Narration Practice

1. Salil said to his friend, “You are ill.”

2. Salil said to me, “You are ill.”

3. I said to you, “I don’t believe you.”

4. He said, “I have passed the examination.”

5. He said, “I was playing football.”

6. He said, “I shall play football.”

7. He said, “I shall go to Delhi tomorrow.”

8. He said, “I have never seen anything like it.”

9.  He said, “We ought to go.”

10. She said, “We must go.”

11. “Do you know the way to the station?” She said to Mahim.

12. “Does she require any help?” the old man asked me.

13. I said to the boy, “Did you go to school?

14. “Isn’t poverty a curse?” my father said to me.

15. “Are you weeping?” he asked her.

16. “Have you brought a pen for me?” the girl said to her father.

17. “Can you see a woman seated at a table?” he asked her.

18.  Reza said, “Marie, isn’t soup boiling yet?”

19. “Would you sing for our visitor?” My mother said to my sister.

20. “Do you suppose you know better than your brother?” jeered his angry mother.

21. My brother said to me, “Will you not go to the show?”

22. I said to him, “Shall I reach the village before dawn?”

23. The girl said, “Shall I go out for shopping?”

24. I said to the man, “Who are you?’

25. He said to me, “What are you doing?”

26. “Where do you live?” asked the stranger.

27. “Why are you weeping?” the swallow asked the prince.

28. “Why doesn’t she talk to me anymore?”

29. “When will you come back?” the price said to the swallow.

30. “How did you do that” they asked Edison.

31. He said to me, “Which book do you want?”

32. He said to me, You are going to the playground, aren’t you?

33. He said to me, “You didn’t cause much damage to the book, did you?”

34. The officer shouted to the men, “Halt.”

35. Father said to me, “Go home at once.”

36. The teacher said to me, “Don’t come here.”

37. He said to me, “Please open the door.”

38. He said to me, “Please wait here till I return.”

39. Mother said to him, “Don’t run in the sun.”

40. Rina said to him, “Sir, Don’t go home now,”

41. Laila said to her friends, “Let us have a picnic on Sunday.”

42. He said to his companions, “Let us not miss this chance.”

43. We said, “Let him tell the story.”

44. She said, “Let him eat whatever he likes.”

45. He said to me, “You must leave the place.”

46. He said to me, “Would you help me to do the sum?”

47. I said to her, “Could you give me a cup of tea?”

48. The master said to his servant, “Do as I told you.”

49. I said to him, “May you be happy.”

50. Mother said to me, “May God bless you.”

51. He said, “May his soul rest in peace.”

52. The girl said, “Oh, had I the wings of dove.”

53. The boys said, “Hurrah! We have won the match.”

54. He said to me, “Alas! I could not save you.”

55. The boy said, “what a fool I am.”

56. He said, “What a nice bird it is!”

57. He observed, “How dirty the house is!”

58. “Help! Help!” shouted the woman.

59. He said, “Good bye, my friends”!

60. The teacher said, “Thank you my boys.”

61. He said, “By God! What a good news.”

62. He said to me, “Eid Mubarak.”

63. He said to them, “Bravo! You have done well.”

64. The old man said to him, “Fie, you are such a coward.”

65. He said, “Poor fellow! How changed you are.”

66. “So help me heaven.” he cried, “I’ll never do so again.”

67. Who knew that this would happen!”

68. “Good Heavens!” We have reached the station.” said the boys.

69. Father said, “Sunil, go to school.”

70. The teacher said, “Keep quiet my boys.”

71. The teacher said, “Keep quiet my dear boys.”

72. “Jim darling!” cried Della “Don’t look at me that way”

73. I said to him, “Who are you? What do you want?”

74.  Shila said to me, “I have left my pencil at home. Can you give me one to write with?”

75. Mr. Sen said to his friend, “What time is it? My watch has stopped.”

76. Biman said, “Why are you still waiting here, Bipin? Go away now.


1. Salil told his friend that he was ill.

2. Salil told me that I was ill.

3. I told you that I didn’t believe you.

4. He said that he had passed the examination.

5. He said that he had been playing football.

6. He said that he would play football.

7. He said that he would go to Delhi the next day.

8. He said that he had never seen anything like it.

9. He said that they ought to go.

10. She said that they must go.

11. She asked Mahim if he knew the way to the station.

12. The old man asked me if she required any help.

13. I asked the boy if he had gone to school.

14. My father asked me if poverty was not a curse.

15. He asked her if she was weeping.

16. The girl asked her father if he had brought a pen for her.

17. He asked her if she could see a woman seated at a table.

18. Reza asked Marie if the soup was not boiling by that time.

19. My mother asked my sister if she would sing for their guests.

20. His angry mother asked if he supposed that he knew better than his own father.

21. My brother asked me If I would not go to the show.

22. I asked him If I would reach the village before dawn.

23. The girl asked if she would go out for shopping.

24. I asked the man who he was.

25. He asked me what I was doing.

26. The stranger asked me where I lived.

27. The swallow enquired of the prince why he was weeping.

28. I thought to myself why she did not talk to me any more.

29. The prince asked the swallow when he would come back.

30. They asked Edison how he had done that.

31. He asked me which book I wanted.

32. He asked me whether it was true that I was going to the playground.

33. He asked me whether I had caused much damage to the book.

34. The officer ordered his men loudly to halt.

35. Father ordered me to go home at once.

36. The teacher ordered me not to go there.

37. He requested me to open the door.

38. He requested me to wait there till he returned.

39. Mother advised him not to run in the sun.

40. Rina asked him politely not to go home then.

41. Laila proposed to her friends that they should have a picnic on Sunday.

42. He proposed to his companions that they should not miss that chance.

43. We said that he might (might be allowed to) tell the story.

44. She said that he might be allowed to eat whatever he liked.

45. He told me that I must leave the place.

46. He requested me to help him to do the sum.

47. I requested her to give me a cup of tea.

48. The master ordered his servant to do as he had told him.

49. I wished that he might be happy.

50. Mother prayed for me that God might bless me.

51. He prayed that his soul might rest in peace.

52. The girl wished that she could have the wings of a dove.

53. The boys exclaimed with joy that they had won the match.

54. He exclaimed in grief that he could not save me.

55. The boy exclaimed that he was a great fool.

56. He exclaimed that it was a very nice bird.

57. He exclaimed that the house was very dirty.

58. The woman shouted for help.

59. He bade goodbye to his friends.

60. The teacher thanked the boys.

61. He swore by God that it was a very good news.

62. He wished me Eid Mubarak.

63. He applauded them saying that they had done well.

64. The old man exclaimed that it was shameful that he was such a coward.

65. He pitied the man and exclaimed that he was greatly changed.

66. He prayed to heaven to help him and resolved not to do so again.

66. He said that none knew that (that) would happen.

69. The boys exclaimed with delight that they had reached the station.

69. Father asked Sunil to go to school.

70. The teacher asked the boys to keep quiet.

71. The teacher affectionately asked the boys to keep quiet.

72. Addressing Jim as her darling, Della implored him not to look at her that way.

73. I asked him who he was and what he wanted.

74. Shila told me that she had left the pencil at home and asked me if I could give her one to write with.

75. Mr. Sen asked his friend what time it was and added that his watch had stopped.

76. Biman asked Bipin why he was still waiting there. Then he ordered him to go away.


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