Read pre-drafted texts


Read texts, written by others or by yourself, with the proper intonation and animation.

Alternative labels

read pre-drafted text
perform pre-drafted texts
recite pre-drafted texts
narrate pre-drafted texts
reading pre-drafted texts

Skill type


Skill reusability level


Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Read pre-drafted texts is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Weather forecaster: Weather forecasters gather meteorological data. They predict the weather according to these data. Weather forecasters present these forecasts to the audience via radio, television or online.
Presenter: Presenters host broadcast productions. They are the face or voice of these programs and make announcements on different platforms such as radio, television, theatres or other establishments. They ensure that their audience is entertained and introduce the artists or persons being interviewed.
News anchor: News anchors present news stories on radio and television. They introduce pre-recorded news items and items covered by live reporters. News anchors are often trained journalists.

Optional skill

Read pre-drafted texts is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Lawyer linguist: Lawyer linguists interpret and translate legal pieces from one language to another. They provide legal analysis to the information before them and help in understanding technicalities of the content expressed in other languages.
Localiser: Localisers translate and adapt texts to the language and culture of a specific target audience. They convert standard translation into locally understandable texts with flairs of the culture, sayings, and other nuances that make the translation richer and more meaningful for a cultural target group than it was before.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022