How to understand Reported Speech better?
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English is an easy language to learn for some. But how do we use it effectively? We have to learn grammar rules as well. Reported speech is talking about a person from your own perspective e.g.
Marry says She does not like pizza
It is being divided into Direct and Indirect Speech
He claims that He does not like her at all.
She says that They did not show up
They said that their decision was final
She told him that this was not the end
They says that She is a liar
She explained that He knew the truth very well
Tom says that She works in the office
He thinks that They should help us
She knows that He does not like them
She does not think that this is a good idea
Tom says He does not work for them
I said that I didn´t work for them
They said He did not work there
I said I was in the shop when the accident happened
They said She was to be blamed
They explained that He was to blame
She said She could speak English fluently
He said He could cook like a chef
She said He should help her out
He said He might be late
He asked if I loved him
He asked me if I had ever been to London
He asked me to close the window
In order to use reported speech effectively, you need to understand it in the first place.