AP DSC School Assistant English Syllabus SA-English Exam Pattern Know Here

AP DSC School Assistant English Syllabus SA-English Exam Pattern Know Here. AP DSC School Assistant English Syllabus is explained in details in this article. School Asst English deals the English Subject in 6-10th Classes in Upper Primary Schools and High Schools. SA English is highly competitive post as the post requires vast knowledge of English. Let us see the AP DSC 2022 SA English Detailed syllabus, Exam Pattern, SA Eng Books/ Syllabus to prepare

AP DSC SA English Syllabus SA-English Exam Pattern Know Here

  • 1. G.K & current Affairs - - 10M
  • 2. Perspectives in Education – 05M
  • 3. Classroom implications of Educational Psychology – 05M
  • 4. English Content - 40M
  • 5. English Methodology - 20M Total - 80 M

PART - I General Knowledge And Current Affairs (Marks: 10)

The Latest General Knowledge for the Past One year and Current Affairs should be referred from the recent incidents, Awards, National, International and State wise.

AP DSC SA English PART - II Perspectives In Education Syllabus 

Perspectives in Education contains 05 Marks:

1. History of Education :

The Education in Ancient India - Pre-Vedic and Post-Vedic period, Medieval Education.
Education in Pre Independent era - Woods Despatch (1854), Hunter Commission (1882), Hartog Committee (1929), Sargent Committee (1944).
Education in Post Independent era - Mudaliar Commission (1952-53), Kothari Commission (1964-66), Ishwarbhai Patel committee (1977), NPE-1986, POA- 1992

2. Teacher Empowerment:
Need, interventions for empowerment, Professional code of conduct for teachers, Teacher motivation, Professional development of Teachers and Teacher organizations, National / State Level Organizations for Teacher Education, Maintenance of Records and Registers in Schools.

3. Educational Concerns in Contemporary India:

  • Democracy and Education, Equality, Equity, Quality in Education, Equality of Educational opportunities.
  • Economics of Education, Education as Human Capital, Education and Human Resource Development, Literacy - Saakshar Bharat Mission.
  • Population Education, Gender - Equality, Equity and Empowerment of Women, Urbanization and migration, Life skills.
  • Adolescence Education
  • Value Education – Morel Value and Professional Eathics in Education.
  • Health and Physical Education
  • Inclusive Education - Classroom Management in Inclusive Education
  • Role of Education in view of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization
  • Programmes and Projects – APPEP, DPEP, Sarva Siksha Abhiyan, National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL), Rashtriya Madhyamika Siksha Abhiyan(RMSA), Rashtriya Aveshekar Abhiyan (RAA), KGBVs, Model Schools.
  • Incentives and special provisions – Mid Day Meals, Free Books, Scholarship, Awards, Welfare Hostels, Transportation.
  • Current Trends in Education – Badi pelusthondi, Badi ki Vasta, Mavuru – Mana Badi, Vidyanjali, Swacha Patasala, Inspire, Kalavutsav.
4. Acts / Rights:
  • Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act - 2009
  • Right to Information Act - 2005
  • Child Rights
  • Human Rights.
5. National Curriculum - Framework, 2005:
 Perspective, Guiding Principles, Learning and Knowledge, Teaching Learning Process, Assessment, Systemic Reforms.

6. National Education Policy -2020

AP DSC SA English PART - III  Educational Psychology Syllabus

PART - III Classroom Implications of Educational Psychology – 05m

1. Individual differences:
 Inter and intra individual differences, meaning, nature and theories of intelligence with special emphasis to multiple intelligence, IQ, assessment of intelligence, EQ, Creativity. Attitude, Aptitude, Interest, Habit and its Influence on Intelligence – Class room implementation.

2. Learning: 
Theories and approaches of learning, learning curves, Factors, Phases, Dimensions of learning, Types of learning, Transfer of learning. Memory, Forgetting, Learning and assessment– Class room implementation.

3. Personality: 
Nature, characteristics and theories of personality, factors of Personality, Assessment of Personality, Mental health, Adjustment, Stress – nature, Symptoms and management. Emotional intelligence, Management of emotions – Class room implementation.

