Class 7 English Grammar Chapter 22 Dialogue Writing. A dialogue is a piece of writing in the form of a conversation or talk. A good dialogue has the features like it is natural and brisk, it is logical – one idea flows into another. Its tone depends upon the people who are talking. A student, for instance, is supposed to be respectful if he or she is talking to a teacher. Some times it has touches of hum our and wit. It is lively, It has no dull moments.
Chapter 22 of Class 7 English Grammar delves into the intriguing world of Dialogue Writing. A dialogue, at its core, is a written representation of a conversation or discourse between individuals. Authentic dialogue writing captures the essence of natural and fluid conversation, ensuring logical transitions from one thought to the next. The tone of the dialogue often mirrors the dynamics between the participants; for instance, a student’s conversation with a teacher would typically be imbued with respect.
|Class: 7||English Grammar|
|Chapter: 22||Dialogue Writing|
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A dialogue with the shopkeeper
Ravi: Do you sell Flex shoes?
Shopkeeper: Yes, sir, what size do you want? And what colour is your choice?
Ravi: I want size six. And as far as colour, I have a liking for a brown one.
Shopkeeper: Here is your choice.
Ravi: But the left shoe is a bit tight. The other one fits quite well.
Shopkeeper: Al right, you may try another pair.
Ravi: Yes, it fits fairly well. What price is this pair?
Shopkeeper: Just eight hundred rupees.
Ravi: Al right. Please pack it up.
A dialogue between the host and the guest
Guest: Good evening, Rohit.
Rohit: Good evening, Ajit. How are you? Now, do sit down. You must be tired.
Ajit: Oh. I feel quite drained out. [ I’m quite washed out/worn out].
Mohit: Shall I make tea, Ajit? You want hot water, don’t you?
Ajit: No, thank you, aunty.
Mohit: Have just a little more, won’t you? Don’t stand on ceremony.
Rohit: Bye-bye. See you again.
A dialogue about the weather
Mayank: Good Morning, Manoj. How are you?
Manoj: Thank you! I’m all right, but the heat! Oh, it is simply terrible!
Mayank: True! I haven’t been able to do any work this afternoon. It was so close that one could hardly breathe.
Manoj: I had the fan going the whole day, and yet felt restless. When would the monsoon break?
Mayank: There are no signs of it yet in Delhi, but I have just read in today’s paper that it has burst in Mumbai, and that there was a shower.
Amit: It will take some days to reach here, and till then we must put up with heat somehow.
Mayank: But the nights are not so bad. I, at least, manage to get good sleep under the fan. Come, let’s have a cold drink.
Crafting an engaging dialogue involves more than just replicating spoken words; it requires an infusion of elements like humor, wit, and liveliness. A well-written dialogue captivates readers, providing them with a sense of immediacy and connection to the characters, while ensuring there are no dull moments. Through this chapter, students are equipped with the techniques to write compelling dialogues that resonate with authenticity.
Amit: Thanks. It is so kind of you.
Mayank: What would you like to have – Pepsi cola or fruity?
Amit: Pepsi cola would do.
Mayank: Good bye, I must be off now.
Amit: Good bye. Thank you for the refreshing drink.