Reported Speech

Gap-fill exercise

Fill in all the gaps, then press "Check" to check your answers. Use the "Hint" button to get a free letter if an answer is giving you trouble. You can also click on the "[?]" button to get a clue. Note that you will lose points if you ask for hints or clues!
1) My friend Galit is a very outgoing person. She (always/tell) me about her problems. Last week she (phone) me and (say) that her boyfriend (leave) her and that she (be) very upset. I asked her why he (want) to split up. She replied that he (complain) all the time that she (be) insensitive and that he (not like) the fact that she (tell) me everything about their relationship. She (add) that he (want) her to promise him that she (stop/tell) me all her secrets. I (tell) her (not be) depressed and forget about him.

2) He said that they (be) unkind to him. He added that they (refuse) (help) him when he (be) in trouble and that he (never forgive) them.

3) He said he (not expect) guests that day so I told him that I (not wait) for anyone either. He said that he (come) over and that we (can spend) the day together.