DIALOGUE

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Dialogue as a form of composition

What is dialogue?

In general sense, a dialogue means a conversation between two or more people, either verbal or written. Generally, a dialogue is a literary work written in form of a conversation, especially, in a drama or a film. It is also an essential part of a story or novel. Writers often use dialogue to provide information to readers in a way that is interesting and emotionally engaging. They try to make their dialogue sound as natural and authentic as they would be in real life.

Dialogue writing:

However, for various purposes, dialogue might need to be written on a pre-planned definite topic or situation. This is especially applicable for the students of high school/secondary and higher secondary level. They are asked to write dialogue on a particular issue following some guidelines provided. Such a practice of writing dialogue also covers much of their language learning. And for this one has to master the rules and tactics of effective dialogue writing. When a dialogue is written, it becomes a type of composition, and the nature, form and style of this composition become dramatic.

Why to learn writing dialogue:

Writing and practicing dialogue may be a good and effective medium of language learning. It is a useful form of composition, especially for the learners who are trying to acquire a command of spoken English. Practice of dialogue between two persons/learners/partners can help them to acquire speaking as well as listening skill. Again practice of composing dialogue can help the composer speak English to others. Moreover, skill in dialogue will certainly help one to speak correctly, confidently and properly for all out communications including business communication in real life situation.

How to write a dialogue?

1. Before starting to write a dialogue, a learner must have necessary preparation as per the purpose (subject) of the dialogue.
2. An effective dialogue must have a beginning, development and an ending, especially in case of dialogue for academic practice.
3. A learner should make a pre-plan or outline. His/her imaginative power and experience can help a lot in this case.
4. He/she will arrange the idea in some logical order, so that one idea will arise naturally from another in course of conversation.
5. Writers should use the style and pattern of actual conversation people usually use in the same situation to make the dialogues sound authentic.
6. S/he should completely understand each character and make them each talk with a distinct voice considering their age, gender, education level, region where they’re from, tone of voice etc.
7. The dialogue should begin in an interesting way, so that the reader’s attention may be arrested from the very beginning.
8. The language of a dialogue should be, as far as possible, colloquial, but it does not mean that the language may be ungrammatical.
9. The writer should avoid stilted and bookish phrases and language should be plain and simple.
10. Slang words should be avoided.
11. The conversation should be brief and the questions and replies should be as concise and pointed as possible.

LIST OF DIALOGUES (EXAMPLES)

DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR FRIEND ABOUT BORROWING A BOOK [47A]

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about borrowing a book Question type-2: Suppose you are Shimu, a secondary school student of class nine One of your friends is Rimu who read with you in the same
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN A PASSENGER AND A RICKSHAW PULLER [46A]

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a rickshaw puller Question type-2: Suppose you are Rashed living at Kamalapur, Dhaka You want to go to Rampura for an urgent piece of business by rickshaw Now, 1 Write a dialogue
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT A FARMER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about a farmer Question type-2: Suppose you are Rocky living at Lohagara, Chittagong One of your friends is Shihab One evening, when you were on your way back home from
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF VILLAGE LIFE AND TOWN LIFE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about advantages and disadvantages of village life and town life Question type-2: Suppose you are Fahim living in a village One of your friends is Nobel who lives in a
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT EVE-TEASING

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about eve-teasing Question type-2: Suppose you are Shimul One of your friends is Tnavir One day, when you were going to college, you noticed a procession participated by the school
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT USES AND ABUSES OF MOBILE PHONE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the uses and abuses of mobile phone Question type-2: Suppose you are Jabir Once you were going to a nearby shop to pay electricity bill by mobile phone On
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT GREENHOUSE EFFECT

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about greenhouse effect Question type-2: Suppose you are Hakim You are shortly going to appear at a job test But you can’t understand about greenhouse effect well One of your
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF LEARNING COMPUTER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the importance of learning computer Question type-2: Suppose you are Niloy You are acutely interested in computer but don’t have enough scope to practice One of your friends is
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT VISITING A BOOK FAIR

