CBSE 12 Class English Syllabus 2020 (Core & Elective): As same as the other languages the English language has been divided to 3 parts in which the students must consider the most significant part that we suggest is the last part or the Section C that has been awarded the maximum marks of the that is 40 marks. The students are suggested that they do concentrate on this part first as this will be more beneficial for the students
The other parts of the paper that is named the reading and the writing section have been given 30 marks each.
English Core Syllabus
|Name of Section||Description|
|Section – A (Reading Comprehension)|
Section A will have two passages .
A. One unseen passage with a variety of Objective Type Questions, including Multiple Choice questions and Short Answer Questions to test comprehension, interpretation and inference. Vocabulary such as word formation and inference of meaning will also be tested.
The total length of the passages will be between 800 – 900 words. Five Multiple Choice type question and Seven Objective Type Questions (total 12 Marks) shall be asked from this passage. The passage will include one of the following:
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a) Factual passages, e.g., instructions, descriptions, reports.
B. The second passage will be of 400-500 words. Note-making and Abstraction will be assessed.
|SECTION- B (WRITING SKILLS )|
a. Advertisements and notices, designing or drafting posters, writing formal and informal invitations and replies. One question out of the two Short Answer Questions– 4 Marks
b. Letters based on verbal/visual input.- One question out of the two Long Answer Questions to be answered in 120-150 words:6 Marks
Letter types include
c. Two compositions based on visual and/or verbal Input may be descriptive or argumentative in nature such as an article/a debate/ a speech or a report- Two Very Long Answer Questions containing internal choice, to be answered in 150-200 words.
|SECTION- C (Literature Textbooks )|
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English Elective Syllabus
|Name Of Section||Descripton|
|SECTION – A |
Reading: 20 Marks
An unseen passage and a poem:
12 Objective Type Questions including Multiple Choice Questions from a literary or discursive passage of about 950-1000 words. (1×12=12 marks)
04 Short Answer Questions to test interpretation and appreciation and to be answered in 50-60 words each on a poem of about 24 – 28 lines.
|SECTION – B|
Creative Writing Skills and Applied Grammar
Two Long Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 120-150 words each: A discursive and interpretative writing.
One Very Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 150-200 words: An essay on an argumentative/discursive topic such as an article/ report/speech.
Eight objective Type Questions: Transformation of Sentences: (8 marks)
|SECTION – C|
One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 50-60 words to
Two Short Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 60-80 words to test understanding and appreciation.
Two Long Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 80-100 words each to test deeper understanding, interpretation, appreciation.
|SECTION – D|
One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 60-80 words to
One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-160 words to
Students can select one of the two prescribed texts.
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