Skim-Reading Task

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A Skim-Reading Task is a Strategic Reading Task that allows to locate and comprehend main ideas within a text document ignoring specific details.



References

2019

  • (Wikipedia, 2019) ⇒ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Speed_reading Retrieved:2019-12-17.
    • Speed reading is any of several techniques used to improve one's ability to read quickly. Speed reading methods include chunking and minimizing subvocalization. The many available speed reading training programs include books, videos, software, and seminars. There is very little scientific evidence regarding speed reading.

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  • (WordNet, 2009) ⇒ http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=skimming
    • S: (n) skimming (the act of removing floating material from the surface of a liquid)
    • S: (n) skim, skimming (reading or glancing through quickly)
    • S: (n) skimming (failure to declare income in order to avoid paying taxes on it)
    • S: (n) grazing, shaving, skimming (the act of brushing against while passing)
    • S: (v) plane, skim (travel on the surface of water)
    • S: (v) skim over, skim (move or pass swiftly and lightly over the surface of)
    • S: (v) scan, skim, rake, glance over, run down (examine hastily) "She scanned the newspaper headlines while waiting for the taxi"
    • S: (v) skim, skip, skitter (cause to skip over a surface) "Skip a stone across the pond"
    • S: (v) skim (coat (a liquid) with a layer)
    • S: (v) skim, skim off, cream off, cream (remove from the surface) "skim cream from the surface of milk"
    • S: (v) skim, skim over (read superficially)