-You say something.
She said that she loves John.
-You say things “to people”
He said to me that he was tired.
-Direct Speech and Direct questions
Amanda said, “Hello!”
She said, “Where were you?”
She said that it was raining.
-You tell someone something
She told me to go home.
-Direct Speech only when giving instructions or information
She told me, “I must visit London.”
She told us that she went to the store.
-Common phrases that are exceptions
to tell a story
to tell a lie
to tell the truth
to tell the future
to tell the time
1. Can you ---- me what time the film starts?
6. Susan ----, "Let's go out for dinner."
Choose the correct verb and tense: to say or to tell,
1. Ron ______ that he was tired.
2. Ron ______ Jane that he was tired.
3. Anthony ______ that you have a new job.
4. Tara _______ John that she loves him.
5. She _______ everybody that he had to leave.
6. Tony _______ to Ron that he had done very well.
7. “I'd like to sleep,” she _______ him to be quiet.
8. Amanda _______, “Hello, John. How are you?
9. “That's great,” she _______.
10. He _______ her, “He had never been to Italy.”
11. The policeman _______ that the prisoner had escaped
12. She _______ that it was raining.
13. She _______ me that she would call at 2pm.
14. They _______ me that they had eaten fish.
15. He _______ her to go home.
16. She _______ him to sit down.
17. They _______ me not to wait.
18. When you see Neil, _______ him to take a break from work.
19. _______ your sister to go to sleep.
20. Can you _______ a story before I go to sleep?
21. She always _______ lies to her parents.
22. Parents don't always _______ the truth to protect their children.
23. I lost my watch, please _______ me the time.
24. Do you know how to _______ the time?
25. Tara _______ Joe to go away.