Reported Speech Part I: Statements Public

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This is the first part of a three-part course on Reported Speech. It can be used independently or together with one or all other parts of the course.

Module Information

Our course begins with a Mind Map that provides an overview of the three main areas we must pay attention to when transforming direct speech into reported speech.

Mind Map

This is a Mind Map that gives us an overview of the three main topics covered when learning reported speech in English. Each of the topics, represented by a color in this map, is dealt with separately in the three parts of this course. Reported speech part I: statements, reported speech part II: questions, reported speech part III: reporting verbs.
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Next we move on to a set of slides that explains what reported speech is and the rules on transforming statements in direct speech into reported speech.

Slide Set

This is a set of 5 slides in English that explains what Reported Speech is, how and when to use it and the rules we need to take into account when transforming statements in direct speech into indirect or reported speech.
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As a follow up to module two, we present a comprehensive mind map that illustrates and expands on the rules mentioned in the previous slides.

Mind Map

This is a Mind Map that illustrates the verb tense changes, adverb changes and pronoun changes, that occur when transforming statements from direct into reported speech.
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It's time to practice what you have learned so far. With this set of flashcards you can start turning direct speech statements into reported speech, as well as learning some of the most famous quotes by celebrities around the world!

Flashcards

This is a set of 16 flashcards to practice the transformation of direct speech statements into reported speech. The front of the flashcards contains a quotation with the last words of some worldwide known celebrities. The back of the flashcards shows how that statement would be reported.
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In this last module we present a multiple choice quiz for you to test what you have learned throughout the course. After taking it, if you feel ready, you can move on to our next course: Reported Speech Part II: Questions.