How to Prepare and score Good marks in English Paper?
Let us first find out the syllabus for 8th standard English :
Poem: The Ant and the Cricket
Poem: Geography Lesson
Poem: Macavity: The Mystery Cat
Poem: The Last Bargain
Poem: The School Boy
Poem: The Duck and the Kangaroo
Poem: When I set out for Lyonnesse
Poem: On the Grasshopper and Cricket
Along with the text book there is also a supplementary reader ,syllabus for supplementary reader is :
It is very clear that there is lot to read ,along with these lessons in textbook and supplementary reader you also need to learn grammar .As a 8th standard student you should have knowledge about topics like :
Since there is a lot to learn ,you should start your preparation right from the beginning of the classes.Right after the completion of a lesson you can refer to CBSE study material and also write new points and important points related to the same lesson in your CBSE study notes.
Benefits of having CBSE study notes :
If you want to know about the pattern about the exam ,then practice CBSE previous years question papers:
Also refer to CBSE study material :
English is a must for most of the competitive exams,English in the competitive exams will be a lot different than what we read and study .For you to crack these competitive exams you definitely need some extra help .
Online test series : English will be given as a section in most of the competitive exams ,you need extra preparation to crack these exams .The questions asked in these competitive exams will be different from what you learn on everyday basis.
If you want to crack these exams then opting for a online test series is one of the way to do it.Online test series will expose you to large number of questions .Different patterns of the exam will also be available .
Suppose if you are weak in synonyms and antonyms ,then you can directly attempt the paper related to synonyms and antonyms .If you are weak in grammar you can choose that particular topic and take exam related to that topic only .
By doing this you will save lot of time ,you don’t have to spend time answering questions related to the topics you have good knowledge any more .This way you can learn more .You can also write exams that have mix up of all topics .Online test series is a great platform to learn .
Practice test :Practice test will also be made available by many websites ,also you can write practice tests offline.If you are really weak in English and are facing lot of difficulties while writing an exam ,then you should listen to audio clips ,watch English movies,listen to English songs ,you might find yourself not understanding anything at first but slowly you will learn everything .
Also along with this keep a running notes ,write down at least five new words everyday ,this will improve your vocabulary .Focus on both grammar and vocab if you want to speak in English well.
Along with the above mentioned tips also go for topper notes .Topper notes will have important points .Some websites even prepare these topper notes .Topper notes us nothing but a note which is exam ready note .