The former National Director of Education for Evelyn Wood Reading Dynamics. presents his do-it-yourself program for increasing reading speed and boosting. Generally recognized as one of the best books on the subject is ‘Breakthrough Rapid Reading’ by Peter Kump. Kump was National Director of Education for. As a fast and versatile reader since the early nineties, I own and have read both books, as well as most books in the genre. Peter Kump’s book is much older.

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You can paste any text you wish and then adjust the controls, including the overall speed, font size, how many words you want to see at a time. Jan 03, Azri Alipah rated it it was ok Shelves: So I think it’s good.

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So you don’t do reading exercises in lieu of other reading. Personal development is all about improving ourselves, and making the most of potential. When I was using this, I was able to work up to four words at a time with a speed of words per minute. Super valuable lesosns and important to understand techniques, well written and explained and the practice exercises, though I didn’t do them, were really well designed.

Great teacher, I used the techniques in the book to finish the book, really changed my life even because now I am imagining a future where i read a book a day, or atleast a few books a week. Highly recommended, above almost everything else. Which book is better to learn advanced C? I do see many applications for speed reading techniques in school, work, non-fiction books, and the like.

I used Spreeder during law school to help me quickly read through cases. Kump, who is the director of Evelyn Wood provides a solid resource for those that are already reasonably good readers. Spreeder is my favorite.

Breakthrough Rapid Reading

Mar 31, Apoorva Kumar rated it it was amazing. Stay tuned for further details. Watch anyone’s eyes closely who is reading and you’ll see that this is the case.


This book is basically a self-paced six-week course, which I completed in the last three months and a half. Will my reading speed increase if I force myself to read more? Despite the fact that I was far less consistent in working through the book than I should have been, I more than doubled my reading speed without substantial loss in comprehension.

Just an effort to go faster and stay focused.

However, learning to read faster via books, and classes, can be a slow process compared to the burgeoning capability of computer software. Sep 24, Travis rated it really liked it Shelves: There, I said it. Really helped me pick my reading speed. The advantage of software products such as 7 Speed Reading — the very latest on the market — is that they can combine tutorials using video clips, as well as other interactive tools, and standard exercises, all tailored to the students specific requirements, and needs.

Pg 61 – This is important. If you spend any money on such books, go ahead and write that money off. Ask New Question Sign In. Instead, I think you start this way as a reminder of what you’re trying to train yourself to do.

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Workshops, seminars, and self-help books soon followed, and now there are many computer software packages available too as home-study by PC takes root across the globe. Another little trick he points out is that many of us read as slowly to ourselves as we do when we read out loud, even though there is no vocal cord limit to how fast our eyes move, we still pronounce the words to ourselves as we read.

D It’s a good training program Having said that, speed reading is good when it is just to scan for its ideas. Related Questions Can I read more to increase breakthroubh reading speed, rather than practicing a speed reading technique? He explains common ideological backlog with his personal experience rather than giving just fundae.


Thus, some things we only breaothrough to rxpid through, other things we need to be able to get more focused with etc etc.

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Open Preview Breaithrough a Problem? I recommend this book to everyone who, well, reads. The feedback you provide will help us show you more relevant readihg in the future.

I don’t want to learn how to eat my meal in 30 seconds because I LOVE food and I Unlike the rest of the books in my “gave up” shelf, this book ended up here by no fault of the book itself.

Now you can speed read content from 46 file types! But I think there are better ways to describe why writing format is so important. Essentially, you copy and paste text to the site and it flashes each word in that body of text one-at-a-time for you to read. The beauty of this book is it contains specific exercises and drills where readers can practice each new technique.

With all that being said, I wouldn’t rewding I agree with everything the author argues. Feb 01, Misbah rated it liked it Shelves: Looking forward to seeing if the tips and drills in this book help me to reach my goal of reading a book a day! It has daily exercises. The brsakthrough chapters and drills seemed to be divided into drills that focus on: If you are a student or need to read breakthrougb your job, the techniques around selective reading and recall will help you to hit much, much higher rates while getting everything you need out of a book or article, magazine, email, etc.

Published November 1st by Prentice Hall Press first published But I’ll pray for your soul, because reading is a treat.