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Jun 25, 2014

#### What is the difference between reported speech and indirect speech ?



In direct speech it is said by the 1st person to 2nd person. In indirect speech it is said by 2nd person to 3rd person

May 20, 2014

#### When we don’t change the tense in the  reported speech?



If reporting verb is in the present tense, we don't need to change the tense,
We just put 'he says' and then the sentence:
• Direct speech: “I like ice cream”.

Sep 23, 2014

#### convert into indirect  1.  The beggar said, "Poverty is a great curse". convert in direct 1.   The teacher askedme why i had been absent the day before



The beggar said/told that poverty was a great curse.(INDIECT SPEECH)

The teacher said to me,"Why were you absent yesterday?."(DIRECT SPEECH)

Feb 14, 2016



May 28, 2014

#### What are the rules for chaning pronoun from direct to indirect speech



Rules for chaning pronoun from direct to indirect speech:
First person pronouns in the direct speech change according to the subject of the reporting verb in the indirect speech.
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May 31, 2014

#### While changing from direct speech to indirect speech why there is change in the expression of time /



While changing from direct speech to indirect speech there is change in the expression of time because it is reported after some time.The time taken to report may vary depending on the context and the person wh...

Jun 3, 2014