REPORTED SPEECH

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REPORTED SPEECH by Mind Map: REPORTED SPEECH

1. DIRECT SPEECH

1.1. Samuel said"I don´t work"

1.2. He say that he worked for a bank

1.3. She said"I don´t want to go"

2. REPORTED STATEMENTS

2.1. present simple

2.1.1. She said (that) she liked ice cream.

2.2. present continuous

2.2.1. She said (that) she was living in London.

2.3. past simple

2.3.1. She said (that) she had bought a car

2.4. past continuous

2.4.1. She said (that) she had been walking along the street.

2.5. present perfect

2.5.1. She said (that) she hadn't seen Julie

2.6. past perfect

2.6.1. She said (that) she had taken English lessons before.

2.7. will

2.7.1. She said (that) she would see me later.

2.8. would

2.8.1. She said (that) she would help but...

2.9. can

2.9.1. She said (that) she could speak perfect English.

2.10. could

2.10.1. She said (that) she could swim when she was four.

3. REPORTED QUESTIONS

3.1. Where is the Post Office, please?

3.1.1. She asked me where the Post Office was.

3.2. What are you doing?

3.2.1. She asked me what I was doing.

3.3. Who was that fantastic man?

3.3.1. She asked me who that fantastic man had been.

3.4. Do you love me?

3.4.1. He asked me if I loved him.

3.5. Have you ever been to Mexico?

3.5.1. She asked me if I had ever been to Mexico

3.6. Are you living here?

3.6.1. She asked me if I was living here.

4. REPORTED REQUESTS

4.1. All of these requests mean the same thing, so we don't need to report every word when we tell another person about it. We simply use 'ask me + to + infinitive'

4.1.1. Please help me.

4.1.1.1. She asked me to help her.

4.1.2. Please don't smoke.

4.1.2.1. She asked me not to smoke.

4.1.3. She asked me not to smoke.

4.1.3.1. She asked me to bring her book that night.

4.1.4. Could you pass the milk, please?

4.1.4.1. She asked me to pass the milk.

4.1.5. Would you mind coming early tomorrow?

4.1.5.1. She asked me to come early the next day.

4.2. DIRECT ORDER REPORTED ORDER

4.2.1. Go to bed!

4.2.1.1. He told the child to go to bed

4.2.2. Don't worry!

4.2.2.1. He told her not to worry.

4.2.3. Be on time!

4.2.3.1. He told me to be on time.

4.2.4. Don't smoke!

4.2.4.1. He told us not to smoke.

4.3. TIME EXPRESSIONS

4.3.1. now

4.3.1.1. then / at that time

4.3.2. today

4.3.2.1. yesterday / that day / Tuesday / the 27th of June

4.3.3. yesterday

4.3.3.1. the day before yesterday / the day before / Wednesday / the 5th of December

4.3.4. last night

4.3.4.1. the night before, Thursday night