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  • Mrs Shannon– Junior Cert EnglishSection 1: ReadingHow do you approach the reading comprehension? 1. Firstly, Read through the text quickly. Get a general idea of what the text is about (Skimming) 2. Secondly, read the exam questions underneath. Some of the answers you may know already. Highlight what you are being asked to do i.e.: Is the examiner looking for two reasons in your answer? 3. Thirdly, read the text again using scanning and close reading techniques. Underline my answers in the text. 4. Decide if you will need to change the sentence around. 5. Use full answers in all questions. 6. 5 Marks = clear and concise 10 Marks = PQE