Reported speech - questionwords
Change of tenses
The tenses, word-order, pronouns may be different from those in the direct speech sentence. The Past Perfect Tense does not change in the Reported Speech.
|Direct speech||Reported speech|
|Ann said:||"I want ice-cream."||Ann said that she wanted ice-cream.|
|Simple Past||Simple Present||Simple Past|
|Reported speech 'to be'|
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