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FCE REPORTED SPEECH (RV = REPORTING VERB)

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  • RV - sorry I'm late!
    apologise
  •  5
  • RV - I didn't break your phone!
    deny
  •  15
  • RV - I wish I hadn't bought that horrible t-shirt!
    regret
  •  10
  • RV - You did it! You killed him!
    accuse
  •  10
  • RV - You should try that new sushi restaurant - it's really good!
    recommend
  •  10
  • RV - You absolutely MUST see that film, it's the best film ever! Don't waste time, go NOW!
    insist on
  •  15
  • RV - Yes, OK, it was me! I ate the last piece of cake!
    admit
  •  5
  • "I went on holiday to Naples last year."
    She had gone on holiday to Naples the previous year
  •  10
  • "We'll help you!"
    They would help me
  •  5
  • "They might buy a new car next month"
    They might buy a new car the month after.
  •  10
  • RV - the bus leaves at 14.30.
    inform
  •  5
  • "I can't wait to do my English exam!"
    she couldn't wait to do her English exam
  •  10
  • "Do you want to go to the cinema tomorrow?"
    ....asked me if a I wanted to go to the cinema the following day.
  •  15
  • "we're moving to Brazil the day after tomorrow!"
    they were moving to Brazil 2 days later
  •  15
  • RV - It was TERRIBLE! The hotel was dirty and it was always raining.
    complain
  •  10
  • RV - Don't touch that! You could get an electric shock!
    warn
  •  15
  • "Where were you last night?"
    ...asked me where I was the previous night.
  •  10
  • How many times have you been to the UK?
    ....asked me how many times I had been to the UK.
  •  10