Speed Reading for DummiesBook - 2009
The fun and easy way to become a more efficient, effective reader!
Want to read faster — and recall more of what you read? This practical, hands-on guide gives you the techniques you need to increase your reading speed and retention, whether you're reading books, e-mails, magazines, or even technical journals! You'll find reading aids and plenty of exercises to help you read faster and better comprehend the text.
Yes, you can speed read — discover the skills you need to read quickly and effectively, break your bad reading habits, and take in more text at a glance
Focus on the fundamentals — widen your vision span and see how to increase your comprehension, retention, and recall
Advance your speed-reading skills — read blocks of text, heighten your concentration, and follow an author's thought patterns
Zero in on key points — skim, scan, and preread to quickly locate the information you want
Expand your vocabulary — recognize the most common words and phrases to help you move through the text more quickly
Open the book and find:
Tried-and-true techniques from The Reader's Edge program
How to assess your current reading level
Tools and exercises to improve your reading skills
Speed-reading fundamentals you must know
Helpful lists of prefixes, suffixes, roots, and prime words
A speed-reading progress worksheet
Exercises for eye health and expanded reading vision
Tips for making your speed-reading skills permanent
Baker & Taylor
A guide for time-pressed students and employees reveals how to change reading methods in order to process information more quickly and accurately while improving retention and recall, in a guide that outlines the latest speed-reading techniques for a variety of media. Original.
Reveals techniques for changing reading habits in order to process information more quickly and accurately while improving retention and recall, in a guide that outlines the latest speed-reading methods for a variety of media.