Latest Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2019-20

CBSE has released the Class 12 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.

CBSE Class 12 English Core 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.

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

Section A - Reading Comprehension (20 Marks)

A. One unseen passage with a variety of Objective Type Questions
B. The second passage will be of 400-500 words that consists of questions like note-making and summary.

Section B - Writing Skills and Grammar (30 Marks)

A. Advertisements and notices - 4 Marks
B. Letters: Based on verbal/visual input (in 120-150 words) - 6 Marks
• Business or official letters
• Letters to the editor
C. Two compositions based on visual and/or verbal Input (in 150-200 words) - (10✕2=20 Marks)

Section C - Literature Textbooks (30 Marks)

I. Eight Objective Type Questions – 4 from one poetry and 4 from one prose extract - (8✕1=8 Marks)
II. Five out of Seven Short Answer Questions based on prose / drama / poetry - (5✕2=10 Marks)
III. One out of two Long Answer Questions to be answered in 120-150 words - (6 marks) (Flamingo)
IV. One out of two Long Answer Questions to be answered in 120-150 words - (6 marks) (Vistas)

Prescribed Books

1. Flamingo: English Reader
2. Vistas: Supplementary Reader

Flamingo

Prose

1. The Last Lesson
2. Lost Spring
3. Deep Water
4. The Rattrap
5. Indigo
6. Poets and Pancakes
7. The Interview
8. Going Places

Poetry

1. My Mother at Sixty Six
2. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
3. Keeping Quiet
4. A Thing of Beauty
5. A Roadside Stand
6. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

Vistas

1. The Third Level
2. The Tiger King
3. Journey to the End of the Earth
4. The Enemy
5. Should Wizard Hit Mommy
6. On the Face of It
7. Evans Tries an O-Level
8. Memories of Childhood
9. The Cutting of My Long Hair
10. We too are Human Being

Download Class 12 English Core Syllabus 2019-20

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