Latest Government Jobs and updates


TNPSC English New Syllabus




       SSLC Standard (Objective Type Examination)





1. Match the following words and phrases given in Column A with their meanings in Column B.

2. Choose the correct ‘Synonym’ for the underlined word from the options given.

3. Choose the correct ‘Antonym’ for the underlined word from the options given.

4. Select the correct word (Prefix, Suffix).

5. Fill in the blanks with suitable Article.

6. Fill in the blanks with suitable Preposition.

7. Select the correct Question Tag.

8. Select the correct Tense.

9. Select the correct Voice.

10. Fill in the blanks (Infinitive, Gerund, and Participle).

11. Identify the sentence pattern of the following sentence (Subject, Verb, Object...).

12. Fill in the blanks with correct Homophones.

13. Find out the Error (Articles, Preposition, Noun, Verb, Adjective, Adverb).

14. Select the correct sentence.

15. Find out the odd words (Verb, Noun, Adjective, Adverb).

16. Select the correct Plural forms.

17. Identify the sentence (Simple, Compound, Complex Sentence).

18. Identify the correct Degree.

19. Form a new word by blending the words.

20. Form compound words (eg: Noun+Verb, Gerund+Noun).

21. British English – American English.





(a) Figures of Speech

(Alliteration – Simile – Metaphor – Personification – Onomatopoeia – Anaphora– Rhyme Scheme – Rhyming Words – Repetition, etc.)

(b) Poetry Appreciation

(c) Important Lines





1. Life - Henry Van Dyke

2. I am Every Woman - Rakhi Nariani Shirke

3. The Secret of the Machines - Rudyard Kipling

4. The Ant and The Cricket - Adapted from Aesop’s fables

5. No Men are Foreign - James Falconer Kirkup

6. The House on Elm Street - Nadia Bush

7. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening - Robert Frost

8. A Poison Tree - William Blake

9. On Killing a Tree - Gieve Patel

10. The Spider and the Fly - Mary Botham Howitt

11. The River - Caroline Ann Bowles

12. The Comet - Norman Littleford

13. The Stick-together Families - Edgar Albert Guest

14. Special Hero - Christina M. Kerschen

15. Making Life Worth While - George Elliot

16. A Thing of Beauty - John Keats

17. Lessons in Life - Brigette Bryant & Daniel Ho

18. My Computer Needs a Break - Shanthini Govindan

19. Your Space - David Bates

20. Sea Fever - John Masefield

21. Courage - Edgar Albert Guest

22. Team Work - Edgar Albert Guest

23. From a Railway Carriage - Robert Louis Stevenson

24. Indian Seasons - Nisha Dyrene

25. A Tragic Story - William Makepeace Thackeray



           Literary Works




1. His First Flight - Liam O’Flaherty

2. The Tempest - Tales From Shakespeare

3. The Last Lesson - Alphonse Daudet

4. The Little Hero of Holland - Mary Mapes Dodge

5. The Dying Detective - Arthur Conan Doyle

6. Learning the Game (Book Extract) - Sachin Tendulkar

7. The Cat and the Painkiller (An Extract from The Adventures of Tom Sawyer)– Mark Twain

8. Water – The Elixir of Life - Sir C.V.Raman

9. The Story of a Grizzly Cub - William Temple Hornaday

10. Sir Isaac Newton - Nathaniel Hawthorne

11. My Reminiscence - Rabindranath Tagore

12. The Woman on Platform 8 - Ruskin Bond

13. The Nose Jewel - C.Rajagopalachari

14. A Birthday Letter - Jawaharlal Nehru


II. Biographies of -


Mahatma Gandhi - Jawaharlal Nehru - Subash Chandra Bose - Helen Keller -

Kalpana Chawala - Dr.Salim Ali - Rani of Jhansi - Nelson Mandela – Abraham



III. General Comprehension

No comments:

Post a Comment