1. 時間的掌握 2. 尋找關鍵字 3. 題型的熟悉
運用Skim與Scan技巧, 讓您輕鬆拿高分! 那兩者的差別到底在哪裡, 先簡單分析給您聽
-Reading the topic sentence(the first sentence in a paragraph) of each paragraph
-This sentence introduces the main subject of the paragraph.
-Quickly looking through a paragraph for Key Words such as: names, dates, numbers, locations, professional terms- anything that looks important
Skimming is reading the topic sentence of each paragraph in an article. Generally the topic sentence is the first sentence in a paragraph. This sentence introduces the main subject of the paragraph.
Scanning is quickly looking through a paragraph for Key Words such as: names, dates, numbers, locations, professional terms- anything that looks important
Consider the following paragraph:
A longtime endurance runner whose latest goal was to reach Bermuda in a homemade floating “Hydro Pod” was rescued by the coast guard on Saturday after he began suffering from fatigue.
- This is the topic sentence and gives the basic content of this news story
-THe following sentences give the details of the story. The key words have been highlighted
Coast guard air crew were able to safely pick up Reza Baluchi on Saturday, spokeswoman Marilyn Fajardo said in a statement. He was transported to a nearby coast guard station and found to be uninjured, Fajardo said. A statement on Baluchi’s Web site said the Iranian exile had planned to make the 1,660km trip in his self-designed bubble to raise money “for children in need” and “to ... inspire those that have lost hope for a better future.” Baluchi has made headlines before, including a six-month journey in which he ran around the perimeter of the US and a seven-year bike trip that he said brought him across 55 countries on six continents.
-Having scanned the above key words you could easily answer the following questions:
1.When and by whom was Baluchi rescued?
2.What is Baluchi's country of origin?
3.What was the time duration of Baluchi's most extensive journey?