Breakthrough Rapid Reading (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Nov 1, 1998 - Reference - 320 pages
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Review: Breakthrough Rapid Reading

User Review  - Simon - Goodreads

A very helpful book for those who read a lot. Full of practice drills to improve speed and comprehension. I have done speed reading before so I really just wanted to brush up and regain some speed and ... Read full review

Review: Breakthrough Rapid Reading

User Review  - Terry Kim - Goodreads

Great book to get started on Speed Reading. Before reading this book, I was pretty skeptical about the whole speed reading. But now I can understand how it words, and how I can improve my speed ... Read full review

Contents

THE MANY KINDS OF TRANSITION WORDS
FASTER READING IN HARDER MATERIALS
OLDFASHIONED SPEED READING
SCANNING IS ANOTHER READING ALTERNATIVE
FOUR WAYS OF READING
FROM WHOLE TO PARTS
PREVIEWING NONFICTION
WHEN THERE IS NO APPARENT MAP

TESTING YOURSELF
EVALUATING YOUR RETENTION
KEEPING YOUR PROGRESS PROFILE
A FEW WORDS ABOUT YOUR EYES
WHAT YOUR EYES DO WHEN YOU READ
WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT READING CONDITIONS
HOW TO USE YOUR HAND IN READING
PRACTICE PASSAGE OF NONSENSE MATERIAL
HOW PEOPLE READ FAST
THE NEXT BIG STEP
ALWAYS USE YOUR HAND
GETTING AHEAD
THE THREE STAGES OF SUBVOCALIZING
PROPER PRACTICE IS THE KEY
GETTING AHEAD
WHEN YOU CANT UNDERSTAND
PARAGRAPHS HOLD THE FIRST KEY TO COMPREHENSION
COMPREHENSION VERSUS SPEED
GETTING AHEAD
THIS DRILL MAY BE REPEATED UNTIL READING 400 WPM AT WHICH POINT BEGIN WITH DRILL NO 2
THE FIRST MISCONCEPTION
ONCE THROUGH IS NOT ENOUGH
GET SPECIFIC WITH YOUR PURPOSE
KNOW YOUR PURPOSE AND YOU WONT HAVE TO WORK SO HARD
SET A PURPOSE FOR EVERYTHING YOU READ
THE SECRET OF SPEED READING
A NEW DRILL CAN INCREASE YOUR RATE EVEN MORE
PUSH UP EVEN WHEN YOURE READING
IT CAN BE EASY TO REACH YOUR GOAL
THE ACID TEST OF COMPREHENSION
COMPREHENSION VERSUS SPEED
GETTING AHEAD
THE RANGE OF EFFICIENT LINEAR READING
THE DOUBLETRIPLE DRILL
READING VERSUS PRACTICE READING
ARE YOU MAKING THE MARK?
THE BASIC FORM OF NONFICTION
THE FORMS OF FICTION
DUSTING
THE GLORIOUS SAGA OF THE WINDSHIELD WIPER
SOLVING A NONREADING PROBLEM
TURNING PAGES THE FAST WAY
GETTING AHEAD
THIS DRILL MAY BE REPEATED THREE TIMES PER SESSION
THIS IS A VARIATION OF DRILL NO 5 WITH AN EMPHASIS ON COMPREHENSION AND RECALL
THIS DRILL MAY BE REPEATED BUT IT IS BEST TO DO IT AFTER DRILL 5 OR 6
HOW ABSTRACT THE WRITING IS AFFECTS YOUR UNDERSTANDING
HOW PEOPLE WRITE AND SPEAK
THE TESTING QUESTION
EVELYN WOODS REMARKABLE AND SIMPLE DISCOVERY
