Tag: Reported speech

  • Guidelines To Use Reported Speech

    Guidelines To Use Reported Speech

    Reported speech, also known as indirect speech, is a way of reporting what someone else said without quoting their exact words. In reported speech, the speaker usually changes the tense, pronouns, and other elements of the original sentence to reflect that it is being reported secondhand. For example, if someone says, “I am going to…

  • Reported speech

    Reported speech

    We use the reported statements when we want to tell someone what the other person said or asked. For example : Direct speech: I like coffee . Reported speech: She says (that) she likes coffee . We don’t need to change the tense, but we do need to change the ‘person’ from ‘I’ to ‘she’,…