Vandana R. Singh was a member of the Textbook Development Committee which was set up by the National Council of Educational Training & Research ( NCERT ) for the purpose of developing this book. It is hoped that this course will lay the foundations for a study of English language and literature at the tertiary level of education.
Woven Words is based on the new syllabus in English prepared in consonance with the spirit of the National Curriculum Framework 2005. this textbook is designed for students for students who have opted to study English as an elective subject at the higher secondary stage. The main objectives of this book are to help students
- Read literary texts with pleasure and understanding
- Develop critical thinking and literary appreciation
- Develop a sensitivity to the nuances of language
- Woven Words is an integrated book consisting of three sections – short stories, poems and essays representative of English from around the world.
Published by NCERT, New Delhi, India, 2006