CBSE Class 11 English Online Coaching


CBSE Class 11 English aims at enhancing your higher-order language skills. Class 11 and 12 are the academic years when students must start preparing themselves for university education. Good command of the English language will open many doors for them. So you must pay attention to this right from the beginning of Class 11. Whether it be reading, writing, listening or speaking, the Class 11 English curriculum aims to strengthen your overall language skills. 

Students face different challenges in learning and communicating in the English language. The first one is remembering grammar rules and guidelines. Students are often unable to use grammar correctly which affects their writing and speaking skills. The second and one of the biggest challenges is slang and colloquialism. In modern-day conversation, students are open to slang. Writing formal language is quite difficult for them. They often use slang words in their writing and conversation which makes them lose marks. 

No matter how many challenges you face, our CBSE Class 11 English study materials will guide you out. Our subject matter experts have created in-depth, easy to understand and well-organized study resources for Class 11 English subjects. These resources will help you master all your difficulties and will make it easier for you to remember grammar and formal language writing rules. We have also prepared NCERT Solutions in a detailed manner for you so that you can understand the NCERT chapters in a better way. 


CBSE Class 11 English Syllabus 

The Central Board of Secondary Education has prescribed two NCERT Books for Class 11 English core courses. These are Hornbill Textbook and Snapshots Supplementary Reader. There will be three sections in the question paper. The first section is Reading Comprehension of 20 marks. The second section, Writing and Grammar is of 30 marks while the last section Literature is also of 30 marks. Rest 20 marks are assigned to internal assessments. 


Section A Reading Comprehension: This section will consist of two unseen passages and an unseen poem. Out of this, you have to attempt either two passages or 1 passage and 1 poem. 


Section B Writing and Grammar: There will be three writing questions in this first section. First would be a short writing task such as poster, notice, advertisement, or notice. The second would be a letter. The third writing task is a very long answer question like an article or speech. Then there will be 6 objective-type grammar questions. 


Section C Literature: This section includes 5 questions based on the main reader and supplementary reader textbooks. There will be an internal choice in this section so it will be easier for you to attempt questions. 


AskIITians has prepared a detailed CBSE Class 11 syllabus with the latest marking scheme and exam pattern. We have listed out all the essential grammar and writing concepts and reading and writing tricks. You must read this syllabus and decide your study schedule accordingly so that you can cover all topics for the exam. Download this syllabus for free along with other study resources and begin your exam preparations. 


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CBSE Class 11 English Study Materials 

Your CBSE Class 11 English study materials play a major role in enhancing your exam preparations. AskIITians provides high-quality study materials for all the NCERT chapters of Hornbill and Snapshots. These include chapter notes, grammar worksheets, chapter summaries, NCERT Solutions, mindmaps, flashcards and more! All these study resources are designed to help you understand the author’s perspective and the moral of the stories. 


The main reader textbook, Hornbill of CBSE Class 11 includes two sections - Reading Skills and Writing Skills. The Reading section includes 8 Chapters and some poems: 


Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 1 The Portrait of a Lady

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 2 We’re Not Afraid to Die…if We Can All Be Together

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 3 Discovering Tut: the Saga Continues

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 4 Landscape of the Soul

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 5 The Ailing Planet: the Green Movement’s Role

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 6 The Browning Version

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 7 The Adventure

Hornbill Class 11 Chapter 8 Silk Road


The Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills section includes the following topics: 


Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Note-making 

Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Summarising 

Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Sub-titling 

Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Essay-writing

Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Letter-writing 

Hornbill Class 11 Writing Skills: Creative Writing


Our study materials include all the tips and tricks for reading and writing sections of the NCERT book. You can find sample writing tasks and grammar notes that will make it easier for you to grasp the concepts. Download these study materials anytime you want and make learning possible at any time and anywhere. 


Which book is best for CBSE Class 11 English?

CBSE recommends NCERT textbooks for English. The NCERT Textbooks include a variety of questions for reading, writing & grammar, and literature textbooks. A thorough reading of all the chapters and solving NCERT questions will enhance your language skills to a great extent. So, you must study Hornbill and Snapshots carefully. 


Is NCERT book enough for CBSE Class 11 English?

NCERT books are the best for CBSE Class 11 English because they are easy to read and understand. They not only include literary elements but also vocabulary, grammatical, writing and speaking questions for students to practice.


CBSE Class 11 English Revision Notes 

Want to make your learning much easier? Just download our Class 11 CBSE English notes and revise all the concepts any time you want. Our revision notes are created by subject matter experts who have years of teaching experience. You will be able to understand the story of every English chapter. Our notes are written in a point-wise format along with clear explanations. We have not used any bookish language and have kept all the notes straightforward. You will find character descriptions, chapter summary and moral of the story for every prose and poetry chapter. Here’s how you can use our Class 11 CBSE English notes for your benefit:


  • Our notes will help you achieve better marks in the examination as they include all chapter explanations. 
  • Sometimes students are unable to understand the in-depth meaning of poems. We have tried to explain every stanza in simple language for your better understanding.
  • The descriptions given in our notes will make it easier for you to understand the role of every character in the story. 


CBSE Class 11 English NCERT Solutions 

We have the best English teachers with us who have been teaching CBSE English syllabus for more than a decade. Our teachers understand how important it is for you to prepare Class 11 CBSE solutions before exams. This is not only necessary for your internal assessments but makes you understand the whole chapter in a much better way. Many times students have no idea how long or short they should frame their answers. While some students often struggle in framing English literature answers. To help you out in such scenarios, our team has created detailed chapter-wise NCERT Solutions for Hornbill and Snapshots. Here are a few ways of how our solutions will help you:


  • Our solutions are created with the latest exam pattern and curriculum. This will make it easier for you to understand how to frame answers in exams. 
  • You will gain proper knowledge of every chapter and understand all the concepts easily. 
  • We have also added grammar tips that will help you memorize the rules of English grammar easily. 


CBSE Class 11 English Previous Year Question Papers 

If you want to score more than 90 marks in English subject, you must solve previous year question papers. Many students do not consider this option, but it is one of the most trusted ways of enhancing their conceptual knowledge and confidence before exams. AskIITians team has created a question bank for all CBSE Class 11 English previous year question papers with solutions. Here are a few benefits of solving these papers: 


  • Solving previous year's questions will make it easier for you to understand the paper pattern. 
  • You will be familiar with what kind of questions are asked in the exam and hence prepare at home accordingly. 
  • You will develop a habit of answering questions in a row. This way you will be able to complete the whole paper within time. 
  • You will understand how to approach a question and write its solution based on the marks associated with it. 
  • We have provided all solutions for these previous year's papers. They will help you find your mistakes and remove all your doubts. 


Download our set of previous year papers for Class 11 English right now and start practicing. For any other assistance, you can directly contact our subject experts and find answers to your queries. 


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Course Features

  • Video Lectures
  • Revision Notes
  • Previous Year Papers
  • Mind Map
  • Study Planner
  • NCERT Solutions
  • Discussion Forum
  • Test paper with Video Solution