English - Class XII Resources

The following list of online resources are provided as a sample of curated resources. New resources shall be added as we come across interesting and relevant online materials.

1. Ethical Listening

Description: The link contains definition, features, and examples of ethical listening.

Core Concepts: Ethical listening.

Link: Webpage on ethical listening

2. Significance of Ethics in Public Speaking

Description: Study of ethics, ethical behaviors in Public Speaking, and Rules to follow when Speaking.

Core Concepts: Ethics in public speaking.

Link: Webpage on significance of ethics in public speaking

3. Ethical Listening and Speaking

Description: Learners’ sharing of views on ethical listening and speaking.

Core Concepts: Ethical listening and speaking.

Link: Video on ethical speaking and listening

4. Ethics, Listening and Speaking

Description: Lecture on Ethics vs Morals, Legal vs Ethical Speech, and communicating ethically.

Core Concepts: Ethics listening and speaking.

Link: Video on ethics speaking and listening

5. How to Speak Ethically

Description: Six principles public speakers need to speak ethically.

Core Concepts: How to speak ethically.

Link: Video on how to speak ethically

6. Metaphor, Simile, Personification, Hyperbole (Figurative Language Lesson)

Description: Video lesson on figurative language (Metaphor, Simile, Personification, Hyperbole)

Core Concepts: Figurative language lesson.

Link: Video on figurative language lesson

7. Alliteration, Onomatopoeia, Imagery, and Irony (Figurative Language Lesson)

Description: Video lesson on figurative language alliteration, onomatopoeia, imagery, and irony.

Core Concepts: Figurative language lesson.

Link: Video on figurative language lesson

8. Figurative Language in Movies

Description: Short video clips from various movies where Figurative Languages were used.

Core Concepts: Figurative language in movies.

Link: Figurative language in movies

9. Figurative Language in Songs

Description: Some popular songs using figurative language.

Core Concepts: Figurative language in songs.

Link: Figurative languages in songs

10. Figurative Language in Popular Music

Description: Popular songs using Figurative Language and basic explanation of the examples.

Core Concepts: Figurative language in popular music.

Link: Figurative languages in popular music's

11. Rhetorical Devices for Persuasion

Description: Top ten compiled rhetorical devices or literary devices for persuasion.

Core Concepts: Rhetorical devices for persuasion.

Link: Rhetorical devices for persuasion

12. Rhetorical Devices in Disney Songs

Description: Video on rhetorical devices used in disney songs.

Core Concepts: Rhetorical devices in disney songs.

Link: Rhetorical devices disney songs

13. Literary Devices in Pop Culture

Description: Video on literary devices used in pop culture.

Core Concepts: Literary devices in pop culture.

Link: Literary devices in pop culture

14. The Top 3 Negotiation Skills of Persuasive People

Description: The Top 3 Negotiation Skills of Persuasive people compiled.

Core Concepts: Negotiation skills.

Link: Negotiation skills of persuasive people

15. Negotiations and Conflict Resolution

Description: Tips on how to negotiate and resolve conflicts.

Core Concepts: Negotiations and conflict resolution.

Link: Negotiations and conflict resolutions

16. Negotiation Expert; Lessons from my Horse

Description: TED Talk on negotiation skills.

Core Concepts: Negotiation skills.

Link: TED talk by negotiation expert

17. Getting to Yes in the Real World

Description: TED Talk on negotiation skills.

Core Concepts: Negotiation skills.

Link: TED talk on getting to yes in the real world by William Urey

18. 14 Common Negotiation Mistake

Description: Video on what not to do for a successful negotiation.

Core Concepts: Common negotiation mistake.

Link: 14 common negotiation mistakes

19. How to Resolve Difficult Conflicts

Description: Video on how to resolve difficult conflicts.

Core Concepts: Resolving difficult conflict.

Link: How to resolve difficult conflicts

20. 5 Ways to Improve Your Communications

Description: Video provides the tips to improve communication skills.

Core Concepts: Communication skills.

Link: The golden rules of communication

21. The Art of Effective Communication

Description: TED Talk on The Art of Effective Communication.

Core Concepts: Effective communication.

