CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus for 2022-23

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2022-23 Reduced Syllabus

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Parts Units Marks
Term I Term II
A Reading 13 13
B Writing and Grammar 12 12
C Literature 15 15
ASSESSMENT ON SPEAKING AND LISTENING
(General Introduction + Mini
Presentation + Pair Interaction)
10 10
TOTAL 100

READING COMPREHENSION (Term I and II)

  • Unseen passage (factual, descriptive or literary/ discursive or persuasive)
  • Case Based Unseen (Factual) Passage

CREATIVE WRITING SKILLS (Term I)

Short Writing Tasks

  • Notice Writing

Long Writing Tasks

  • Business or Official Letters (Making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for or giving information, placing orders and sending replies)
  • Speech

CREATIVE WRITING (Term II)

Short Writing Tasks

  • Posters

Long Writing Tasks (One)

  • Official Letters, for example, to school/college authorities (regarding admissions, school issues, requirements / suitability of courses)
  • Debate

GRAMMAR (Term I)

  • Determiners
  • Tenses
  • Reordering Sentences

{MCQs on Gap filling/ Transformation of Sentences}

LITERATURE (Term I)

Literary-prose/poetry extracts (seen-texts) comprehension and appreciation. (Two Extracts)

Questions Based on Texts to assess comprehension and appreciation, analysis, inference, extrapolation

Hornbill

  • The Portrait of a Lady (Prose)
  • A Photograph (Poem)
  • “We’re Not Afraid to Die... if We Can All Be Together” (Prose)
  • Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues (Prose)
  • The Laburnum Top (Poem)
  • Landscape of the Soul (Prose)

Snapshots

  • The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse (Prose)
  • The Address (Prose)
  • Ranga’s Marriage (Prose) 


LITERATURE (Term II)

Questions Based on Texts to assess comprehension and appreciation, analysis, inference, extrapolation

Hornbill

  • The Voice of the Rain (Poem)
  • The Ailing Planet: The Green Movement’s Role (Prose)
  • The Browning Version (Play)
  • Childhood (Poem)
  • Silk Road (Prose)

Snapshots

  • Albert Einstein at School (Prose)
  • Mother’s Day (Play)
  • Birth (Prose)

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