Punjab State Board PSEB 10th Class English Book Solutions English Message Writing Exercise Questions and Answers, Notes.
PSEB 10th Class English Message Writing
A message is some information, news, request, etc. sent to somebody in writing, speech, by telephone, etc. Telephone is the quickest means for sending a message. Sometimes it so happens that a message is received by telephone, but the person for whom the message is meant is not at hand. So someone else has to receive it. And if he himself has to go out, he has to leave in writing the message for the person for whom it is meant.
(1) Read the telephonic conversation given below and write the message in about 50 words:
Sanjeev : Hello ! Is it 13557799?
Sandeep : Yes, may I know who is calling?
Sanjeev : This is Sanjeev. I want to talk to Mr. Mittal.
Sandeep : Papa is not at home. Would you like me to convey him any message?
Sanjeev : Tell him that the meeting scheduled for 30th March has been
postponed to 4th April.
Sandeep : I’ll tell him.
Sanjeev : Thank you.
There was a phone call from Mr. Sanjeev. He aids that the meeting scheduled for 30th March had been postponed to 4th April.
(2) Read the telephonic conversation given below :
Ramesh : Hello Ria, where is Mama ?
Ria : She has gone to the kitty party.
Ramesh : Please tell her that I will bring two of my friends for dinner tonight.
Ria : Fine. Is there anything else she should know ?
Ramesh : Yes, tell her to prepare fish-curry.
Ria : Is that all ?
Ramesh : Yes. Bye.
Ria has to go to her friend’s house. So she writes the message for her mother. Write the message for Ria.
(3) Read the following telephonic conversation :
Neha : Hello ! Is it 4607875?
Seema : Yes.
Neha : I am Neha. May I speak to Kriti, please?
Seema : She has gone to market and won’t be back till 9 o’clock.
Neha : Please tell her that she is invited to my birthday party on 15 April at 6 p.m. at my house.
Seema : I’ll convey your message.
Neha : Thank you.
Write this message on behalf of Seema.
(4) Given below is a telephonic conversation between Nandan and Nikita.
Nandan : I am Nandan. May I talk to Arun?
Nikita : I’m sorry, he is not at home.
Nandan : Why didn’t he come to school today?
Nik ita . : He has gone to visit a relative.
Nandan : Will you please convey my message to him?
Nikita : What is it?
Nan dan : Tell him to bring my English notebook as I need it for correction tomorrow.
Nikita : Anything else?
Nandan : Yes, tell him that our science test has been postponed. Our teacher
will announce the new date tomorrow.
Nikita : I will tell him.
Nandan : Thank you.
Nikita has to go to the market, so she writes the message for Arun. Write this message for her.
(5) Read the telephonic conversation given below :
Anoushka : Hello, is it 2295098?
Ritu : Yes, may I know who is calling?
Anoushka : I am Anoushka. Can I talk to Ishaan?
Ritu : He has gone to the library.
Anoushka : Please tell him that his interview for ‘Tata Indicom’ has been fixed for tomorrow 9 a.m. sharp. He should reach the office in time and also bring his certificates along with him. Don’t forget. It is urgent.
Ritu : I’ll convey the message.
Anoushka : Thank you.
Ritu has to go to visit her sister, so she writes the message for Ishaan. write this message.
(6) Read the following telephonic conversation between Gulzar and Sonam :
Gulzar – Is it 8287135 ?
Sonam – Yes, who is calling ?
Gulzar – I am Gulzar from JCT, Phagwara. I would like to speak to Dhruv.
Sonam – He is not at home. I am his sister and you can give me the message.
Gulzar – Please tell him that he has been selected for the post of junior engineer and he must join duty tomorrow at 10 a.m.
Sonam – Anything else ?
Gulzar – Yes, tell him to bring along the photocopies of his certificates.
Sonam – Sure, I’ll convey your message.
Gulzar – Thank you. Bye.
Sonam writes the message for Dhruv as she has to go out for dinner. Write this message for her.
(7) Read the following telephonic conversation :
Ravi : Hello ! Is it 2895634 ?
Tina : Yes, may I know who is on the line ?
Ravi : This is Ravi. May I talk to Suraj ?
Tina : He is not at home.
Ravi : Do me a favour. Tell him to pick me up while going to office tomorrow as my car has been sent for servicing.
Tina : Anything else ?
Ravi : Tell him to bring the file I gave him.
Tina : I’ll convey your message.
Ravi : Thank you. Bye.
