Sunday, February 27, 2011

DIRECT SPEECH AND REPORTED SPEECH

Dalam bahasa Indonesia Direct Speech disebut sebagai Kalimat Langsung sedangkan Reported Speech disebut sebagai Kalimat Tidak Langsung.

Examples :

1. Direct : ”Rudi is a scientist”, Rony says.
Reported : Rony said that Rudi was a scientist.

2. Direct : ”I am a scientist”, Rony says.
Reported : Rony said that he was a scientist.

3. Direct : ”The building is broken”, Ely said.
Reported : Ely said that the building was broken.

4. Direct : ”Are you tired ?”, Shelley asks.
Reported : Shelley asked me if I was tired.

5. Direct : ”Are you tired ?”, Shelley asked.
Reported : Shelley asked me if I was tired.

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