Controlled grammar speaking practice
Students work in groups of 3
As far as realistic practice of reporting verbs goes, this enjoyable 'detective and suspect' interrogation is a sure-fire way to get your students using these verbs.
Controlled grammar writing practice
Students work individually
This accuracy-focused worksheet is for students to get both reported speech and reporting verbs right. A simple premise: students read a range of sentences which they must report using both methods.