Tina writes the message for Suraj as she has to go to her kitty party. Write this message on her behalf.
(8) Read the telephonic conversation given below :
Rajiv : Hello, is that Anu ?
Rajni : No, it’s Rajni speaking. Anu is not at home at the moment. What is the matter ?
Rajiv : We had planned to see ‘Power Cut’ running at Arora Palace today evening. Please tell her to wait for me at the main gate.
Rajni : Do not worry. I shall leave a message for her.
Rajiv : Thank you, Rajni. Bye.
Rajni has to go to market and she will not be able to meet Anu. Write a message on her behalf in about 50 words.
(9) Read the following telephonic conversation :
Ajay : Hello, is it 2376589 ?
Anu : Yes, may I know who is speaking ?
Ajay : This is Ajay. I want to speak to Mr. Goyal.
Anu : Papa is not at home. Would you like me to convey any message, to him ?
Ajay : Tell him that the meeting scheduled for 9th March has been postponed to 11th March.
Anu : I’ll tell him.
Anu has to go to school. Write the message on her behalf.
(10) Read the telephonic conversation given below :
Mrs. Sharma: Hello, is it 2984567?
Ria: Yes, who would you like to speak to?
Mrs. Sharma: I want to talk to Sunita. I am Megha Sharma.
Ria: Hello auntie, mummy has gone to market.
Mrs. Sharma: Tell her that Nina’s father-in-law is not well and we are going
to see him at Kapoor Hospital where he has been admitted.
Tell your mother to be ready by 6 p.m. as I’ll pick her up on the way.
Ria: I’ll give her your message, auntie.
Mrs. Sharma: Thank you, dear. Bye.
Ria has to go to her friend’s house. Write the message for her mother on lier behalf.
(11) Read the telephonic conversation given below :
Kishore : Hello ! Could I speak to Raghu ?
Rani : Raghu has gone out. This is his sister Rani speaking.
Kishore : Will you please tell him to reach the Extension Library by 10 a.m.
tomorrow for the renewal of our membership ?
Rani : Of course, I will tell him. Anything else ?
Kishore : Yes, tell him to carry his membership card.
Rani : Sure. Bye.
Rani has to go to club for a meeting. Write down the message she would write for Raghu.
There was a phone call from Kishore. He said that vim should reach the extensive Library by 10 a.m. tomorrow for the renewal of membership. You should also carry your membership card.
(12) Read the following telephonic conversation :
Rajesh: Hello, could I speak to Hemant, please?
Harish: Sorry, Hemant has not yet arrived.
Rajesh: Could you please convey to him that Mr. Verma has arrived at the company head office and he would like to meet Hemant tomorrow morning.
Harish: Sure, I’ll tell him?
Rajesh: Tell him to reach the office by 9 a.m.
Harish: I’ll coñvey the message.
Rajesh: Thank you. Bye.
Harish: has to go to Delhi, so he leaves the message for Hemant. Write the message on his behalf.
13. Read the following telephonic conversation between Asha and Kiran.
Kiran is about to leave home and will not be able to meet Arun. She leaves a message for him. Write this message in not more than 50 words. Put the message in a box.
Asha : Hello, is that Kiran ?
Asha: It’s Asha here. You know there’s a good movie on. It’s ‘My Left Foot’.
It’s running at Alpana. How about it tomorrow?
Kiran: Yes, not a bad idea.
Asha: Let’s go to the evening show. Where should we meet?
Kiran: Let’s meet at Wimpy’s Corner, at 5.30. Is that okay?
Asha: Fine. Look, Vijay’s coming along too. Why don’t you ask Arun to join us?
Kiran: I’ll do that. He’s not at home at the moment, but I’ll ask him to ring you up this evening.
Please don’t buy the tickets until he calls.
(14) Read the following telephonic conversation which took place when Suresh was staying with his uncle. Write the message from Suresh to his uncle, using not more than 50 words. Put the message in a box.
Seshu : Hello ! Hello ! This is Seshu from Lucknow. Can I speak to Mr. Rao, please? I am a friend of his son, Matlhav Rao.
Suresh : This is Suresh Rao My uncle’s not here the moment. We heard about the earthquake. Is Madhav all right?
Seshu : Yes, yes. He’s okay now. But he had a bad fall during the earthquake and he broke his left leg. It was a multiple fracture, but there’s nothing to worry about now.
Suresh : Is he in hospital?
Seshu : Yes, he’s at the Tata Memorial Hospital here. Would you please inform his family?
Suresh : Of course, I will. Thank you for calling.