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.
Direct And Indirect Speech
- by Chetna Bhatt
Those that are introduced by modals like, is, are, has, have, am, does, do, did, will, can shall, could,etc
Those that are introduced by interrogative words like, why, when, where, which, what, who, how, etc.
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.
Today we have learnt the types of Interrogative Sentences.
Next time we will learn about Imperative Sentences & Exclamatory Sentences.