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Worksheets for reporting verbs

 
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reporting verbs oral practice (doc)
Groups of three. Twelve cards with statements etc in direct speech. Divide ...
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Reporting verbs
Direct speech statements for oral transformation using specialized reportin...
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reporting verb dominoes
Twelve dominoes. Verbs: admit, confirm, encourage, persuade, claim, advise,...
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Online resources for reporting verbs

 
quiz
 reporting verbs quiz 1
12-question multiple-choice quiz
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 reporting verbs quiz 2
MC quiz focusing on syntax with reporting verbs
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notes
 notes - reporting verbs
Comprehensive and printable set of notes. reporting verb + (that) clause reporting verb + object + (that) clause reporting verb + object + infinitive
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Book references for reporting verbs

 
General English course books (adults) 3
Photocopiable resource books 1
Grammar books with exercises 1
General English adult course resource packs 2

General English course books (adults)


 Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Vaughan Jones   Susan Kay   
Unit 8 Escape  Pages 70 - 71
(1) Ss order sentences in a summary of the reading A day at the seaside (Bill Bryson)
(2) Focus on reporting verbs in the above exercise. Ss divide these into two lists: 'say' type and 'tell' type i.e. those that do and do not take a direct object.
(3) Dictionary reading exercise as follow up (dictionary extracts are printed on the page)
(4) Reading passage Where's my car : son steal's mum's car with multiple choice exercise focusing on reporting verbs.

Unit 14 Review 2  Page 131 
 

 New Cutting Edge Upper Intermediate students' book 
Peter Moore   Sarah Cunningham   
Module 12 Media mania  Pages 132 - 133
 

 New Inside Out Student's Book Upper Intermediate 
Susan Kay   Vaughan Jones   
Unit 3 Gold  Page 27   Where's my car?
News article on woman's car stolen by her son leads into reported speech.
Unit 7 Escape  Page 70   Reporting verbs
 

Photocopiable resource books


 Grammar Activities 2 - Upper Intermediate 
Will Forsyth   Sue Lavender   
60 - 61 Reporting verbs  Pages 60 - 61
(60) ask, warn, suggest, invite, order, insist, remind, tell (61) advise, agree, think, want, ask, insist, say, suggest, tell, persuade, remind
 

Grammar books with exercises


 Developing Grammar in Context 
Mark Nettle   Diana Hopkins   
20 Reported speech 2: reporting verbs  Pages 113 - 118
 

General English adult course resource packs


 Reward Intermediate Resource Pack 
Susan Kay   
25 Reported speech dominoes  Page 25 
Dominoes with 'refuse', 'remind', 'invite' etc.
 

 Reward Upper-intermediate Resource Pack 
Susan Kay   
20b Neighbours  Page 20 
Jig saw story containing reporting verbs. Students dictate to each other in pairs.