Reported commands

Reported speech - Explanation
Reported commands
Reported statements - Backshift and conversions
Reported questions
Exercises - Reported speech

If you put a command into Reported speech there are only the person and the expressions of time that have to be adapted. There is no backshift of tenses.

The form is mostly: form of to tell + to + infinitive.

Affirmative commands Negative commands
Father: "Do your homework." Teacher. "Don't talk to your neighbour."
Father told me to do my homework. The teacher told me not to talk to my neighbour.
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