Reported speech is all about repeating what someone said, but going a tense back.
Direct speech statements.
Reported speech statements.
Rules: verbs go back a tense when you use reported speech.
Direct Speech Reported Speech
Present simple Past simple
present continuous Past continuous
past simple Past perfect
present perfect Past perfect
must/have to Must/had to
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