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Becoming an effective reader means learning to read actively, taking notes in ways that help your memory. It also means reading at different speeds, deciding what can be skimmed and what needs reading thoroughly. These pages could greatly enhance your reading ability.

 

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SQ3R

An introduction to the SQ3R technique, by Surrey University. Go>

Introduction

S - Survey

Q - Question

R1 - Read

R2 & R3 - Recall and Review

Taking notes from reading

Cutting it down to size

How to Read

About 'purposeful' and 'interactive' reading. Go>

Remembering what you read

Skimming for General Meaning

How to quickly pick out the main points in a text. The advice is illustrated well with examples. Go>

Reading Skills

Several pages of advice from Canterbury Christ Church University College. Go>

Note-Taking

Advice from Uefap about how to make clear and concise notes from your reading. There are excellent examples to illustrate the advice. Go>

Example 1 - Oils

Example 2 - Grammar

Example 3 - Tea

Example 4 - High-speed language learning

Example 5 - Co-education schools

Example 6 - Vegetarianism

Introduction to note-taking

 

 

 

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