English Book Three

11th - English Book Three

Syllabus of first year English for Punjab and Federal Board students is divided into three major categories; Book One, Book Three and Grammar. This page covers the complete section of Book Three. Book Three is also further divided in two portions; Plays and Poems. There are 3 Plays and 20 poems in this book. 1st year English is an exam of total 100 marks. Of these total marks, 28 – 38 marks are covered from Book Three.

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Subject Details

 

Who Should Study this Course?

If you are student of Intermediate in Punjab then this course is definitely important for you. English is a compulsory subject for all programs. Book Three is a part of first year English syllabus. In this page you will learn:

1.    What is Book Three?

2.    Paper Pattern and Attempting Method from Book Three for Punjab Board

3.    Paper Pattern and Attempting Method from Book Three for Federal Board

4.    Why Study this Course

 

 

What is Book Three?

Book 3 is one of the three parts of 1st year English syllabus. Book Three is also further divided into two categories:

1.    Plays

2.    Poems

 

There are three plays in book and twenty poems. All these plays and poems also have exercise and questions. Plays are like a drama performed on stage. There are usually more than one characters that perform according to the script. When reading a play, we have to imagine how the stage is decorated and nature of each character. Any question can be asked from within the play or from exercise in your exam. There can also be a sentence or a small paragraph from any play for punctuation and capitalization

Second portion of Book Three comprises 20 poems written by various globally recognized poets. There are also some poems of Muslims scholars that were translated into English. There are some Questions asked from the poems and some Synonyms in the MCQs section of exam. Punjab Board students also have to explain a stanza with its reference and context. See paper pattern below for your Board.

 

 

 

Paper Pattern and Attempting Method from Book Three for Punjab Board

Book Three is one of these sections. Book Three covers from 28 -38 marks in exam. There are 4 types of questions in exam from Book Three.

1.    Short Questions from Plays

2.    Short Questions from Poems

3.    MCQs from Plays and Poems

4.    Explanation of a Stanza with reference and context from Poems

5.    Punctuation and Capitalization from Plays (or from Short Lessons of Book One)

 

Short Questions from Plays:

There will be a Question number 3 in your English paper with 8 questions from Plays. Out of these 8 questions, student will have to attempt answers to 5 questions. Each question has 2 marks.

In short, there is a total of 10 marks from short questions of Plays given in Question Number 3 of paper.

 

Short Questions from Poems:

Question Number 4 in English paper of 1st year contains 6 short questions in it from Poems. Out of these 6 questions, student will have to attempt answers to 4 questions. Each question is of 2 marks

In short, there is a total of 8 marks from short questions of Poems given in Question Number 4 of paper.

 

How to Attempt Short Questions?

Follow the same instructions as mentioned for short questions of plays. Complete the answer within 2 – 3 lines. Answer straight to the point. Make sure you first understand the question because questions from poems can be little tricky.

Stanza from Poems:

There will be given a Stanza from poems in the Part (a) of Question Number 7. Student will have to write reference and context of the poem and then explain the stanza.

1.    Reference of the poem contains 1 mark

2.    Context of the poem contains 1 mark

3.    Explanation of the stanza contains 3 marks

 

In short, there is a total of 5 marks from a Stanza of Poems given in Part (a) of Question Number 7.

 

How to Attempt Stanza from Poem?

First give a heading of “Reference” and in next line write the name of the poem and poet of stanza.

Next give a heading of “Context” and in next line write them or central point of the poem that stanza is from. Context should be around 3 – 4 lines.

Then give a heading of “Explanation” and in next line explain the stanza in detail. This explanation should be around 5 – 7 lines. See following format.

 

Reference:

This stanza is taken from “poem name” written by “poet name”.

Context:

Theme of the poem in 3 to 4 lines.

Explanation:

Complete explanation of stanza in around 50 – 70 words or in 5 – 7 lines.

Punctuation and Capitalization from Plays:

There will be given a sentence or a small paragraph from either Plays of Book 3 or Short stories of Book 1 in the Part (b) of Question Number 7. Student has to punctuate and capitalize it. This question contains 5 marks

MCQs from Plays and Poems:

These MCQs from Book Three will cover about 5 – 10 marks from a total of 20 marks in complete MCQs section. There will be two types of MCQs from Plays and Poems.

1.    Synonyms

2.    Short question about the Play or Poem

Paper Pattern and Attempting Method from Book Three for Federal Board

These total marks are divided into three sections of its syllabus. Book Three is one of these sections. Book Three covers from 28 -38 marks in exam. There are 3 types of questions from Book Three.

1.    Questions from Plays

2.    Questions from Poems

3.    MCQs from Plays and Poems

4.    Punctuation and Capitalization from Plays (or from Short Plays of Book One)

Questions from Poems:

There will be a Question number 3 in your English paper with two parts both from poems. 

In first part, you will be given 2 stanzas with three questions asked from within it. Student have to select one of these two stanzas and attempt answer to all its three questions. Each question contains 2 marks making a total of 6 marks.

In second part, you will be given 2 long questions and you have to attempt answer to one of them. You have to give a detailed answer to it as it contain 6 marks for just one question.

In short, there is a total of 12 marks from questions of Poems given in Question Number 3 of paper.

How to Attempt Questions from Poems?

In first part of the question, select a stanza that you understand better. Read the stanza and then read the questions. Only after understanding a question, write its answer. You will have to develop the skill of self-writing. Without self-writing, it won’t be possible to attempt this question.

For question of 2 marks, complete your answer within 2 – 3 lines. For question of 6 marks, complete your answer in 60 – 75 words. Divide the long answer into 2 or 3 paragraphs. 

Questions from Plays:

Question Number 4 in English paper of 1st year contains 3 long questions in it from Plays. Student has to attempt answers to all three of these questions. Each question contains 5 marks.

In short, there is a total of 15 marks from long questions of Plays given in Question Number 4 of paper.

How to Attempt Questions from Plays?

Follow the same instructions as mentioned for short questions of poems. For a question of 5 marks, complete your answer within 50 – 60 words. Divide the whole answer into 2 or 3 paragraphs.

Punctuation and Capitalization from Plays:

There will be given a sentence or a small paragraph from either Plays of Book 3 or Short stories of Book 1 in the Part (c) of Question Number 5. Student has to punctuate and capitalize it. This question contains 4 marks

MCQs from Plays and Poems:

These MCQs from Book Three will cover about 5 – 10 marks from a total of 20 marks in complete MCQs section. Two types of MCQs:

1.    Synonyms

2.    Short question about the Play or Poem

Why Study this Course?

There are Plays and Poems in Book Three of first year English taught in Punjab. In plays you get to learn the way of describing and understanding a drama to be played on stage. You will see how dialogues are written and how to define nature of each character and story without explaining it exclusively. Likewise, poem is also an artistic way to defining  your feeling or point of view. By studying these poems, students can not only strengthen their vocabulary but also learn to understand deep or hidden meanings of an expression and explaining it in one’s own wordings.