Reported Questions ( Indirect Questions )


Questions in Reported Speech


A-When we report questions we can use the reporting verbs :

              -Want to know , ask , inquire and wonder .

B- In reported questions we use the same word order as 

in statement : Subject + Verb  .


For Example :

   -       Sarah : “ How are you ?’’

  -       Sarah asked Tala how she was . 

  C – Yes / No questions : are reported with if or whether
  
  
For Example :

-Sarah : “ Do you have a dream car , Tala ? ’’

-Sarah asked Tala if / whether she had a dream car .


D – Wh – questions are reported with the same question 

word used in the direct question .


For Example :

-Sarah : “ Which one do you prefer , Tala ?’’

 

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