Virtual Message


Some key factors you must include in   message writing.

Heading: Write the heading as ‘MESSAGE’ in the center at
the top.

(leave one line).

Date: On the left-hand side of the page, write the date. (October 3rd, 2023). 

Time: Under the date write the time.

(leave one line).

Addressee: After writing the time, write the addressee’s name. ( Name of the person whom the message is sent/ Receiver).

Body: Write here all the essential information within 50 words. Do not use
lengthy/ long sentences; Use short and one.

(leave one line).

Addresser/ sender: At the end on the left side of the message, write the sender’s name. 

Make box to the message.

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Marking scheme.

1] Heading, Date and time  – 1 mark.

2] Name of the person to whom the message is directed  – ½ mark.

3] Name of the writer  – ½ mark.

4] Content and language  – 2 marks.

5] Don’t  exceed the word limit by 2 or 3 words, (½ mark is deducted).

1] Imagine, you have to leave early from home for a motivational lecture. Draft a message in about 50 words, to convey the same to your friend. Give your own reasons to support your message



October 3rd , 2023.

08.30 am 


Dear Mohan,

A motivational lecture of a very famous speaker, Nitin Bangude Patil on ‘ Developing self-confidence’ has been arranged in my college at 10 am today. I request you to attend this lecture.  Come directly to Jagdambha Jr. College. I will be waiting for you there.




1] Imagine you are not well and will not be able to attend lectures at college. Draft a message in about 50 words to convey the same to your teacher. Give your own reasons to support your message. 

2] Imagine that you have to leave your hostel room to attend to a relative coming at the city hospital from your native place. Draft a message in about 50 words giving reason of your absence at the birthday party of your roommate at the hostel. Give your own reasons to support your message.

3] Imagine that you have won two entry tickets to a popular drama at a theater near you this weekend. Draft a message in about 50 words to convey the incredible news to your best friend.

4]Using information from the dialogue given below, write the message which Amrita left for her brother, Sourajit. (Do not leave out any vital information or add any new information).

Shekhar:  Is this 28473892 ?

Amrita:   Yes. May I know who is speaking ?

Shekhar: I am Shekhar. I want to speak to Sourajit. I am his friend from IHM, Goa.

Amrita:   I am his sister. Sourajit is not at home at the moment. Can you ring up a little later ?

Shekhar: I shall be a little busy. Actually, I have got a placement at the Hotel Mumbai and will have to join with immediate effect. So right now I am trying to get all the formalities completed. This is the news that I wanted to give Sourajit. Will you do that for me? Also tell him that I will let him know my new cell phone number as soon as I get one.

Amrita: I’ll do that. Bye and all the best.

     Amrita had to leave for office. So she wrote a note for Sourajit. Draft her message in not more than 50 words.

5] Read the following conversation between Aashna and Mr. Singh.

Aashna: Hello, may I speak to Ranajit, please?

Mr. Singh: Ranajit is getting ready for school. May I know who is speaking?

Aashna: My name is Aashna. I am Ranajit’s classmate.

Mr. Singh: Hello, Aashna. I am Ranajit’s father. Is there any message?

Aashna: Yes. Please ask him to bring his biology notebook to school today. I was absent from school due to illness. I would like to see the notes which our biology teacher gave to the class during my absence.

Mr. Singh: I will definitely do that.

Since, Mr. Singh had to go for his morning walk he left a message for Ranajit. Draft that message in 50 words.

6] Rajat comes home from school and finds the door locked.

Since he has a duplicate key he enters and finds a note from his mother kept on the table. In it, she explains that she had to rush to the hospital with Mrs. Manohar, their neighbor, who had met with an accident. She has also written that he should have the rice and curry kept on the dining table for lunch. He could heat the food in the microwave oven if he wanted to, but he should be very careful while handling the switch.

Draft the message which Rajat’s mother left for him.

7] Rahul had the following conversation with Mohit, a friend of his elder brother:

Mohit : Hello! Is it 0242487965?

Rahul : Yes, please. Who are you talking please?

Mohit : May I talk to Mohan, please? I am his friend.

Rahul : Oh! Sorry. In fact Mohan isn’t at home. He will be back in an hour. By the way, I am his brother. Can I do anything for you?

Mohit : Oh. Sure. In fact I have a message for Mohan. Could you please tell him?

Rahul : Sure, with pleasure. Tell me, please.

Mohit : Today we have planned to go to a movie at Element in the evening. We have booked ticket in advance. So please ask Mohan to join us at 5pm at the Element.

Rahul : OK, I’ll inform him as he comes back.

