Asked by: Ron Meyer
What are some examples of skimming?
An example would be when you are reading a news article to find out a specific piece of information, such as did Congress impeach President Trump. If you only care about the answer to that question, and are not interested in the details, you could skim the article.
What are the examples of skimming and scanning?
For Example – When one reads the text only in order to understand the thesis statement, in one or two lines. Skimming is achieved by reading that text only which is considered to be relevant. Skimming requires a lower understanding of word recognition than compared to scanning.
What is the example of scanning?
Scanning refers to looking through a text very quickly to find specific details. For example, when we are searching for a telephone number in a directory, we scan the page for the name of the specific person we are looking for.
What are the 3 types of skimming?
Skimming is the process of quickly viewing a section of text to get a general impression of the author’s main argument, themes or ideas. There are three types of skimming: preview, overview, and review.
What skimming means?
Skimming is reading a text quickly to get a general idea of meaning. It can be contrasted with scanning, which is reading in order to find specific information, e.g. figures or names.