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|"I took a speed-reading course and read War and Peace in twenty minutes. It |
involves Russia." — Woody Allen, actor and director "I am not a speed reader. I
am a speed understander." — Isaac Asimov, prolific author and editor Speed up
|“I am not a speed—reader. I am a speed-understander” (Issac Asimov). Why |
does Asimov choose “speed-understanding” over “speed-reading”? Do you?
Explain. Rate how fast you understand what you read (consider all kinds of read
— ing) ...
|Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov once wrote, “I am not a speed reader. I am a |
speed understander.” 2. Take stock of your own reading challenges. Which of the
following are reading issues for you? Put a checkmark next to any that apply to ...
|“Why. Am. I. Reading. This?” I am not a speed reader. I am a speed understander|
. Isaac Asimov ... Not only is my reading not getting better, but it's getting worse.” “
Worse?” I ask. “How could your reading be getting worse?” Lisa tilts her head to ...
|Students sometimes mistakenly think that good readers are speedreaders, When |
it's really about focus.5 Science fiction writer Isaac Asimov once wrote, “I am not a
speed reader. I am a speed understander.” 2. Take stock of your own reading ...
|The newly revised and updated edition of the classic book on improving reading speed and comprehension.|
|First, there is the mistaken idea that "speed-readers don't really understand what |
they're reading. ... Not so. Speed-readers are involved in their reading
experience and, in most cases, enjoying it. They are simply ... How Fast Am I
|Check to see that you do not: * vocalise (or say words) as you read * spend time |
over long words which you already know * re-read lines already read and known.
Don't be ... Remember, speed reading is efficient reading. ... n g I can quickly
determine if what I am reading is useful to me. ... This includes re-reading text that
is at first difficult to understand. n D I can judge my speed or rate of reading. Am I
|Some readers say, "If I think ahead while I am reading, my predictions may be |
wrong." The truth is, predicting ... making senses ofit. Speed readers predict what
the text is likely to tellthem next, butthey are not upsetifa prediction is ... In fact,
rushing through things you can't understand is actually useless.Yes, you maybe
|Our visitor glanced with some apparent surprise at x languid, lounging figure x x |
man who had been no doubt depicted x him as x most ... white forehead, "x can
understand that I am not accustomed x doing such business x my own person.