One Paper Unitwise Allocation Unit Areas of Learning 1. 2. 3. 4. Advanced Reading Skills (Unseen Passages-two)* Effective Writing Skills Applied Grammar Literature + Value Based Question 3 Hours
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Marks: 100 Marks 20 25 20 30+05 = 35
The Question Paper will include value based question(s) to the extent of 5 marks. SECTION A
ADVANCED READING SKILLS 20 Marks 60 Periods Two unseen passages (including poems) with a variety of questions including 04 marks for vocabulary such as word formation and inferring meaning. The total range of the 2 passages including a poem or a stanza, should be around 650-1000 words. 1. 2. 350-500 words in length (for note-making and summarising) 300-500 words in length (4 marks for word attack skills) 08 12
The passages or poems could be of any one of the following types Factual passages e.g. illustrations, description, reports Discursive passages involving opinion e.g. argumentative, persuasive Literary passages e.g. poems, extracts from fiction, biography, autobiography, travelogue etc. In the case of a poem, the text may be shorter than the prescribed word limit.
EFFECTIVE WRITING SKILLS 3. One out of two short writing tasks such as notices, factual description advertisements, of people arguing for or against topics, places and objects, drafting posters, accepting and declining invitations. (50-80 words) 4. Writing one out of two letters of any of the following types based on given verbal/visual input a) b) 25 Marks 5 60 Periods
Official letters for making inquiries, suggesting changes-registering complaints asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies (80-100 words) Letters to the editor on various social, national and international issues (125-150 words) 70
Application for a job including CV (Curriculum Vitae)/Resume
One out of two long and sustained writing task such as writing a...