Exercise of indirect speech (Subjunctive I)
1. "Vater ist krank gewesen. " - Er hat gesagt, Vater ____ krank ____.
("The father was sick" - He said, the father had been sick)
2. "Mutter hatte Geld." - Er hat gesagt, Mutter ____ Geld ____.
("Mother had money" - He said, mother has had money)
3. "Mara hat keine Angst." - Er hat gesagt, Mara ____ Angst.
("Mara has no fear" - He said, Mara has had no fear)
4. "Sie waren zusammen." - Er hat gesagt, sie ____ zusammen ____.
("They were together" - He said, they had been together)
5. "Er hatte Sie geliebt." - Er hat gesagt, er ____ sie ____.
("He loved her" - He said, he has loved her)
6. "Laura war nach Hamburg gereist." - Er hat gesagt, Laura ____ nach Hamburg ____.
("Laura traveled to Hamburg" - He said, Laura has traveled to Hamburg)
7. "Tante Hilde wohnt in Hamburg." - Er hat gesagt, Tante Hilde ____ in Hamburg .
("Aunt Hilde lives in Hamburg" - He said, aunt Hilde lives in Hamburg)
8. "Wir hatten dich besucht. " Er hat gesagt, wir ____ dich ____.
("We have visited you" - He said, we have visited you)
This not a good example of the usage of subjunctive I. We have learned that in this cases we use the subjunctive II to identify the indirect speech
Use the subjunctive II
Er hat gesagt, wir ____ dich ____. (He said, we would have visited you)
9. "Der Tisch war aufgebaut." Er hat gesagt, der Tisch ____ ____.
("The table was built" - He said, the table were built)
10. "Die Wohnung war gestrichen." Er hat gesagt, die Wohnung ____ ____.
("The apartment was painted" - He said, the apartmend was painted)
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