Note-taking: Separation and skimming on the web-site for teachers and learners of English as a secondary language from a German point of view
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Taking notes: Separation / Skimming
 
 
1st person's notes
separation: 

2 different kinds of words:

functional words - key-words

transformation: generic terms - main ideas

2nd persons notes
skimming 

main ideas

1. functional words 2.keywords 3. generic words 

4. summing up / shortening

1. person's summary:

If you want to take notes it's important to separate the two different kinds of words: the functional words and the key-words. Sometimes you must transform some key-words of the text into more generally used words because you can leave examples or sum up different words for one idea. Then find generic terms which will help you to remember the main ideas.

2. person's summary

If you want to find out the main ideas of a text you have heard or heard then skim the text for key-words and forget the functional words. Sometimes you must find generic terms so that you can sum up or shorten the text.


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