Передайте следующие предложения в косвенной речи.
1. “Have you got a Russian-English dictionary?” he asked me. “Can you let me have it for this evening? I must do some very difficult translation.” “All right,” I said. “I won’t need it tonight.”
2. “I thought about you last night, Lydia,” said Nellie. “Have you decided to go to Omsk with your parents or will you remain here with your aunt until you finish school?”
3. “Have you done your homework or did you leave it till the evening, Bob?” asked Mike. “ I thought of inviting you to go to the theatre with me, but I remembered that you nearly always do your homework in the evening.”
4. “I am fond of Dickens,” said Jack. “ I have been reading ‘The Old Curiosity Shop’ the whole week. I like the novel very much. I am reading it for the second time.”
5. “I think my friend has finished reading ‘Jane Eyre’ ,” said Tanya. “I hope she will give it to me soon: I am eager to read it.”
1. He asked me if I had a Russian-English dictionary. He wondered if I could let him have it for that evening. He added that he must (had to) do some very difficult translation. I agreed and added that I should not need the dictionary that night.
2. Nellie told Lydia that she had thought about her the night before. She wanted to know if Lydia had decided to go to Omsk with her parents or whether she would remain there with her aunt until she finished school.
3. Mike asked Bob if he had done his homework or left it till the evening. He added that he had thought of inviting Bob to go to the theatre with him but had remembered that he nearly always did his homework in the evening.
4. Jack said that he was fond of Dickens. He said that he had been reading “The Old Curiosity Shop” the whole week. He added that he liked the novel very much and that he was reading it for the second time.
5. Tanya said that she thought her friend had finished reading “Jane Eyre” . She added that she hoped her friend would give it to her soon and explained that she was eager to read it.
Восстановите прямую речь в предложениях.
1. Mary wondered if Jane would be busy the next day. — Will you be busy tomorrow?
2. John asked Mary if she was afraid of thunderstorm.
3. He asked her if she had ever walked in rainy weather.
4. Mary told John that she preferred sunny days.
5. The woman asked her son if he was in a hurry.
6. Ann asked if they would go to the country the next day.
7. Kate asked her friend what she liked to do on her days off.
8. I asked the secretary if I might speak to the headmistress.
9. Nick wanted to know if Helen would give him her book.
10. Tom asked if Jane would come to the Philharmonic with him. Jane asked at what time he was planning to go. Tom said that it would take them long to get there. Jane asked where they would meet.
2. Are you afraid of thunderstorm?
3. Have you ever walked in rainy weather?
4. I prefer sunny days.
5. Are you in a hurry?
6. Will you go to the country tomorrow?
7. What do you like to do on your days off?
8. May I speak to the headmistress?
9. Will you give me your book?
10. Will you come to the Philharmonic with me? — At what time are you planning to go? — It will take us long to get there. — Where shall we meet?
Передайте следующие предложения в косвенной речи.
1. «Do you know where the Browns live?» we asked a passerby.
2. «There are a lot of trains to my station on Sunday,» said Andrew to us. «You will have no problems getting to my country place.»
3. «Do you often meet my sister at the library?» he asked me.
4. «Will the teacher return our exercise books today?» asked Nick.
5. «My nephew is a very capable young man,» said the woman. «He has just graduated from college, but he is already a very skilful specialist.»
6. «Sit still and don’t move your head,» said the doctor to me.
7. «I want to know how your cousin likes working at this hospital,» said Vera to Helen.
8. «Don’t forget to bring your exercise books tomorrow,» said the teacher to us. «You are going to write a very important paper.»
9. «How can I get to the circus?» asked the girl. «Take tram number five,» said the man.
10. «I am very sorry, Kate,» said Mike, «I have forgotten to bring your dictionary.»
11. «When does your mother go shopping?» asked the neighbour.
1. We asked a passerby whether he knew where the Browns lived.
2. Andrew told us that there were a lot of trains to his station on Sunday and added that we should have no problems getting to his country place.
3. He asked me if I often met his sister at the library.
4. Nick wanted to know if the teacher would return their exercise books that day.
5. The woman said that her nephew was a very capable young man. She added that he had just graduated from college, but he was already a very skilful specialist.
6. The doctor told me to sit still and not to move my head.
7. Vera told Helen that she wanted to know how her cousin liked working at that hospital.
8. The teacher told us not to forget to bring our exercise books the next day and explained that we were going to write a very important paper.
