(Olympiad) International English Olympiad (IEO) 2011

International English Olympiad (IEO) 2011

The International English Olympiad (IEO) is a one-of-a-kind examination, and first in the history of English language testing in India. IEO is a joint venture of the Science Olympiad Foundation and The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU), Hyderabad. The examination has been developed by a group of testing professionals who constitute the All India English Language Testing Authority (AIELTA) at The English and Foreign Languages University (EFLU).

Awards:

Certificate for all students, teachers and Head of the Institutions; Report for all students; School Topper medals; Award for 4500 toppers; 69 Best IEO Incharge Awards; 23 Best Principal Awards. Know More..

Sample Papers:

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How to apply:

Registration of Students : The event is open to the students of classes 2 to 10 and registrations are received from the schools in the prescribed pro-forma. Registration sheet for the school / students and the information booklet are posted to the schools all over India and abroad.

Foundation will register your school and the students as per the SRF (School Registration Form), SRS (Student Registration Sheets) and the registration fees received and despatch question papers and guidelines for conducting the examination. Principals / teachers may please note that any school can be registered as a centre for IEO. No fee is required from the institution to become a registered examination Centre. Know More..
 

IEO 2011 Syllabus

CLASS 2
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 30 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes. 
There are 3 sections : 20 questions in section I, 5 questions in section II and 5 questions in Section III.

SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Nouns, Articles, Pronouns, Simple tenses, Prepositions, etc.
Collocations, Spellings, Words related to animals, Clothes, Body parts, Basic emotions, Food, Animals, Animal sounds, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like stories, short dialogues, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, invitations, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like thanking, greeting, asking for permission, introducing (oneself), etc.

CLASS 3
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 30 questions.
Time Allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections : 20 questions in section I, 5 questions in section II and 5 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Adverbs, Prepositions, Pronouns (possessive, demonstrative, etc.), Simple tenses, Irregular verbs, Modals (of ability and permission, etc.), Basic questions, etc.
Collocations, Spellings, Words related to animals, Household things, Clothes, Basic emotions, Food, Animals and Pets, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like stories, Anecdotes, etc.
Understand information through pictures, Time-table format, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages,Invitations, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like apology, greeting, introduction, request, etc. 

CLASS 4
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 30 questions.
Time Allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections : 20 questions in section I, 5 questions in section II and 5 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Adverbs, Prepositions, Pronouns (possessive, demonstrative, etc.), Simple tenses, Irregular verbs, Modals (of ability and permission, etc.), Basic questions, etc.
Collocations, Spellings, Words related to animals, Household things, Clothes, Basic emotions, Food, Animals and pets, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like stories, Anecdotes, etc.
Understand information through pictures, Time-table format, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, Invitations, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like apology, greeting, introduction, request, etc. 

CLASS 5
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 40 questions.
Time allowed :  60 minutes.
There are 3 sections : 20 questions in section I, 12 questions in section II and 8 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I : Word and Structure Knowledge
Prepositions, Tenses, Irregular verbs, Pronouns, Modals quantifiers, etc.
Spellings, Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Words related to feelings, Travel, Food, Health, appearance, Character, etc.
Section-II : Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like news headlines, Messages, Letters,  etc.
Understand information given in News reports, Time tables, Messages, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short texts like messages, menu card dialogues, etc.
Section-III : Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like requests, Refusals apologies, etc. and the use of conjunctions.

CLASS 6
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 40 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections: 20 questions in section I, 12 questions in section II and 8 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I : Word and Structure Knowledge
Prepositions, Continuous tenses, Adjectives and Adverbs, Agreement, etc.
Spellings, Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, and Words related to everyday problems, Relationships, Health and Medicine, Travel, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like News headlines, Brochures, Formal letters, etc. .
Understand information given in News reports, Brochures, Itenary, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in Short narratives, Timetables, News stories, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like agreement and disagreement, Requests, Refusals apologies, etc. and also distinguish differences in the use of conjunctions.

CLASS 7
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 40 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections: 20 questions in section I, 12 questions in section II and 8 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I : Word and Structure Knowledge
Perfect tenses, Prepositions, Modals, Adjectives, and Adverbs, Conjunctions, Direct indirect speech, Word order, Phrasal verbs, etc.
Spellings, Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, and Words related to Travel, Locations, Activities, Homonyms and Homophones, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like News stories, Brochures and advertisements.
Understand information given in news reports, Brochures, Itinerary, etc.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in short narratives, Advertisements, Biographies, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like requesting and refusing, Apologies and stating of preferences and expression of intent, etc.

CLASS 8
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 50 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes. 
There are 3 sections : 25 questions in section I, 15 questions in section II and 10 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Prepositional phrases, Participle phrases, Tenses, Question tags, Conditionals, Reported speech.
Spellings, Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Words related to leisure, Household items/issues, Social causes, Outdoor locations and activities, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like News reports, Blurb, Dictionaries, etc.
Understand information presented in instruction manual format, Message format and others.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in longer texts like editorials, Essays, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression 
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like requesting, Giving information, Expressing surprise, etc.

CLASS 9
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 50 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections : 25 questions in section I, 15 questions in section II and 10 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Concord, Question forms, Tenses, Conditionals, Modals, Reported speech.
Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Words related to social cause, Travel, Workplace, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like flyers, Classifieds, Dictionaries, etc.
Understand information presented in instruction manual format, Message format and others.
Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in longer texts like editorials, Essays, etc.
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like Giving advice, Stating preferences, Discussing probability, Making an offer, etc.

CLASS 10
Paper Pattern:
The actual test paper consists of 50 questions.
Time allowed : 60 minutes.
There are 3 sections: 25 questions in section I, 15 questions in section II and 10 questions in section III.
 
SYLLABUS
Section-I: Word and Structure Knowledge
Concord, Question forms, Tenses, Conditionals, Modals, Collocations, Phrasal verbs, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Words related to weather, Countries, Language and people, Global problems, etc.
Section-II: Reading
Search for and retrieve information from various text types like Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, etc.
Understand information presented in instruction manual format, Message format and others. Acquire broad understanding of and look for specific information in longer texts like editorials, Essays, etc.
Make inferences from advanced texts
Section-III: Spoken and Written Expression
Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like Giving/accepting compliments, Agreeing, Disagreeing, Requesting, Seeking information, etc.

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