# Soal Reported Speech (Direct and Indirect Speech) Simple Present Paling Efektif

Ada saat dimana dalam proses komunikasi kita sehari-hari seseorang menanyakan kepada kita sebuah pernyataan yang telah disampaikan oleh orang lain.
Misal orang tersebut bertanya: "What did he say?" (apa yang telah dia katakan?)

Tentu jawaban dari pertanyaan tersebut bisa jadi merupakan pengulangan sebuah kalimat yang telah disampaikan oleh si pembicara.
Misal jawaban yang kita berikan adalah: He said (that) he was proud of us. (dia bilang bahwa dia merasa bangga kepada kita).

Pengulangan kalimat seseorang seperti itu yang disampaikan kembali kepada orang lain adalah apa yang kita sebut dengan kalimat tidak langsung (reported speech / indirect speech).
Ada banyak bentuk direct and indirect speech / reported speech dalam Bahasa Inggris, sesuai dengan jumlah tenses yang terdapat dalam Bahasa Inggris.

Sebelumnya kita telah membahas salah satunya reported speech simple present - simple past tense.
Kali ini kita akan melengkapi sekaligus mengakhiri materi tersebut dengan latihan soal dengan harapan kita akan mendapat penguatan pada pemahaman kita tentang materi tersebut.
Berikut soal reported speech simple present paling efektif selengkapnya.

## Test 1

Change the following direct speech into indirect speech / reported speech

1. Annisa: "I want to be your partner."
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2. Farhan: "Some of my friends and I visit the museum today."
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3. Mike: "My best friend sends me an e-mail tonight."
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4. Nurse: "You need to drink this medicine three times a day."
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5. Ismi: "I usually mops the floor every morning."
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6. Deku: "I don't take any shortcut to get this point."
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8. Fahmi: "I struggle to reach my dream."
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9. Eri: "My house is not far from your school."
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10. Tina: "I sleep on this sofa every night."
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11. Leader: "Before we take on the bus, we had better check our bags."
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14. Emi and Ken: "We try our best to get what we dream in our life."
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15. Rossa: "The sky is bright today. We hope the event is also full of fun."
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16. Nizar: "I always take a bath at 4 every morning."
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17. Daryl: "It's useless to do your job when your mind is mess-up."
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18. Nizar: "I am sorry, I can't do my best."
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20. Fajar: They are really good at basketball. They inspire me."
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## Test 2

Change the sentences below into direct speech

1. The teacher said (that) I was clever student.
Teacher: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

2. The instructor said (that) we didn't meet his expectation.
Instructor: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

3. Alita said (that) she played violin in that stage.
Alita: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

4. Beni said (that) he wasn't angry to us.
Beni: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

5. Anita said (that) she loved to be there because the air was fresh and the water was clean.
Anita: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

6. Anggun and Sarah said (that) they didn't want to visit my house that day.
Anggun and Sarah: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

7. Boss said (that) I had a job for that weekend.
Boss: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

8. Scott said (that) he was from Boston USA, but he wanted to be Indonesian.
Scott: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

9. Dea said (that) she ate spicy food that morning. That's why she got stomachache.
Dea: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

10. The postman said (that) my package had no sender's identity.
Postman: ". . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ."

Check the key below for your crosschecking.

### Test 1

1. Annisa said (that) she wanted to be my partner.

2. Farhan said (that) some of his friends and he visited the museum that day.

3. Mike said (that) his best friend sent him an e-mail that night.

4. The nurse said (that) I needed to drink that medicine three times a day.

5. Ismi said (that) she usually mopped the floor every morning.

6. Deku said (that) he didn't take any shortcut to get that point.

7. Andi said (that) everybody was not happy about my decision.

8. Fahmi said (that) he struggled to reach his dream.

9. Eri said (that) his house was not far from my school.

10. Tina said (that) she slept on that sofa every night.

11. The leader said (that) before we/they took on the bus, we/they had better checked our/their bags.

12. Rena said (that) she was tired of my bad attitude.

14. Emi and Ken said (that) they tried their best to get what they dream in their life.

15. Rossa said (that) the sky was bright that day. They/We hope the event was also full of fun.

16. Nizar said (that) he always took a bath at 4 every morning.

17. Daryl said (that) it was useless to do my job when my mind was mess-up.

18. Nizar said (that) he was sorry, he couldn't do his best.

19. Hikari said (that) please be patience with her. She needed my guidance.

20. Fajar said (that) they were really good at basketball. They inspired him.

### Test 2

1. Teacher: "You are clever student."

2. Instructor: "You don't meet my expectation."

3. Alita: "I play violin in this stage."

4. Beni: "I am not angry to you."

5. Anita: "I love to be here because the air is fresh and the water is clean."

6. Anggun and Sarah: "We don't want to visit your house today."

7. Boss: "You have a job for this weekend."

8. Scott: "I am from Boston USA, but I want to be Indonesian."

9. Dea: "I eat spicy food this morning. That's why I get stomachache."

10. Postman: "Your package has no sender's identity."

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