• Answer the questions carefully after learing your lesson of the day.

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   1 – Complete the reported speech with a verb in the box.

1) All the students hope  to be put being put into Mr Brown’s class.
2) He can’t stand  to be proved being proved wrong in an argument.
3) Are you prepared  to be asked being asked some difficult questions?
4) Anyone who is late for the bus risks  to be left being left behind!
5) Your aunt appeared  to be shocked being shocked by the film. What were you watching?
6) We knew he was missing school because he kept  to be seen being seen around town during the day.
7) I’m worried about not  to be chosen not being chosen for the team.
8) No one likes  to be delayed being delaying at airports.
9) The winning team stopped in their home town  to be cheered being cheered by their fans after they won the cup.

   2 – Match 1–6 with A–F.

1) In the past, it was believed that
2) It is commonly known that
3) It has been claimed that there are
4) A serious car crash is reported
5) Native American Indians are thought
6) The government has agreed to

 3 – Rewrite the reporter’s sentences starting with the words in 1–5.

1) It is known that the robbery happened at three in the morning .
2) It is .
3) It is .
4) A blue van is said to have .
5) The robbers are

       4- Complete the text with the words in brackets, using reporting passive structures.

When Columbus proposed a plan reach the East by sailing west (it / criticize) by many people including his own King of Portugal. (it / claim) that Columbus had underestimated the actual circumference of the Earth, Eventually ,Columbus is (know / convince) the King and Queen of Spain who (expect / reward) him with new lands. After some weeks at sea, his crew were growing angry and Columbus only (avoid / kill ) by the desperate men when an island was finally sighted. The island (believe / be ) part of what is now the Bahamas.