Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet
Indirect and direct speech are crucial components of an English grammar education. Most students find it hard and challenging to understand direct and indirect speech. Knowing when to utilize direct and indirect speech can assist students in constructing grammatically accurate statements. Practicing or solving direct and indirect speech worksheets/exercises can be beneficial in having a thorough understanding of this subject.
So, continue reading to complete the direct and indirect speech worksheet.
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Part A
Change the following direct speech sentences to Indirect narration.
Read the below-mentioned statements and change them into indirect speech.
- Sahil said to me, “When are you returning? “
- “What is the time?” the stranger asked Ashna.
- The professor said to Shipra, “Why are you quiet? “
- Dhronacharya said to Arjun, “Aim at the fish’s eye. “
- “Bring the witness,” said the judge.
- “Ring the Fire-brigade,” said the woman.
- Bobby said to me, “I must do the homework.”
- My brother told me, “You were right.”
- Sharma told me, “Please sit here till I come back.”
- The coach said, “Bravo! You have performed excellently.”
- Raju said, “Alas! My kitty got injured.”
- Romi said, “I may come to the seminar”
- Bunny said to Sunny, “Do you see me?”
- The little kid said, “Let me sit here.”
- Grandpa said, “May God bless you.”
Note: Try changing the sentences to indirect speech on your own, and then look at the answers to find out how many you converted rightly.
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Answers to Part A
- Sahil asked me when I was returning.
- The stranger asked Ashna what the time was.
- The professor asked Shipra Why she was quiet.
- Dhronacharya ordered Arjuna to aim at the fish’s eye.
- The judge ordered to bring the witness.
- The woman urged to ring the fire brigade.
- Bobby said to me he had to do the homework.
- My brother told me that I was right.
- Sharma requested me to sit here till she comes back.
- The coach applauded me by saying that I had performed excellently.
- Raju told sadly that his kitty got injured.
- Romi said that she might come to the seminar.
- Bunny asked Sunny if he saw him.
- The little kid requested to let him sit here.
- Grandpa blessed me that God might bless me.
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Part B
Change the following in-direct speech sentences to direct narration.
Read the below-mentioned statements and change them into Direct speech.
- She thanked me.
- She asked if I could swim ?
- He said that he never ate Indian food.
- She said that she had found a place to live.
- Aditi asked where she was going.
- Professor told everyone to sit down.
- The student asked if we could begin.
- The woman said she had to come.
- Tom said he might visit his hometown.
- He said that he was seeing his grandparents the following day.
- Shina asked if they resided here.
- Tim asked how they would reach here.
- The stranger asked the woman if she came from Asia.
- The beggar asked whether any one of them would help her.
- He said that he did not like the Pizza.
Note: Try changing the sentences to direct speech on your own, and then look at the answers to find out how many you changed correctly.
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Answers to Part B
- She said, “Thank You!”
- She asked, “Can you swim?”
- He said, “I never eat Indian food.”
- “I have found a place to live”, she said.
- Aditi said, “Where is she going?”
- Professor said, “Sit down, everyone.”
- The student said, “Shall we begin.”
- The woman said, “I must come.”
- Tom said, “I may visit my hometown.”
- “I am seeing my grandparents tomorrow.”
- Shina said, “Do they reside here?”
- Tim said, “How will they reach here.?”
- A stranger said to a woman, “Do you come from Asia?”
- The beggar said, “Will anyone of you help me?”
- He said, “I don’t like Pizza.”
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Part C
Transform the following passage into Direct Speech
Go through the below-mentioned passage and change it into direct speech.
Richard told Iman that the latter had misplaced one item that belonged to the office. Iman asked what the item was. Richard asked where the laptop was. Iman responded that (the missing of the laptop) was correct – and he must find out about it.
Direct and Indirect Speech Worksheet- Answers to Part C
Richard said to Iman, “you have misplaced one item that belongs to the office. “
“What is that item?” asked Iman.
“where is the laptop?” said Richard.
“That is correct- I must find our about it,” said Iman.
The worksheet will help you lessen your difficulties with direct and indirect speech. So, you can easily answer these exercises and understand the concept better.