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Reported speech Im going home Direct speech She said, Im going home. February 25thMarch 4th Reported speech She said (that) she was going home.
Reported speech /2 Posibles cambios: Tiempos verbales. He said, I love you He said (that) he loved me. Orden de las palabras Mum says, Why arent you at school? Mum wants to know why you arent at school. Pronombres (Ver ejemplo en tiempos verbales) Otras palabras Peter said, Im seeing the doctor tomorrow. Peter said (that) he was seeing the doctor the following day.
Reported speech /3 Cambios en los tiempos verbales: Direct speechReported speech Present simplePast simple I like peaches.He said he liked peaches. Present continuousPast continuous Is it raining?He asked if it was raining. Past simplePast simple / Past Perfect I didnt recognize you.She explained that she hadnt recognized /didnt recognize me. Past continuousPast continuous or past perfect continuous I was joking about the price.He said he was joking (Or: had been joking) about the price.
Reported speech /4 Cambios en los tiempos verbales (continuación) Direct speechReported speech Past perfectPast perfect I hadnt seen her before that day.You said you hadnt seen her before that day. shall / willshould / would Well be late.I told him wed be late. can, maycould, might I can swim.She thought she could swim. mustmust or had to I must go.He said he must / had to go.
Reported speech /5 Reporting questions Two kinds of questions 1. Yes / No questions He wanted to know if / whether I was leaving. Are you leaving? he said. svaux sv
Reported speech /6 2. Wh-questions Where is the President staying? the reporter said. Wh-wordauxsv The reporter asked where the President was staying. Wh-wordsauxv
Reported speech /7 Otras palabras herethere nowthen, at the time todaythat day yesterdaythe day before / the previous day tomorrowthe next / following day this weekthat week last weekthe week before, the previous week an hour agoan hour before / earlier
Reported speech /8 Say or tell Tell Daniel told me (that) he was ready. Say Daniel said (that) he was ready. Ask, want to know, wonder Whats the problem? he said. He wanted to know / asked (me) / wondered what the problem was. + el oyente no se menciona el oyente
Andrew is working, Jessica said. Jessica said (that) Andrew was working. Ive fixed the shelves, John told Susan. John told Susan (that) he had fixed the shelves. My money had run out, said Daniel. Daniel said his money had run out. You can sit over here, the steward said. The steward said we could sit over there. When did you start acting, Melissa? Guy said. Guy asked Melissa when she had started acting. Has the taxi arrived yet? someone asked. Someone asked if / whether the taxi had arrived yet.