Anonymous:
Hi im hoping someone can help me. I am very rusty on English homework lol but my Polish friend has asked me to help her with this piece of text to convert it from indirect to direct speech, can someone please just guide me on whether i am doing it right please? I have posted the first paragraph and hope you can tell me whether im doing it right!

Paragraph to Convert:

t29. Mr. Berdennikov ( ) notes with appreciation the objectivity of the Director General’s report on the Agency’s efforts to implement the work plan on outstanding issues and other matters related to the implementation of the safe guards agreement. He also note that ’s cooperation with the Agency in that regard. The positive progress confirms that the Director General’s approach was correct and The Russian Federation fully supports his work in the regard. It was important that all concerns Member States did their utmost efforts to seek resolution of the nuclear issue by peaceful means .

My Conversion:

t29. Mr Berdennikov said “ I note with appreciation the objectivity of the Director General’s report on the Agency’s efforts to implement the work plan on outstanding issues and other matters related to the implementation of the safe guards agreement. I also note ’s cooperation with the Agency in that regard. The positive progress confirms that the Director General’s approach was correct and The Russian Federation fully supports his work in that regard. It was important that all concerned Member States did their utmost effort to seek resolution of the nuclear issue by peaceful means.”

Many thanks in advance if anyone can help me!!!!!!!!!

Alex

Hi Alex,

The original raises some questions on its own. The blue highlighed area is not a full sentence, so I'm not sure what you're supposed to do with it. It's also no clear if what follows ("The positive...") was part of Mr. B's comments or an observation by the author of the article.

t29. Mr. Berdennikov ( Russian Federation) notes with appreciation the objectivity of the Director General’s report on the Agency’s efforts to implement the work plan on outstanding issues and other matters related to the implementation of the safe guards agreement. He also note that Iran’s cooperation with the Agency in that regard. The positive progress confirms that the Director General’s approach was correct and The Russian Federation fully supports his work in the regard. It was important that all concerns Member States did their utmost efforts to seek resolution of the Iran nuclear issue by peaceful means .

However, if all of this was said by Mr. B, your giant quote seems correct.

My Conversion:

t29. Mr Berdennikov said “ I note with appreciation the objectivity of the Director General’s report on the Agency’s efforts to implement the work plan on outstanding issues and other matters related to the implementation of the safe guards agreement. I also note Iran’s cooperation with the Agency in that regard. The positive progress confirms that the Director General’s approach was correct and The Russian Federation fully supports his work in that regard. It was important that all concerned Member States did their utmost effort to seek resolution of the Iran nuclear issue by peaceful means.”
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Anonymous:
ok this is the whole thing! im very confused with changing this from indirect to direct speech! im not being lazy in trying to help my friend i just want to get it right! it looks like its a report and im not sure of the correct use for direct speech here!

