Alternative English

Alternative English

Elective

SYLLABUS FOR HIGHER SECONDARY FINAL YEAR COURSE

One Paper Time: Three Hours Marks: 100
Unit No Title Marks Periods
Unit I Prose 35 50
Unit II Poetry 30 30
Unit III Grammer 20 20
Unit IV Composition 15 20
Total 100 120

Textbook: ‘Effusions’ published by Oxford University Press

UNIT I PROSE
Chapters Writers
1 Who is a Great Man? Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
2 The Testament of a Walker R K Narayan
3 A Letter to the Mahatma Jawaharlal Nehru
4 Two Cheers for Democracy E.M. Forster
5 The Scientific Technique Bertrand Russell
UNIT II POETRY
Chapters Writers
6 In Time of ‘The Breaking of Nations’ Thomas Hardy
7 Talking Leave of a Friend Ezra Pound
8 Sita Toru Dutt
9 Rickshaw-wallah A.K. Ramanujan
UNIT III GRAMMER
Topic
i Transformation of Sentences (affirmative, interrogative, negative)
ii Question Tags
iii Use of Prepositions
iv Use of Tenses
UNIT IV COMPOSITION
Composition based on a given conversational piece.