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    DescriptionA 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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    Title
    Speed Reading for Dummies
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Richard Sutz, By (author) Peter Weverka
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 288
    Width: 155 mm
    Height: 231 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 360 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780470457443
    ISBN 10: 0470457449
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25610
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: LAN
    BIC language qualifier (language as subject) V2: 2AB
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    BIC subject category V2: CJCR
    B&T General Subject: 480
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 23
    Ingram Subject Code: LA
    Libri: I-LA
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    DC22: 428.43
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S1.2T
    BISAC V2.8: LAN013000, EDU002000
    BIC subject category V2: 2AB
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A21793000
    DC22: 428.432, 372.45/5
    LC classification: LB1050.54 .S88 2009
    Thema V1.0: CJCR
    Edition statement
    Original
    Illustrations note
    black & white illustrations, black & white tables
    Publisher
    John Wiley and Sons Ltd
    Imprint name
    John Wiley & Sons Ltd
    Publication date
    11 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    Chichester
    Author Information
    Richard Sutz is the founder and CEO of The Literacy Company, developers of The Reader's Edge 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.
    Table of contents
    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.