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The basic idea of including the subject of English in the curriculum is to build greater confidence and proficiency in the oral and written communication of the students or learners in this language. It is structured in a way that by the secondary level, they must be able to make appropriate use of the English language in day-to-day life. The course of CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature of English language represents a wide range of learning experiences to build greater confidence and proficiency in oral and written communication. To master the subject and get sufficient study material in each of its specified categories for secondary boards in English language and literature, the most-trusted myCBSEguide app brings you all the required material like Class 10 English revision notes, textbook solutions, test papers, sample papers, etc. available for free download in PDF format.  

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Complete Course

The CBSE Class 10 English course is structured to develop reading skills, writing skills with correct grammar usage. It also aims to develop sensitivity towards and appreciation of world literature representing varieties of English and cultures through English Literature Textbooks and Supplementary Reading Text. One of the chief learning outcomes of the Secondary English course is that the learners must build competence in the different aspects of the Language. Hence, the assessment, too, is based on this objective. The Class 10 English textual materials and other resources cover varied fields to be evaluated. To ace these fields, students need to have the complete course guide at their disposal. MyCBSEguide is one such platform that has resources for each and every step to assist you in your journey for Class 10 English preparation.

So, what does the CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Complete Course offer? To answer in a word, it's EVERYTHING. Right from the Class 10 English Syllabus, Textbook, and NCERT solutions to sample papers, test papers, and online tests, myCBSEguide offers everything that the students may need to begin their preparation from scratch. We aim to facilitate self-learning to enable them to become independent learners through our valuable resources. To access them you may download the app from Play Store and log in to the dashboard.

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Syllabus

Our database is regularly updated with the latest information as per the CBSE and NCERT regulations. You may get every detail of the CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature 2022-23 syllabus here. To plan our preparation, we must be very sure about the syllabus in the very first place. Since Class 10 is the first board examination of a student's life, they must leave no stone unturned to mark a positive beginning of their academic journey. To assure our new aspirants of getting the most authenticated information and resources based on the updated CBSE curriculum about class 10 English, we suggest following myCBSEguide.

CBSE Class 10 English NCERT Solution

The first and foremost thing that the class 10 English students must get done with is the class 10 English textbook and other fixed resources. Since there are sections like reading and writing where we do not have a defined or notified textbook to follow, it is only in the literature portion (section C) that we have a specific NCERT textbook to follow. Here it must be noted that this section contains 50% marks (i.e. 40 marks) of the external assessment. Therefore, students must have class 10 English NCERT textbook with solutions as per the latest CBSE English syllabus.

The NCERT questions and solutions are considered to be very important for the CBSE examinees as they provide the basic question pattern and typology of the questions. NCERT questions may be called to the basic framework of the CBSE question structure. Class 10 English Language and Literature NCERT questions with detailed explanations are available on myCBSEguide for free to view and download. For this session 2022-23 there are two prescribed textbooks for class 10 English: FIRST FLIGHT and FOOTPRINTS WITHOUT FEET.

The list of Poems from First Flight is as follows:

  1. Dust of snow
  2. Fire and Ice
  3. A Tiger in the Zoo
  4. How to Tell Wild Animals
  5. The Ball Poem
  6. Amanda
  7. Animals
  8. The Trees
  9. Fog
  10. The Tale of Custard the Dragon
  11. For Anne Gregory

You can find other chapter-wise details of Class 10 English NCERT Solutions on this link.

CBSE Class 10 English Revision Notes & Important Questions

Apart from the NCERT solution, you can also find chapter-based revision notes for Class 10 English Literature on myCBSEguide. These notes are very helpful to understand the chapters in simple language as they provide a synopsis of the lesson. Along with the notes, there are some important questions pertaining to the chapter, which are a must-know for the students facing their CBSE board examinations or school-level annual examination.

CBSE Class 10 English Grammar and Comprehension

Here we will talk about Section A Class 10 English Language and Literature which is the Reading Section. The aim of including this section is to equip learners with essential language skills to question and articulate their points of view.  They must have the capacity to access knowledge and information through reference skills i.e., they must know consulting a dictionary/thesaurus, library, internet, etc. 

CBSE assesses Reading Comprehension skills of Class 10 English Literature and Language through Two Unseen Passages of 10 marks each.

