Triple Your Reading Speed (Triple Your Reading Speed) (4 SUB)

Triple Your Reading Speed (Triple Your Reading Speed) (4 SUB)

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  • 言語 ENG,ENG
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A 6-week plan for students and professionals.

Table of Contents

Stop! Before You Start to Read                     vii
Preface to the Fourth Edition viii
Introduction ix
PART I: LEARN ABOUT READING AND YOURSELF 1 (40)
You Can Read Much Faster 3 (2)
Measure Present Reading Rate/Comprehension 5 (21)
Inventory Selection 1 6 (4)
How to Figure Reading Rate 10 (1)
Inventory Comprehension Test 1 11 (5)
Inventory Selection 2 16 (4)
Inventory Comprehension Test 2 20 (5)
Inventory Results: Where You Are Where You 25 (1)
Are Going
How You Learned to Read Slowly 26 (5)
Reading Speed---The Eyes Determine It 27 (1)
Eyes Are Living Cameras 28 (1)
Which ``Reader-Photographer'' Are You? 28 (3)
Check Your Visual ``Bite'' 31 (6)
The Rewards of Accelerated Reading 37 (4)
Improved Reading Comprehension 37 (2)
Reduced Fatigue 39 (2)
PART II: IDENTIFY AND OVERCOME YOUR BLOCKS TO 41 (22)
BETTER READING
Failure to Preview 43 (7)
How to Preview a Non-Fiction Book 44 (1)
How to Preview a Book of Fiction 45 (1)
How to Preview a Chapter 46 (1)
How to Preview Reports 47 (1)
How to Preview Letters (and Memos) 48 (1)
How to Preview Magazine Articles 48 (2)
Wasted Eye Movement 50 (4)
Minimizing Visual Regressions 51 (1)
Minimizing Visual Progressions 51 (1)
Minimizing Visual Distractions 52 (2)
Poor Vision Span 54 (1)
Vocalization and Sub-Vocalization 55 (5)
Lipping 56 (1)
Tongue Warbling 57 (1)
Jawing 58 (1)
Adam's Appling 58 (1)
Diaphragming 59 (1)
Miscellaneous Weaknesses 60 (3)
Slow Page Turning 61 (2)
PART III: BECOME AN ACCELERATED READER 63 (130)
Develop Eye Control and Expand Vision 65 (10)
Drill A 68 (2)
Drill B 70 (2)
Drill C 72 (1)
Drill D 73 (1)
Drill E 74 (1)
Practical Application 75 (2)
Wider and Deeper 77 (7)
Drill F 78 (1)
Drill G 79 (1)
Drill H 80 (1)
Drill I 81 (1)
Drill J 82 (2)
Learn Pacing and Block Reading 84 (10)
Drill K 85 (2)
Drill L 87 (2)
Drill M 89 (5)
Master the Two-Stop Method 94 (3)
Drill N 95 (2)
``For Real'' Practice 97 (10)
The Web of Life 99 (8)
John H. Storer
Comprehension Test 105 (2)
``Go for More'' Practice 107 (10)
``The Cask of Amontillado,'' 108 (9)
Edgar Allan Poe
Comprehension Test 115 (2)
Short History of the Civil War 117 (15)
Bruce Catton
Comprehension Test 127 (5)
Treasure Island 132 (7)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Comprehension Test 137 (2)
The Time Machine 139 (17)
H.G. Wells
Comprehension Test 153 (3)
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde 156 (20)
Robert Louis Stevenson
Comprehension Test 171 (5)
Money Signs 176 (17)
Elbert Wade
Comprehension Test 187 (6)
PART IV: DEVELOP YOUR SKILLS FURTHER 193 (66)
How to Estimate the Number of Words 195 (2)
Set Rate; Get Total Reading Time 196 (1)
Quarter and Mark 197 (3)
Determine Pace 198 (1)
``Condition'' Yourself 198 (1)
Begin Accelereading 198 (2)
Book-Length Assignments 200 (59)
Animal Farm
George Orwell
Comprehension Test 202 (5)
The Pearl
John Steinbeck
Comprehension Test 207 (4)
The Time Machine
H.G. Wells
Comprehension Test 211 (8)
The Light in the Forest
Conrad Richter
Comprehension Test 219 (4)
The Turn of the Screw
Henry James
Comprehension Test 223 (4)
A Journey to the Center of the Earth
Jules Verne
Comprehension Test 227 (9)
Mutiny on the Bounty
Charles Nordhoff
James Norman Hall
Comprehension Test 236 (9)
Think and Grow Rich
Napoleon Hill
Comprehension Test 245 (9)
The Death of Common Sense
Philip K. Howard
Comprehension Test 254 (5)
APPENDIX 1---TECHNIQUES OF BETTER STUDY 259 (4)
A Definite Time 260 (3)
A Definite Place 261 (1)
Study Props 261 (1)
Duration of Study 262 (1)
APPENDIX 2---BETTER TEST SCORES 263 (8)
Prepare Mentally and Psychologically 265 (6)
True False Tests 267 (1)
Multiple Choice Tests 268 (1)
Essay Type Tests 268 (3)
APPENDIX 3---WHY THIS METHOD WORKS 271 (4)
APPENDIX 4---HOW TO PREPARE A ``TIME-TAPE'' 275