scanning in reading: an exercise

Here is today’s post in which you will learn the techniques of scanning a text because they are lengthy and you must know the reading techniques. First, is a factsheet of scanning a recipe and then a small exercise for your quick practice.


  • visual clues and numbered points to quickly access key information.
  • lists and bullet points are often used to summarize information.
  • Draw attention to the instruction verbs at beginning of each numbered point and underline them.
  • The factsheet states that all three examples of information should be in a recipe.

scanning a recipe
Mild chicken tikka masala

scanning a recipe – answers
Mild chicken tikka masala