Link: TED talk on the art of effective communication

22. Communication Exercise

Description: Video provides activities and exercises for communication.

Core Concepts: Communication exercise.

Link: Role play game on communication exercise

23. Seeing, Thinking, and Feeling

Description: Video on effective communication exercises.

Core Concepts: Effective communication exercises.

Link: Effective communication exercises

24. How to Engage Audience in a Presentation

Description: Video contains strategies on how to engage the audience in a presentation.

Core Concepts: Engaging audience in presentation.

Link: 6 tips to engage an audience

25. How to Engage an Audience

Description: TED talks on how to engage and how to engage an audience.

Core Concepts: Engaging audience in presentation.

Link: How to engage an audience

26. How to Present to Keep your Audience’s Attention

Description: TED talk provides two basic strategies to keep the audience's attention.

Core Concepts: Engaging audience in presentation.

Link: How to present to keep your audience’s attention

27. Top Speaking Games/ Activities

Description: The video contains games and activities that can be used to practice speaking skills.

Core Concepts: Speaking games.

Link: Speaking games

28. 10 Speaking Activities

Description: The video contains games and activities that can be used to practice speaking skills.

Core Concepts: Speaking games.

Link: Speaking activities for adults

29. Active Listening

Description: Video provides definition and features of active listening.

Core Concepts: Active listening.

Link: Active listening

30. How to Evaluate Your Speeches and Presentations

Description: Video contains ways to evaluate speech and presentations.

Core Concepts: Evaluating speeches and presentations.

Link: How to evaluate your speeches and presentations

31. Communication Skills: Empathetic Skills

Description: Video gives communication skills; Emphatic skills.

Core Concepts: Empathetic skills.

Link: Empathetic skills

32. Active Listening is a Skill

Description: Video contains explanation and demonstration on Active Listening.

Core Concepts: Active listening.

Link: How active listening skill is done

33. How to Improve Listening Skills Effectively

Description: Video lesson on how to improve listening skills effectively.

Core Concepts: Improving listening skills.

Link: How to improve listening skills effectively

34. How to Improve Listening Skills

Description: Video provides more tips on how to improve listening skills

Core Concepts: Improving listening skills.

Link: How to improve listening skills 

35. Reflective Listening

Description: Video lesson on Reflective listening.

Core Concepts: Reflective listening.

Link: Reflective listening: Relationship and communication skills

36. Types of Listening

Description: Video provides different types of listening.

Core Concepts: Types of listening.

Link: 4 types of listening skills

37. The Best Listening and Speaking Activities

Description: Video contains the best listening and speaking activities.

Core Concepts: Listening activities.

Link: Listening and speaking activities

38. English Listening Games

Description: Video on various English listening games.

Core Concepts: Listening games.

Link: English listening games

39. Teaching Active Listening Skills

Description: Link provides ways to teach active listening skills.

Core Concepts: Active listening skill. 

Link: Webpage on teaching active listening skills

40. 10 Teaching Strategies to Help Students Listen

Description: Link contains 10 teaching strategies to help students listen.

Core Concepts: Listening strategies.

Link: Webpage on teaching strategies to help students listen

41. 10 Steps to Effective Listening

Description: Link provides 10 steps to effective listening for better communication.

Core Concepts: Effective listening.

Link: Webpage on steps to effective listening

42. Strengthening Students’ Speaking and Listening Skills

Description: Link provides ways to strengthen students’ speaking and listening skills.

Core Concepts: Improving Listening skills.

Link: Webpage on strengthening students' speaking and listening skills

43. Improving Communication Effectiveness

Description: The link contains basic notes on Listening, Speaking and providing feedback to evaluate.

Core Concepts: Respond to and use words of greeting and courtesy.

Link: Webpage on improving communication effectiveness

44. Tips on How to Give a Great Speech Evaluation

Description: The video shares the experience of how evaluation of a speech can be done.

Core Concepts: Delivering great speeches.

Link: Tips for speech evaluation

45. Art of Effective Evaluation

Description: Video contains a lecture on how to carry out effective evaluation for better communication.

Core Concepts: Art of effective evaluation.

