CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2011 2012

CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2011 2012 available in Pdf for free download. The latest syllabus for Class 11 English have been issued by CBSE based on which Grade 11 students will have to prepare for examinations by CBSE, NCERT and KVS in Standard 11. The latest CBSE syllabus has been used to design NCERT book for Class 11 English based on which exams for Grade 11 English will be conducted. Refer to MCQ Questions for Class 11 English with answers and also download more latest study material for all subjects

English Core Class 11 CBSE Syllabus

Class 11 English students should refer to the following curriculum for NCERT Class 11 English Core. These CBSE NCERT KVS Syllabus for Grade 11 English will be very useful for preparing for upcoming exams and help you to score good marks

English Core CBSE Syllabus Class 11




Reading unseen Passages for Comprehension and Note-making.This section will have three unseen passages followed by a variety of questions. The questions will include those on vocabulary such as word formation and inferring meaning for 05 marks. The total length of the three passages shall be around 1100 words.

The passages could be any of the following three types:

(a) Factual passages e.g. instructions, descriptions, reports.

(b) Discursive passages e.g. argumentative, persuasive or reflective

(c) Literary passages e.g. excerpts from biographies, novels, poems or essays of subjective type.

Q1 and Q2 will be two unseen texts - one from prose and the other from poetry. The total length of these two texts will be around 600 words.

Each of these extracts will be for 6 marks- five marks for local, global and inferential comprehension in the form of Multiple Choice Questions and one mark for vocabulary.

Q3 will have a prose passage of about 500 words and it will be used for note making (05 marks) and testing vocabulary.



4. One out of two short writing tasks based on personal response to a verbal stimulus in the form a narrative or a story. (100-150 words) 

5. One out of two compositions based on a visual and/or verbal input (in about 150-200 words). The output may be descriptive, reflective or argumentative in nature such as an article for publication in a newspaper or a school magazine, a speech or a report either from a 3rd person point of view or as recounting of an experience/incident in the writer's life. 

6. Writing One out of two letters based on given input. Letter types include

(a) letter to the editor (giving suggestions or opinions on an issue of public interest) or

(b) letter to the school or colleges authorities, regarding admissions, school issues, requirements / suitability of courses etc. 



Different grammatical structures in meaningful contexts will be tested. Item types will include gap-filling, sentence-reordering, dialogue-completion and sentence-transformation. The grammar syllabus includes determiners, tenses, clauses, modals and voice.

These grammar areas will be tested using the following test types:

7. Error Correction 

8. Editing Task 

9. Reordering of sentences 

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus 2011-2012



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