Grammar -> Speech marks 4
Speech marks 4
Reporting what somebody has said, but not their exact words, is an example of indirect speech. Try to think about why a journalist for example might not quote a person's exact words. Writers can use this method to summarise what a person has said or to give a sense of the person's words without quoting them in their entirety.
Minister Davis said that she intends to commit funds to a range of visual arts projects.
The spokesperson from the British branch of the Global Film Group commented that only professionally accredited courses will develop a student's potential.