CBSE Class 12 English Core Sample Paper 2013 (14)

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Code No. - 301

CLASS XII (2012-13)


Reading unseen Passages and Note-making 20 Marks 40 Periods

Two unseen passages with a variety of questions including 03 marks for vocabulary such as word formation and inferring meaning and 05 marks for note-making. The total length of the two passages will be between 950-1200 words. The passages will include two of the following:

(a) Factual Passages e.g. instructions, descriptions, reports.

(b) Discursive passage involving opinion e.g. argumentative, persuasive or interpretative text.

(c) Literary passage e.g. extract from fiction, drama, poetry, essay or biography

    1. A passage to test reading comprehension. The passage can be literary, factual or discursive.

    2. A shorter passage of 350-500 words for note-making and abstraction.


Advanced Writing Skills:

3. One out of two short compositions of not more than 50 words each e.g. advertisement and notices, designing or drafting posters, writing formal and informal invitations and replies.

4. A report or a factual description based on verbal input provided

5.Writing one out of two letters based on verbal input. Letter types include: 

   (a) business or official letters (for making enquiries, registering complaints, asking for and giving information, placing orders and sending replies):

   (b) letters to the editor (giving suggestions on an issue)

   (c)application for a job

6. One out of two compositions based on visual and/or verbal input  (150-200 words). Output may be descriptive or argumentative in nature such as an article, or a speech. 

Please refer to attached file for CBSE Class 12 English Core Sample Paper 2013 (14)

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