  • Discursive passage of 400-450 words.
  • Case-based passage (with visual input- statistical data, chart, etc.) of 200-250 words

These passages may have Multiple Choice Questions or Objective or Subjective Type Questions (there are no fixed criteria). Students will be asked to assess inference, analysis, interpretation, evaluation, and vocabulary. The basic idea is that the learners must develop curiosity and creativity through extensive reading, and to hone their reading practice they can use a variety of unseen comprehension on the CBSE class 10 module for English of myCBSEguide. Case-based type of passages is a newly adopted format of CBSE. Students may find it difficult to find quality passages to practice, they can simply reply on myCBSEguide.

CBSE Class 10 English Grammar and Creative Writing

The objective of the Grammar and Writing Section of the Class 10 English Course of the secondary level is to reinforce the grammatical items practised earlier and enable the students to review, organise and edit their own work.

The Section B of the Class 10 English Language and Literature question paper consists of two sections:

  • Grammar: This section tests students' command over the grammatical skills (learned earlier) in a complex pattern like reported speech in extended texts, sequence of tenses, phrasal verbs, prepositional phrases, punctuations, etc.
  • Creative Writing: Students are tested for their appropriate usage of the English language through the creative writing section. They must be able to communicate and present their ideas in various settings.

To practice these two sections for the secondary level, students may subscribe to myCBSEguide student's dashboard which has millions of grammar questions with explanations. Our class 10 English Creative Writing section has ample questions as per the latest model with solved examples. 

CBSE Class 10 English LITERATURE

Literature has always played a significant role in learning a language. However, it is felt that pupils should be apprised of contemporary issues, and read authentic literature and experiences of people to reflect and build their personality traits. Secondary-level Literature students must develop sensitivity to, and appreciation of world literature representing varieties of English and cultures.

Students must prepare for the literature section seriously as this can be the most scoring section of all the other sections of the class 10 English question paper for them, as a total of 40 marks have been allocated to this section. The questions of literature draw references from any incident, theme, or event of the prose and poetry.

Also, there are value-based questions that assess the creativity and imagination of the students beyond and across the text. These value-based questions enable students to communicate in various social settings. They are given open-ended questions to present their own conclusions. It tests how deftly the students can cull the value embedded in the words of a lesson. To answer such questions students need a better understanding and in-depth knowledge of the chapters, our class 10 English literature revision notes, chapter-based important questions and NCERT solutions can strand the students to a safe end.

While there is a trend for inclusion of a wider range of contemporary and authentic texts, accessible and culturally appropriate pieces of literature should play a pivotal role at the secondary stage of education. The English class is meant for reading literature from different perspectives and to engage in activities for developing communicative competence, creativity and enrichment of language skills It should not be seen as a place merely to read poems and stories in, but an area of activities to develop the learner’s imagination as a major aim of language study, and to equip the learner with communicative skills to perform various language functions through speech and writing.

CBSE Class 10 English Language and Literature Sample Papers

Sample papers are like a warm-up session for the students before facing the actual finals or boards. We always suggest the students practice enough before sitting for any final examination. Practicing sample papers puts you through a different probable situation and eventually prepares you to for the real test. The best part is it tests you on the whole syllabus. On the basis of the official CBSE sample paper myCBSEguide releases its subject-specific sample papers made by experienced CBSE teachers. Students can download Class 10 English Language and Literature Sample Paper 2022-23 from our website in PDF format. All our papers come with complete solutions.  

CBSE Class 10 English Test Papers and Mock Tests

We are known for our well-equipped question bank in each subject. We have the same for class 10 English Language and Literature too. Chapter tests or test papers are the best tools to check our gradual progress. Secondary students who will be writing their first-ever boards should try all the processes that reinforce their preparation. In one way, these test papers may work like a formative assessment of the students. Pupils who are anxious to take the full-length sample paper can first try these test papers having fewer marks to get rid of their anxiety. These small steps make it easier for them to practice with small goals. Apart from Class 10 English literature, these papers have overall questions, from the grammar section and creative writing sections as well. 

 Our Class 10 English Language and Literature mock tests and test papers available on our students' dashboard can be utilized for this purpose. Students can prepare in their own way they like and select the chapters which they think they are prepared to take the mock test for class 10 English.

Class 10 is that threshold in the life of Secondary students when they embark on their academic journey and it is the best time to do all possible homework to begin well. It is not an impossible goal if they have the intention and determination to do it. We at myCBSEguide endeavour to make our students shine by providing quality resources. Our product ranges from CBSE Sample Papers, CBSE Practice Papers, CBSE Test Papers, NCERT Solutions, NCERT Exemplar Solutions, Previous Year Papers, Revision Notes, Online MCQ Tests, and Homework Help.

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