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How to Read Faster and Have More Study Time

How to Read Faster and Have More Study Time

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How to Read Faster and Have More Study Time

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Tip 1: Read Only the First Sentence of the Paragraph

Writers often use it to convey the paragraph' subject.

Note, however, that you may miss details, especially so in literature books.

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It often wraps up the thought expressed and provides a connection to the next paragraph.

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After skimming first and last sentences and deciding to read a paragraph, move your eyes quickly over each line and look for phrases and key words. 

Your mind will automatically fill in the words in between.

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Ignore small words like: it, to, a, an, and, be… 

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You are probably already aware of the key words in the subject you're studying. Focus your time on the material around those key points.

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If the book is yours, mark key thoughts in the margins. Makes reviewing easier.

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 Write important information as questions alongside their page number so you can check your answers if necessary. These will serve as practice test.

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Good posture helps you stay awake and read longer. If reading puts you to sleep read sitting up.

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Try reading quickly when you are not pressured with a deadline. Over time you will get faster.

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  1. Read Only the First Sentence of the Paragraph: Often used to convey the paragraph' subject. In doing so you may miss details, especially in literature books.
  2. Skip to the Last Sentence of the Paragraph: It often wraps up the thought expressed and provides a connection to the next paragraph.
  3. Read Phrases: After skimming first and last sentences and deciding to read a paragraph, move your eyes quickly over each line and look for phrases and key words. Your mind can fill in the words in between.
  4. Ignore the Little Words: Ignore small words like it, to, a, an, and, be…
  5. Look for Key Point: if you are aware of the keywords in the subject you're studying. Focus your time on the material around those key points.
  6. Mark Key Thoughts in the Margins: Makes reviewing easier.
  7. Use All the Tools Provided: Lists, bullets and sidebars normally contain key information.
  8. Take Notes for Practice Tests: Write important information as questions alongside their page numbers so you can check your answers if necessary. These will serve as practice test.
  9. Read With Good PostureI: Good posture helps you stay awake and read longer. If reading puts you to sleep read sitting up.
  10. Practice: Try reading quickly when you are not pressured with a deadline. Over time you will get faster.

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