Reading Skills

Skim reading - Task 2 (continued)

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Read the title

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Read, highlight and consider the subtitles

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  Feedback: “Overview”

  Feedback: “Drawbacks of short sentences”

  Feedback: “International standards”

  Feedback: “Benefits of longer sentences (12 months)”

  Feedback: “Summary”


Read 1st sentence of each paragraph and any bullet points

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Summing up

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“Young people who serve short sentences (around 6 months) in a young offenders institution, are more likely to re-offend than those who receive community service sentences.” Discuss.

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