Reading: Level 2
Previewing
Introduction
• Kinds of Text
• The Preview Process
• Scan the Questions
• Reading Dates
• Tables, Graphs & Images
Previewing
• The goal of "preview" is to
understand the passage's
general idea, features, length,
and type of text
What Kind of Text Is It?
• Is it a newspaper article?
A story?
A letter?
A recipe?
A pie chart?
Tip: Begin by readin...
What Kind of Text Is It?
Bill Nancy
Dogs 1 4
Cats 3 0
Ingredients
• 4 oranges
• 2 apples
• 1 cup of sugar
• 4 piec...
What Kind of Text Is It?
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
Jan Feb Mar Apr
Asia
Europe
America
Dear Aunt Sally,
How are y...
The Preview Process
1. Look at the first paragraph
2. Read the first sentence of each paragraph
3. Read the last paragr...
The Preview Process
The animal kingdom is comprised of
numerous species. From the smallest
of rodents to the largest of...
Scan the Questions First
• Know what to focus on as you read
• It will be easier to search for the
information if you k...
Scan the Questions First
The main difference between fiction and nonfiction writing is
that one is based on factual evid...
Reading into Dates
Use dates as a reference for events
When did something occur?
What is the range of the numbers or
d...
Reading into Dates
Marianne Clyde is a fashion novelist, famous for
her work on innovative fashion. In 1969, Clyde was
...
Tables, Graphs and Images
• Take a look at the title for
information about the subject
• What is the graph about?
• Pi...
Tables, Graphs and Images
Flowers in Bloom by Month in Argentina
Question:
When did the most flowers bloom in Argentina...
Previewing
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Previewing - プレビューする

Standard Reading - Level 2 Previewing 今回のトピックは「プレビューする」です。 リーディング問題などの英文に直面した際、最初に行うことです。 どのような文章であるかという基本情報を把握するための方法を具体的にご紹介します。
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Transcripts - Previewing - プレビューする

  • 1. Reading: Level 2
  • 2. Previewing
  • 3. Introduction • Kinds of Text • The Preview Process • Scan the Questions • Reading Dates • Tables, Graphs & Images
  • 4. Previewing • The goal of "preview" is to understand the passage's general idea, features, length, and type of text
  • 5. What Kind of Text Is It? • Is it a newspaper article? A story? A letter? A recipe? A pie chart? Tip: Begin by reading the title.
  • 6. What Kind of Text Is It? Bill Nancy Dogs 1 4 Cats 3 0 Ingredients • 4 oranges • 2 apples • 1 cup of sugar • 4 pieces of chocolate A B
  • 7. What Kind of Text Is It? 120 100 80 60 40 20 0 Jan Feb Mar Apr Asia Europe America Dear Aunt Sally, How are you? It’s been so long since we last talked. I can't believe it. C D
  • 8. The Preview Process 1. Look at the first paragraph 2. Read the first sentence of each paragraph 3. Read the last paragraph or last sentence 4. Pay attention to names, numbers, dates and details
  • 9. The Preview Process The animal kingdom is comprised of numerous species. From the smallest of rodents to the largest of cats, all kinds of animals live on Earth. One such animal is the cat. While cats are commonly seen as pets, they are also found in the wild. Another animal is the elephant. There are a few kinds of elephants, but the most common are Asian and Indian elephants. Animals on this planet come in all shapes and sizes. The first paragraph shows the topic: animals. The first sentence says this paragraph is about cats. The first sentence says this paragraph is about elephants. The last sentence summarizes the point from the first one: there are many kinds of animals.
  • 10. Scan the Questions First • Know what to focus on as you read • It will be easier to search for the information if you know what you are looking for
  • 11. Scan the Questions First The main difference between fiction and nonfiction writing is that one is based on factual evidence, while the other is not. While many people claim that all nonfiction books are boring history textbooks, there are many books with factual information that are written in an entertaining manner. Questions: 1. What does the author say is the main difference between fiction and nonfiction books? 2. What do some people say about nonfiction books?
  • 12. Reading into Dates Use dates as a reference for events When did something occur? What is the range of the numbers or dates? decade = 10 years a couple of years = 2 years a few years = 2 - 3 years
  • 13. Reading into Dates Marianne Clyde is a fashion novelist, famous for her work on innovative fashion. In 1969, Clyde was born into a modest family who did not understand her love of clothing. After finishing her college degree, Clyde relocated to Paris to begin a job in a design house. In 1999, Clyde won her first fashion award and decided to begin writing. Question: How old was Clyde when her work was finally recognized?
  • 14. Tables, Graphs and Images • Take a look at the title for information about the subject • What is the graph about? • Pictures beside articles can also tell you information about the passage
  • 15. Tables, Graphs and Images Flowers in Bloom by Month in Argentina Question: When did the most flowers bloom in Argentina?
  • 16. Previewing
  • 17. Reading: Level 2