CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2019 2020

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 CBSE Class 10 English Syllabus 2019 2020

Note: The annual board examination will be of 80 marks, with a duration of three

hours. There will be internal assessment for 20 Marks.


This section will have two unseen passages of a total length of 700-750. The arrangement within the reading section is as follows:

I. A factual passage of 300-350 words with eight Objective Type Question( including Multiple Choice Questions).

II.A Discursive passages of 350-400 words with four Short Answer Type Questions to test inference, evaluation and analysis four Objective Type Question( including Multiple Choice Questions) to test vocabulary. 


For writing tasks there will be internal choice 30 Marks

III. Formal letter complaint / inquiry / placing order / letter to editor / article in about 100-150 words. The questions will be thematically based on the prescribed books.

IV. Writing a short story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 150-200 words. 

The Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class X.

1. Tenses

2. Modals

3. Use of passive voice

4. Subject – verb concord


(i) Commands and requests

(ii) Statements

(iii) Questions

6. Clauses:

(i) Noun clauses

(ii) Adverb clauses

(iii) Relative clauses

7. Determiners


8. Prepositions

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