THE DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SLOW AND FAST READERS
HOW TO SEE EYE MOVEMENTS
HOW MUCH CAN THE EYES SEE?
TAKING THE FIRST STEP
READING AT HIGH RATES FEELS DIFFERENT
HOW TO GET COMPREHENSION AT HIGHER RATES
MEANING ISNT CARRIED BY ALL THE WORDS
ADAPT YOUR HAND MOVEMENT TO THE PARAGRAPH
THE THREE RULES WHICH GOVERN COMPREHENSION
BACK TO THE FIRST GRADE
PRACTICE AS MUCH AS YOU CAN
BE SURE YOURE READY TO MOVE AHEAD
PUT YOUR EARPLUGS ON TO PRACTICE
YOURE YOUR OWN BEST BET
RETEST YOURSELF
ARE YOU READY TO MOVE ON?
YOU MUST EVALUATE YOURSELF
WHY SIGNAL WORDS HELP YOU UNDERSTAND
WHAT A BASKETBALL EXPERIMENT TAUGHT ME
HOW YOURE MAKING PROGRESS WHEN YOUR RATE STAYS THE SAMEOR EVEN DROPS
REMEMBER THE VALUE OF PRACTICE READING
MY BEST STUDENT
USE SCANNING TO PREVIEW FICTION
READ FOR ENJOYMENT
THE THIRD STEP
THE GOOD REASON FOR NEW HAND MOVEMENTS
THE TWO TYPES OF HAND MOVEMENTS
THE SLASHING HAND MOVEMENT
THE CRISSCROSSING HAND MOVEMENT
AND WHY NOT STRAIGHT DOWN THE PAGE?
WHATS HAPPENING WHILE YOURE LEARNING
THE MIND CANT HANDLE EVERYTHING THAT COMES TO IT
THE TWO RULES OF LEARNING
READ AGGRESSIVELY
READING PURPOSES VARY WIDELY
A STOCK BROKER FINDS THERES MORE TO IT THAN SPEED ALONE
DONT LET CHANCE DETERMINE YOUR PURPOSE
HOW TO DEFINE A PURPOSE WHEN STUDYING
DRAW THE RECALL PATTERN IN ADVANCE
HOWEVER YOU CAN LEARN MOST EFFICIENTLY IS THE RIGHT WAY
SPEND LESS TIME TO LEARN MORE
THE MOST EFFICIENT READING
DONT READ TO REMEMBER
THE VALUE OF A RECALL PATTERN VERSUS AN OUTLINE
TAKlNG THE SECOND STEP
THE THREE STEPS TO IMPROVING YOUR RETENTION
ASSOCIATE INFORMATION DRAMATICALLY
MORE RECORDING TRICKS
NOW APPLY THE TECHNIQUES FOR YOURSELF
WHEN READING IN A NEW FIELD
WHEN THE WRITING IS ABSTRACT
HOW FAST CAN YOU READ?
IT HELPS TO BE RELAXED
RESULTS VARY WITH VARIOUS TEACHERS
IS THE GLASS HALF EMPTY OR HALF FULL?
PRACTICE AT THREE TIMES YOUR READING RATE
PRACTICE YOUR NEW TECHNIQUES WHERE ITS EASY
NEWS ARTICLES HAVE THE EASIEST FORM OF ALL
A NEW WAY TO READ THE NEWSPAPER
NARROW COLUMN HAND MOVEMENTS
HANDLE EVERYTHING ONLY ONCE
EVALUATE A LETTERS IMPORTANCE RIGHT AWAY
FIRST DECIDE WHAT YOU WANT TO READ
HOW TO GET MORE BOOKS READ
PATRICK BUCHANAN READS THREE BOOKS IN TWO FLIGHTS
A STRUCTURAL REVIEW OF THE COP AND THE ANTHEM
NAMES CAN BE A PROBLEM
USE WISELY WHATEVER TIME YOU HAVE
STOP BEING COMPULSIVE
WHEN YOU FIND YOURE SLOWING DOWN
HANDLE NONFICTION BOOKS THE SAME WAY
TRY THE DRUGSTORE DRILL
DEVISE A SIXMONTH PLAN
HOW THOMAS WOLFE BECAME A SPEED READER
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About the author (1998)

Kump is director of Peter Kump Reading Consultant for over twenty years

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