24 Dec 2009

This blog looks at direct and indirect speech.

29 Nov 2009

Transforming sentences from Active voice to Passive voice. This method uses just the helping verbs.

  •                                                   DIRECT- INDIRECT SPEECH Look at the following two sentences: John said, “I am unwell now”. -   Sentence [1]. John said that he was unwell then. - Sentence [2]. Sentence [1] is said to be in Direct...
  • Voice refers to the verb in a sentence. A sentence is said to be in Active voice if the subject does some action, as in: [1] John kicks the football. The subject ` John` acts. He `kicks` the football. A sentence is said to be in Passive voice if...