1.The Prestige, a 26-year-old oil tanker, spilled 63,000 tons of oil off
the coast of Galicia. Years after the disaster, a journalist interviewed some
of the people involved in the clean-up. These are her questions. Can you change
them into indirect/reported speech?
did you use in the clean-up?” she asked the volunteer.
asked the volunteer what…
marine life in the area suffer badly?” she asked the expert.
is the Prestige still causing
concern?” she asked the fisherman.
didn´t they bring the tanker nearer the coast?” she asked the expert.
2.Read the questions posted on an
environmental website. Rewrite them as reported questions:
nuclear power the answer to our energy needs?” James Williams, London.
Williams from London asked if/whether …
causing climate change?” Carl Turner, Dallas.
should I be concerned about global warming?” Mary Tempest, California.
can I live a greener life?” Sheila Davis, Sydney-
the future be better for my children?” Liz James, Cape Town.
3.Do exercises 1-3 on page 128 of your English book.
would rather deal with a human, because I like talking to people and
human interaction in general; you can know them and have a relation
with them, maybe only a formal one, or even a friendship. I also
like people doing jobs because if the job assistant or the waiter is
a robot, less people will have the possibility to find a job, and I
think that is bad for us, humans.