Find out what you’re made of
Selecting information from a text
1 / How to find a talent
How to read a text more effectively
Do you find it hard to read a long(er) text? Make sure that you know the answers to these questions before you start: – What do you need to do with the text? – Why do you have to read it? – What types of questions will there be?
Read the strategy box in Unit 3 (p. 114) on How to read a text more effectively again. See p. 114 Look at the text ‘How to find a talent’ on page 250 and answer these questions. a Look at the pictures. What do you see?
b Read the (sub)titles. What is this text about?
c Who is this text meant for?
d Based on your answers, can you give an answer to some of the basic WH-questions? Question
e Do you want to read it in detail? Why (not)?
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f If you answered ‘no’ to question e, look online for a text about finding your talent(s). Read that text instead.
I'VE GOT TALENT!