Latest Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2019-20

CBSE has released the Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2019-20. The annual board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three hours. There will be internal assessment (Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills) for 20 Marks.

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

CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2019-20

The Question paper contains three sections:

Section - Total Weightage
A Reading Comprehension 20 Marks
B Writing Skills and Grammar 30 Marks
C Literature 30 Marks
-Total
80 Marks

Section A - Reading Comprehension

1. The passage of 550-600 words in length.
2. The passage of 350-400 words in length.
OR
3. An unseen poem of 28-35 lines to test comprehension, interpretation and inference.

Multiple Choice Questions (1✕6=6 marks), Objective Type Questions ( 1✕6= 6 marks), 01 Short Answer Question (3✕1=3 marks), 01 Long Answer Question (5✕1=5 marks)

Section B - Writing Skills and Grammar

1. One Short Answer Question: Based on notice/ poster/ advertisement- 4 Marks
2. Two Long Answer Questions: Letters based on verbal/visual input. – (6✕2=12 Marks)
3. Very Long Answer Question: Composition in the form of article/speech/report writing or a narrative- 8 Marks

Grammar

A. Error Correction, editing tasks
B. Re - ordering of sentences,
C. Transformation of sentences
(6 Objective Type Questions)

Section C - Literature

1. Two Objective Type Questions out of three - Based on an extract from poetry to test reference to context comprehension and appreciation. – (1✕2=2 Marks)

2. Five Short Answer Questions out of six (3 questions should be from Hornbill) - Based on prose, poetry and plays from both the texts. (2✕5=10 marks)

3. One Long Answer Question out of two from Hornbill (to be answered in 120-150 words) Based on prescribed texts to test global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the texts.  6 Marks

4. One Long Answer Questions out of two from Snapshots (to be answered in 120-150 words) -Based on theme, plot, incidents or events. 6 Marks

5. One Long Answer Question out of two from Hornbill (to be answered in 120-150 words)-Based on understanding appreciation, analysis and interpretation of the characters/events/episodes/incidents . 
6 Marks

Prescribed Textbook

1.  Hornbill
2.  Snapshots: Supplementary Reader

Download Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2019-20



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