Sunday , 21 January 2018

Direct and Indirect Speech

Direct and Indirect Speech

In this category you will get definitions, rules of conversion, helping material, lessons, lectures and quizzes of Direct and indirect speech in all tenses. You will get detailed guidelines, helping material and practices of converting a sentence from direct speech to indirect speech/ direct and indirect narration.

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List of Lessons
1 Direct and indirect speech
2 Direct & Indirect speech - Present Tense
3 Direct & Indirect speech - Past Tense
4 Direct & Indirect speech - Future Tense
5 Direct & indirect speech - can, must, may
  • Direct and indirect speech

    Direct and indirect speech

    Direct and indirect speech In English language there are two ways to narrate a speech or convey the spoken words of a person. One is to quote the exact words of the person and the other is to narrate the speech in your own words. These two different narrations are referred as Direc

    Direct and indirect speech In English language there are two ways to narrate a speech or convey the spoken words of a person. One is to quote the exact words of the person and the other is to narrate the speech in your own words. These two different narrations are referred as Direc

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  • Direct & Indirect speech - Present Tense

    Direct & Indirect speech - Present Tense

    Present Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in present indefinite tense, the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change present indefinite tense in past indefinit

    Present Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in present indefinite tense, the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change present indefinite tense in past indefinit

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  • Direct & Indirect speech - Past Tense

    Direct & Indirect speech - Past Tense

    Past Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in past indefinite tense the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change past indefinite tense in past perfect tense.

    Past Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in past indefinite tense the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change past indefinite tense in past perfect tense.

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  • Direct & Indirect speech - Future Tense

    Direct & Indirect speech - Future Tense

    Future Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in Future Indefinite tense the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change future indefinite tense in would.

    Future Indefinite Tense: If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the reported speech is in Future Indefinite tense the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech: Change future indefinite tense in would.

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  • Direct & indirect speech - can, must, may

    Direct & indirect speech - can, must, may

    Can                            Could If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the can is used in the reported speech the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech:

    Can                            Could If the reporting speech of the sentence is in past tense and the can is used in the reported speech the changes will be as follows on converting it into indirect speech:

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