Dialogue Worksheets

What is Dialogue?

It is a part of sentence that cause a discussion between two people. It is a conversation that has at least two characters. Have cooked meal? Asked John. Yes, replied Mrs. Jackson. How much time does it take? At least half an hour. Dialogue and its types - There two famous types of dialogue that authors use in literature. Inner dialogue - A conversation between multiple characters, we will say it a dialogue. In this type of dialogue, characters in a conversion are author’s mind and one specific character. Sometimes we said it loud or sometimes it takes place in mind. Outer dialogue - It is out loud dialogue that occur between two or more characters. We add quotation mark and punctuation while writing outer dialogue sentences. In case of outer dialogue, every new speaker needs an indentation and a new paragraph.
"Let's go for a long drive this morning!" Suggested Jennifer.
"I call manager!" shouted Jackson.
"We won the game!" delighted Marry.
"I would rather go to the park!" responded Amanda.

What is the function of dialogue? - It has many functions and reasons of usage in English literature. We can create characterization with it and there four ways of this process. Due to the usage of dialogue audience learn about the specific character a lot.

Everyone Speaks Differently!

Read the scenario. Write the scene three times using dialogue. Each time, one of the speakers should be the girl and the other should be the person pictured.


Complete each sentence by adding the missing quotation marks.

Write the Dialogue

The girl in the picture is talking to her mother. What do you think her mother is saying to her? How do you think she will respond?

Imperfect Pizza

What a person says reveals a lot about their character. Look at the toe characters below. What do you think they are saying to each other? What are they feeling?

Punctuating Dialogue

Write out the dialogue from the cartoon. Be sure to punctuate correctly.

John's Secret

Underline direct speech in the passage below. Then use a colored marker or colored pencil to add quotation marks and commas where needed.

Description to Dialogue

The paragraph. Then rewrite it as a dialogue between Ben and one of his friends to make them more interesting.

Mark'em Up!

Add commas and quotation marks where needed.

Reveal the Setting

Look at the picture. Then select one of the scenarios provided. On the lines, write at least six lines of dialogue (three per each person) that communicate the setting in the picture.


Jill and Amie are texting about a party they have both been invited to. Jill wants Amie to go with her, but Amie doesn't want to go. Jill calls Amie because she thinks it will be easier to convince her if they talk. Write the dialogue.

Telling a Story

Joe just learned how to do a cartwheel. He's very proud of himself, but his brother doesn't think it’s that big of a deal.

Conveying Information

Rewrite the scenarios.

Turning Indirect Speech

Rewrite the indirect speech as dialogue. Use the verb from each sentence as the dialog tag.


Rewrite the sentences below as dialogue. Use the verb from each sentence as the dialogue tag.


Writers use dialogue in a story as a way to tell the reader what is happening and who it is happening to. Dialogue is also a way to develop character.