Federal Board Grammar

12th - Federal Board Grammar

Grammar is one of the biggest portions of syllabus of 2nd year federal board. In this page, complete section of 2nd year Federal Board Grammar is covered. 2nd year English is an exam of total 100 marks. Of total marks of 2nd year English Grammar covers about 47 – 50 marks. Complete portion of 2nd year English Federal Board is defined below in this article.

Subject Details


Who Should Study this Course?

Every student of 2nd year under Federal Board in the province of Punjab needs to study this course. English is a compulsory subject for all programs. Grammar is an important part of second year English syllabus. Video lectures of complete Grammar in 2nd year Federal Board can be found on this page. 

What is English Grammar of 2nd Year in Federal Board?

Grammar of 2nd year comprises concepts that are fundamental to learn English. Federal Board has added topics of Grammar in English syllabus that helps student develop English writing, reading, and understanding skills.  English Grammar is half of the syllabus of 2nd year English of Federal Board.

1.    Tenses

2.    Report Writing

3.    Parts of Speech

4.    Phrasal Verbs and Idioms

5.    Essay Writing

Tenses are directly involved in syllabus or paper but they are basics in order to attempt all the questions. Report writing is mostly used in professional life and offices. It is an important mean of passing information. Parts of Speech basically make a sentence structured using tenses. 

Paper Pattern and Attempt Methodology from Grammar for Federal Board

Grammar is one of these sections. Grammar covers 47 - 50 marks in exam. This section of Grammar covers from Question Number 4 – 7 in subjective portion. Questions in paper include following from Grammar:

1.    Report Writing

2.    Correction of a Paragraph

3.    Making Sentences of Idioms and Phrasal Verbs

4.    Reading Passage and Answering questions

5.    Writing an Essay

6.    MCQs from Parts of Speech

1 -   Report Writing:

In Question Number 4 of English Paper, students are given a Topics for Report writing. Student is required to write a report on it in a proper manner keeping all rules of report writing in view. This one question contains 8 marks

How to Write a Report:

When writing a report, you should start from a new page. In next line write the subject of the report. Don’t use extra details in Report, stay on point and use only formal language. There are used more than one headings in Report, write all headings with marker. Watch the video lecture on Report writing for complete guidance.

2 -   Correction of a Paragraph:

In part (a) of Question Number 5, there is a given a paragraph on Question paper. That paragraph has multiple mistakes in it related to Parts of Speech. Student is asked to remove all these mistakes. This question carries 6 marks.

How to Attempt Correction of Paragraph:

First of all write the question number and in next line write the question or something that briefly describes the question with marker. Read the paragraph careful and highlight or underline the mistakes in paragraph. Once you have identified all mistakes, start writing the paragraph with correct parts of speech. Write with marker or underline the corrections. Do not write original paragraph as question as it is just a waste of time.

3 -   Make Sentences of Idioms:

In part (b) of Question Number 5, there are given 7 idioms and phrasal verbs. You have to make sentence of 4. Each idiom or phrasal verb contains 1 mark

How to Attempt Idioms?

Select 5 idioms or phrasal verbs that you can make sentences of. Watch the video lecture on idioms and phrasal verbs on instutor.com for more guidance.

4 -   Reading Passage and Answering questions

In Question Number 6, there is a given a paragraph with three questions below it. Student is asked to read the paragraph and answer those questions. Two of questions contain 2, 2 marks and one question is for précis writing which carries 6 marks

How to Attempt Reading Passage?


First read the paragraph carefully until you have its complete understanding. Then read the questions and find their answers. You can’t find answers from within the passage. You will have to do self-writing using the knowledge or understanding you gained for the given passage. 

Write the heading of Question Number 4 and in next line write what question is about. Don’t write passage on paper sheet. Just write the question or question number with marker and in next line its answer with pen. Make sure you learn précis writing and give it extra time as it carries 6 marks.

5 -    Essay Writing:

In Question Number 7 of English Paper, students are given two Topics for Essay writing with outlines. This one question contains 12 marks

6 -   MCQs from Parts of Speech:

Around 6 of the MCQs will come from Parts of Speech. There will be given a sentence with an underlined word and student will be asked to identify it. Below you will have 4 options to choose form. Each MCQ contains 1 mark.

Why Study this Course?

It is the use of Grammar that actually develops the skill of understanding and writing a language in a student. If you learn this course, it will help you learn English language for practical life and you also get almost 50 percent marks in exam from this section.