CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus 2018 2019

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus. Download the latest syllabus to do your studies as per the latest guidelines issued by CBSE NCERT. The syllabus, weightage of chapters, blue print of question papers and the design of question papers is issued every year for the benefit of students. Access all syllabus for all subjects here.


Note: The Board examinat ion will be of 80 marks, wit h a durat ion of t hree hours.

SECTION A: READING 20 Marks 50 Periods

This sect ion will have two unseen passages of a t ot al of 700-750 words as per t he det ails below :

Q.1: A Fact ual passage 300-350 words wit h eight Very Short Answer Type (VSA) Quest ions. 8 marks

Q. 2: A Discursive passage of 350-400 words wit h four Short Answer Type Quest ions of eight marks t o t est inference, evaluat ion and analysis and four VSA t o t est vocabulary and comprehension (two VSA for vocabulary and two for comprehension) 12 marks


Writ ing : -

Q. 3: Formal Let t er (Complaint s / Inquiry / Placing order / let t er t o t he edit or) in about 100-120 words. The quest ions will be t hemat ically based on t he Main Course Book. 8 marks

Q.4: Writ ing a short St ory based on a given out line or cue/ s in about 200-250 words. 10 marks

Grammar : -

The Grammar syllabus will include t he following areas in class X.

1. Tenses

2. Modals

3. Use of passive voice

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