Speed Reading for Dummies

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Speed Reading for Dummies

Format:  Paperback,

274 pages

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc

Publish Date: Aug 2009

ISBN-13: 9780470457443

ISBN-10: 0470457449

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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

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Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Publish Date: Aug 2009
ISBN-13: 9780470457443
ISBN-10: 0470457449
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 274
Shipping Weight (in pounds): 0.78
Product in Inches (L x W x H): 6.0 x 9.5 x 0.75

Book description

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

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