Grade 6 Grammar Lesson 13 Direct and indirect speech

What is the direct speech?
What is the indirect speech?
When changing a verb from direct to indirect, do we change the verbs as well?
What are reporting verbs?
How do we report imperative sentences?
How do we report yes/no questions?

Grade 6 Grammar Lesson 13 Direct and indirect speech (0)

We can report what someone said in two ways. We may quote the exact words of the speaker: by using direct speech as:

The boy said to the principal, “I’ll not cheat again.”

We may report it in our own words using indirect speech as:

The boy told the principal that he wouldn’t cheat again.

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