Latest Class 10 English Syllabus 2019-20 (Language and Literature)

CBSE has released the Class 10 English Language and Literature Syllabus 2019-20. There is no major changes done in the pattern of the exam. The annual board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours. There will be internal assessment for 20 Marks.

CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2019-20

In Board examination, the entire syllabus will come. The Board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours.

The Question paper contains three sections:

Section
-
Total Weightage
A
Reading Skills
20
B
Writing Skills with Grammar
30
C
Literature Textbook and Supplementary Reading
Text
30

TOTAL
80

Section A Reading: 20 Marks

• Question 1: A Factual passage (300-350 words) (Eight Objective Type Questions) : 8 Marks
• Question 2: A Discursive passage (300-350 words) (Four Short Answer Type Questions/ Four Objective Types Questions) : 12 Marks

Section B Writing and Grammar: 30 Marks

For writing tasks there will be internal choice. 30 Marks

• Question 3: Formal letter complaint/inquiry/placing order/letter to editor/article in about 100-150 words: 8 Marks
• Question 4: Writing a short story based on a given outline or clues in about 150-200 words: 10 Marks
• Question 5: Gap filling with one or two words to test Prepositions, Articles, Conjunctions and
Tenses: 4 Marks
• Question 6: Editing or Omission: 4 Marks
• Question 7: Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation: 4 Marks

Section C Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text: 30 Marks

• Question 8: One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/play (Four VSAQs): 4 Marks
• Question 9: Four SAQs from the Beehive and Moments: 2 ✖ 5 = 10 Marks
• Question 10: One out of two long answer type questions from the Beehive and Moments: 8 Marks
• Question 11: One out of two Long Answer Questions from the book Moments on theme or plot
involving interpretation, extrapolation beyond the text and inference or character
sketch in about 100-150 words.: 8 Marks

Prescribed Books:


• First Flight– Textbook for class X
• Footprints without Feet – Supplementary Reader for Class X

Download Class 10 English Language and Literature Syllabus 2019-20


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