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Course Syllabus

Read the course syllabus.


This is the page you’re on now, where you can see an in-depth explanation of what you’re going to study in this course.

We set out the key objectives for this course so you can identify what you need to learn. We provide a downloadable checklist that you can print out to check off the points as you go through the course.


Watch our detailed video about the rules of reported speech in English. You can test your knowledge by completing our interactive worksheet and check your answers with our answer guide as well as download the slides used as a PDF.

Go through our self-paced presentation to learn the key reporting verbs in English. You can download our presentation as a PDF and listen to audios of these keywords too.

As the time shifts with reported speech, time phrases also change. In this self-paced presentation we explain the rules for time phrases as well as some other key words that change. All of this can be downloaded as a PDF.


Take a look at some incorrect sentences and change them using your knowledge of reported speech. We also provide an answer guide with full explanations too.

Listen to a series of statements via audio and explain what was said using reported speech.

Use our speech flashcards and rewrite them as reported speech using your grammar knowledge. We also provide answers.

There are lots of self-study activities you can do to practise reported speech in your everyday life. Use our top tips to guide you.

Complete our online quiz to test your knowledge of reported speech in English through a series of different activities. Once submitted, you can check your answers and your score will be added to our course leaderboard.


Download our one-page summary of the topic to use for reference. 

After completing the course, you can review your achievements and analyse what you have learnt. 

Take a look at other resources that we have published related to this course so you can expand your English knowledge.

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