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friends about visiting a book fair Question type-2: Suppose you are Probal One of your friends is Zahid You have already visited the Ekushey Book Fair currently going on at Bangla
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT BAD EFFECTS OF DRUG ADDICTION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the bad effects of drug addiction Question type-2: Imagine you are Miles One of your friends is Julian Julian looks dejected for a few days as his younger brother
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND A SALESMAN ABOUT BUYING A PAIR OF SHOES

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a salesman about buying a pair of shoes Question type-2: Imagine you are Ehsan You are in New Market for shopping and have entered a shoe store to buy a pair of
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT UNEMPLOYMENT PROBLEM OF THE COUNTRY

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about unemployment problem of your country Question type-2: Suppose you are Fahad One of your friends is Imran Once, while reading newspaper, a news drew your attention that numerous candidates
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR FATHER ABOUT THE CHOICE OF YOUR CAREER/PROFESSION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your father about the choice of your career Question type-2: Suppose you are Tony You have just passed your HSC with a brilliant result You are going to get yourself admitted for
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ON HOW TO IMPROVE IN ENGLISH

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend on how to improve in English Question type-2: Suppose you are Parker You are not well up in English but highly interested in it and want to improve your skill
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN FRIENDS ON HOW TO DO WELL IN THE EXAMINATION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend on how to do well in the examination Question type-2: Suppose you are Sadit One of your friends is Rahat Both of you are brilliant students But when your examination
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND THE HEADMASTER REGARDING YOUR ADMISSION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and the Headmaster regarding your admission Question type-2: Suppose you Polash, a student of Rajshahi Collegiate School Your father is a government employee As he has been transferred to a new place, you
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT FAVORITE PASTIME

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about your favorite pastimes Question type-2: Suppose you are Bipul One of your friends is Shihab One holiday, Shihab asked you to go to play but you didn’t agree You
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN A CUSTOMER AND A WAITER IN A HOTEL

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between a customer and a waiter of a hotel Question type-2: Suppose it is the time of your breakfast You have entered a hotel to take breakfast Now, Write a dialogue between a customer and
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT USES OF INTERENT

DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT USES OF INTERENT

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the uses of internet Question type-2: Suppose you are Jason One of your friends is Shuvon who has just entered the world of internet by connecting his mobile device
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT HOW TO MAKE PROPER USE OF TIME

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about proper use of time Question type-2: Suppose you are Shovon One of your friends is Pritom Pritom is always late in his work Actually he has no plan to
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT ENVIRONMENT POLLUTION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about environment pollution Question type-2: Suppose you are Aunto One of your friends is Shanto Once, when you were reading newspaper you saw a news on environment pollution and drew
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR HEADMASTER ABOUT A SEAT IN THE SCHOOL HOSTEL

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your headmaster about a seat in the school hostel Question type-2: Suppose you are Hasan, a student of class (ix) in a secondary school in Dhaka Your family has shifted to other
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PLANNING A PICNIC

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend planning a picnic Question type-2: Suppose, you are Pial You have a friend named Pael Both of you are free of tension nowadays as your annual exam is already finished
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Dialogue between You and a Bank Manager about Opening a Bank Account

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a bank manager about opening a bank account Question type-2: Suppose, you are a student You saved a lot of money that you got from your parents and relatives Recently you have
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Dialogue between Two Friends about Good Effects/Benefits of Morning Walk

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about good effects/benefits of morning walk Question type-2: Suppose you are Raju One of your friends is Russel who is a late riser He neither takes a walk in the
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Dialogue between Two Friends about Bad Effects of Smoking

Dialogue between Two Friends about Bad Effects of Smoking

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about the bad effects of smoking Question type-2: Suppose Evan and Daniel are two friends They are close friends but nowadays Daniel has become a smoker Actually he is not aware of
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Dialogue between Two Friends about Problems of Food Adulteration

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about food adulteration Question type-2: Suppose, you are Mark You have a friend named Jack who is not quite aware of the adulteration of food Now, 1 Write a dialogue
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT FUTURE PLAN AFTER THE PUBLICATION OF S.S.C. RESULT

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend regarding your future plan after the publication of the result of your SSC examination Question type-2: Suppose you are Tushar One of your friends is Shishir You have just completed
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN A PATIENT AND A DOCTOR

