Reported speech with modals

Estilo indirecto con verbos modales

Los verbos modales también sufren los siguientes cambios al pasar las oraciones del estilo directo al indirecto:

Modals Direct speech Reported speech
will would We will play the guitar We said (that) we would play the guitar
would would (*No change) We will play the guitar We said (that) we would play the guitar
can could We can play the guitar We told him (that) we could play the guitar
could could (*No change) We can play the guitar We told him (that) we could play the guitar
must had to We must play the guitar We said (that) we had to play the guitar
shall should Shall we play the guitar We asked if we should play the guitar
should should (*No change) Shall we play the guitar We asked if we should play the guitar
may might May we play the guitar? We asked if we might play the guitar
might might (*No change) May we play the guitar? We asked if we might play the guitar