Reported Speech

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Age: 10+
Level: B2
Language: English (en)
ID: 927885
20/04/2021
Country code: ES
Country: Spain
School subject: English as a Second Language (ESL) (1061958)
Main content: Reported speech (2013113)
From worksheet author:

A worksheet with a Listening task to help students understand reported speech.

Other contents:
Listening
Worksheet description:
Objective Explanation:
The main objective of this worksheet is to enhance students' understanding of reported speech. By listening to a radio interview and filling in the gaps with the actual words of the speaker, students will practice converting direct speech into reported speech. This activity aims to develop students' ability to accurately report information and convey messages in indirect speech.

Content Overview:
The worksheet focuses on reported speech, specifically through a radio interview between a reporter and a man sailing in a yacht race. Students will have the opportunity to listen to the conversation, identify the questions asked by the reporter, and then report the dialogue by filling in the gaps with the correct reported speech. This exercise encourages students to pay attention to details and accurately convey the speaker's message.

Language and Educational Level Context:
Designed for students learning English as a Second Language (ESL), this worksheet caters to learners who are familiar with basic English grammar rules and are ready to advance their skills in reported speech. The content is structured to provide a practical application of reported speech in a real-life scenario, making it relevant and engaging for students at an intermediate level of English proficiency.

Subject Relevance:
Integrated into the broader curriculum of English as a Second Language (ESL), this worksheet is a valuable tool for reinforcing grammar rules and developing communication skills. Reported speech is a fundamental aspect of English language learning, as it allows students to accurately convey information and quotes in everyday conversations, interviews, and written communication.

Instructions:
The instructions guide students to listen attentively to a radio interview between a reporter and a man named James Baker sailing in a yacht race. By predicting the questions asked by the reporter and filling in the responses in reported speech, students engage with the content actively. The structured approach of first predicting, then listening, and finally reporting the conversation helps students understand the nuances of reported speech and practice converting direct speech into indirect speech effectively. Your task is to be attentive, analyze the interactions, and accurately report the conversation by applying the principles of reported speech outlined in the instructions.

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Reported Speech
Reported Speech

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