Meghalaya Board English Core Syllabus for Class 12

Meghalaya Board Syllabus for Class 12 English Core

Total Marks : 100

Selected Pieces To Be Read:


  • Indigo – by Louis Fischer

  • The Rattrap – by Selma Lagerlof

  • Lost Spring – Stories of Stolen Childhood – by Anees Jung

  • Deep Water – by William Douglas

Poetry :

Selected Pieces To Be Read:


  • Keeping Quiet – by Pablo Neruda

  • A Thing of Beauty – by John Keats

  • Caring for Animals – by Jon Silkin

  • And So It Eventually Happened – by R. Parthasarathy

Supplementary Reader :

Selected Pieces To Be Read:


  • What Men Live By – by Leo Tolstoy

  • Enchanting Caves of Meghalaya – by B. D. Kharpran Daly

Grammar & Composition :

Portions To Be Read:

Reading -


a) Unseen passages of various types (for comprehension, vocabulary

enrichment and note-taking)

Writing -


a) Short Composition like note-taking

b) Notice writing

c) Letter writing (formal & informal)

d) Letters of application for a job

e) Essay writing

Grammar Usage -


a) Transformation of sentences

b) Direct & Indirect Speech

c) Error correction in sentences

d) Active & Passive Voice

e)Opposite words

f) Use of word substitution

Recommended Textbooks:


1. Resonance XII (Published by Macmillan India Ltd.)

2. Voices Classes XI & XII


3. English Grammar & Composition (Published by Pearson Education, 482 F. I. E. Patparganj, Delhi – 110092, India.)


4. Current English Grammar & Usage By R. P. Sinha, Edited by Prof. P. Madhavan (Published by Oxford University Press.)

5. Writing With A Purpose by Champa Tickoo and Jaya Sasikumar

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