Reported Speech - Coggle Diagram
When to use reported speech
Is used to summarise what someone said
It´s used to communicate the message of what was actually said in more concise manner
It's not just a different way of transcribing what was actually said
Reported speech and indirect speech
These two terms mean the same
This is the simplest of transformation
FCE reading and use of english part 4
Have to change the given sentence into a second sentence using a given word
"I am hungry"
"She said she was hungry"
Zoe said she was hungry
"It was a great evening"
"The sun is shining"
"He said that the sun was shining
She said it had been a great evening
Present simple in direct speech goes to past simple in reported speech