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									Direct And Indirect Speech


            - by Chetna Bhatt
Types of Indirect Sentences

  Interrogative

   Imperative

   Exclamatory
Types of Interrogative Sentences
There are two types of interrogative Sentences

   Those that are          Those that are
   introduced by           introduced by
   modals like, is,        interrogative
   are, has, have,         words like, why,
   am, does, do,           when, where,
   did, will, can          which, what,
   shall, could, etc       who, how, etc.
Types of Interrogative Sentences
  Sentences which are introduced by
  modals use words like: asked,
  inquired, questioned in place of
  ‘said’ and are followed by words
  like ‘if’ or ‘whether’. Thus the
  interrogative sentence will be
  changed to a simple sentence.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
          using Modals

Direct: Rajesh said to Rani, “will
 you help me with my lesson?”

Indirect: Rajesh asked Rani
  whether she would help him
  with his lesson.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
          using Modals

Direct: Seema said, “Rohan, did
 you check your pocket?”

Indirect: Seema asked Rohan if
  he had checked his pocket.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
          using Modals

Direct: The blind man said to the
 lady, “Can you help me?”

Indirect: The blind man asked
  the lady whether she could help
  him.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
          using Modals

Direct: Reema said to Sunita,
 “Are these answers correct?”

Indirect: Reema inquired of
  Sunita if those answers were
  correct.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
          using Modals

Direct: “Abhishek, did you pay for
 this book?” said Saloni.

Indirect: Saloni asked Abhishek
  whether he had paid for that
  book.
Types of Interrogative Sentences

  When an Interrogative
  Sentence is introduced by
  Questioning words like when,
  where, how, what, which,
  why,etc. The questioning word
  acts as the Conjunction.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
   using Questioning Words

Direct: Rani said to Rohan,
 “When do you play Cricket?”

Indirect: Rani asked Rohan when
  he played Cricket.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
   using Questioning Words

Direct: Columbus said, “What did
 you see?”

Indirect: Columbus asked what
  they saw.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
   using Questioning Words

Direct: Roshni said, “Anandi,
 what are you doing?”

Indirect: Roshni asked Anandi
  what she was doing?
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
   using Questioning Words

Direct: “Where do you live?”
 asked the Dwarf.

Indirect: The Dwarf enquired
  where she lived.
E.g. of Interrogative Sentences
   using Questioning Words

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.
Thank You

								
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