIOUS/ PAST CONTINIOUS, ETC.
Ae you a student? She asked me if I was a student
Is Lisa watching TV? She asked me if Lisa was watching TV
The past perfect tense and modal verbs should, could, might and ought to don't change in reported speech.
What sould i do? She asked me was she sould do
We use ask, want to know or wondered to report questions. We change the interrogative formto the affirmative form, and we put the subject before the verb.
Where are you? He wantend to know where I was
A yes/no question is introduced by if or whether.
Can I borrow your bike? She wondered if/wether she could borrow my bike
REWRITE THE QUESTUIONS IN REPORTED SPEECH.
1. Will the flight be delayed?.....Jill wanted to know......(completar)
2. Where have you been all night?
My parents wanted to know........(completar
3.Will I pass my exam?
4'. Did you remember the invitations
Sue asked me......(completar)
5. How long have you been learning in Germany?