Bij indirect speech verander je ook vaak het persoonlijk voornaamwoord, bezittelijk voornaamwoord en de tijdsaanduiding in de zin.
Trish: 'We don't like shopping.'
Trish said (that) they didn't like shopping.
Shane: 'My father and I will do it right now.'
Shane said (that) his father and he would do it straight away.
Paula: 'I did my homework last Friday.'
Paula said (that) she had done her homework the Friday before.'