Class XI

Welcome to the students of Class XI (WBCHSE) of West Bengal. This page is dedicated to you. Here you will find the whole syllabus, question pattern and marks distribution of English. So without wasting time let’s begin.

English Syllabus of Class XI

The syllabus of HS English (Class XII) is divided into 3 parts. They are a) Literature b) Language c) Project

a) Literature — 50 Marks

i) Prose: 20 Marks

  1. Leela’s Friend– R. K. Narayan
  2. Karma — Khushwant Singh
  3. Jimmy Valentine –O Henry
  4. Nobel Lecture — Mother Teresa
  5. The Place of Art in Education — Nandalal Bose

ii) Poetry: 20 Marks

  1. Upon Westminster Bridge — William Wordsworth
  2. Meeting at Night — Robert Browning
  3. The Sick Rose — William Blake
  4. Brotherhood: Homage to Claudius Ptolemy — Octavio Paz
  5. Daybreak — H. W, Longfellow

iii) Rapid Reader: 10 Marks

Tales from Shakespeare — Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb

  1. Macbeth
  2. Othello
  3. The Comedy of Errors
  4. As You Like It
  5. Twelfth Night

b) Language: 30 Marks

i) Textual Grammar: 10 Marks

  1. Tense
  2. Voice Change
  3. Group Verbs
  4. Preposition
  5. Relative Clause
  6. Participle & Gerund

ii) Writing Skill: 10 Marks- 350 to 400 words

  1. Paragraph
  2. Story

iii) ESP: 10 Marks- 10 to 50 words

  1. Newspaper Advertisement
  2. Commercial Leaflet

c) Project: 20 Marks- 2000 to 2500 words

Topics of the Project-
  1. Dramatising a Story
  2. Extention of a Story
  3. Writing an Autobiography

Question Pattern & Marks Distribution of Class XI

ProsePoetryRapid
Reader
Total
MCQ5X1
= 5
5X1
= 5
5X1
=5
15
SAQ4X1
=5
5X1
=5
10
Descriptive
Question
2X5
= 10
2X5
=10
1X5
= 5
25
Total202010
Textual Grammar10
Paragraph
or Story
10
ESP10
Project Work20
Total100
Marks Distribution & Question Pattern class XI
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