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CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22 For Term 1 & 2

English Class 12 Syllabus 2021-22

As per the new revised syllabus mandated and circulated by the Government of India, we have jot down all the necessary details to give you an overview of the very new and revised syllabus divided on the basis of the two terms and the respective subjects. CBSE Class 12th Term-wise English syllabus pdf has been therefore recreated by Adda 247 for the easy availability of it to the students.

The Subject English, however tends to scare the students with its enormous number of chapters and the various books prescribed by the Education Commission, that decides the syllabus to be covered. Hence, a proper insight of the syllabus with all the details mentioned is very important for a child to get his hand on.

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CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22: Term-1

CSBE Class 12 Core English Syllabus Term-I
Sections   Particulars Marks
Reading Comprehension
  1. Unseen passage (factual, descriptive or literary/ discursive or persuasive) – 8 marks
  2. Case-Based Unseen (Factual) Passage – 6 marks
14 Marks
Creative Writing Skills

 

Short Writing Tasks – Notice Writing & Classified Advertisements (3 marks)

Long Writing Tasks (One) – Letter to an Editor (giving suggestions or opinions on issues of public interest) and Article Writing

08 Marks
Literature Literary-prose/poetry extracts ( seen- texts ) to assess comprehension and appreciation, analysis, inference, extrapolation.

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

18 Marks
Term-1 Total Marks 40 Marks

CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22- Literature Term-1

Book- Flamingo (Prose) – 11 Marks

  1. The Last Lesson
  2. Lost Spring
  3. Deep Water

Book-Flamingo (Poetry)

  1. My Mother at Sixty-Six
  2. An Elementary School Classroom in a Slum
  3. Keeping Quiet

Book-Vistas (Prose) – 7 Marks

  1. The Third Level
  2. The Enemy

CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22: Term-2

CBSE Class 12 Core English Syllabus Term-II
Section Particulars Marks
Reading Comprehension
  1. Unseen passage (factual, descriptive or literary/ discursive or persuasive) – 8 Marks
  2. Case-Based Unseen (Factual) Passage – 6 Marks
14 Marks
Creative Writing Skills Short Writing Tasks – Formal & Informal Invitation Cards or the Replies to Invitation (3 marks)

Long Writing Tasks (One) – Letter of Application for a Job or Report Writing (5 marks)

08 Marks
Literature  Questions based on extracts/texts to assess comprehension and appreciation, analysis, inference, extrapolation.

  1. Book-Flamingo (Prose) – 11 Marks
  2. Book-Flamingo (Poetry)
  3. Book-Vistas (Prose) – 7 Marks
18 Marks
Term-1 Total Marks 40 Marks

 

CBSE Class 12 English Syllabus- Literature Term-2

Book-Flamingo (Prose) – 11 Marks

  1. The Rattrap
  2. Indigo

Book-Flamingo (Poetry)

  1. A Thing of Beauty
  2. Aunt Jennifer’s Tigers

Book-Vistas (Prose) – 7 Marks

  1. Should Wizard Hit Mommy?
  2. On the Face of It
  3. Evans Tries an O Level

Class 12 Core English Syllabus Marking Scheme

SNo Particulars Marks
1 Term-1 40
2 Term-2 40
3 Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills (Term-I+Term-II) 20 Marks
Total 100 Marks

Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22 for Term 1 and Term 2

English comes under the “Compulsory” categorised subjects and having a proper knowledge of class 12th CBSE Syllabus holds the utmost importance and helps you to pass your Board examinations with Flying colors and thus, ace your future. English is further divided into its two branches:

  1. Literature
  2. Language

They hold different marking Schemes and have a different syllabus all together. Hence, knowing the both of them is equally important.

