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CBSE Class 7 English Syllabus

English is a language subject that assists students in expressing themselves. And for class 7 students, now is the time to improve their vocabulary, grammar, and speaking skills as they begin to interact much at that age. So, the CBSE English Syllabus for class 7 is set for the students to know more about the language and gradually become comfortable using it.

Let’s have a look at the latest CBSE class 7 English syllabus, which can also be downloaded in pdf form.

CBSE English Syllabus Class 7

The CBSE syllabus for Class 7 English for the academic year 2022-2023 includes chapters that simplify and ease learning. Following are the chapters from the NCERT Class 7 English Textbook:

Book 1: Honeycomb

Sl.No Chapter Name
1. Three Questions & The Squirrel
2. A Gift of Chappals & The Rebel
3. Gopal and the Hilsa Fish & The Shed
4. The Ashes That Made Trees Bloom & Chivvy
5. Quality & Trees
6. Expert Detectives & Mystery of the Talking Fan
7. The Invention of Vita-Wonk & Dad and the Cat and the Tree
8. Fire – Friend and Foe & Meadow Surprises
9. A Bicycle in Good Repair & Garden Snake
10. The Story of Cricket

Book 2: The Alien Hand

Sl.No Chapter Name
1. The Tiny Teacher
2. Bringing Up Kari
3. The Desert
4. The Cop and the Anthem
5. Golu Grows a Nose
6. I want something in a Cage
7. Chandni
8. The Bear Story
9. A Tiger in the House
10. An Alien Hand English

Objectives

The general objectives at Level-1 are:

  • to negotiate their own learning goals and evaluate their own progress, edit, revise, review their own work
  • to understand, enjoy and appreciate a wide range of texts representing different cultures, ways of living
  • to be able to articulate individual/personal responses effectively
  • to use language and vocabulary appropriately in different contexts and social encounters
  • to be able to organize and structure thoughts in writing/speech
  • to develop production skills (fluency and accuracy in speaking and writing)
  • to use dictionary suitable to their needs
  • to understand and enjoy jokes, skits, children’s films, anecdotes and riddles

At the end of this stage learners should be able to

  • understand the central idea and locate details in the text (prescribed and non-prescribed)
  • use his/her critical/thinking faculty to read between the lines and go beyond the text
  • narrate simple experiences, describe objects and people, report events to peers
  • speak accurately with appropriate pauses and clear word/sentence stress to be intelligible in familiar social contexts
  • write simple messages, invitations, short paragraphs, letters (formal and informal) applications, simple narrative and descriptive pieces, etc.
  • use his/ her proficiency in English to explore and study other areas of knowledge through print and non-print media
  • to undertake small projects on a regular basis

Language Items

At the upper primary level, knowledge of grammar remains a process of discovery combined with a conscious effort to explicitly understand and name grammatical items. However, these should not be taken out of contexts to be treated as discrete teaching items In addition to consolidating the items learnt earlier, the following will be introduced and recycled through the upper primary stage.

  • determiners
  • passivation
  • linking words
  • adjectives (comparative and superlative forms)
  • adverbs (place and types)
  • modal auxiliaries
  • tense forms
  • word order in sentence types
  • clauses
  • reported speech

We hope you find this comprehensive information on English Syllabus useful for your studies and preparation of your class 7 exams.