Compulsory English Book for Grade – 11, New Curriculum

Compulsory English for Grade - 11 has two sections: language development and literature. The language development section includes a range of contemporary issue-based local and global thematic texts intended to develop intensive reading skills and foster competence in grammar, vocabulary, speech and writing of different types.

Compulsory English for Grade – 11, Based on New Curriculum

Compulsory English for Grade – 11 has two sections: language development and literature. The language development section includes a range of contemporary issue-based local and global thematic texts intended to develop intensive reading skills and foster competence in grammar, vocabulary, speech and writing of different types. The literature section includes genre-based literary texts for both intensive and extensive reading so as to enable the learners to discern different aspects of the literary texts and practise creative writing. Each text is followed by adequate exercises to foster creativity and critical interpretation in the learners along with interactive skills and sensitivity to the culture and tradition.

The National Curriculum Framework (NCF) advocates for the promotion of skill-oriented, life-skill-based, employment-driven and value-based school education.

It envisions developing the human capital dedicated to the nation, nationality, national integrity, and Nepali speciality. English textbook for grade 11 has been prepared following the spirit of NCF 2076 and Secondary Level Curriculum 2076 (Grade 11 and Grade12). An attempt has also been made to incorporate the emerging needs of learners. The book includes the contents to develop all four language skills blended in the tasks and activities with contextual grammar and related vocabulary.

The book has two sections: language development and literature. The language development section includes a range of contemporary issue-based local and global thematic texts intended to develop intensive reading skills and foster competence in grammar, vocabulary, speech and writing of different types. The literature section includes genre-based literary texts for both intensive and extensive reading so as to enable the learners to discern different aspects of the literary texts and practise creative writing. Each text is followed by adequate exercises to foster creativity and critical interpretation in the learners along with interactive skills and sensitivity to the culture and tradition.

This textbook was written by Mohan Singh Saud and edited by Prof. Dr. Bal Mukunda Bhandari, Dr. Ganga Ram Gautam, Dr. Gopal Prasad Pandey and Prof. Dr Jiba Lal Sapkota. Director-General Keshab Prasad Dahal, Dr. Lekh Nath Poudel and Director Tuka Raj Adhikari also contributed to shaping the book in this form. Several experts and practitioners include; Nim Prakash Singh Rathaur, Shankar Adhikari, Nabin

Kumar Khadka, Matrika Subedi, Ramesh Dhakal, Pashupati Pandey and Ananda Dhungana contributed to the revision and development of the tasks, particularly in the language development section. Similarly, Gangadhar Hada, Rani Jha, Purna Bahadur Lamichhane, Mahendra Kumar Shrestha, Hari Prasad Kafle, Hari Prasad Dhakal, Dipendra Regmi and Tanka Nath Acharya provided suggestions and feedback. The

The illustration of the book was done by Dev Koimee and the layout was designed by Khados Sunuwar. The Curriculum Development Centre (CDC) extends sincere thanks to all of them. The centre would like to acknowledge all the sources from where the texts, audio and tasks are borrowed and adapted.

The centre always welcomes constructive feedback for the betterment of its publications.