As Rahul had to leave for the school, he left this message for Mohan. Write the message on his behalf in not more than 50 words. Put the message in a box.

8] You are Radha. Your mother had recently gone for a health checkup. You received a call from the assistant doctor regarding the result of her reports. Since you have to go to the school, you leave a message for her. Draft a message regarding the same in not more than 50 words.

Dr. Mahale: Is this A/24, Green Park Society?

Radha: Yes. May I know who is calling?

Dr. Mahale: I am Dr. Vaishali Mahale calling from Krishna Diagnostic Centre. I would like to speak to Mrs. Sunita.

Radha: She is not at home right now.

Dr. Mahale: Could you please tell her that I have seen all her test reports. They do not show any serious problems and if there would be no improvement, we might take some more tests. I advise her to continue the same set of medicines for a week and I have fixed her appointment with the cardiologist for 2 o’clock at the Criticare  Hospital. She must reach there on time with all her reports.

Radha: Thank you, Doctor. I will convey her.

9) Harry: Hello, May I speak to Raj?

Neha: Sorry, my brother is not at home. May I know who’s this?

Harry: Hi, This is Harry, I am Raj’s classmate. Can you tell Raj that the tennis match at school tomorrow is postponed to the next Saturday.

Neha: Sure, I will pass on your message.

Harry: Thank you!

As Neha has to visit her friend, she leaves a message for Raj as per her conversation with Harry. Write the message on her behalf.

10] You are Rajan, you received a phone call from your dad’s office in his absence and have the following conversation with the speaker.

Mr. Patil : Hello, Mr. Anand?

Rajan : Hello, Dad is not at home, may I know who’s calling?

Mr. Patil : I am Sunil Patil, your Father’s assistant at his office.

Rajan : Hello, Mr. Patil. He is not at home. Do you have a message for him?

Mr. Patil: Yes. Please inform him that tomorrow there will be an urgent meeting with the Collector at 12 am. I received this message now. So please ask him to be present at 12 am at the Collector office.

Rajan: Okay, Uncle. I will tell Dad once he comes back.

11] Take a look at the following notes from the notepad of Ms. Meena , Principal of Yavatmal Public School, Yavatmal. As her assistant, you have to draft a message on her behalf to Mr. Ram Rane, the Vice Principal of the school.


-Meeting at 10.30 am in the Principal’s office.
-Topic of Discussion: Interschool Sports Meet.
-Review of preparations.
-Another meeting at 11.30 with the coordinators and in charge to check the progress of sports meet preparations.

12] Mrs.  Rane wants to speak to her son, Rishi. As Rishi is not in his seat in office, you take the call and speak with her. She wants to inform Rishi that she will be coming to Yavatmal the next evening and that he should pick her up from the bus stop. You want to know by which bus she will be arriving. She replies that she would be coming by Chintamani Travels. She thanks you and asks you your name. You tell her that your name is Aryan and assure her that you will convey her message to Rishi. But you yourself have a meeting to attend. So you leave a note for Rishi. Write this message in not more than 50 words.

13] Koyal called up to Mr. Grover, a furniture shop owner. Since he was not available, his assistant, Vidhi answered. The following is a conversation between Koyal and Vidhi. As Vidhi was going out immediately afterwards, she left a message for Mr. Grover. Read the conversation and write a message. Put your message in a box.

Koyal: Hello, is that Grand Furniture?

Vidhi: Yes. Koyal: Could I speak to Mr. Grover?

Vidhi: I am afraid he’s not here at the moment.

Koyal: When will he be back?

Vidhi: Not before six in the evening. Can I take a message for him?
Koyal: Yes. Could you tell him that he has to deliver the furniture ordered by me, for my new house only on the 10th February and not on 8th February. Ask him to keep it ready by 9:00 am on the 10th February. I will be sending a pick up van and so she does not have to arrange for the same.
Vidhi: Ok, I will inform him.

Koyal: Thank you.

14] You are Vinay. You have arrived at the Mumbai Railway Station to board the Rajdhani Express bound for Delhi. You hear the following announcement. Write a message, to be sent to your father through your driver. Put the message in a box.

This is for attention of all the passengers who have to board the Rajdhani Express bound for New Delhi scheduled to arrive at 4:00 pm. The Rajdhani Express has derailed 20 kms from Surat. Please note that August Kranti Express that leaves the Mumbai Railway Station at 6:00 pm, will carry all the passengers to their destination. The affected passengers are requested not to buy new tickets. The ticket for the Rajdhani Express will be valid in the August Kranti. We wish you a safe journey.

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