Improve your speed reading skills

Series
Pearson
Author
Phil Chambers  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
208
Pub.-date
December 2014
ISBN13
9781292083377
ISBN
1292083379
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Improve your speed reading skills
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Description

READ FASTER, LEARN MORE, ACHIEVE MORE

Improve Your Speed Reading Skills and breeze through books, newspapers, textbooks, reports, webpages – whatever you need to read, however you want to read it.

Table of Contents

About the author

Acknowledgements

Foreword

Introduction

 

1 Putting your reading speed into context

2 A definition of reading

3 Understanding your eyes

4 Managing your motivation and state of mind

5 Developing your peripheral vision

6 Skimming, scanning and selective reading

7 Use of a guide

8 Comprehension and retention

9 Reading for study

10 Reading from computer screens

11 Improving your vocabulary

12 Conclusion

 

Appendix 1: Answers to comprehension questions

Appendix 2: Speed reading hall of fame

Further reading

Index

Back Cover

READ FASTER, LEARN MORE, ACHIEVE MORE

 

We receive more information to read, digest and make sense of than at any time before, in an ever-widening range of formats and styles. With almost unlimited access to countless facts, figures, information and opinions at the turn of a page or the touch of a button, it’s easy to get lost in the constant flow of data. 

 

Improve Your Speed Reading Skills shows you how to breeze through books, newspapers, textbooks, reports, webpages – whatever you need to read, however you want to read it. You will learn a simple yet powerful set of techniques that will build your reading speed, step by step, to at least double your current rate. Everything you learn will be reinforced by exercises and tips to ensure you get the most out of your new reading skills. 

 

·    Double your reading speed without loss of comprehension

·    Beat information overload at home and at work

·    Read quickly or slowly – choose what works best for you