Link: Art of effective evaluation

46. Evidence

Description: The link contains definition, and ways to find evidence.

Core Concepts: Finding evidences.

Link: Webpage on evidence- The writing center

47. Using Evidence

Description: The page contains the ways to use and incorporate evidence into an essay.

Core Concepts: Using evidence.

Link: Webpage on using evidence

48. Introduction to Argument

Description: Video contains Introduction to Argument and types of evidence.

Core Concepts: Introduction to argument.

Link: Introduction to argument

49. Analyzing an Argument

Description: The Link provides ways to analyze an argument.

Core Concepts: Analyzing an argument.

Link: Webpage on tips for analyzing an argument

50. Identifying and Analyzing Arguments

Description: Video provides tips to identify and analyze arguments.

Core Concepts: Identifying and analyzing arguments.

Link: Identifying and analyzing an argument

51. Understanding Argument

Description: Video gives commentary on how to understand an argument.

Core Concepts: Understanding argument.

Link: Understanding an arguments

52. Health and Healing and Your Fingertips

Description: The link contains sample essay for argumentative essay.

Core Concepts: Health and healing and your fingertips.

Link: Webpage on health and healing at your finger tips

53. Evaluating Evidence

Description: The link provides assistance for evaluation of evidence

Core Concepts: Evaluating evidence.

Link: Webpage on evaluating evidence

54. Purpose, Audience, Tone and Content

Description: The link contains explanation on the purpose, audience, tone and content of logical argument and evidence.

Core Concepts: Purpose, audience, tone and content.

Link: Webpage on purpose, audience, tone, and content

55. Assessment for Analyzing Evidence

Description: Links contain information for assessment criteria for analyzing evidence.

Core Concepts: Assessment for analyzing evidence.

Links:

56. Allusion

Description: Link contains an explanation of allusion as a literary device.

Core Concepts: Literary devices.

Link: Webpage on allusion

57. Literary Devices: Allusion

Description: Video provides explanation on literary devices giving emphasis on allusion.

Core Concepts: Literary devices.

Link: Literary devices: allusion

58. Ways to Read

Description: The link provides learners the ways to read.

Core Concepts: Reading techniques.

Link: Webpage on ways of reading

59. Style and language Analysis Guide

Description: Link contains a guide on style and language analysis.

Core Concepts: Style and language analysis.

Link: Webpage on style and language analysis guide

60. Critical Reading

Description: Video contains lessons on critical reading.

Core Concepts: Critical reading.

Link: Critical reading

61. 5 Ways to Improve Your Critical Thinking

Description: Video provides ways to strategies to follow for critical thinking.

Core Concepts: Improving critical thinking.

Link: Tips to improve your critical thinking

62. Fact and Opinions; Reading Strategies

Description: Video provides reading strategies for fact and opinions.

Core Concepts: Fact and opinions; reading strategies.

Link: Facts and opinions on reading strategies

63. How to Write a Memoir

Description: Link contains notes on how to write a memoir.

Core Concepts: Writing a memoir.

Link: Webpage on how to write a memoir

64. Blogging Platforms

Description: The link provides platforms for the learners to explore on blogging.

Core Concepts: Blogging.

Links:

65. Writing Portfolio

Description: The link contains definitions and features of the writing portfolio.

Core Concepts: Writing portfolio.

Link: Webpage on writing portfolio

66. Portfolio as a Means to Assess Writing Skills

Description: The link provides how a writing portfolio can be used as a means to assess learners’ writing skills.

Core Concepts:

Link: Webpage on means to assess writing skills

67. How to Create a Power Point Presentation

Description: The link provides instructions for the learners to create a PowerPoint presentation.

Core Concepts: Creating a PowerPoint presentation.

Link: Webpage on how to create a PowerPoint presentation

68. Criteria to Evaluate ICT tools

Description: The link contains PowerPoint slides on how to set criteria to evaluate ICT tools.

Core Concepts: Criteria to evaluate ICT tools.

Link: PPT on criteria to evaluate ICT tools

69. Academic Writing

Description: The link contains detailed information on academic writing.

Core Concepts: Academic writing.

Link: Webpage on academic writing

70. Writing Process

Description: The link provides information on the writing process.

