Category : 6th Class
Definition: When the actual or exact words of a speaker is presented, it is called Direct Speech.
The two sentence given above refer to the two ways of reporting the words of a speaker. In sentence 1, the actual or exact words of the speaker is presented. This speech is called Direct Speech.
There are two parts of a sentence in Direct Speech. They are the following:
1. Reporting Verb: The first part of the sentence in Direct Speech is called Reporting Verb.
2. Reported Speech: The actual words of the speaker put within Inverted Commas is called Reported Speech.
"She will go to New York."
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