8. Arabic, Sinhala, Tamil: Assessment at a glance
8.1 Scheme of assessment summary
All candidates take Papers 1 and 2.
Paper 1: Composition (1½ hours)
Section A – 15 marks
One composition of about 120 words from a choice of three topics.
Section B – 30 marks
One essay of about 200 words from...
City level Winners of the first Tamil edition of Tata Building India - School Essay
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Around 1.30 lakh Students from 137 schools participated in the 2009-10 Tamil
edition of Tata Building India School Essay Competition from 4 cities in Tamilnadu
Cambridge International AS and A Level
8675, 8687, 9687
For examination in November 2015
Changes to syllabus for 2015
This syllabus has been updated, but...
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A new universalism: terrorism and film language in Mani Ratnam's Kannathil Muthamittal.
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Terrorism (Media coverage)
Bharathi the Poet of Tamil Nationalism & Indian Freedom
"He who writes poetry is not a poet. He whose poetry has become his life, and who has made his life his poetry - it is he who is a poet." - Bharathy
Mahakavi Subramaniya Bharathi was born on 11 December 1882 in Ettiyapuram in Tamil Nadu.
Nationalism is exclusionary by definition. In a well-argued essay, compare the positive and negative effects of nationalism within a multicultural or multiethnic society. In your answer, discuss the problems that a multicultural society poses to the formation of national identity and why you do or do...
Notification for which examination was held on 10th July 2011. IB ACIO Syllabus has Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and English language along with 50 Marks Essay during written Examination. There are 2 sets of question papers,Objective and Descriptive type.Both have to take in single day in the...
Indian poet, scholar and author, those of a philologist, folklorist, translator, poet and playwright. His academic research ranged across five languages: Tamil,Kannada, Telugu, Sanskrit, and English. He published works on both classical and modern variants of these literatures and also argued strongly...
Ramanujan was an Indian poet, scholar and author, a philologist, folklorist, translator, poet and playwright. His academic research ranged across five languages: Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Sanskrit, andEnglish. He published works on both classical and modern variants of these literature and also argued strongly...
India has two national languages for central administrative purposes: Hindi and English. Hindi is the national, official, and main link language of India. English is an associate official language. The Indian Constitution also officially approves twenty-two regional languages for official...
Boy introduced gay fiction to mainstream English literature in Sri Lanka, and indeed as Shyam notes, in South Asia. Born to a Sinhalese mother and Tamil father, Shyam was 19 when he left Sri Lanka in 1983 for Canada. Funny Boy was as much about class and ethnicity as sexual identities, and though Shyam...
Cambridge O Level Bengali French Nepali Sinhala Swahili Tamil
3204 3015 3202 3205 3162 3206
For examination in June 2014 Arabic German Setswana Spanish
3180 3025 3158 3035
For examination in November 2014
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Among the 3.642 million residents, 3.164 million are Singapore citizens while the rest are Singapore permanent residents. “Singapore citizens” in this essay follows the official definition, does not refer to all Singapore residents, i.e. not include permanent residents.
Singapore is a multi-racial state...
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A. K. Ramanujan (16 March 1929 - 13 July 1993)
Attipate Krishnaswami Ramanujan (Kannada: ್್್್್್್್್
್್್್್್್್್್್ ್್್್್್್್್) (Tamil: ್್್್್್್್್್್್
್್್್್್್್್್್್್ ್್್್್್್್್) also known as A. K.
Ramanujan, was a scholar of Indian literature who wrote in both English and
especially their Christian missionaries formed a niche among the local population and nurtured their language, culture, accustomed with the local customs, manners and traditions. They learned the language of the native people not to fulfil their potential needs but their intellectual and made great contributions...
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making use of violence, intimidation and threats to achieve a certain goal, which happens to be of political purposes most of the times.
In this essay, we’ll look into the different reasons of why people resort to terrorism, if it is really the last and best way to achieve what they want. I will also...
India, including the cinematic culture of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Gujarat, Haryana,Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, and West Bengal. Indian films came to be followed throughout South Asia and the Middle East. The cinema as a medium gained popularity in the country...
Tamil Tigers of Sri Lanka
The Tamil Tigers immigrated to Sri Lanka from southern India and made up ten to fifteen percent of the population. The Tigers were the minority when compared to the Sinhalese, who represented seventy-five percent of the population. Right away there was ethnic conflict due...
scholar of South Asian Language and culture. Ramanujan is considered a transitional figure. He had command of Kannada and Tamil besides, English. Though wrote primarily in English he was also fluent in Kannada, the common public language of his Mysore and Tamil was the language of his family.
For those who are familiar with the South Indian Tamil language, his style would come across as a curious mixture of English and Tamil. While the syntax and grammar conform to English conventions, several of the idioms are clearly influenced by Tamil. Particularly in dialogue, as in the exchange between...
Building the Prose Essay
How does the writer make the red-faced American in R.K. Narayan’s ‘A Horse and Two Goats’ particularly memorable? Support your ideas with careful reference to the writer’s words.
The writer at work
Points and Evidence
R.K. Narayan, the writer, the author...
English A – essay
This Isn’t Verona!
Miserable love comes and goes – that counts for all. But in some cultures, love is more than just feelings between two humans. The invincible bonds that love creates are being tested by family traditions, honour and divisions in the short story...
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“Segregation of sexes in Mosque : a historical...
morning to one and all.
We all know that India is not only known for technology industries but also because of it’s variety of people, numerous languages, multiple customs and traditions; different races with different faces and marvelous landscapes. These always project India among other countries...
about one Malaysia. Just like Islam Hadhari that no longer being concerned by people, the same thing might happen to 1Malaysia. Therefore, in this essay, I would like to talk about the success and failures of three measures taken by government to fulfill the objective of realizing the concept of 1 Malaysia...
Children Essay for the Junior Classes
A children essay is generally an easy essay type and does not require much research work or analysis work on the part of the writer. As in all other essay types, the introduction of the essay should be written well so that it gets instant attention. It should introduce...
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Language Course II – Additional Language I
Language Course I - English
Listening and Speaking Skills (Common for BA/BSc,
BCom (EN1111.2) and Career Related 2(a) courses (EN1111...
Ma . This was the very first word I said. It marked the beginning of my journey where I learned and absorbed languages that connected me to the world outside; that connected me to my family, friends and myself. Every night my mother would hum the familiar tunes of an old Hindi lullaby, calming...
Written - 2000 Marks (Descriptive Type Question)
Paper I One Indian Language 300 Marks- Matriculation School Do not count for Ranking
PaperII English 300 Marks – (Qualifying Nature)
Paper III Essay 200 Marks =2000 Marks
Paper IV & V General Studies 300 Marks for each Paper