Presentation on theme: "REPORTED SPEECH Andressa Ribeiro do Amaral. REPORTED SPEECH O Reported Speech é utilizado para relatar o que outra pessoa falou com as nossas próprias."— Presentation transcript:
REPORTED SPEECH O Reported Speech é utilizado para relatar o que outra pessoa falou com as nossas próprias palavras. Ex.: John said: I am going to Florida John said that he was going to Florida. “I want to go with you”, said his friend. His friend said that he/she wanted to go with him.
REPORTED SPEECH Quando passamos o Direct Speech para o Reported Speech, os verbos, advérbios e expressões de tempo em geral vão para um tempo mais passado, mais distante.
REPORTED SPEECH Direct SpeechReported Speech Simple PresentSimple Past Present ContinuousPast Continuous Present PerfectPast Perfect Simple PastPast Perfect Past ContinuousPast Perfect Continuous Simple FutureConditional Future PerfectConditional Perfect Future ContinuousConditional Continuous CanCould MayMight MustHad be
REPORTED SPEECH Direct SpeechReported Speech ThisThat TheseThose HereThere NowThen/at that moment TodayThat day YesterdayThe (previous) day before TomorrowThe next/following day Tomorrow morning/nightThe next/following morning/night Last night/weekThe (previous) night/week before A week/three months agoThe week/three months before Next yearThe following year
EXAMPLES He told me: I want these folders on my table now! He told me that he wanted those folders on his table at that moment. Regina asked: May I come in? Regina asked if she might come in. Edward answered: You may, but you should not. Edward answered that she might, but she should not.
REPORTED SPEECH Se no Direct Speech o verbo “say” vier seguido de “to+object”, troca-se o verbo para “tell” sem o “to”: The teacher said to the children: Be quiet! The teacher told the children to be quiet.
IMPERATIVE No Imperative, troca-se o verbo “say” por “tell ou ask” e o verbo principal volta ao infinitivo. Joseph said to him: Get off my sister! Joseph told him to get off his sister. Her mother said to Olivia and her friends: Don’t play outside. Her mother told Olivia and her friends not to play outside.
QUESTION How old are you?, asked the doctor. The doctor asked me how old I was. He asked me: Do you believe in God? He asked me if I believed in God. They asked us: Where have you been? They asked us where we had been.