Element FORM: REPORTED REQUESTS AND COMMANDS
SuperCat REPORTED SPEECH
SubCat reported speech
Lexical Range N/A
Level B1
Cando Can report requests and commands with 'ask' or 'tell' + direct object and 'to-'infinitive.
Corrected Learner Example She asked me to come back as soon as possible because my father is seriously ill. (Malaysia; B1 THRESHOLD; 2005; Malay; Pass)

As the concert finished, I heard someone call my name, I turned and there were two men from security who asked me to go up on the stage. (Cyprus; B1 THRESHOLD; 2006; Greek; Pass)

Dad asked me to help him at work. (Uruguay; B1 THRESHOLD; 2009; Spanish - Latin American; Pass)

He told me to go outside the concert hall and wait for him to come. (Cyprus; B1 THRESHOLD; 2006; Greek; Pass)

I have caught a cold and my doctors told me to rest in bed for a few days. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2009; Kurdish; Pass)

They told me to stay in the car and watch them and try to remember their faces. (B1 THRESHOLD; 2007; Slovak; Pass)
Uncorrected Learner Example
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