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IEO Class 5 (2020-21): Syllabus and Exam Dates

The International English Olympiad (IEO) for class 5 is an exam to search for young linguistics, youngsters who have become maestros in the English language. The content of the tests is designed to focus on communication and use of English language, rather than rote learning and correct grammar only. For example, it might be correct to say 'I'm taking my lunch', but in international usage, this would be incorrect, as this would imply you were moving it somewhere. Thus, it would be more correct to say 'I'm having lunch' (consuming).

Exam date:   SET-A    14 TH  & 15 TH     NOV,    SET-B  28 TH  & 29 TH    NOV & SET-C 12 TH  & 13 TH   DEC

Total Questions: 50        Time: 1 hr.       Total Marks: 60

Section - 1 : Spellings, Collocations, Idioms, Homonyms and homophones, Synonyms, Antonyms, Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs and Phrasal Verbs, Adverbs, Adjectives, Articles, Prepositions, Conjunctions, Punctuation, Tenses, Active-Passive Voice and Reported Speech, etc.

Section - 2 : 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 - 3 : Ability to understand situation-based variations in functions like Requests, Refusals, Apologies, etc. 

Section - 4 : Higher Order Thinking Questions - Syllabus as per Sections 1, 2 and 3.