lesson 52

English Course Online 52

Today’s Focus:

  • Vocabulary related to
  • Grammar point: Reported Speech

1/ Sentence Practice

Reported Speech

The doctor said he would take a holiday if he were me. You said you wanted to go to Paris.

They say that you should rest after an operation. My mother said that it would be better to go to Italy.

Why would it be to drain the Trevi fountain and consume the content?

So you are blaming her for the fact that you do not chew your food properly. Personally, I would blame your mother for that.

They both burst out laughing but John had to stop as his appendix started to hurt.

They said that he should move or do anything too strenuous for a little while. Martin said that he would look after the dog.

Your mother said she was not going to put coins in the Christmas pudding anymore.

Why not make apple pie and kill two birds with one stone. I will forward the suggestion and I will tell you what she says.

The nurse said you should get some rest and that I could come back after the operation.

They promised to take special care of you. So have a sleep, they say that the operation is a simple one.

See you later and good luck.

2/ Vocabulary Practice

  • Reported Speech
  • If I were you.
  • to rest
  • a  mother
  • to drain
  • the Trevi fountain
  • consume
  • the contents
  • to blame someone
  • for the fact that
  • to chew properly
  • personally
  • to blame for
  • both
  • to burst out laughing
  • to stop
  • to start to hurt
  •  should not
  • do anything too strenuous
  • for a little while
  • look after the dog
  • apple pie
  • kill two birds with one stone
  • to forward the suggestion
  • to get some rest
  • to come back after
  • they promised
  • to take care of
  • have a sleep
  • simple


3/ Grammar Practice


4/ Practice Quiz

Complete the quizzes below.

  1. Today’s comprehension interactive video: 
  2. Today’s sentences drag and drop: 
  3. Today’s grammar fill in the right words: 


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