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Reading Comprehension Strategies
How you can proceed:
1. Previewing and predicting: 2. Skimming: I read the text quickly without any stop and find the main ideas. 3. Scanning: I let my eyes run over the text again in order to find and locate specific information 4. Comprehending: I must read between the lines
 
  • I find out
  • I write down
  • I make up
  • I check
  • What is substantially (sinngemäß), but not literally (wörtlich) said in the text?
  • Headlines for all paragraphs.
  • A summary in a few sentences
  • Have you got all main ideas?
That's fantastic. Now I know everything about it. I must tell Fred. But can I? A sheet of paper with some notes may help.
Fred, I must tell you something. You haven't got time? I'll sum it up. I am an expert now.
 
Reading Comprehension strategies!

Test yourself. Have you got the main ideas?

Reading s.........

I read the ...................

I want to .......... something about ......

I stop and think::

What will the text be ..............?

What do I already know about the ...........?

What do I ............. to read?

I'll read the text.

I check my ...................... and the ................... I read.

I'll read the text again.

have I got all the .................?

There is a paragraph I haven't got properly.

I must read .......................................

What is the ................... of that word here?

Oh, forget it. It is not ........................

But this one is .........................

What does the text around it say?

That's fantastic. I ........... everything about it. I must tell Fred.

But can I? A sheet of paper with some ........... may help.

Fred, I must tell you what. You haven't got time?

I'll ...... it up.

I am an .......... now on ........................................................!
 


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