Strategies for looking at a text in order to gain an overall view of the content and the value of the text.
Techniques for extracting specific data from a text.
Techniques for reading a text in order to discover the main ideas in a limited amount of time.
Using background information and information in a text, such as tables and diagrammes, to gain a better understanding of a text.
Strategies for reading with the purpose of remembering and reproducing.
Strategies for improving your word skills and expanding your vocabulary.
Strategies for summing up the essential information and arguments in a text.
Strategies for evaluating multiple texts on the same topic and synthesizing your understanding of the texts into a general interpretation.
Strategies for learning to disagree with the writer's opinions, and being able to form your own judgement of the issues raised in the text.