CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus 2020-21, Chapters and Topics

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CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus 2020-21, Chapter, Topics has been revealed. Class 10 students of 2020, who are looking for the Information of  Class X CBSE English Communicative Syllabus 2020 may not have to worry about it. As we have provided the Information for English Communicative Syllabus of Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for Class 10 of 2020 (सीबीएसई कक्षा 10 अंग्रेजी कम्यूनिकेटिव सिलेबस) in this article. Also, we have provided the pdf file for the students to Download PDF of CBSE 10th Class English Communicative Syllabus for 2020-21. After going through this article, students needs to immediately start their preparation.

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CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus 2020-21

CBSE Bengali Syllabus Class X
Educational InstitutionCentral Board of Secondary Education
Class10th Class
Name of the SubjectEnglish Communicative Language
CategoryCBSE Syllabus
Official Website of CBSEcbseacademic.nic.in

CBSE Section – wise Weightage in English Communicative Syllabus 2020

CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus: Weightage marks for Section – wise have been provided below for the CBSE Class 10 Syllabus for English Communicative 2020-21. By checking this, Students may understand the Exam Structure for CBSE English Communicative Syllabus for Class X.

Section Total Weightage 80
Section – AReading Skills20 Marks
Section – BWriting Skills with Grammar30 Marks
Section – CLiterature Textbook and Extended Reading Text30 Marks
TOTAL80 Marks

Work Book for English Communicative CBSE Syllabus 2018 for Class 10 

  • Determiners
  • Tenses
  • Subject-Verb Agreement
  • Non-Finite
  • Relatives
  • Connectors
  • Conditionals
  • Comparison
  • Avoiding Repetition
  • Nominalization
  • Modals
  • Active and Passive
  • Reported Speech
  • Prepositions

Question Papers for Class 10 CBSE English Communicative Syllabus for 2018-19

SECTION A: READING (20 Marks) 
This section will have two unseen passages of a total of 700-750 words as per the details below :

  • A Factual passage 300-350 words with eight Very Short Answer Type (VSA) Questions. (8 marks)
  • A Discursive passage of 350-400 words with four Short Answer Type Questions of eight marks to test inference, evaluation and analysis and four VSA to test vocabulary and comprehension (two VSA for vocabulary and two for comprehension) (12 marks)

SECTION B: WRITING AND GRAMMAR (30 Marks)
Writing:-

  • Formal Letter (Complaints / Inquiry / Placing order / letter to the editor) in about 100-120 words. The questions will be thematically based on the Main Course Book.(8 marks)
  • Writing a short Story based on a given outline or cue/s in about 200-250 words. (10 marks)

Grammar:-
The Grammar syllabus will include the following areas in class X.

  • Tenses
  • Modals
  • Use of passive voice
  • Subject – verb concord
  • Reporting
    1. Commands and requests
    2. Statements
    3. Questions
  • Clauses:
    1. Noun clauses
    2. Adverb clauses
    3. Relative clauses
  • Determiners
  • Prepositions

The above items may be tested through test types as given below:

  • Gap filling with one or two words to test Prepositions, Articles, Conjunctions, and Tenses. (4 marks)
  • Editing or Omission (4 marks)
  • Sentences Reordering or Sentence Transformation in context. (4 marks)

SECTION C: LITERATURE TEXTBOOK AND EXTENDED READING TEXT : (30 Marks)

One out of two extracts from prose/poetry/ play for reference to context.
Four Very Short Answer Questions: Two questions of one mark each for global comprehension and two questions of one mark each on interpretation. (4 marks)

  • Four Short Answer type Questions from the Literature Reader to test local and global comprehension of theme and ideas (30-40 words each) (2×4 = 8 Marks)
  • One out of two long answer type questions to assess creativity, imagination, and extrapolation beyond the text and across the texts. (100-120 words). (8marks)
  • One out of two Very Long Answer Question on theme or plot involving interpretation, inference, and character, in about 200-250 words based on the prescribed novel text for extended reading. (10 Marks)
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Books Recommended for English Communicative CBSE Syllabus Class 10 for 2018 – 2019

Textbooks
Literature Reader
·         PROSE
1. Two Gentlemen of Verona4. A Shady Plot
2. Mrs. Packletide’s Tiger5. Patol Babu
3.The Letter6.Virtually True
·         POETRY
1. The Frog and the Nightingale4. Ozymandias
2. Mirror5.The Rime of Ancient Mariner
3. Not Marble, nor the Gilded Monuments6.Snake
·         DRAMA
1. The Dear Departed2. Julius Caesar
·         Main Course Book
1. Health and Medicine4. Environment
2. Education5. Travel and Tourism
3. Science6. National Integration
Long Reading Text/ Novel (either one)
Diary of a Young Girl – 1947
June 12, 1942, to March 14, 1944
By Anne Frank (unabridged edition)
The Story of My Life – 1903 Chapters 1-14
By Helen Keller (unabridged edition)
Diary of a Young Girl – 1947
March 16, 1944, to August 01, 1944
By Anne Frank (unabridged edition)
The Story of My Life – 1903 Chapters 15-23
By Helen Keller (unabridged edition)

Prescribed Books for CBSE Class 10 English Communicative Syllabus:

Published by CBSE,

New Delhi

INTERACT IN ENGLISH SERIES

  1. Main Course Book.
  2. Workbook.
  3. Literature Reader.

EXTENDED READING TEXTS (either one)  :
a. The Diary of a Young Girl (1947) by Anne Frank ( uploaded on CBSE website)
b. The Story of My Life (1903) by Helen Keller ( unabridged edition)

CBSE English Communicative Syllabus for Class 10, 2020-21 has been provided in this article. Students need not get worried about the Syllabus or Exams. Just check out this article and start the preparation quickly. Download the PDF of Class X CBSE English Communicative Syllabus 2018 from this article. The curriculum for March 2020 exams is designed by CBSE, New Delhi as per NCERT textbooks for the session 2020-21. The syllabus for CBSE class 10 English Communicative is published by cbse.nic.in the Central Board of Secondary Education, Head Office in New Delhi.