Core Concepts: Writing process.

Link: 

71. APA – Referencing Guide

Description: The link provides a referencing guide on APA referencing style.

Core Concepts: APA – Referencing guide.

Link: Webpage on APA referencing guide

72. General Assessment Criteria for Academic Writing

Description: The link contains general assessment criteria for academic writing.

Core Concepts: Assessment criteria for academic writing.

Link: PDF on General assessment criteria for academic writing assignments in International Master’s programmes

73. Evaluation Criteria for Students’ Academic Writing

Description: The link provides evaluation criteria for students’ academic writing.

Core Concepts: Evaluation criteria for students’ academic writing.

Link: PDF on evaluation criteria for students' academic writing, An action research by Hisamitsu Wada

74. Evaluating and Citing Sources

Description: The link provides ideas on how to evaluate referencing styles.

Core Concepts:

Link: Webpage on evaluating and citing resources

75. How to Write a Movie Review

Description: The link provides information on how to write a movie review.

Core Concepts: Writing a movie review.

Link: Webpage on how to write a movie review

76. Report Writing Formats

Description: The link provides basic information on report writing formats.

Core Concepts: Report writing formats.

Link: Webpage on report writing format

77. More on Report Writing Formats

Description: The link contains additional information on report writing.

Core Concepts: Report writing formats.

Link: Webpage on report writing format with templates and sample report

78. How to create Comic Strip

Description: Video contains tips for the learners to create comic strips that can be used for dialogue writing.

Core Concepts: Creating comic strip.

Link: How to create a comic strip

79. Representation Writing

Description: The link contains information on representation.

Core Concepts: Representation writing.

Link: Webpage on writing and representation by Philip E. Agre

80. Rules of Direct and Indirect Speech

Description: Link has an explanation on rules to change direct statements to indirect speeches.

Core Concepts: Transformation of sentences.

Link: Webpage on direct and indirect speech

81. Phrasal Verbs

Description: Construction of Phrasal Verbs, types and examples of phrasal verbs.

Core Concepts: Phrasal verbs.

Link: Webpage on introducing and defining phrasal verbs

82. Transformation of Sentences

Description: This link explains how a sentence can be constructed in different ways.

Core Concepts: Transformation of sentences.

Link: Webpage on transformation of sentences

83. Mother Tongue – Amy Tan

Description: Amy Tan’s Essay Mother Tongue.

Core Concepts: Mother Tongue – Amy Tan.

Link: PDF on Mother Tongue, by Amy Tan

84. Dangling and Misplaced Modifier

Description: Video lesson from Khan Academy on dangling and misplaced modifier.

Core Concepts: Dangling and misplaced modifier.

Link: Dangling modifier

85. Common Sentence Errors

Description: Video explains common sentence errors such as use of fragments, run ons, misplaced and dangling modifiers, and how to correct them.

Core Concepts: Common sentence errors.

Link: Webpage on common sentence errors

86. Diction and Syntax

Description: Video provides differences between diction and syntax, and their usage in literature.

Core Concepts: Diction and syntax.

Link: Diction and syntax

87. Archaic Words

Description: Video contains an explanation on usage of archaic words in literature.

Core Concepts: Archaic words.

Link: Archaic words

88. Argumentative Essay Grammar: Modal Verbs

Description: Video contains lectures on usage of modal verbs in various contexts.

Core Concepts: Argumentative essay grammar: Modal verbs.

Link: Argumentative essay grammar

89. Design Features of Language

Description: PowerPoint presentation on designing features of language.

Core Concepts: Features of language.

Link: PPT on design features of language

90. Design Features of Human Language

Description: PPT on how to design features of human language.

Core Concepts: Features of language.

Link: PPT on design features of human language

91. Behaviorist Theory of Language Acquisition

Description: The link contains an explanation on behaviorist theory of language acquisition.

Core Concepts: Behaviorist Theory of language acquisition.

Link: PDF on behaviorist theory on language acquisition

92. Rationalist Theory

Description: The video provides an explanation on Noam Chomsky’s theory of language acquisition.

Core Concepts: Rationalist theory.

Link: Noam Chomsky's language theory