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CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: Class 11 English Core (Reduced By 30%) - Download PDF!

CBSE Syllabus 2020-21 for Class 11 English Core is available here for download here in PDF format. Download now and prepare for CBSE Class 11 English Core Exam 2020-21.

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CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: Class 11 English Core (Reduced By 30%)
CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: Class 11 English Core (Reduced By 30%)

CBSE Syllabus 2020-21 for Class 11 English Core (Reduced by 30%) is available here for download here in PDF format. Download now and prepare for CBSE Class 11 English Core Exam 2020-21. 

Also check: Deleted CBSE Class 11 English (Core) Syllabus 2020-21

CBSE Syllabus 2020-21: Class 11 English Core (Reduced By 30%) - Download PDF!

PART A  - 40 MARKS

Reading: 18 Marks

I. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen passage to assess comprehension, interpretation  and  inference.  Vocabulary  and  inference  of  meaning  will  also  be assessed. The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary. Ten out of eleven questions to be done. (10x1=10 Marks)

II. Multiple Choice questions based on one unseen case-based factual passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc. Eight out of Nine questions to be done. (8x1=8 Marks)

Note: The combined word limit for both the passages will be 600-750. 

Grammar: 8 Marks 

III. Multiple choice questions on Gap filling (Determiners, Tenses)

IV. Multiple choice questions on re-ordering/transformation of sentences

(Total eight questions to be done out of the ten given).

Literature Section: 14 Marks

V. Multiple Choice questions from an extract from Poetry from  Hornbill to assess comprehension and appreciation. Any 1 out of 2 extracts to be done.(3x1=3)

VI. Multiple Choice questions based on two Prose extracts, out of the three given, from Prose (Hornbill as well as Snapshots to assess comprehension and appreciation. ( 6x1=6)

VII. Text based Multiple Choice Questions to  assess comprehension, analysis  and interpretation, from Prose and Poetry.  Five questions out of six to be done. (5x1=5)

PART B - 40 MARKS

Reading Section: 8 Marks

Q1. Note Making and Summarization based on a passage of approximately 200-250 words.

I. Note Making: 5 Marks

Title:

1

Numbering and indenting:

1

Key/glossary:

1

Notes:

2

II.

Summary (up to 50 words):

3 Marks

 

○   Content:

1

 

○   Expression:

1

 

Writing Section: 16 Marks

Q2.  Short  writing  task  -Notice  writing  up  to  50  words.  One  out  of  the  two  given questions to be answered (3 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)

Q3. Short writing task –Poster up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered.(3marks:Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)

Q4. Letters based on verbal/visual input, to be answered in 120-150 words. Business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies),  letter to the school or college authorities, regarding admissions, school issues, requirements / suitability of courses, etc. One out of the two given questions to be answered (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Content: 2 / Expression: 2)

Q5.Writing composition based on visual/verbal inputs in 120-150 words. May be descriptive / argumentative in nature such as speech/debate. The theme should be contemporary topical issues.  One  out of the two given questions to  be  answered. (5 Marks: Format: 1 / Content: 2 / Expression: 2)

Literature Section: 16 Marks

Q6. Two Short answer type question (one from Prose and one from Poetry  from the book Hornbill), out of four, to be answered in 30-40 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (2x2=4)

Q7. One Short answer type question, from Prose (Snapshots), to be answered in 40-

50 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done.      (1x2=2)

Q 8. One Long answer type question, from Prose/poetry (Hornbill), to be answered in

120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done.(1x5=5)

Q.9 One Long answer type question, based on the chapters from  the book Snapshots, to be answered in 120-150 words to assess global comprehension and extrapolation beyond the text. Questions to provide evaluative and analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done.(1x5=5)

Deleted Topics

Writing

● Classified Advertisements,

● Letters to the editor (giving suggestions/opinions on an issue) Provide realistic context in the form of newspaper report/article to which the students may respond.

● Application for a job with a bio-data or résumé

● Article & Report Writing

● Narrative

Grammar

● Modals

● Clauses

● Change of Voice

● Error Correction, editing task/cloze passages

Literature

Hornbill

● Father To Son

● The Adventure

 Snapshots

● The Ghat of the Only World

● The Tale of Melon City

Prescribed Books

1. Hornbill: English Reader published by National Council of Education Research and

Training, New Delhi

2. Snapshots: Supplementary Reader published by National Council of Education

Research and Training, New Delhi

Download CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus (Reduced) 2020-21 (Released on 7th July)

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