SC113 Unit6 - A reading strategy is useful to my reading...

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A reading strategy is useful to my reading comprehension since it focuses my mind on acquiring specific relevant information from the article that I am reading. Using the “Google in Asia” article as a test case, I applied the SRI strategy along with an Outline Note Taking Strategy so identify the important information from the article quickly. Scan. Looking at the title of the article ( Google is not having much luck in South Korea, but it may be advancing in China), I identified that the purpose of the article was to identify why Google was not experiencing success in the South Korean market, as well as why it may be experiencing more success in the Chinese market. Read (and take notes!). With this main goal in mind, I began to read the article looking for answers to these two simple questions. My assumption is that each paragraph will have some bearing on one or both of these questions. Taking notes on the main ideas allows me to review/summarize my reading. Interpret. It is my job to understand how the paragraph relates to the topic in a concise manner. Cutting through to the main point of each paragraph and relating it back to the original questions posed by the title (or opening paragraph) of the article keeps my reading efforts focused. I can read quickly through the paragraph, and slow down when I get to what seems to be the main takeaway. By pulling questions out of the title and opening paragraph, identifying the information relevant
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