Direct and indirect English speech can confuse new English language learners, so today we explain the differences and make it super easy to remember which is which.

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Summary: Difference Between Direct And Indirect Speech

I like quotes, proper quotes that interesting people have said which get recorded accurately. Most of us are familiar with quotes famous people have said. We all have our favourites and you can see a lot of quotations printed on tee-shirts or as inspirational posts on social media.

Today we discuss the English grammar used to talk about things people have said and how to talk about what people said if you were reporting it to someone. There is a difference, and it’s quite a small difference, and that causes confusion for students new to English.

So let us learn English grammar the easy way with no books or pens or paper.

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