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The first rule, in some ways the only rule, is skim, skim, skim. But skimming is not
just reading in a hurry, or reading sloppily, or reading the last line and the first ...
Skimming — getting the essence from reading material without reading all the
words — boils down to knowing what parts to read and what parts to pass by.
Skimming and scanning are two specific speed-reading techniques, which
enable you to cover a vast amount of material very rapidly. These techniques are
Feb 4, 2013 ... Skimming and scanning are two very different strategies for speed reading. They
are each used for different purposes, and they are not meant ...
Skimming is useful when you want to survey a text to get a general idea of what it
is ... It is useful, therefore, if you need to read the text in detail, before you start ...
Skimming can be used to gain a shallow understanding of a text. ... Read the
headlines of each newspaper article, or the table of ...
When you want to get the general idea of a chapter of a textbook, but you lack
enough time to read through every word, try to skim through the material.
Oct 27, 2008 ... TIP sheet. SKIMMING & SCANNING. Skimming and scanning are reading
techniques that use rapid eye movement and keywords to move ...
To skim is to read quickly, looking for main ideas in a text. Your main objective
should be to understand the main point of the text, not minor details. Effective ...