Direct and Indirect Speech – Rules and Examples

Direct and Indirect Speech – Rules and Examples;

Direct and Indirect Speech - Rules and Examples



Direct Speech

Present Simple: He said, “The car is dirty”.

Present Continuous: He said, “I’m washing the car”.

Past Simple: He said, “I washed the car”.

 

Modals

Wil, Can, Must, Am/are/is going to

Mustn’t, Could, Would, Should, Might

Today

Tomorrow

Next day

Now

Yesterday

Lask week

 



Indirect Speech

Past Simple: He said that the car was dirty.

Past Simple: He said that he was washing the car.

Past Perfect: He said that he had washed the car.

 

Modals

Would, Could, had to, was/were going to

Mustn’t, Could, Would, Should, Might

That day

The next day

The following day

Then

The day before

The week before



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