HBSE 10th Class English Syllabus and Exam Pattern

New Session has begun for each class from 1st of April. With the start of the session, the students are searching for the Syllabi and Patterns for each and every class. But the board classes (10th/12th) students are more anxious about the syllabus.

On this page, the students of Haryana Board shall find the complete syllabus of 10th class, especially of English. The syllabus of the rest of the subjects shall be available later.

There are two books of English namely English Reader ( First Flight) and Supplementary Reader ( Footprints Without Feet). Besides there shall be the Grammar and Composition Section with Comprehensions.

HBSE 10th Solved Paper Set Wise 2016-2017

Prose and Poetry Section from the First Flight –

1. A Letter to God by GL Fuentes

2. Nelson Mandela : Long Walk to Freedom by NR Mandela

3. Two Stories About Flying

His First Flight by Liam O Flaherty and The Black Aeroplane by Frederick Forsyth.

4. From the Diary of Anne Frank written by Anne Frank

5. The Hundred Dresses by El Bsor Ester

6. Glimpses of India (i) A Baker from Goa  Lucio Rodrigues

(ii)  Glimpses of India -Coorg by Lokesh Abrol

(iii) Glimpses of India – Tea from Assam by Arup Kumar Datta

7. Mijbil the Otter by Gavin Maxwell

8. Madam Rides the Bus written by Vallikkannan

9. The Sermon at Banaras ( Betty Renstaw )

10. The Proposal by Anton Chekov

Haryana Board ( HBSE ) 10th Poetry Section

1. Dust of Snow by Robert Frost

2. Fire and Ice by Robert Frost

3. A Tiger in the Zoo by Leslie Norris

4. How to Tell Wild Animals by Carolyn Wells

5. The Ball Poem by John Berryman

6. Amanda by Robin Klein

7. Animals by Walt Whitman

8. The Trees by Andrienne Rich

9. Fog by Carl Sandburg

10. The Tale of Custard the Dragon by Odgen Nash

11. For Anne Gregory by WB Yeats

Supplementary Reader ( Footprints Without Feet) Syllabus-

1. A Triumph of Surgery by James Harriet

2. The Thief’s Story by Ruskin Bond

3. The Midnight Visitor by Robert Arthur

4. A Question of Trust by Victor Canning

5. Footprints Without Feet by H.G. Wells

6. The Making of a Scientist by Robert W Peterson

7. The Necklace by Guy De Maupassant

8. The Hack Driver ( Sinclair Lewis )

9. Bholi by K.A. Abbas

10. The Book That Saved the Earth by Claire Boike

11. Road Safety

Grammar Topic for HBSE 10th English Paper-

I. Relative Clauses

II. Use of Verbs ( Tenses )

III. Articles

IV. Reported Speech

V. Modals ( Shall, will, can, could, may, might, must should, would, ought to, need, dare used to )

VI. Non Finite

VII. Phrasal Verbs

VIII. Sentences

IX . Punctuation ( Semicolon, Colon, Dash, Hyphen, Parenthesis, use of brackets and exclamation mark )

X. Use of Idioms ( Verbal & Prepositional phrases )

XI. Figures of Speech

Section A Shall consist Unseen Comprehension

Section B shall carry Paragraphs/ Stories/ Reports/Advertisements/ Interviews / Conversions and Letter Writing ( Business, Personal, Official, Letters on road safety ) .

Grammar Portion Deleted Syllabus –

  • Use of Passive Voice
  • Clauses ( Noun, Adverb, clauses of condition and time relative )
  • Prepositions.

You will find the solution of the papers on this website.

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