CBSE Class 11 English Core Syllabus (New) Released 2022-23



cbse class 11 english syllabus

 

Class 11 English Core Syllabus for Academic Session 2022-23

Revised Syllabus for Academic Session 2022-23

The syllabus of English core (subject code 301) for Class 11 is comprehensive and all students need to prepare the complete syllabus of English when they appear in the exam of English in class 11. Here we have given the syllabus of English for class 11 in detail as has been prescribed by the CBSE.  The details are mentioned further. A student has to get pass marks in the subject of English which is a compulsory subject for all the students studying in class 11. Also, there will be an internal assessment in the English subject. Let us have a look at the syllabus, design of question papers and marking scheme of Class 11 English core subject.


 

Section A Reading Skills

Reading Comprehension through Unseen Passage – 18 Marks

I. One unseen passage to assess comprehension, interpretation inference and vocabulary. The passage may be factual, descriptive or literary.

II. One unseen case-based passage with verbal/visual inputs like statistical data, charts etc.
Note: The combined word limit for both the passages will be 600-750.
Multiple Choice Questions / Objective Type Questions will be asked. – (10+8 = 18 Marks)

III. 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:

2

  • Expression:

1

 

Section B

IV. Grammar – 7 Marks

  1. Questions on Gap filling (Tenses, Clauses)
  2. Questions on re-ordering/transformation of sentences

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

 

V. Creative Writing Skills – 16 Marks

  1. Short writing task – Classified Advertisements up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered (3 Marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)
  2. Short writing task –Poster up to 50 words. One out of the two given questions to be answered. (3 marks: Format : 1 / Content : 1 / Expression : 1)
  3. Writing a Speech in 120-150 words based on verbal / visual cues related to some contemporary / age-appropriate topic.
  4. Writing a Debate based on visual/verbal inputs in 120-150 words. 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)

Section C

This section will have variety of assessment items including Multiple Choice Questions, Objective Type Questions, Short Answer Type Questions and Long Answer Type Questions to assess comprehension, analysis, interpretation and extrapolation beyond the text.
 

VI. Reference to the Context

  1. One Poetry extract out of two from the book Hornbill to assess comprehension, interpretation, analysis and appreciation. (3×1=3 Marks)
  2. One Prose extract out of two from the book Hornbill to assess comprehension, interpretation, analysis and appreciation. (3×1=3 Marks)
  3. One prose extract out of two from the book Snapshots to assess comprehension, interpretation and analysis. (4×1=4 Marks)

VII. Two Short answer type question (one from Prose and one from Poetry from the book Hornbill), out of four, to be answered in 40-50 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. (3×2=6 Marks)

VIII. One Short answer type question, from the book Snapshots, to be answered I n 40- 50 words. Questions should elicit inferential responses through critical thinking. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (3×1=3 Marks)

IX. One Long answer type question, from Prose/Poetry Hornbill, to be answered in 120-150 words. Questions can be based on incident / theme / passage / extract / event as reference points to assess extrapolation beyond and across the text. The question will elicit analytical and evaluative response from student. Any 1 out of 2 questions to be done. (1×6=6 Marks)

X. 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. (1×6=6 Marks)
 

Prescribed Books

  1. Hornbill: English Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi
  • The Portrait of a Lady (Prose)
  • A Photograph (Poem)
  • “We’re Not Afraid to Die… if we can be together
  • Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues
  • The Laburnum Top (Poem)
  • The Voice of the Rain (Poem)
  • Childhood (Poem)
  • The Adventure
  • Silk Road (Prose)
  • Father to Son
  1. Snapshots: Supplementary Reader published by National Council of Education Research and Training, New Delhi
  • The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse (Prose)
  • The Address (Prose)
  • Mother’s Day (Play)
  • Birth ( Prose)
  • The Tale of Melon City

 

Internal Assessment

Assessment of Listening Skills 05 marks
Assessment of Speaking Skills 05 Marks
Project Work 10 Marks

Question Paper Design 2022-23 – English CORE XI (Code No. 301)

Section Competencies Total marks
Reading Skills Conceptual understanding, decoding, Analyzing, inferring, interpreting, appreciating, literary, conventions and vocabulary, summarizing and using appropriate format/s. 26
Creative Writing Sills Conceptual Understanding, application of rules, Analysis, Reasoning, appropriacy of style and tone, using appropriate format and fluency, inference, analysis, evaluation and creativity. 23
Literature Text Books and Supplementary Reading Texts Recalling, reasoning, appreciating literary convention, inference, analysis, creativity with fluency, Critical Thinking. 31
Total 80
Assessment of Listening and Speaking Skills 10
Internal Assessment Listening Speaking Project Work 5

5

10

GRAND TOTAL 100

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