 

Term 1 Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22

Sections
A Reading Skills (50 periods) 10 marks
B Writing Skills with Grammar (60 periods) 10 marks
C

 

Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading

Text (60 periods)

11 marks
D Applied Grammar 4 marks
TOTAL 35 marks
FICTION 5 marks

 

 

SEMINAR

10 Marks
GRAND TOTAL 35+5+10=

50 marks

 

Term 2 Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22

Sections
A Reading Skills (50 periods) 10 marks
B Writing Skills with Grammar (60 periods) 10 marks
C

 

Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading

Text (60 periods)

11 marks
D Applied Grammar 4 marks
TOTAL 35 marks
FICTION 5 marks

 

 

SEMINAR

10 Marks
GRAND TOTAL 35+5+10=

50 marks

 

English Class 12 Syllabus 2021-22 Term 1

READING

 

 

 

 Unseen passage (literary or discursive)

 Unseen Poem

 Case Based Unseen (Factual) Passage

 

WRITING SKILL

 

 

 

 Discursive/interpretative writing

 Essay (on an

Argumentative/Discursive/Reflective/

Descriptive topic )

 Article Writing( on a

contemporary/topical issue

KALEIDOSCOPE Short Stories

 I Sell my Dreams – GABRIEL GARCIA

MARQUEZ

 Eveline- JAMES JOYCE

 

POETRY

 A Lecture Upon the Shadow- JOHN

DONNE

 Poems by Milton- JOHN MILTON

 Poems by Blake- WILLIAM BLAKE

 Kubla Khan – S.T.COLERIDGE

 

NON-FICTION

 Freedom- G.B.SHAW

 The Mark on the Wall – VIRGINIA WOOLF

 

DRAMA

1. Chandalika- RABINDRANATH TAGORE

 

             FICTION A Tiger for Malgudi ( R K Narayan)

OR

The Financial Expert ( R K Narayan)

Part I & II

           APPLIED              GRAMMAR   Transformation of Sentences(

Voice/Speech/ Clauses/ Change of sentence types)

 

Term 2 English Class 12 Syllabus 2021-22

READING

 

 

 

 Unseen passage (literary or discursive)

 Unseen Poem

 Case Based Unseen (Factual) Passage

 

WRITING SKILL

 

 

 

 Speech( on a

contemporary/topical issue)

 Report Writing

(on a

contemporary/topical issue)

KALEIDOSCOPE Short Stories

 A Wedding in

Brownsville- ISAAC

BASHEVIS SINGER

 

POETRY

 Trees – EMILY

DICKINSON

 The Wild Swans of Coole – W.B.YEATS

 Time and Time

Again -A.K.RAMANUJAN

NON-FICTION

 Freedom- G.B.SHAW

 The Mark on the Wall – VIRGINIA WOOLF

             FICTION A Tiger for Malgudi ( R K Narayan)

OR

The Financial Expert ( R K Narayan)

Part III, IV & V

           APPLIED              GRAMMAR   Transformation of Sentences(

Voice/Speech/ Clauses/ Change of sentence types)

CBSE Class 12 English Elective Syllabus 2021-22 for Term 1 and Term 2

                       ENGLISH ELECTIVE (CodeNo.001)

                                        Part A

 

READING                                                                       25 MARKS

 

This section will have two unseen passages and a poem:

 

  1. 12 Multiple Choice Questions out of 15 from a literary or discursive passage of about 950-1000words. [1 X 12 =12]
  2. 4 out of 5 multiple choice questions to test interpretation and appreciation of a poem of about10-12lines. (1×4=4)
  3. 4 out of 5 multiple choice questions from a case-based factual passage (with visual input- statistical data, chart etc.) of 100-120 words to test interpretation. (1 X 4= 4)

 

GRAMMAR                                                                             8 Marks

  1. 8 multiple choice questions out of 10 involving transformation of sentences. (1×8=8)

LITERATURE                                                                      12Marks

 

  1. 12 out of 16 multiple choice questions from the textbook kaleidoscope. The questions can be from short stories/Poetry/Non-Fiction/Drama (1 x 12 =12)

 

                                                PART B 

 

Writing                                                                                     20Marks

 

  1. Three Long Writing Task out of Four to be answered in 120-150 words each: A discursive and interpretative writing. (5×3=15)
  2. One Long Writing Task out of two to be answered in 120-150 words: An essay on an argumentative/discursive topic such as an article/report/speech. Contemporary topics/ issues to be a part of Article, Report and Speech Writing. (5×1=5)

 

Literature                                                                                             10Marks

  1. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 30-40 words to assess understanding analysis and critical appreciation. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (2×1=2)
  2. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 40-50 words to assess understanding analysis and critical appreciation. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking and drawing inferences in poetry and prose. (3X1=3)
  3. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150 words each to assess deeper understanding, interpretation, appreciation and drawing inferences. Questions to elicit creative responses and assess ability to form opinions. (5×1=5)

 

Fiction                                                                                               10 Marks

 

  1. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 30-40 words to test

understanding and appreciation and seek comments, interpretation, evaluation and   appreciation of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships.