APDSC School Asst English Part -IV English Content Syllabus

 Content (40 Marks) (Class VI to Intermediate level syllabus)

Synonyms Identification of Shades of Meaning
Antonyms Identifying Antonyms in a Context
Homophones Identification & Usage
Homonyms Identification & Usage
Hypernyms & Hyponyms Identification & Usage
Spelling Spelling
One-word Substitutes Referring to Persons / Professions, Places, Collections
Phrasal Verbs Identification of Meaning and usage
Idiomatic Expressions Identification, Usage
Proverbs Proverbs
Word Formation Suffixes, Prefixes and other forms
Short Forms - Full Forms Common Short Forms - Full Forms
Abbreviations - Full Forms Common Abbreviations - Full Forms
Word Collocations Word Collocations
Foreign Phrases Used in English Standard and common Foreign Phrases Used in English
Helping Verbs Form, Function & Contractions
Modal Auxiliaries Form, Function & Contractions
Ordinary Verbs Form, Function & Contractions
Articles Use of Articles Including Omissions
Prepositions Simple, Compound Prepositions Including Prepositions following Certain Words and Prepositional Phrases
Clauses Main Clauses, sub-ordinate Clauses, Adjectival Clauses, Noun Clauses, Adverbial Clauses, Relative Clauses, Finite and Non-finite Clauses
Sentence Structures Sentence Structures
Degrees of
Form, Function, Construction, Transformation
Language Functions Language Functions with social norms (formal and informal)
Question Tags Imperatives and Statements with semi negatives and indefinites subjects
Types of Sentences Types of Sentences
Sentence Improvement Sentence Improvement
Direct Speech & Indirect Speech Statements, Questions, Imperatives and Exclamatory Sentences
Active Voice & Passive Voice Active Voice & Passive Voice
Tenses Use of tenses and framing including IF conditionals Type 1, 2 &3
Agreement between subject & Verb Agreement between subject & Verb
Word Order Word Order In a phrase or a sentence
Parts of Speech Nouns, Pronouns, Adjectives, Adverbs, Conjunctions, Interjections - Types and functions
Linkers Linkers
Transformation of Sentences Simple. Compound apteachers.in website and Complex Sentences
Common Errors Based on all Vocabulary and Grammar Topics
Punctuation and Capitalization Use of capital letters, comma, full stop, question mark, exclamation mark and inverted commas
Writing of Discourses Letter Writing, News Report, Diary Entry, Conversation, Description, Diary Entry, Biographical Sketch, Story, Script for a speech
Phonetics, Stress & Intonation Phonetic Transcription and stress marking including intonation in context
Prose Prose (GENERAL)
Background of English Literature Poetical Types, Stanza forms, School and Movements, Dramatic Types, The Essay, The Novel, The Short Story
Literary Terms *Parallelism, Prologue, epilogue, setting, the character, metre, diction, imagery, prosody, point of view, epic, mock epic, choreography, narration, classic, chorus, comedy, tragedy, conflict, plot, criticism, discourse, empathy, sympathy, style, theatre, feminism, soliloquy, folklore, structure;
*Figures of Speech - Simile, Metaphor, Apostrophe, Personification, Metonymy, Synecdoche, irony and alliteration;
*Rhyme Scheme
Poetry (Detailed Study)
  1. Where the Mind Is without Fear (Rabindranath Tagore)
  2. The cloud (P.B.Shelly)
  3. The Nation's Strength (R.W.Emerson)
  4. Palanquin Bearers (Sarojini Naidu)
  5. The Road Not Taken (Robert Frost)
  6. La Belle Dame Sans Merci (John Keats)
  7. Telephone Conversation (Wole Soyinka)
  8. The Night of the Scorpion (Nissim Ezekiel)
Prose / Essay (Detailed Study)
  1. Of Truth (Francis Bacon)
  2. Self-reliance (R.W.Emerson)
  3. On Shaking Hands (A.G.Gardiner)
  4. Robots and People (Isaac Asimov)
Novels (Detailed Study)
  1. Pride and Prejudice (Jane Austen)
  2. Swami and Friends (R.K.Narayan)
Drama (Detailed Study)
  1. Macbeth (Shakespeare)
  2. Murder in the Cathedral (T.S.Eliot)
Short Story (Detailed Study)
  1. The Gold Watch (Mulk Raj Anand )
  2. The Postmaster (Rabindranath Tagore)
  3. After Twenty Years (O' Henry)
  4. The Thief (Ruskin Bond)

AP DSC SA English Methodology Syllabus 20 Marks

I. Methodology (20 Marks)
  • 1. Aspects of language (English Language History, Nature, Importance, Principles of English as Second language and problems of Teaching / learning English)
  • 2. Objectives of Teaching English
  • 3. Development of language Skills (Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing; Communicative Skills and Imparting values through Communication
  • 4. Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching English (Introduction, Definition, Types of Approaches, Methods and Techniques of Teaching including Remedial Teaching)
  • 5. Teaching of Structures, Vocabulary and Grammar
  • 6. Teaching Learning Materials in English
  • 7. Lesson Planning
  • 8. Curriculum and Textbooks - Importance and need
  • 9. Evaluation in English Language
  • 10. Pronunciation, Phonetics and Phonetic Transcription