9. The girl wanted to know how she could get to the curcus. The man told her to take tram number five.
10. Mike told Kate that he was very sorry and added that he had forgotten to bring her dictionary.
11. The neighbour wondered when my mother went shopping.
Передайте следующие предложения в косвенной речи.
1. Не said to me: «Come at nine o’clock, I shall be free at that time and we shall have a nice cup of coffee.»
2. Nina asked her friend: «What did the professor speak about in his lecture?»
3. Ann said: «He is one of the best speakers I have ever heard.»
4. He said: «I haven’t yet seen the film you are talking about.»
5. He said: «I seldom went to see my friend in May as I was very busy.»
6. She asked her brother: «Will you manage to get tickets to the Philharmonic on Sunday?»
7. My friend said: «We arrived in Kiev on Saturday and the next day we went to have a look around the city.»
8. She said to me: «Did you live in St. Petersburg ten years ago?»
9. She said to me: «Are you going to leave St. Petersburg for the summer?»
10. My friend said to me: «The discussion will still be going on when you return.»
11. He said: «I am proud of my brother who took the first prize at the competition.»
12. She asked me: «How long have you been living in St. Petersburg?»
13. She said: «He has just left.»
14. He asked me: «When will your parents arrive in St. Petersburg?»
15. She said to me: «Were you present at the meeting yesterday?»
1. He told me to come at nine o’clock and added that he would be free at that time and we should have a nice cup of coffee.
2. Nina asked her friend what the professor had spoken about in his lecture.
3. He said that the man was one of the best speakers he had ever heard.
4. He said that he had not yet seen the film I was talking about.
5. He said that he had seldom gone to see his friend in May as he had been very busy.
6. She asked her brother whether he would manage to get tickets to the Philharmonic on Sunday.
7. My friend said that they had arrived in Kiev on Saturday and the next day they had gone to have a look around the city.
8. She asked if I had lived in St. Petersburg ten years before.
9. She asked me if I was going to leave St. Petersburg for the summer.
10. My friend told me that the discussion would still be going on when I returned.
11. He said that he was proud of his brother who had taken the first prize at the competition.
12. She wanted to know how long I had been living in St. Petersburg.
13. She said that he had just left.
14. He was interested to know when my parents would arrive in St. Petersburg.
15. She wanted to know if I had been present at the meeting the day before.
Переделайте предложения из прямой в косвенную речь.
Tom. What would you do if you were in my shoes?
Tim. I would polish them.
Teacher. What’s wrong in the sentence “Ann didn’t go to the library yesterday as she had had a birthday”?
Student. If the sentence which had “had had” had had “had”, it would have been correct.
A nervous passenger approached the captain timidly. “What would happen,” she asked, “if we struck a large iceberg?” “The iceberg would pass on as if nothing had happened,” replied the captain. The old lady was very much relieved.
Wife. Darling, where would you go for a holiday if you could afford it?
Husband. I would go somewhere I’ve never been to.
Wife. Well, how about the kitchen?
Roger. Why do you think your marriage has lasted so well?
Jeff. My wife and I always have dinner out on Saturdays.
Roger. How very romantic! I wish Laura and I had done so too, maybe we wouldn’t have parted. Where do you go?
Jeff. Well, I go for a Chinese. I haven’t the foggiest idea where she goes.
Roger. Well, well, sometimes two is a crowd, too.
1. Tom asked Tim what he would do if he were in his shoes. Tim answered that he would polish them.
2. The teacher asked the student what was wrong in the sentence “Ann didn’t go…”. The student explained that if the sentence which had “had had” had had “had”, it would have been correct.
3. A nervous passenger approached the captain timidly and asked him what would happen if they struck a large iceberg. The captain replied that the iceberg would pass on as if nothing had happened. The old lady was very much relieved.
4. A wife asked her husband where he would go for a holiday if he could afford it. The husband answered that he would go somewhere he had never been to. The wife offered him to go to the kitchen.
5. Roger asked Jeff why he thought his marriage had lasted so well. Jeff explained that he and his wife always had dinner out on Saturdays. Roger considered it to be very romantic. He said he wished Laura and he had done so too, then they wouldn’t have parted. And he wondered where they usually went. Jeff replied that he personally went for a Chinese. And he added that he had no idea (didn’t have the foggiest idea) where she went. To this Roger remarked that sometimes two is a crowd, too.