Speed Reading for Dummies

Author(s): Richard Sutz

Self Improvement

This is a breakthrough method for increasing reading speed and comprehension. In today's fast-paced world, everyone wants to read faster - students, workers, and time-pressed people everywhere who want to increase their efficiency and productivity. "Speed Reading For Dummies" changes the way people read, showing them how to process information more quickly while improving comprehension, retention, and recall. Covering the latest speed-reading techniques and tips, this breakthrough guide will help people read quickly and successfully no matter what they read - books, newspapers, magazines, e-mails, or technical journals.


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Richard Sutz is the founder and CEO of The Literacy Company, developers of The Reader's Edge(r) speed-reading program. Sutz's program teaches silent reading fluency for effective and efficient speed reading. Peter Weverka is the author of many For Dummies books. His articles and stories have appeared in Harper's, SPY, and other magazines.

Introduction. Part I: Introducing Speed Reading. Chapter 1: Of Course You Can Speed Read! Chapter 2: It's All about Breaking Bad Reading Habits. Chapter 3: Understanding the Mechanics of Speed Reading. Chapter 4: Introducing Speed-Reading Fundamentals. Part II: Focusing on the Fundamentals. Chapter 5: Establishing Your Reading Rate. Chapter 6: Taking in More than One Word at a Time: Reading in Clumps. Chapter 7: Getting the Gist from Word Groups. Part III: Advancing Your Speed-Reading Skills. Chapter 8: Building Your Speed-Reading Momentum. Chapter 9: Exercising Your Ability to Read More in Even Less Time. Chapter 10: Other Reading Strategies to Supplement Your Speed Reading. Chapter 11: Taking Advantage of Writing Structure to Read More Quickly. Part IV: Improving Your Comprehension. Chapter 12: Expanding Your Vocabulary to Become a Better Speed Reader. Chapter 13: Applying Speed Reading to Various Reading Tasks. Part V: The Part of Tens. Chapter 14: Ten Quick Techniques to Improve Your Reading Speed. Chapter 15: Ten Exercises for Keeping Your Eyes Speed-Reading Ready. Chapter 16: Ten Tips for Making Your Speed-Reading Skills Permanent. Part VI: Appendixes. Appendix A: Uncovering the Prime Words. Appendix B: Your Speed-Reading Progress Worksheet. Index.

General Fields

  • : 9780470457443
  • : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
  • : John Wiley & Sons Ltd
  • : August 2009
  • : 233mm X 157mm X 16mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2011
  • : books

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  • : Richard Sutz
  • : Paperback
  • : English
  • : 428.43
  • : 288
  • : Reading skills
  • : illustrations