t29. Mr. Berdennikov ( ) notes with appreciation the objectivity of the Director General’s report on the Agency’s efforts to implement the work plan on outstanding issues and other matters related to the implementation of the safe guards agreement. He also note that ’s cooperation with the Agency in that regard. The positive progress confirms that the Director General’s approach was correct and The Russian Federation fully supports his work in the regard. It was important that all concerns Member States did their utmost efforts to seek resolution of the nuclear issue by peaceful means .30. The report’s conclusions that the information provided by Iran on its and past P-1 and P-2 centrifuge programmes was consistent with the Agency’s findings were an important component of progress towards resolving the outstanding issues on the Iranian nuclear programme. In that context, the noted also that provides the Agency with the copy of the uranium metal document. In some cases, the work plan was implement ahead the schedule. His delegation expected that it would continue to be implemented in a constructive and cooperative spirit, showing initiative. Ongoing implementation of the agreements between and the Agency is require, and an expansion of the Agency’s verification activities in .31. The Russian Federation endorse the Director General’s call on Iran to resume application of the additional protocol as soon as possible and to implement the confidence- building measures requested in the relevant Security Council and Board of Governors resolutions, including suspension of all enrichment related activities. That decision is justified because it did not make good economic sense to establish indigenous and expensive nuclear fuel cycle capabilities in States, like , with a low nuclear power plant capacity. Proposals are being examined to establish international cooperation regarding uranium enrichment services on mutually beneficial and economically sound The Russian Federation hope that Iran will consider carefully the options for meeting its own nuclear fuel cycle production needs and make a balanced and logical decision.51. Mr. Berdennikov () Welcome the decision of and to conclude safeguards agreements and additional protocols with the Agency, and the decision of to conclude an additional protocol.52. The supports the strengthening of the Agency’s verification activities, in particular by extending the application of safeguards agreements and additional protocols, and it is in favour of the universal application of the additional protocol. Thus, on , President Putin have signed a Federal law on the ratification of the ’s additional protocol and, on , that document have entered into force. He calls on all States party to the NPT which have not yet done so to fulfil their obligations under the NPT and conclude comprehensive safeguards agreements with the International Atomic Energy Agency, and urge them to conclude and bring into force additional protocols.77. Mr. Berdennikov (Russian Federation) My country have been following Agency’s monitoring of nuclear facilities in the DPRK pursuant to the initial actions agreement of February 2007 and felt that, for the Agency’s inspectors to perform their function effectively, appropriate coordination was needed between the Agency and the six-party talks process.78. I stress the importance of the recently agreed second-phase actions for the implementation of the September 2005 Joint Statement. Work appeared to have commenced on disabling the three nuclear facilities in Yongbyon and was expected to be complete by . It is also expected that the DPRK will provide a complete and accurate declaration f all its nuclear programmes by the same date. I stress the importance of compliance with safety requirements in that connection. Furthermore, it is to be hoped that, within the framework of the six-party talks, general agreement will be reached on the role that the Agency can and must play above and beyond the verification of the shutdown and sealing of the DPRK’s nuclear facilities.79. Cooperation between the DPRK and the Agency was essential, as well as the restoration, at the appropriate stage, of that country’s participation on the Agency’s work and the application of Agency safeguards in the country. As the international body with the authority to conduct unbiased, reliable and trustworthy verification of the peaceful nature of the nuclear activities of States, the Agency will, of necessity, play an increasing role in the resolution of the Korean nuclear issue.22. Mr. Hoxha () Our country has got full confidence in the Agency’s handling of the Iranian nuclear issue and supports its efforts to resolve it.23. The Director General’s report clearly demonstrated how right the international community have been to treat ’s nuclear programme very seriously. Once past nuclear activities have been clarified, must continue to build confidence about the scope and nature of its currentnuclear activities.24. While resolving outstanding issues on the scope and nature of ’s past nuclear activities is a major step towards reaching a politically negotiated solution, further steps are needed, including ratification and implementation for the additional protocol, as call for by the Security Council and the Board of Governors.25. The Security Council had twice unanimously called on to suspend sensitive nuclear activities, such as its enrichment activities and the building of a heavy water reactor. It is regrettable that the Director General has to conclude again that those demands had not met. is seriously concerned that, contrary to the decisions of the Security Council, had not suspended its enrichment related activities, and that it have continued with the operation of the Pilot Fuel Enrichment Plant and with the construction and operation of the Fuel Enrichment Plant. A halt in sensitive activities would greatly facilitate ongoing diplomatic efforts. 26.As stated in paragraph 43 of the Director General’s report, confidence in the exclusively peaceful nature of ’s nuclear programme required that the Agency be able to provide assurances not only regarding declared nuclear material but, equally importantly, regarding the absence of undeclared nuclear material and activities, through the implementation of the additional protocol and transparency measures. Like other delegations, urged to implement fully the provisions of its comprehensive safeguards agreement, to ratify and implement the additional protocol and to provide the Agency with all the information and cooperation it requested. 27. We urge to respond to the long-standing requests related to the scope and history of its enrichments programme in a comprehensive and transparent manner so that the work plan could be implemented in full and without delay, providings answers to the secretariat’s questions on all the outstandings issues.28. must now live up to the requirements of the international community. It should offer full, unreserved transparent and continued proactive cooperation to convince the world of the exclusively peaceful nature of its nuclear programme. Thank you, Madame chair
Your friend needs to go back to his or her teacher and ask what this is supposed to be about. It's not simply converting reported speech to direct speech -- a lot of what's in this doesn't come close to resembling speech.

A typical reported speech exercise has something like the first two sentences in your first post. We need more clarity about what's supposed to happen here. You did the first paragraph correctly as far as I can tell, but as for what is expected for the rest of it... well, who knows. (And not to sound snide, but won't your friend benefit from doing her own exercises?)
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a to b : "Will you be using your care this evening?" changing to indirect speech

Jane wented Ken to lend her Rs 500 last week. change to direct speech
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