He always says, “I am tired out.”
——>He always says that he is tired out.
He will say, “I'll try my best to help you.”
——>He will say that he will try his best to help me.
He said, “I went to college in 1994.”
——>He told us that he went to college in 1994.
He said，“When I was a child, I usually played football after school.”
He said that when he was a child, he usually played football after school.
Our teacher said to us, “Light travels faster than sound.”
——>Our teacher told us that light travels faster than sound.
He said，“Practice makes perfect.”
——>He said that practice makes perfect.
7）当直接引语中有情态动词should, would, could, had better, would rather, might, must, ought to, used t-o, need时，如：
The doctor said, “You'd better drink plenty of water.”
——>The doctor said I'd better drink plenty of water.
He said, “She must be a teacher.”
——> He said that she must be a teacher.
He said, “She ought to have arrived her office by now.”
——>He said that she ought to have arrived her office by then.
The teacher said, “You needn't hand in your compositions today.”
——>The teacher said we needn't/didn't need to/didn't have to hand in our compositions.
She asked, “Must I take the medicine?”
——> She asked if she had to take the medicine.
8）此外转述中的变化要因实际情况而定，不能机械照搬，如果当地转述，here不必改为there, 动词come不必改为go，如果当天转述yesterday, tomorrow, this afternoon等均不必改变。如：
Teacher: You may have the ball game this afternoon.
Student : What did the teacher say, Monitor?
Monitor: He said we might have the ball game this afternoon.