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Higher Secondary English Course Book is designed to meet the growing demands of students in the challenging and competent age. It mainly focuses on making the learners use the language efficiently and appropriately in the situations they encounter. All units are based on specific objectives centered on learner outcomes. To know the progress of study, assessments are done through two types of evaluation – Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation (CE) and Term Evaluation (TE).

Continuous and Comprehensive Evaluation
CCE is done to ensure the learner participation in the learning process, his comprehension skills, ability to present the knowledge acquired , his clarity of concept and its originality etc. CE is done by 3 types – learning process assessment, Portfolio assessment, Unit based assessment. Maximum score for CE is 20.


Term Evaluation
Unlike other subjects, here assessment is done by considering language elements, discourses, language skills. Maximum score is 80.


A Glance at Units

Higher Secondary First Year(Plus One) English
English Course Book consists of 6 units. Each unit comprises number of chapters like prose, poem, play etc. and they are topically linked also.
UNIT 1: GLIMPSES OF GREATNESS
Four chapters are there in the first Unit

  • His First Flight (story)
  • I will Fly (speech)
  • Quest For the Theory of Everything(Profile) and
  • IF(poem)
This Unit introduces unique characters who motivate the learners to dream high. It stresses the need to develop self confidence and fight against the hardships and overcome them.
Activities on focus - Read and comprehend stories, speeches, profiles, personal essays, writing reviews, prepare interview questions and using cohesive devices and conditionals effectively.

UNIT 2: WORDS AND DEEDS
Three Chapters are there in the Second unit

  • And Then Gandhi Came (Essay)
  • Death the Leveller (Poem)
  • The Price of Flowers (Short story)
It creates an awareness that good deeds give meaning to life. It upholds the significance of values and attitudes in life.
Activities on Focus – Note making, speech, drafting letters, character sketches, using concord appropriately, literary elements etc:-

UNIT 3: BEYOND THE HORIZON
Three Chapters are there in the Third unit.

  • Sunrise on the Hills (poem)
  • The Trip of Lehorla (Short story)
  • Sacred Turtles of Kandavu (based on Fijian legend)
It is about the journey to explore knowledge and how it proves to be a different entertaining and informative experience.
Activities on Focus- Drafting the script of live TV report, designing travel brochure, travel essay and info, write ups, narrating events from different points of view, performing debates etc.

UNIT 4: BRAVING THE HAZARDS
Three Chapters are there in the Fourth unit.

  • Disasters and Disaster management(Essay)
  • Serang of Ranaganji (Short story)
  • The Wreck of the Titanic (poem)
This unit familiarizes the students with the major disasters, its causes and disaster management as well. The poem is also about the one of the greatest disasters in sea, the wreck of the Titanic on its maiden voyage. 
Activities on Focus –note making, précis writing, report writing, letter writing, critical appreciation, use of language elements like participles, adverbs, passive forms of verbs etc.

UNIT 5: HARMONY OF LIFE
The Chapters are

  • Gooseberry (Story)
  • To Sleep (poem)
  • Going Out for a walk (Essay)
Here students discuss the role of health and wellness for a successful life and understands the necessity of proper rest in order to have a peaceful mind and happiness. They get familiar with the features of personal essay.
Activities on Focus – seminar report, welcome speech, understanding the structure of exclamatory sentence, framing questions, preparing critical appreciation of poem etc.

UNIT 6: LEAPS AND BOUNDS
The Chapters are

  • Cyber space (Essay)
  • Is society dead? (Article)
  • Conceptual Fruit (Short story)
Varied aspects of technology and its economical, sociological, cultural and philosophical dimensions are discussed here. It also attempts to study the influence of technology in our life and the future challenges of IPod generation.
Activities on focus – persuasive essay writing, email writing, report writing, writing reports on interviews etc.

For Theory Examination(TE) preparation:
Activities based on text be practiced. Speech, profile, emails, write ups. etc related to textual content be given focus.
Debates, discussions, interviews on textual and general – should be practised
Character sketches and review writing are prominent.
Letter writing, report writing, note making, précis writing, essay writing - text based but with general ideas be done with.
Travel brochures, travel essay, travel info, live TV report have to be focused.
Cohesive devices, concord , editing, if clause etc must be familiarized.
Format of each type of activities be specially followed.
Textual content be familiarized where as it should be modified with personal ideas and language as required in the examination.
Language elements should be made clear to enhance answering application level questions.

