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John said that. This grammar section explains English Grammar in a clear and simple way. Keep working and you'll understand and be able to use the form soon. An answer key is pro He asked her.
Backshift We do not change the tense no backshift if the introductory clause is in a present tense. Example: Abigail: "Isabella hates fish. I hope you find it useful! In reported speech, we don't use quotation marks. Always change the tense, although it is sometimes not necessary. He said that he would be late because there was a lot of traffic at that time.
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Do not change the tense if the introductory clause is in a present tense e. He says. Note, however, that you might have to change the form of the present tense verb 3rd person singular. You must change the tense if the introductory clause is in a past tense e. He said.
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Julie: "He moved a year ago. Sentences are given in the direct speech. Our team has won the tournament! Levels of Difficulty : Elementary Intermediate Advanced 4 He said that he had a wonderful dream the previous night. I shall, we shall usually become would.
Statements: Present Simple Reported Statement Exercise (quite easy) (in PDF here) Mixed Tense Reported Question Exercise (intermediate) (in PDF here).
Alex: 'What do you think of the new film? We removed the essay section because we are unable to offer online solutions for free writing questions. She asked me how my mother was. The quiz will test out your use of the two types of speech. Reported Speech Quiz for English Learners.
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