Presentation on theme: "He said he was feeling ill."— Presentation transcript:
1 He said he was feeling ill. REPORTED SPEECHWhat is it ? How do you use it?He said he was feeling ill.Where’s Tom?We use it when we want to tell another person about a conversation that took place in the past (e.g telephone call, news or a story that someone told us, etc.)
3 DIRECT INDIRECT Am, is, are Shall will Can May Must Have/has to Ought toINDIRECTWas/wereShouldwouldCouldMightHad to
4 He said, “I'll come and see you soon.” WILLHe said, “I'll come and see you soon.”WOULDHe said that he would come and see me soon.
5 He said, “I can swim under water for two minutes.” COULDHe said that he could swim under water for two minutes.
6 MUST HAD TO She said that all tickets had to be bought in advance. She said, “All tickets must be bought in advance.”
7 CHANGES OF ADVERB OF TIME & PLACE DIRECTNowTomorrowNext weekTonightTodayHereThisTheseINDIRECTThenThe next dayThe following weekThat nightThat dayThereThatThose
8 CHANGES OF TENSES DIRECT INDIRECT PRESENT SIMPLE PRESENT CONTINUOUS PAST SIMPLEPAST CONTINUOUS
9 EXAMPLES PRESENT SIMPLE PAST SIMPLE He said, “I eat vegetables.” He said that he ate vegetables.
10 She said “I'm having lunch with my parents today.” PRESENTCONTINUOUSShe said “I'm having lunch with my parents today.”PASTCONTINUOUSShe said that she was having lunch with her parents that day.
11 Direct speech: He said He said to John Reported speechHe said thatHe told John that
12 1. STATEMENT Reported Statement: He said He told John THAT REPORTED SENTENCE
13 STATEMENT EXAMPLE DIRECT INDIRECT “We are going to visit Brighton tomorrow,” they said to me.INDIRECTThey told me that they were going to visit Brighton the following day/ the next day.
14 EXERCISESDIRECTMy uncle said to my sister: “I cannot come on your birthday party next month.”Anita said to Viola,“ I have to study for my exams today.”My friend said to me, “I ‘ll have a shower now and then I’ll call you.”
15 AnswersIndirectMy uncle told my sister that he couldn’t come on her birthday party the following month.Anita told Viola that she had to study for her exams that day.My friend told me that she would have a shower then and then she would call me.