Time Expressions & Place: Narration Notes | Study English Class 8 - Class 8

Class 8: Time Expressions & Place: Narration Notes | Study English Class 8 - Class 8

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Time Expressions and Place

The words indicating time or place are changed in the following ways in indirect speech:

Direct Speech

Indirect Speech

this

that

these

those

now

then

ago

before

today

that day

yesterday

the previous day, the day before

tomorrow

the next day, the following day

tonight

that night

next week

the following week

here

there

 

Examples:

(i) Direct : John said, “David will do this work”.
Indirect : John said that David would do that work. 

(ii) Direct : He said, “These are my pens.”
Indirect : He said that those were his pens.

(iii) Direct : The teacher said, “Naveen, do this work now.”
 Indirect : 
The teacher told Naveen to do that work then.

(iv) Direct : He said, “I met her two days ago.”
Indirect : He said that he had met her two days before. 

(v) Direct : Sahib said, “My uncle will arrive here today.”
Indirect : Sahib said that his uncle would arrive there that day. 

(vi) Direct : Priya said, “My teacher did not come yesterday.”
Indirect : Priya said that her teacher had not come the previous day.

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