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    Question Grammar correction needed

    Hi Friends,
    need some clarification of the following:

    ***** Reported speech
    Change the following into indirect statement.
    1) Joan said, "I am waiting for Sue."

    Rule:Present continuous becomes past continuous.

    Joan said that she has been waiting for Sue.
    Is this correct? Is the rule satisfied here?

    Change the indirect questions, using the expressions in the brackets.
    2) Whose book is this (please find out)
    Please find out whose book is this. (is it correct?)

    ****** Question tags
    Positive statements with negative tags
    1) There will be a show?
    answer: Won't there? OR Won't it?

    Negative statement with positive-tags
    2) There won't be a show?
    answer: Will it? Or will there be? OR Will there?

    3) There will be a crowd?
    answer: Won't there? (is it correct?)

    appreciated

    thanks
    jac

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    Default Re: Grammar correction needed

    ***** Reported speech
    Change the following into indirect statement.
    1) Joan said, "I am waiting for Sue.
    Joan said that she was waiting for Sue.


    Change the indirect questions, using the expressions in the brackets.
    2) Whose book is this (please find out)
    Please find out whose book it is.

    ****** Question tags
    Positive statements with negative tags
    1) There will be a show?
    answer: Won't there?

    Negative statement with positive-tags
    2) There won't be a show?
    answer: Will there?

    3) There will be a crowd?
    answer: Won't there?

    Best wishes!

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    Default Re: Grammar correction needed

    Thanks

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    Default Re: Grammar correction needed

    Quote Originally Posted by edusolutions View Post
    Thanks
    You are most welcome!

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