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Punctuation of direct speech

To revise the layout and punctuation of direct speech and the the conventions for continuing speech beyond the reporting clause.

 

A reporting clause is a clause which indicates that you are talking about what someone said or thought. For example, in 'She said that she was hungry', 'She said' is a reporting clause.

 

  

Read the rules for punctuating speech and complete the tasks below.

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