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    Default reading (off) the script

    I was wondering if reading the script is equal to reading off the script, say, when one is giving a speech.

    If not, is there any differences?

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    Default Re: reading (off) the script

    If you read a script, you might either be reading it to yourself just to get used to it or to rehearse. If you read from/off a script, then I would say that you are reading out loud to an audience.
    Remember - correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing make posts much easier to read.

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    Default Re: reading (off) the script

    But if you "go off-script" you deviate from what you planned to say.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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