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Class 8 English

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Class 8


Class 8 English helps in building a strong base for students in the fundamentals of the English language. It contains two books which go by the name of Honeydew and It So Happened. The book of Honeydew contains poems and stories which will assist students in learning about many things including vocabulary and new words which students discover. Further, the poems will also give students ample knowledge about rhyming. Other than that, it also gives a new perspective to students to look at things. After that, the stories enables students to understand things clearly and read more fluently. It extends their knowledge of structures as well. Next, It So Happened also contains many stories which will help build the comprehension skills of students and solve descriptive and short questions easily. English for Class 8 also contains the Grammar section which will be very helpful in making students learn about active and passive voice, direct and indirect speech, nouns, pronouns, verbs, conjunctions, idioms and more. In addition, there is also the English Composition section which will help in enhancing the writing skills of 8th-grade students. It will teach how to write letters both formal and informal, essays, notices, stories, diary entries and more.

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Reading ComprehensionPunctuationNounArticlesAdjectivePronounVerbAdverbPrepositionsConjunctionTensesSentencesTransformation of SentencesVocabularyWriting

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Chapter 1 : Reading Comprehension

The word comprehension means understanding. In English grammar, our comprehension skills are tested by reading, understanding and interpreting a passage and answering the related question. So let us learn how to effectively grasp and interpret a comprehension and other such reading comprehension skills required.

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Gathering Information from the TextInferences from the TextTheme, Main Idea and Purpose of a PassageStructure of a PassageTone, Attitude, and Stance

Chapter 2 : Punctuation

What is Punctuation? Well, punctuation can be used for different purposes like to pause, for questioning, remarking, showing our joy, and so on. Interesting? In this chapter, we deal with the types of punctuation marks used in English grammar. Let us study this topic in detail.

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Introduction to PunctuationFull StopCommaQuestion MarkExclamation Mark

Chapter 3 : Noun

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Nouns and their TypesNoun and NumberNoun and Gender

Chapter 4 : Articles

One of the main things we learn in English Grammar is writing essays, letters, stories etc. This helps us develop our language while exploring our creative sides. Let us learn more about the formats and tips for writing.

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Articles and their TypesProper Use of Articles

Chapter 6 : Pronoun

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Introduction to Pronouns

Chapter 7 : Verb

What is a verb? Do you use verbs while you speak a sentence? Well, a word used to describe a particular action, state, or occurrence. The verb is also the main part of the of a sentence, such as drink, play, sleep etc. They are also an important part of a question in English. Let us study verbs in detail.

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Introduction to VerbsTypes of VerbsSubject-Verb Agreement

Chapter 8 : Adverb

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Adverbs and their TypesHow Adverbs Are Formed

Chapter 9 : Prepositions

Prepositions: One of the largest and arguably most interesting chapter of English Grammar. Find here all you need to know about Prepositions- Definition, kinds, examples and other exercises to make you grammar ready.

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Introduction to Prepositions

Chapter 10 : Conjunction

In many instances when we use complex sentences, we use connecting words. A conjunction is nothing but words and phrases that glue phrases and clauses together to form a sentence. In English grammar, there are types of conjunctions and rules for their correct usage. Let us take a look.

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Introduction to Conjunctions

Chapter 11 : Tenses

In English grammar, tenses are a category of words that express time. They help communicate whether the event being spoken of has happened in the past, is happening right now or will happen in the future. Tenses are manifested by the use of forms of verbs. Let us learn more.

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Introduction to TensesPresent TensePast TenseFuture Tense

Chapter 12 : Sentences

A sentence is a basic grammatical unit in English, it is a grouping of words that express a completed thought. It is important to learn the rules for forming sentences and the types of sentences. We will also learn about clauses and phrases that form a sentence. Let us get started!

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Structure of the SentenceIntroduction to PhrasesTypes of Phrases

Chapter 13 : Transformation of Sentences

Transformation of sentences: Voice, parts of speech, reported speech and types of sentences. We will start from the smallest unit of the sentence, that is, the word. From there we go to the sentences type, reported speech and active-passive voice.

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Active and Passive VoiceDirect and Reported SpeechFraming Questions

Chapter 14 : Vocabulary

Vocabulary is the entire range or body of words that are used in a particular language. There are an estimated 171,476 words currently being used in the English language. It is important that students learn and develop their vocab. So let us get started!

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Words in ContextWords and Word FormsSynonyms and AntonymsHomonyms, Homophones and HomographsIdioms

Chapter 15 : Writing

One of the main things we learn in English Grammar is writing essays, letters, stories etc. This helps us develop our language while exploring our creative sides. Let us learn more about the formats and tips for writing.

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Sentences and TypesWriting a ParagraphEssay and Its TypesLetter and Its TypesCharacter Sketch