Four Basic Rules for Effective Reading and Better Comprehension
- Try to read more and more. Remember the saying: Practice makes progress.
- Develop the habit of reading for main ideas. Know the main characters. Know how they help the plot or move along the story.
- Learn to read with focus and concentration. Think of what you are reading. Do not let your attention wander to somewhere else. Recap the details of each chapter before starting the next.
- Learn to budget your time. Experiment with your reading time. Try to give yourself a time limit on a specific length of material.
Reading is a stimulating mental activity. You have so much to gain in discovering the joys of reading.
Go ahead and grab a book now!