Higher Secondary Second Year(Plus Two) English
English Course Book for second year has been developed on the basis of specific themes and concepts so that it enhances their language skills to cater to their needs after their completion of the Higher Secondary Course. It includes different literary works – short stories, poems, plays, interviews etc. Due importance is given for grammatical elements. An integrated approach is adopted aiming at the linguistic and pragmatic competence of the students. There are five units.
UNIT 1: FLIGHTS OF FREEDOM
The Chapters are

  • The 3Ls of Empowerment (speech)
  • Any Woman (poem)
  • Horegallu (anecdote)
  • Match Box (Story)
This unit analyses the concept of women empowerment, the rights and privileges of women and her multifarious role. It upholds the importance of freedom for women also. The story displays the typical Indian woman and how she endures her male chauvinist husband.
Activities on focus: speech, panel discussion, poem review, designing blurb, narrating events from different points of view, analyzing characters etc.

UNIT 2: HEIGHTS OF HARMONY
The Chapters are

  • Mending Wall (poem)
  • Amigo Brothers (Story)
  • The Hour of Truth (one act play)
It helps the students to develop values like honesty, friendship, love, truthfulness etc. Also it presents the dangers of misusing one’s power.
Activities on focus: appreciating poem, character sketches, preparing and presenting announcements for various programmes, writing reviews, making news reports, preparing for debates and language practice – tense, reported speech, voice etc:-

UNIT 3: CHALLENGES OF LIFE
Chapters - 

  • A Three Wheeled Revolution (interview)
  • Didi (life writing)
  • Stammer (Poem)
The concept of social entrepreneurship and the importance of social commitments are introduced here.
Activities on foucs: creating blogs, preparing job application and resume writing, responding to interview questions, writing emails, using idiomatic expressions and phrasal verbs.
UNIT 4: LIVE AND LET LIVE
Chapters - 

  • When A Sapling is Planted? (speech)
  • Rice (poem)
  • Dangers of Drug Abuse (essay)
This unit insists on the need of preserving nature, the values of farming and the impacts of reducing significance of agriculture sector and commercialization of it. Also it creates an awareness of health hazards due to over use of drugs. 
Activities on focus: drafting letters of enquiry, write ups on current social issues, preparing short essays , understanding different language expressions adverbial phrases etc.

UNIT 5: THE LIGHTER SIDE
Chapters – 

  • Post Early For Christmas ( one act play)
  • This is Going to Hurt a Little Bit ( poem)
  • Crime and Punishment ( Story)
This unit depicts a sense of humour. The story presents the significant role of Parent and teacher in the life of a student.
Activities on focus: poem appreciation, writing scripts, writing arguments for debate and using ‘as if’ and prepositions.
For Theory Examination(TE) preparation:
Textual content must be clear to the students.
Preparation be done to answer varied forms of questions – objective type, multiple choice, short answer and essay type etc.
Write ups, reviews, essays, character sketches, narrations – based on texts be expressed in own words. In addition to this,your own points related to the concept would make better answer.
Topic related debates and interviews can be expected.
e-mails, job applications, letters of enquiry – be given special attention
Practices on report writing (newspaper report,seminar reports and reports for school magazine), blog and blurb writing would be helpful.
Announcements/ compering and script writing be familiarized.
MUST KNOW (Plus One & Plus Two)

  • Students are advised to follow the right format of each activity.
  • Textual content and general ideas related to the topic be get readied for better performance 
  • Grammar part must be worked out at the application level.
  • Score of each question be taken into care while answering questions.
  • In the case of language, along with the content, organization of ideas, presentation, originality of language and competence in it will be considered.
To aid the students’ preparation for their Higher Secondary board examination, study notes and sample question papers of Kerala Higher Secondary Plus One and Plus Two English prepared by Reena Mathai, HSST, Govt HSS, Pirappancodu, Vembayam, Trivandrum, Ananthi M, HSST, Govt HSS Perumpalam, Alappuzha, Jeeja R, Govt HSS, Oachira and Vidya V.T, Govt HSS,Kayanna, Kozhikkodu based on the above said expected learning outcomes are published here.