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between a patient and a doctor Question type-2: Suppose a patient has gone to consult a doctor for his various health problems Now, Write a dialogue between a patient and a doctor Suggested answer: A
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND A SHOPKEEPER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a shopkeeper Question type-2: Suppose you have gone to market to buy some daily necessaries Now, Write a dialogue between you and a shopkeeper Suggested answer: A dialogue between myself and a
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND A FOREIGNER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a foreigner Question type-2: Suppose once you were walking on the road Suddenly a foreigner drew your attention and asked direction to a nearby hotel Now, Write a dialogue between you and
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND HEADMASTER ASKING FOR LEAVE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your headmaster asking for three days’ leave Question type-2: Suppose you are Fahad, a secondary school student The marriage ceremony of your elder sister is upcoming So you need three days’ leave
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT FUTURE PLAN AFTER THE EXAM (H.S.C)

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend regarding your future plan after the publication of the result of your HSC examination Question type-2: Suppose you are Tushar One of your friends is Shishir You have just completed
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT THEIR HOBBIES

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about their hobbies Question type-2: Suppose you are Habib One of your friends is Tareq On a holiday you met Tareq in the playground when he bore a flower in his hand
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND YOUR YOUNGER BROTHER ON HIS BRILLIANT SUCCESS

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your younger brother on his brilliant success in the examination Question type-2: Suppose you have just heard your younger brother Tutul has got GPA-5 in the JSC examination Now, Write a dialogue
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PROBLEM OF LOAD-SHEDDING

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about problem of load-shedding Question type-2: Suppose you are Sohel One of your friends is Rohel Acute load-shedding seriously disrupting your daily life nowadays Now, Write a dialogue between you
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND A BOOK SELLER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and a book-seller about buying book Question type-2: Suppose you need to buy some books For this reason you have gone to a book stall Now, Write a dialogue between you and a
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PREPARATION FOR THE EXAM

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about your preparation for the upcoming examination Question type-2: Suppose you are Rajib Your examination is upcoming So both of you are anxious about your preparation Now, Write a dialogue
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT EARLY RISING

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about benefits of early rising Question type-2: Suppose you are Limon One of your friends is Adnan You are unable to rise early but Adnan can Now, Write a dialogue between you
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DIALOGUE BETWEEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT TREE PLANTATION

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about the importance/necessity of tree plantation Question type-2: Suppose you are Anika One of your friends is Lima who Once you were planting a tree when Lima to visit you
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT AIM IN LIFE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your friend about your aims in life Question type-2: Suppose you are Sajal One of your friends is Shanto Once in course of your talking you wanted to know about Shanto’s aim
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND HEADMASTER ABOUT A T.C

DIALOGUE BETWEEN YOU AND HEADMASTER ABOUT A T.C

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between you and your headmaster about a transfer certificate Question type-2: Suppose you are Amit You study in a secondary school Recently your family has shifted to a new place due to transfer of your
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF ENGLISH

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about necessity/importance of learning English Question type-2: Suppose you are Sujan One of your friends is Ashik who is weak in English Now, Write a dialogue between you and your friend about
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT IMPORTANCE OF READING NEWSPAPER

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about importance of reading newspaper Question type-2: Suppose you are Shihab One of your friends is Shuvo Once you were going to market when you met Shuvo who was reading a newspaper
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PHYSICAL EXERCISE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about necessity/importance of physical exercise Question type-2: Suppose you are Riad One of your friends is Zihad Once in the early morning you came up with Zihad who was taking physical exercise
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DIALOGUE DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PROBLEM OF ILLITERACY

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about problem of illiteracy Question type-2: Suppose one of your friends is Sajib Once you were going to a nearby bazar On your way, you came up with your friend who were
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DIALOGUE BETWEEN TWO FRIENDS ABOUT PRICE-HIKE

Question type-1: Write a dialogue between two friends about price-hike Question type-2: Suppose one of your friends is Shimul Once you came up Shimul in a bazar You saw that prices of daily necessary is very high nowadays Now, Write
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