Lesson 7h

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7.8 Repeat each sentence substituting “he” for “John.” Say “yesterday,” “today,” or “tomorrow” for the time. You may also use “then” or “now.”

7.8a I told you what John said.
(I told you yesterday what he said then.) I told you yesterday what he said then. (I told you yesterday what he said then.)

7.8b I am telling you what John said.
(I am telling you today what he said yesterday.) I am telling you today what he said yesterday. (I am telling you today what he said yesterday.)

7.8c I will tell you what John said.
(I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday.) I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday. (I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday.)

7.8d I told you what John is saying.
(I told you yesterday what he is saying today.) I told you yesterday what he is saying today. (I told you yesterday what he is saying today.)

7.8e I told you what John will say.
(I told you yesterday what he will say tomorrow.) I told you yesterday what he will say tomorrow. (I told you yesterday what he will say tomorrow.)

7.8f I am telling you what John said.
(I am telling you today what he said yesterday.) I am telling you today what he said yesterday. (I am telling you today what he said yesterday.)

7.8g I am telling you what John is saying.
(I am telling you today what he is saying now.) I am telling you today what he is saying now. (I am telling you today what he is saying now.)

7.8h I am telling you what John will say.
(I am telling you today what he will say tomorrow.) I am telling you today what he will say tomorrow. (I am telling you today what he will say tomorrow.)

7.8i I will tell you what John said.
(I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday.) I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday. (I will tell you tomorrow what he said yesterday.)

7.8j I will tell you what John is saying.
(I will tell you tomorrow what he is saying today.) I will tell you tomorrow what he is saying today. (I will tell you tomorrow what he is saying today.)

7.8k I will tell you what John will say.
I will tell you tomorrow what he will say then.) I will tell you tomorrow what he will say then. (I will tell you tomorrow what he will say then.)