Once you know and understand the author’s message, you’ll read faster and then move on to the next one.
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A clump is a collection of 4 to 16 adjacent words that you read in a single glance. When you read in clumps, you naturally increase your speed because you can’t slow down to vocalize (speak or hear the words as you read them).
Once you’ve taught yourself to speed read at a decent pace, and have some books you want to work through, you need an ideal reading environment.
Distraction is everywhere.
Separate yourself from everything that distracts you.
Think of how much solitude you’ll need, then double it.
Skimming or scanning is a technique which involves just going through the text and becoming familiar with the text.
Doing this won't slow you down when you are confused or surprised but the text. Works best on non-fiction and novels.
One’s inner monologue, also known as subvocalization, is an extremely common trait among readers. It is the process of speaking the words in your head as you read, and it is the biggest obstacle that gets in the way of you being able to increase your reading speed.
If you’re hearing voices in your head when you’re reading, don’t fret. As long as it is your own voice, reading along with you, you’re fine. In fact, this is how teachers teach kids to read – say the words silently in your head as you read.
Do you have a lot of paperwork to get through with a deadline that continues to stalk you around every corner? Do you have a lot of reading to do? Do you simply just want to read at a faster rate, whether it be for your own personal reasons, or for work? So, how to read faster? Here are 10 proven ways to help increase your reading speed.
Many of us read, yet we are far from reaping its benefits, for we fail to retain the knowledge and apply it into our daily routine. Here is a 5 step strategy to help you reap the benefits:
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