The complete book has been designed in accordance with CCE (Continuous Comprehensive Evaluation) keeping the emphasis on the need of language skills of students to be honed as specified by the National Curriculum Framework. The inclusion of multiple - choice questions encourages analytical reading and logical reasoning in the adoloscent’s mind before attempting the MCQ exercises. Also the exercises gradually increase in their level of difficulty as the student moves to the later exercise. As the poems impart a fluency of thought and expression and students of all ages find poems interesting - meaningful poems have been included in this section. The prose passage also have been very carefully selected so as to interest the teen - age minds and help there reflect not only on the language but also on the content of the passage chosen. The exercises of the writing section will give comprehensive practice in composition writing be it, Paragraph writing, Diary writing or Letter writing. Such exercises help students to express their ideas in their own words. This practice will soon translate into an interest in creative writing.