Make use of your time and study materials to take maximum score. Prepare the best to perform the best. Wish you all a great success!!!!
Plus One English Notes
Unit 1: Lesson 1 His First Flight- Liam O’ Flaherty
Unit 1: Lesson 2 I Will Fly- Dr.A.P.J Abdul Kalam
Unit 1: Lesson 4 IF-Rudyard Kipling
Unit 1: Lesson 4 IF-Rudyard Kipling(Analysis-PPT Slide)
Unit 2: Lesson 1 And then Gandhi Came
Unit 2: Lesson 2 The Price of Flowers-Prabhat Kumar Mukhopadhyaya
Unit 2: Lesson 3 Death the Leveller
Unit 3: Lesson 1 Sunrise on the Hills
Unit 3: Lesson 1 Sunrise on the Hills(Review)
Unit 3: Lesson 2 The Trip of Le Horla
Unit 3: Lesson 3 The Sacred Turtles of Kadavu
Unit 4: Lesson 2 Character of Serang
Unit 5: Lesson 1 Gooseberries by Anton Chekhov-Review
Unit 5: Lesson 1 Gooseberries by Anton Chekhov-Character Sketch
Unit 5: Lesson 3 Going out for a Walk - Activity 3-Speech
Plus Two English Notes
Unit 1: Chapter 1 The 3 L's of Empowerment
Unit 1-Lesson 2 Any Woman Prepared
Unit 1: Lesson 2 Any Woman-Character Sketch of Nomita
Unit 1: Lesson 3 Match Box-Character Sketch of Ajit
Unit 1: Lesson 3 Match Box-Activity II Panel Discussion
Unit 2: Lesson 3 The Hour of Truth -Character Sketch of Baldwin
Unit 2: Lesson 1 Mending Wall-Review of the Poem
Unit 2: Lesson 3 The Hour of Truth - Activity 4-Corruption curtails Development of Nation
Unit 3: Lesson 1 A Three Wheeled Reveloution -Activity 1-Email
Unit 3: Lesson 2 DIDI -Activity 1 -Job Application
Unit 3: Lesson 3 Stammer-A reading
Unit 3: Lesson 3 Stammer-Review
Unit 3: Lesson 3 Stammer-Review in Malayalam
Unit 4: Lesson 1 When a Sapling is Planted-Activity 1-Speech
Unit 4: Lesson 2 Rice - Activity 2 & 3
Unit 5: Lesson 1 Post Early for Christmas -Review
Unit 5: Lesson 2 This is going to Hurt just a little bit- Review
Unit 5: Lesson 3 Crime and Punishment - Review
Plus One/Plus Two English Question Paper
Plus One Model Question Paper(Unit 1)
Plus One Model Question Paper by SCERT
Plus One Probable Questions
Plus Two Probable Questions
Plus Two Model Question Paper by Ananthi.M Question Paper | Answer Key
Plus Two Model Question Paper by SCERT
Solved SCERT Question Paper(Plus Two)
Higher Secondary Previous Question Papers
Higher Secondary Plus Two Question Bank Edumate by SCERT
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Scheme of work
Plus Two Teacher Text by SCERT
Plus Two Text Book by SCERT
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Plus One Teacher Text Book by SCERT

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132 comments to ''Plus One / Plus Two English Notes"

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  2. Which is the figure of speech in 'delicious inertia' ? It is in the chapter 'The Trip Of Le Horla' Class XI English.

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  3. need more notes of more chapters of english
    notes of more subjects also

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  4. XI English notes updated ...pls check

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  5. സി ഇ പുതിയ ടീച്ചറ ഷീറ്റുകൾ undennu കേള്ക്കുന്നു. എന്നാൽ മോഡൽ കിട്ടിയില്ല .ദയവു ചെയ്ത് എറ്റവും പുതിയ ടീച്ചറ റെക്കോർഡ്‌
    publish സാമ്പിൾ ചെയ്യാമോ
    അബ്ദുൽ അസീസ്‌
    മോഡേണ്‍ എച് എച് എസ . പോട്ടൂര്
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  6. please publish the rest of the notes soon.......

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  7. NOTES ARE REALLY USEFUL.KINDLY SEND NOTES OF OTHER LESSONS TOO.

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  8. is there notes on purification of organic chemistry?

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  9. please publish the rest of the notes soon.......

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  10. please send the notes of other units of english asap so that I can use it for the exam

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  11. please publish the rest of the notes soon.......

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  12. thank you lot teacher for this valuable help

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  13. @Abhay P
    its oxymoron.its where two contradictory statements are combined more examples
    sweet revenge
    clearly confused
    act naturally
    living dead
    original copy

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  14. please provide full chapters notes and unit questions papers with answers

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  15. put the summary of all the lessons in plus two english

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  16. helpfull notes thank u .. please give summarys of all chapter too

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  17. can you give me the summary of each chapters?

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  18. good notes
    plz add more of them of other chapters plz...

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  19. thank you. this is a useful post .expect more

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  20. കുറച്ചു കൂടി നോറെസ് ഇട്ടാൽ നല്ലതായിരുന്നു ...പട്ടുംമെങ്കിൽ പ്ലീസെ ഇടുക

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  21. Please publish all notes of plus2 and plus1

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  22. Please publish all english chapter notes of plus1 and plus2

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  25. pls upload the lesson unit from 4 to 6 notes for plus one immediately.

