When you read recreationally, do you read word for word, or do you skim?
When reading for fun, I usually skim. I like to skip some of the overly descriptive parts in order to focus on the plot of the story. There's always exceptions to this rule, but that's what I usually do.
It depends on what I'm reading. Most of the time I read word for word, but if its an adult book I generally skim through the dirty scenes because they bore me to tears. lol
No, not really, its not actually skimming, its moving quickly because this is really what the modern is all about. This is ok as long as you understand the jest of the flow
if the article is interesting, i would read word by word.
if the article started to bore me, I skim.
specially, sometime i skim news reports on certain political news. but i read word by word news articles on entertainment and sports.
If I'm reading one of my favorite authors, I savor every word. Sometimes I will even re-read certain parts. If it's something else, I skim.
I read word for word unless I come to huge chunks of description. Then I'll skim over it and if I feel I've missed something, I'll go back and reread it. No big deal.
I mostly read word for word, but if the chapter I'm reading is too "wordy" or I find myself losing interest, I might skim until I connect again to what is being said.
I have never read word for word (unless I am reading out loud to someone ) more sentence to sentence so read books quite fast .
I read word for word. The only reason I would skim is if I came across a section of the book that is repeating itself as if I need to be constantly reminded about something or I won't remember. There are some writers who do this. I tend to not read later books by the same writer.
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