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Maharashtra State Board HSC English Syllabus, Pattern and Marks Allotment

Jun 12, 2018 18:28 IST
    Maharashtra State Board HSC English Syllabus
    Maharashtra State Board HSC English Syllabus

    Maharashtra Board HSC Syllabus for English Subject is available for Class 11th and Class 12th. The New English syllabus of Maharashtra Board Higher Secondary has been revised considering the curriculum of Class 1st to Class 10th of Maharashtra state. Moreover, MSBSHSE also considered National Curriculum Framework & State Curriculum Framework of other states to design the new curriculum of English subject for HSC level. Check here new curriculum of Maharashtra Board HSC English subject including examination scheme, sections, topics, and weightage for each section.

    Highlights of Maharashtra Board HSC English Syllabus:

    1. The English language is one of the compulsory subjects for Maharashtra Board Class 11th and Class 12th.
    2. The 100 marks weightage for English subject is 80 marks for Theory paper and 20 marks for Practicals/Oral/Projects.
    3. The Maharashtra board syllabus of HSC English is a common course designed after considering needs of students from the English medium as well as the Non-English medium schools.
    4. The syllabus has been designed to impart functional (communicative), literary (aesthetic) and cultural (integrative) education in students.
    5. The HSC English syllabus of Maharashtra board is common for students of all streams i.e. Science, Commerce and Arts.
    6. The Syllabus of Maharashtra board HSC level is based on the following –
    • Listening Skills
    • Speaking Skills
    • Reading Skills
    • Writing Skills
    • Vocabulary
    • Grammar

    Weightage for each section of Maharashtra Board HSC English (for both Class 11th and Class 12th):

    Sections

    Weightage

    Reading Skills (textual and non-textual)

    40%

    Grammar

    15%

    Writing Skills

    25%

    Oral Test

    20%

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    Maharashtra Board Class 11th English Syllabus –

    Course

    Detailed topics

    A Course book in English (Yuvabharati)

    A. For detailed study –

    i) Prose: About 80 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) texts/passages (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

    ii) Poetry: About 200-250 lines

    B. For Non-detailed study –

    A selection of literary and non-literary texts (Longer Pieces): About 40 pages.

    Grammar

    The Tenses – Advanced level of the tenses learned up to secondary level  

    Types of sentences (Simple, Compound, Complex, Relative clauses)

    Clauses (Proper usage and synthesis)

    Verbs of perception (Uses of see, hear, smell, feel, taste and know, have, own think, etc)

    Voice (Statements, questions, indirect objects, object + object complement, negatives. (Advanced level) (Conversion))

    Reported Speech (Advanced level, continuous short paragraph consisting of three to four connected sentences)

    Collocation (The co-occurrence of lexical items)

    Uses of ‘too’ and ‘enough’ (Conversion and synthesis)

    Modal Auxiliaries (Will, shall, can, could)

    Articles (Uses and omission of ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’)

    Prepositions (Indicating time, place and direction)

    Linking words/discourse markers (Use of linking words in sentences and in larger units)

    Word formation (Changing word forms-nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives)

    Infinitives, Gerunds and Participles (Usage and synthesis)

    Maharashtra Board Class 11th English Syllabus –

    Course

    Detailed topics

    A Course book in English (Yuvabharati)

    A. For detailed study –

    i) Prose: About 80 pages of literary and non-literary (informative) texts/passages (excluding notes, illustrations, tasks, etc.)

    ii) Poetry: About 200-250 lines

    B. For Non-detailed study –

    A selection of literary and non-literary texts (Longer Pieces): About 40 pages.

    Grammar

    The Tenses – Advanced level of the tenses learned up to Class 11th level   

    Types of sentences (Simple, Compound, Complex, Relative clauses)

    Clauses (Proper usage and synthesis)

    Voice (Statements, questions, indirect objects, object + object complement, negatives. (Advanced level) (Conversion))

    Reported Speech (Advanced level, continuous short paragraph consisting of three to four connected sentences)

    Uses of ‘too’ and ‘enough’ (Conversion and synthesis)

    Modal Auxiliaries (may, might, must, etc.)

    Articles (Uses and omission of ‘a’, ‘an’, ‘the’)

    Prepositions (Indicating time, place and direction)

    Linking words/discourse markers (Use of linking words in sentences and in larger units)

    Word formation (Changing word forms-nouns, verbs, adverbs, adjectives)

    Infinitives, Gerunds and Participles (Usage and synthesis)

    The scheme of evaluation for Maharashtra Board HSC English paper is as under –

    Marking scheme for written test:

    Sections

    Marks allotted

    Prose

    25 marks

    Poetry

    08 marks

    Grammar

    12 marks

    Writing

    27 marks

    Reading skills  

    08 marks

    Total

    80 marks

    Marking scheme for oral test:

    Sections  

    Marks allotted

    Listening

    06 marks

    Loud Reading

    04 marks

    Speaking

    05 marks

    Conversation

    05 marks

    Total

    20 marks

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