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    reported speech

    Teacher, are both paragraphs OK? Do I need to change the tenses?

    (1) I received a call from Cindy yesterday. She said she was feeling a bit nervous about the interview in two weeks' time. I confirmed that our manager will be meeting with her next Wednesday and that he will be preparing her for the interview.

    (2) I received a call from Cindy yesterday. She said she was feeling a bit nervous about the interview in two weeks' time. I confirmed that our manager would be meeting with her next Wednesday and that he would be preparing her for the interview.

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    Re: reported speech

    Which would you use?

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    Re: reported speech

    #2

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    Re: reported speech

    I would, but #1 is OK IMO.

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