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What did Shirley say she would do during the weekend? She said she would go to see a film during the weekend. Reported speech I will go to see a film during the weekend.
Listen to the interview with Huang Lili who is an acrobatic artist, and write down three questions that the journalist asked her.
1.When did you decide to be a dancer? 2. Is your job dangerous? 3. What are your plans for the future? I asked Huang lili When she had decided to be a dancer. I asked Huang lili if/whether her job was dangerous. I asked Huang lili what her plans for the future were.
Can you find any changes? in tenses in pronouns in word order --- statement order
Present Simple Present Continuous Present Perfect Present Perfect Continuous Past Simple Past Continuous
Listen again and complete the interview. Journalist: When did you decide to be a dancer? Huang: When I was at school. I wanted to do something exciting so I applied to a dancing school and got accepted. I love dancing. This is the life for me! Journalist: Describe a typical day. Huang: Well,my day are usually very long. _________, for example, I was practising until 10 o’clock and today I got up early to practise bending. I’m working on a new act_____, which I’m going to perform on the stage for the first time ____ in Beijing ________. Journalist: Is your job dangerous? Huang: I --- er--- I’ve had a few accidents. _________, I broke my wrist and __________ I twisted my ankle, but it doesn’t happen that often do it’s not that bad. Journalist: what are your plans for the future? Huang: if things go well, I’ll continue with dancing for another five or ten years. And after that, I want to be a coach and stay with the group. Yesterday now herenext week Last year last month
Read the report of the interview, and pay attention to the changes in the Indirect Speech. Please underline the time in the report.
Find the equivalents and match them. now today yesterday last month last year next week here the day before the previous month there that day at the time the year before the following week
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3. Yes/No questions “Did you go to the British Museum yesterday?” asked Kate. Kate asked me if/whether I had gone to the British Museum the day before. The old man said to the passer-by, “Will you tell me the way to the square?” The old man asked the passer-by to tell him the way to the square.