The correct form of direct quotation is: Gotranscript

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Q: The correct form of direct quotation is:

a) He said: -I am a student.

b) He said, “I am a student.”

c) He said, “I am a student”.

d) He said, I am a student.

e) He said: “I am a student.”

According to transcription guidelines the correct option is:

b) He said, “I am a student.”

Explanation:

  • Double quotation marks “” are used whenever there is a direct quotation. Example: She said, “Don’t bother telling me.” Quotations are introduced by a comma, not a colon.

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