Direct And Indirect Speech. - by Chetna Bhatt. Types of Indirect Sentences. Interrogative Imperative Exclamatory. Those that are introduced by modals like, is, are, has, have, am, does, do, did, will, can shall, could, etc.
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- by Chetna Bhatt
Those that are introduced by interrogative words like, why, when, where, which, what, who, how, etc.Types of Interrogative Sentences
There are two types of interrogative Sentences
Direct: Rajesh said to Rani, “will you help me with my lesson?”
Indirect: Rajesh asked Rani whether she would help him with his lesson.
Direct: Seema said, “Rohan, did you check your pocket?”
Indirect: Seema asked Rohan if he had checked his pocket.
Direct: The blind man said to the lady, “Can you help me?”
Indirect: The blind man asked the lady whether she could help him.
Direct: Reema said to Sunita, “Are these answers correct?”
Indirect: Reema inquired of Sunita if those answers were correct.
Direct: “Abhishek, did you pay for this book?” said Saloni.
Indirect: Saloni asked Abhishek whether he had paid for that book.
Direct: Rani said to Rohan, “When do you play Cricket?”
Indirect: Rani asked Rohan when he played Cricket.
Direct: Columbus said, “What did you see?”
Indirect: Columbus asked what they saw.
Direct: Roshni said, “Anandi, what are you doing?”
Indirect: Roshni asked Anandi what she was doing?
Direct: “Where do you live?” asked the Dwarf.
Indirect: The Dwarf enquiredwhere she lived.
Direct: The Soldier said to us, “Where do you want to go?”
Indirect: The Soldier questioned us about where we wanted to go.
Next time we will learn about Imperative Sentences & Exclamatory Sentences.