Cambridge IELTS 15 Reading Test | Cambridge IELTS 15 Reading Test
Reading Passage: Could urban engineers learn from danceCould-urban-engineers-learn-from-dance-Cam-15-Test-2-P1.docx
Reading Passage: Driverless carsDriverless-cars-Cam-15-T1-P2-AC
Reading Passage: Environmental practices of big businessesEnvironmental-practices-of-big-businesses-Cam15-T4-P3
Reading Passage: Henry MooreHenry-Moore-Cam15-T3-P1.docx
Reading Passage: Nutme- a valuable spiceNutme-a-valuable-spice-Cam-15-t1p1-AC.docx
Reading Passage: Should we try to bring extinct species back to lifeShould-we-try-to-bring-extinct-species-back-to-life-Cam-15-Test-2-P2.docx
Reading Passage: Silbo GomeroHenry-Moore-Cam15-T3-P1.docx-1
Reading Passage: The DesolenatorThe-Desolenator-Cam15-T3-P2-Ac
Reading Passage: The findings of psychological scientists reveal the importance of humourThe-findings-of-psychological-scientists-reveal-the-importance-of-humour-Cam-15-Test-2-P3.docx
Reading Passage: The return of the huarangoThe-return-of-the-huarango-Cam-15-T4-P1-AC
Reading Passage: What is explorationWhat-is-exploration-Cam-15-T-1-P3-AC.docx
Reading Passage: Why fairy tales are really scary talesWhy-fairy-tales-are-really-scary-tales-Cam-15-T3-P3-AC
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How to Speed Read
All speed reading techniques have one thing in common: you avoid pronouncing and “hearing” each word in your head as you read it, a process known as as “sub-vocalization.” Instead, you “skim” lines or groups of words, as you can understand words more quickly than you can say them.
One way to stop yourself from sub-vocalizing is to focus on blocks of words rather than on individual ones. Do this by relaxing your face and “softening” or expanding your gaze on the page, so that you stop seeing words as single, distinct units. As you practice this, your eyes will skip faster across the page.
Then, when you approach the end of a line, allow your peripheral vision to take your eye to the final set of words. This will help to stop pauses in your reading (often at full points), meaning that you scan across and down to the next line more quickly.
Now let’s look at three methods to boost your reading speed: