Under the ongoing CBSE Board Exam 2020, class 10 students will write their English paper on February 26. This is going to be the first major paper in CBSE Class 10. To start their exams on a good note, students should prepare well. We are presenting here some effective tips along with some important resources to help you in making the right preparations and score more than 95% in the CBSE Class 10 English Exam 2020.
Know the latest syllabus and weightage distribution
Do not miss to check the complete syllabus of Class 10 English while revising the course before the exam. Go through the contents covered in different sections and assess your preparation in accordance with the same. CBSE Class 10 English Exam 2020 will have three sections as mentioned below:
Section A: Reading
Section B: Writing and Grammar
Section C: Literature Textbook and Extended Reading Text
Prepare for each section according to the latest syllabus so that you do not miss to cover any important topic. Latest syllabus can be checked from the following link:
How to prepare for each section of CBSE Class 10 English?
While making preparations for the English Exam, students should make a different plan for each section. Here are few tips to prepare for all three sections of CBSE Class 10 English exam in the best way to score full marks in paper:
(i) Reading Section
- Practice 3-4 passages daily to score good marks in questions based on the unseen passage.
- Work on your reading skills.
- Build good vocabulary.
(ii) Writing and Grammar
- Practice writing letters, stories, essays, notices,etc.
- Practice sentence building.
- Practice fill in the blanks, rearrangement of words to make correct sentences and editing from previous year question papers and sample papers.
(iii) Literature section
- Refer to the books prescribed in CBSE Syllabus.
- Recall summary of all poems and stories and memorize their authors.
- Practice questions from previous year question papers
Also Practice the important questions prepared by the examination experts at Jagran Josh. Links to all questions and answers are given below:
To know the best technique to write a perfect exam, you may check the topper's answer sheets of CBSE Class 10 English Exam 2019. Answer sheets of toppers in both the English Language & Literature and English Communicative exams can be downloaded from the following links:
Also check CBSE sample paper and previous year question papers of Class 10 English from the following links:
Students must remember that without regular practice and revision, it is not possible to score good marks in the English exam. Solve previous year question papers and sample papers to analyse your mistakes and try to improve to do better in the exam.
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