Using reporting verbs is easier than you think. Reporting verbs help you in order to use fewer words in reported speech. Have a look at this document and you will improve your ability to use them. Is everything clear? If the list contains verbs you don’t understand, visit this other page and reporting verbs will be much more understandable. Don’t you think? But then, you will want to do some practice or check that you know them really well. Do this activity! It is enjoyable and you will surely be able to use these verbs as if you were a native speaker.
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