(2 x 1 = 2)

  1. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 40-50 words to test understanding and appreciation and seek comments, interpretation, evaluation and appreciation of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships. (3 x1=3)
  1. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150 words to test deeper (in depth) understanding, interpretation, appreciation and drawing global inferences of the given text with reference to characters /events/ incidents and episodes, leading to creative rendering, forming and defending opinions. (5×1=5)

 

Students can select one of the two prescribed texts.

 

Seminar                                                                                            (20 marks)

 

 Presentation – book review /a play /a short story/a novel/novella (tale, table,

parable) to be followed by a question-answer session.

 Poetry reading to be followed by interpretative tasks based on close reading and literary analysis of the text. Critical review of a film or a play

 Conducting a theatre workshop to be followed by a discussion

 

Class 12 English Syllabus Covered in These Books

  1. Kaleidoscope – Text book published by NCERT
  2. Fiction: A Tiger for Malgudi or The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan(Novel)

CBSE Class 12 Deleted Syllabus 2021-22

Maths Deleted Syllabus Physics Deleted Syllabus
Chemistry Deleted Syllabus Computer Science Deleted Syllabus
Economics Deleted Syllabus Geography Deleted Syllabus
Biology Deleted Syllabus English Deleted Syllabus
Psychology Deleted Syllabus Political Science Deleted Syllabus
Accountancy Deleted Syllabus Business Studies Deleted Syllabus
History Deleted Syllabus Sociology Deleted Syllabus

CBSE Class 11 Deleted Syllabus 2021-22

Maths Deleted Syllabus Physics Deleted Syllabus
Chemistry Deleted Syllabus Sociology Deleted Syllabus
Computer Science Deleted Syllabus History Deleted Syllabus
Economics Deleted Syllabus Geography Deleted Syllabus
Biology Deleted Syllabus English Deleted Syllabus
Psychology Deleted Syllabus Political Science Deleted Syllabus
Accountancy Deleted Syllabus Business Studies Deleted Syllabus

CBSE Class 10 Deleted Syllabus 2021-22

CBSE Class 9 Deleted Syllabus 2021-22

CBSE New Syllabus For Class 12 & 11 2021-2022

CBSE Class 12 New Syllabus 2021-22 CBSE Class 11 New Syllabus 2021-22
Class 12 Maths Class 11 Maths
Class 12 Physics Class 11 Physics
Class 12 Chemistry Class 11 Chemistry
Class 12 Biology Class 11 Biology
Class 12 Economics Class 11 Economics
Class 12 Accountancy Class 11 Accountancy
Class 12 History Class 11 History
Class 12 Geography Class 11 Geography
Class 12 Political Science Class 11 Political Science
Class 12 English Class 11 English

 

CBSE New Syllabus Class 9 & 10 For 2021-2022

CBSE Class 10 New Syllabus 2021-22 CBSE Class 9 New Syllabus 2021-22
Class 10 Maths Class 9 Maths
Class 10 Science Class 9 Science
Class 10 Social Science Class 9 Social Science
Class 10 English Class 9 English

 

Class 12 English Syllabus 2021-22 For Term 1 & Term 2: FAQs

 

Q.1) How many terms do we have?

We have two Terms:

TERM I

TERM II

 

Q.2) Are the exams out of 100 marks?

 

No, the exams are not out of 100, they are out of 80 rest of the 20 marks are based on the Internal Assessments.

 

Q.3) How many books are there in English Literature?

There are 2 books namely:

  1. Kaleidoscope – Text book published by NCERT
  2. Fiction: A Tiger for Malgudi or The Financial Expert by R.K. Narayan (Novel)

 

Q.4) What are the short stories in KALEIDOSCOPE syllabus for Term I?

 

 I Sell my Dreams – GABRIEL GARCIA

MARQUEZ

 Eveline- JAMES JOYCE

 

Q.5) How to score good marks?

Keep yourself focussed, Learn and complete the syllabus in advance, keep revising and solve the exercises as much as possible. Do not over strain your self, you will do amazing.

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