Transformation of Sentences

Transformation of Sentences :

Direct Speech to Indirect Speech :

Direct Speech – quoting the actual words of the speaker

Indirect Speech or Reported Speech - reporting what the speaker said without quoting the exact words.

Direct Speech : Ramu said to Sita, “I am very happy.”

Reporting Part – Ramu said

Reported Part – “I am very happy”.

Indirect Speech or Reported Speech : Ramu said to Site that he was very happy.

Rules for Direct Speech into Indirect Speech :

  1. Commas and quotation marks must be removed.

    Rama said, “I am very happy”.

    Rama said that he very happy.

  2. Reporting verb must be changed suitably.

    Rama said that Sita I am very happy.

  3. Pronouns in the reported part should be changed.

    Rama said that he was very happy.

  4. Tense form of the verbs must be changed.

    Rama said that he was very happy.

  5. Suitable conjunction must be supplied.

    Rama said that he was very happy.

  6. Time adverbials should be changed.

    Rama said that he was very happy.

  7. Reporting verb must be changed.

Business English Index

Business English Exercises Index

Transformation of Sentences

Letter Asking A Donation
Letter Asking A Favor
Letter Asking for More Details
Letter Asking for Donations
Letter Denying of Dealership
Letter for Change of Address
Letter for Distributorship
Letter for Employment
Letter for Hotel Reservation
Letter for Letter of Credit
Letter for Line of Credit
Letter for Product Launch
Letter for Promotion
Letter for Retirement Congrats
Letter for Scholarship
Letter for Settlement of Bill
Letter for Tender
Letter for Testimonial
Letter of Agreement
Letter of Assurance
Letter of Credit
Letter of Enquiry
Letter of Order
Letter of Persuasion
Letter of Sympathy
Letter Offering Discount
Letter Related to Advertisement
Letter Related to Despatch
Letter Related to Training
Letter to A Foreign Buyer
Letter to Pen-Friend
Letter to Police
Letter with Order
Letter with Quotation
Letter Writing
Letters about Company Shares
Letters by Clubs and Societies
Letters by Landlords & Tenants
Letters for Appointment of Dealers
Letters for Business Relations
Letters for Buying and Selling
Letters for Credit & Collection
Letters for Foreign Travel
Letters for Lease & Tenancy
Letters for Loan & Borrowing
Letters for Transfer & Assignment
Letters for Insurance
Letters Noting Discrepancy
Letters of Condolence & Sorrow
Letters of Regret
Letters Regarding Maintenance
Letters Regarding Payment
Letters Related to Employees
Letters to Local Corporation
Letters to Postal Authorities
Letters to The Editor
Letters Used in Real Estate
Letters With Postal Department
Letters With Railways Authorities

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