Sample Question Paper (HY) – English Core – Class XI – CBSE

HALF YEARLY EXAMINATION  ENGLISH CORE Class: XI Time Allowed: 3 Hrs. Maximum Marks: 80 General Instructions: (i) This paper is divided into three Sections: A, B and C. All the sections are compulsory. (ii) Separate instructions are given with each section and question, wherever necessary. Read these instructions very carefully and follow them faithfully. (iii) … Read moreSample Question Paper (HY) – English Core – Class XI – CBSE

The Adventure – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Adventure By Jayant Narlikar About the Author Image Reference: http://mithilareview.com Jayant Vishnu Narlikar is a famous cosmologist and astrophysicist. He was born on July 19, 1938 at Kolhapur, Maharashtra. His father Vishnu Vasudeva Narlikar was a well-known teacher and mathematician. He was professor and Head of the Department of Mathematics in the Banaras Hindu … Read moreThe Adventure – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Ghat of the Only World – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Ghat of the Only World By Amitav Ghosh About the Author Amitav Ghosh has so far been judged as one of the best postmodern writers in the category of Indian Writing in English. He was born on 11th July, 1956 in Calcutta. His father, Lieutenant Colonel Shailendra Chandra Ghosh is a retired Indian army … Read moreThe Ghat of the Only World – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Laburnum Top – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

THE LABURNUM TOP By Ted Hughes Image Reference: mirror.co.uk About the Author Edward James Hughes was an English poet and children’s writer. He was born in Mytholmroyd, in the West Riding district of Yorkshire, England on August 17, 1930. His childhood was quiet and dominately rural. After high school, Hughes entered the Royal Air Force and … Read moreThe Laburnum Top – Hornbill – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Tale of the Melon City – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Tale of the Melon City By Vikram Seth About the Author Image Reference: timesofindia.indiatimes.com Vikram Seth is an Indian novelist and poet. He has written several novels and poetry books. He has received several awards including Padma Shri, Sahitya Akademi Award, Pravasi Bharatiya Samman, WH Smith Literary Award and Crossword Book Award. Vikram Seth … Read moreThe Tale of the Melon City – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Mother’s Day – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Mother’s Day By J.B. Priestley About the Author Image Reference: thefamouspeople.com Priestley was born on 13 September 1894 at 34 Mannheim Road, Manningham, Bradford. His father was a headmaster. His mother died when he was just two years old and his father remarried four years later. Priestley was educated at Belle Vue Grammar School, which … Read moreThe Mother’s Day – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Albert Einstein at School – Snapshots -Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Albert Einstein at School By Patrick Pringle About the Author Image Reference: legacy.com He was born in 1935 in Rochester, New York. Pringle grew up in Mendon, a rural town just south of his birthplace. He was educated in a one-room schoolhouse, where one teacher handled the first through eighth grades. In 1945, the schoolhouse … Read moreAlbert Einstein at School – Snapshots -Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Ranga’s Marriage – Snapshot – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

Ranga’s Marriage By Masti Venkatesha Iyengar About the Author Image Reference: tcy.wikipedia.org Maasthi Venkatesa Iyengar was a well-known writer in Kannada language. He was born on 6 June, 1861 at Hungenahalli in Kolar district of Karnataka in a Tamil language speaking Sri Vaishnavaite family. He spent his early childhood in Maasti village. He obtained a … Read moreRanga’s Marriage – Snapshot – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Address – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Address By Marga Minco About the Author Image Reference: en.wikipedia.org Marga Minco is a Dutch journalist and author. She lives and works in Amsterdam. She was born on March 31, 1920 in the village of Ginneken, in the southwest of the Netherlands. As a young girl she moved to Breda, a town near her … Read moreThe Address – Snapshots – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Summer of the Beautiful White horse – Snapshot – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

The Summer of the Beautiful White Horse By Williiam Saroyan  About the Author Image Reference: en.wikipedia.org William Saroyan was an American novelist, playwright, and short story writer. He was born on August 31, 1908 in Fresno, California. His father came to New York in 1905 and started preaching in Armenian Apostolic churches. At the age of … Read moreThe Summer of the Beautiful White horse – Snapshot – Class XI – English Core – NCERT

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