Gujarat Board English Core Syllabus for Class 12

Gujarat Board Syllabus for Class 12 English Core

Class XII
One Paper                          3 Hours                 Marks: 100

1. Reading an unseen passage and poem                            20 Marks (35 Periods)
(a) One literary or discursive passage of about 500-600 words followed by short questions                 12
(b) A poem of about 15 lines followed by short questions to test interpretation and appreciation              8

2. Writing                            20 Marks (30 Periods)
(a) To write an essay on argumentative/discursive topic (150-200 words)                        10
(b) To write a composition such as an article, report, speech (150-200 words)               10

3. Applied Grammar                          10 Marks (10 Periods)
(a) Editing and error correction of words and sentences             05
(b) Changing the narration of a given input                        05

4. Texts for detailed study                   40 Marks (100 Periods)
(a) Two passages or extracts followed by short answer type questions for comprehension, interpretation, drawing inferences         (4× 2) 08
(b) Two out of three questions to be answered in 100 words each testing global comprehension               (6+6) 12
(c) Five out of six questions to be answered in about 60 words each testing comprehension, characterisation, interpretation (3+3) 4 x 5 = 20

5. Fiction                       10 Marks (30 Periods)
(a) One out of two questions to be answered in about 60 words and/or each seeking comments, interpretation              04
(b) One question in about 100 words to test evaluation and appreciation of characters, events, episodes and interpersonal relationships          06

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