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CBSE Class 11 New Term-wise Revised Syllabus for English, 2021-2022 (ELECTIVE)

CBSE Class 11 Term-wise Revised Syllabus for English, 2021-2022 (ELECTIVE) Pdf

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 11th Term-wise English 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 11 English (Elective) New term wise Syllabus

English comes under the “Compulsory” categorised subjects and having a proper knowledge of class 11th 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.

 

CBSE Class 11th English (Elective) New term wise Syllabus: TERM -I

Sections
A Reading Skills (50 periods) 12 marks
B Writing Skills with Grammar (60 periods) 08 marks
C

 

Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading

Text (60 periods)

10 marks
TOTAL 40 marks
FICTION 5 marks

 

DRAMA

 

5 marks
 

SEMINAR

10 Marks
GRAND TOTAL 40+10 =

50 marks

 

CBSE Class 11th English (Elective) New term wise Syllabus: TERM -II

Sections
A Reading Skills (50 periods) 12 marks
B Writing Skills with Grammar (60 periods) 08 marks
C

 

Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading

Text (60 periods)

10 marks
TOTAL 40 marks
FICTION 5 marks

 

DRAMA

 

5 marks
 

SEMINAR

10 Marks
GRAND TOTAL 40+10 =

50 marks

 

CBSE Class 11th English (Elective) New term wise Revised Syllabus: TERM -I

READING

 

 

 

 Unseen passage (literary or discursive)

 Unseen Poem

 Case Based Unseen (Factual) Passage

 

WRITING SKILL

 

 

 

 Essay (on an

Argumentative/Discursive/Reflective/

Descriptive topic)

 Article Writing (on a

contemporary/topical issue)

WOVEN WORDS SHORT STORY

 The Lament -Anton Chekhov

 A Pair of Mustachios -Mulk Raj Anand

 The Rocking-horse Winner- D.H. Lawrence

POETRY

 The Peacock- Sujata Bhatt

 Let me Not to the Marriage of True Minds – William Shakespeare

 Coming- Philip Larkin

 Telephone Conversation – Wole Soyinka

 

ESSAY

 My Watch- Mark Twain

 My Three Passions- Bertrand Russell

 Patterns of Creativity – S. Chandrasekhar

 

             FICTION The Old Man and the Sea (E. Hemingway)

Chapter 1,2,3,4,5

               DRAMA   Arms and the Man (G.B Shaw) Act I

 

CBSE Class 11th English (Elective) New term wise Revised Syllabus: TERM -II

READING

 

 

 Unseen passage

(literary or discursive)

 Unseen Poem

 Case Based

Unseen

(Factual)

Passage

WRITING SKILL

 

 

 

 

 Essay (on an

Argumentative/Discursive/

Reflective/Descriptive

topic)

 Speech (on a

contemporary/topic

al issue)

   WOVEN WORDS SHORT STORY

 The Adventure of the Three Garridebs – Arthur Conan Doyle

 Pappachi’s Moth -Arundhati Roy

 The Third and Final Continent- Jhumpa

Lahiri

POETRY

 The World is too Much With Us -William Wordsworth

 Mother Tongue – Padma Sachdev

 Hawk Roosting- Ted Hughes

 Ode to a Nightingale- John Keats

NON-FICTION

 Film-making – INGMAR

BERGMAN

 Why the Novel Matters-D.H. LAWRENCE

                                             FICTION   The Old Man and the Sea (E.Hemingway)

Chapter 6,7,8,9,10

               DRAMA   Arms and the Man (G.B Shaw) Act I

 

READING                                                                       25 MARKS

 

Two unseen passages and a poem                                     60 Periods

  1. 12 out of 15 multiple choice questions from a literary or discursive passage of about 950-1000 words. (1×12=12 marks)
  2. 8 multiple choice questions to test interpretation and appreciation of a poem of about 10-12lines. (1×8=8 marks)
  3. 5 out of 7 multiple choice questions from a case-based factual passage (with visual input- statistical data, chart etc.) of 100-120 words to test interpretation. (1×5=5 marks)

 

Literature Textbook                                                              75Periods                                                                               15 Marks

 

  1. 15 out of 18multiple choice questions to test comprehension, literary appreciation and to draw inferences in poetry and prose. (1×15=15marks)

 

                                                        Part B

 

Creative Writing Skills                                                           15Marks

35Periods

 

  1. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150words. An essay on an argumentative/ discursive/ reflective/ descriptive topic, leading to creative rendering, forming and defending of opinions (5 marks)
  2. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150 words. (Article Writing. Contemporary topical issues to be a part of Article writing.) (5 marks)
  3. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150 words. (Speech/Report Writing. Contemporary topical issues to be a part of Speech/Report writing.) (5 marks)

 

Literature Textbook                                                          5 Marks

 

Woven Words: The questions can be asked from both Poetry and Prose.

 

  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 marks)
  2. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 50-60 words to assess understanding, analysis and critical appreciation. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (3 marks)

 

Arms and the Man– [Drama]                                              10 Marks

25 Periods

 

  1. Two Long Answer Questions out of three to be answered in 80-100 words to appreciate characters, events and episodes. Questions to provide analytical responses using incidents, events, themes as reference points. (5×2=10 marks)

 

Fiction                                                                            10 Marks

 

25Periods

 

  1. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 30-40 words to critically appreciate characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships and to form their opinions with reference to content, events and episode. (2marks)
  2. One Short Answer Question out of two to be answered in 50-60 words to assess understanding, analysis and critical appreciation. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (3 marks)
  3. One Long Answer Question out of two to be answered in 120-150 words to test literary appreciation and to draw inferences. Questions should elicit creative responses and develop ability to form opinions. (5 marks)

Seminar                                                                                (20 marks)

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

 Conducting a theatre workshop to be followed by a discussion

 

CBSE Class 11th English (Elective) New term wise Revised Syllabus: Prescribed Books

 

  1. Text book: Woven Words published by NCERT
  2. Fiction: The Old Man and the Sea (Novel unabridged) by Ernest Hemingway
  3. Drama: Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw

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

 

Frequently Asked questions (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 3 books namely:

  1. Text book: Woven Words published by NCERT
  2. Fiction: The Old Man and the Sea (Novel unabridged) by Ernest Hemingway
  3. Drama: Arms and the Man by George Bernard Shaw

 

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

 

 The Lament -Anton Chekhov

 A Pair of Mustachios -Mulk Raj Anand

 The Rocking-horse Winner- D.H. Lawrence

 

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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