Written by Pavan Kumar on May 3, 2011
Have you ever been a part of any competitive exam? Most of the competitive exam based one English or logical skills contain a paragraph which you need to go through and answer the questions that follow. We often fail to attend that part or others following that due to lack of time. This is because we have never concentrated on improving our reading skills.
The average reading speed of American people above the age of 16 is 180 – 240 words per minute. If we can improve this by one and a half to two folds, we can see an enormous improvement in our day to day activities. In the same 20 minutes you spend for reading news paper, you can gather double the information than regular. Eyercise is a free online tool which can assist you in achieving your desired speed reading skills at no expense. All it requires to be a fast reader is to be a fast reader – just acquiring reading skills won’t help, one needs to practice the same in order to remain as a speed reader.
Eyercise speed reading training tool comes up with multiple settings which you can configure to desired levels of speed reading. As the speed gets improved, you can tune the tool to help you read at much higher speed. On continuous effort, the speed reading capabilities can be improved to join that 1% of population which can read at 600 words per minute. Eyecise also comes with a bookmarklet which you can bookmark on your browser. Whenever you want to speed read some content, select that content and click the bookmarklet which takes you to speed reading page where you can read at the desired speed. This application also supports some keyboard shortcuts which will be of more use for regular users.
There is one more way to learn how to speed read which you can try to follow based on the video below.
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