Example reported speech statement
Statements, Questions, CommandsMind the type of sentences when you use Reported Speech. The introductory sentenceIf you use Reported Speech there are mostly two main differences.The introductory sentence in Reported Speech can be in the Present or in the Past.If the introductory sentences is in the Simple Present, there is no backshift of tenses. Therefore, you need to learn how to transform direct speech into reported speech.
The structure is a little different depending on whether you want to transform a statement, question or request. Click here to download this explanation in PDF.Reported StatementsWhen do we use reported speech.