CLASS-XI SYLLABUS-2020

NEW AND UPDATED SYLLABUS:

XI, English B, WBCHSE


 Division of marks

Prose: 20 marks
Verse: 20 marks
Rapid Reader: 10 marks
Textual Grammar: 10 marks
Writing (paragraph/story): 10 marks
ESP Newspaper advertisement: 05 marks
Commercial leaflet: 05 marks
Project: 20 marks
Total: 100 marks

Prose

  1. Leela’s Friend — R. K. Narayan
  2. Karma— Khushwant Sing
  3. Alias Jimmy Valentine — O Henry
  4. Nobel Lecture — Mother Teresa
  5. The Place of Art in Education — Nandalal Bose.

Question Pattern:       Multiple Choices:  1×5=5

                                    Short type question:  1×5=5

                                    Essay Type question: 2×5=10

Verse 

  1. Upon the Westminster Bridge — William Wordsworth
  2. Meeting at Night — Robert Browning
  3. The Sick Rose — William Blake
  4. Brotherhood — Octavio Paz
  5. Daybreak— H W Longfellow

Question Pattern:       Multiple Choices:  1×5=5

                                    Short type question:  1×5=5

                                    Essay Type question: 2×5=10

Rapid  Reader

Tales from Shakespeare — Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb (edited version)

 Macbeth, Othello, The Comedy of Errors, As You Like It, Twelfth Night.

Question Pattern:       Multiple Choices:  1×5=5

Essay Type question: 1×5=5

Textual Grammar

Text based grammatical questions on Voice Change, Narration Change, Transformation of sentences, Joining of sentences, Splitting of sentences, Appropriate articles and prepositions, etc.

Question Pattern:       Do as directed:  1×7=5

                                    Article and preposition: .5×6=3

Writing

Paragraph writing / Story writing ( about 150-200 words)

                Question Pattern:       10×1=10

ESP

Newspaper Advertisement: All types, classifieds (within 50 words)

Commercial Leaflet : Opening of a showroom /Institution/ Training centre, Launching tour programmes by travel agency, Discount sale (within 50 words).

Question Pattern:       5×2=10

Project (1000-1500 words)(Any one):    20 Marks

  • Dramatizing a story from within the syllabus or outside the syllabus
  • Developing a story with the beginning given in 2-3 sentences
  • Writing an autobiography of an object / persons / self

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