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Grammar revision about indirect speech

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Reported speech

  1. 1. Reported speech
  2. 2. Use of third person Tense change Place and time change
  3. 3. Direct Speech and Reported • She says: "Today I feel sad" • She said that she felt sad on that day. • She stated: "We played tennis yesterday" • She stated that they had played tennis the previous change
  4. 4. Tense change • • • • • • Simple present Simple future Present Continuous Simple past Present Perfect Past perfect • • • • • • Simple Past Present Conditional Past Continuous Past Perfect Past perfect Past Perfect
  5. 5. Tense change • • • • • Present Conditional Past Conditional Imperative Present Perfect continuous Past perfect continuous • • • • • Past. Conditional Past Conditional Infinite Past Perfect Continuous Past Perfect continuous
  6. 6. Place and time change • • • • • • Here This/these Today Yesterday Tomorrow Now • • • • • • There That/those That day The day before The following day Then
  7. 7. Some Reporting Verbs
  8. 8. To inform, to report, to say, to tell, to state, to declare, to report, to explain, to add, to reply.
  9. 9. How to report questions?
  10. 10. Word Order Change • She asked: "what did you do on Wednesday? • She asked what he had done on Wednesday. • He said : "what's your telephone number?" • He asked what her telephone number was. • She asked: "Who will be the next?" • She asked who the next would be. • She asked: " Why have you left her?" • She asked why he had left her.

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