小測驗 — 間接引語

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在英語中,想要照搬一個人的原話時,應該使用直接引語。而如果想要轉述他人的語句,那麼則應使用間接引語 「indrect speech」,也可被稱為 「reported speech」。在將陳述句和疑問句轉換成間接引語時,句子的結構、人稱、時態、時間都要發生改變。考一考自己對間接引語知識點的掌握,做下面的八道測驗題。

1. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: I feel amazing.
B: He _______ amazing after his operation.

a) say he feels

b) feels he said

c) says he has felt

d) said he felt

2. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: I am running about 5 kilometres a day.
B: Izzy _______ about 5 kilometres a day.

a) said she was running

b) is running

c) says she was running

d) said she ran

3. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: I was the head waiter at the Ritz Hotel in London.
B: He _______ the head waiter at the Ritz Hotel in London.

a) said has he been

b) says he had been

c) said he had been

d) said him was

4. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: Jesse has recently become a vegan.
B: Jesse _______ a vegan.

a) has just become

b) said she had recently become

c) she said had just become

d) says she has recently became

5. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: We have been thinking of going to Malaysia for the last three years.
B: They _______ of going to Malaysia for the last three years.

a) had thought

b) say they think

c) said they had been thinking

d) said they has been thinking

6. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: I will be hiking through the Amazon rainforest this time next week!
B: She _______ through the Amazon rainforest this time next week.

a) says she will hiking

b) says she would have been hiking

c) said she will have been

d) said she would be hiking

7. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: How long have you been working in the Birmingham office?
B: She _______ in the Birmingham office.

a) asked me how long had I been working

b) asked me how long I had been working

c) asked me how long I will been working

d) asked me how long I has been working

8. Complete sentence B so that it changes sentence A from direct to indirect speech.
A: I’ll come over to your house instead of you coming over to mine.
B: He _______.

a) said he will come over your house instead of us going over to mine.

b) said he’s coming over to our house instead of we going over to he.

c) said he would come over to our house instead of us going over to his.

d) said he had been coming over to our house instead of us going over to his.

答案

1) d, 2) a, 3) c, 4) b, 5) c, 6) d, 7) b, 8) c.