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  26. update this page with full notes of all chapters.......

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  27. Nice work
    And please upload other notes

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  28. Nice work
    And please upload other notes

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  29. sir can you please give the 4 th and 5 th unt notes immedeatly

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  30. english 4, 5 6 units notes idamo please

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  31. rice chemmanam chacko -is about the fate of farmers forced to switch to cash crops when the market fell for food crops the poet is worried about a system where money and market plays a decicive role instead of a system of values.
    the narrator had been for years in n. india and is now returning to kerala with nostalgic memoriesabout his homeland with lush green paddy farms but to his shock he finds that the place has changed completely. tsall rubber trees have taken the place of rich paddy fields.with least sentiment and with a little pride ,his father says that they have stopped paddy cultivation as it is not profitable anymore.

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  32. i got 6A+in the last first year examination only because of this site.so thank you HSS.LIVE

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  33. WHAT IS THE CENTRAL IDEA OF THE POEM 'STAMMER'

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  34. thank u so much madam u r notes r so helpful 4 me

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  35. plz madam unit 4, 5, 6 kudi ithil add cheyamo.

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  36. as soon as possible can u plz add unit 4, 5, 6 of + 1 to this madam

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  37. please upload 4,5 &6 Units . As soon as possible.

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  38. Its good... but can u add all lessons of 11 ....plz help me

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  39. Madam,
    I am a plus two student.I got 84 marks in English.I will get at least A+ only if I score 96 in plus two examinations.Is it possible to score 96 in English.What can I do for it? I am very tensed.
    Please please madam kindly reply me.

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  40. please publish the notes of the lighter side

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  41. mam please publish the notes of other lessons asap.

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  42. Please upload model questions of unit 2-5

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  43. Please upload the character sketches of various characters in plus one English

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  44. superrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr

    thanksssssssss

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  45. could you pls upload the tv report of the landing of Le Horla.

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  46. please give the rest of the notes before the examination

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  47. thank you madam. if u don't mind please publish notes of remain lessons.

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  48. thank you its very helpful !!!

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  49. dear teachers,can you update the summaries of other chapters of english +2.will be really benifitable

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  50. last chapters please..................

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  51. thanks...a lot...its very useful to me in the preperation of exam. plzzz include the all chapters of each subjects

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  52. The notes are really helpful.Thanks a lot teacher,I have a request kindly put notes of all units [plusone]

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  53. Mam..u r osm and ur notes help me alot bt mam i have a humble request to coplt the remaining chapterz sooooonnn

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  54. is it better to use 'respected sir' instead of 'dear sir' in an Application letter?

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  55. Thank u .......very useful notes and good language is maintained through out.....Thank u very much

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  56. Thanks a lot for the valuable help !

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  57. Will you please give short note for all chapters

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  58. Will you please give short note for all chapters

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  59. Admit it....
    great questions and nice notes.;)

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  60. aww.. thnks 4 the work.. but can u plz upload other chapters too for class 12th.. plz..we are having our english exam on this 14th... thankyou..

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  61. What is the meaning of "HOPE HOPEN"?

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  62. good work thank you...........and also upload other chapters soon......

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  63. Sir please upload the answers of sample question 2..plz its urgent

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  64. I think it will be help full for me .. because here lot of notes...it will be give too much more confidence for students and to me

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  65. Thanks for the helpful notes ...it will be give to me and the all +2 students too much confidence and courage for examination

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  66. sir where is chrmistry model question... We want itt

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  68. THANKSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS

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  69. thank can you give all forms of English eg:letter forms ect

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  70. nice notes .thanks alot.......but you can add whole chapters note

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  71. Horegallu notes വേണം Please include it....

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  72. Good one
    Can you please add previous year question papers

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  73. Good one
    Can you please add previous year question papers

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  74. SIR, in the lesson price of flowers (+1 English)some of the questions are missing so please add that too...THANK YOU

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  75. please add rest of the notes in 11th grade...

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  76. please add rest of the notes in 11th grade...

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  77. please include sovled gramer activities.........plzzz

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  78. which is the best guide including grammer for 12

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  79. does plus two teachers have to stick onto the answer manual even if the answer in it is evidently wrong.

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  80. unit 4 BRAVING HAZARDS aarnklum update cheyyaamoo??? plz???? it is immediate......

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  81. sir/mam
    please help me with some reported speech

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  82. where is +1, unit 1 lesson 3
    upload that

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