We have reached the final section of our reading skills lesson where we have included a table of do’s and don’ts.
|Keep in mind why you are reading. You will get more done!||Forget the reason you are reading – you will lose your focus and impetus|
|Study one or 2 books thoroughly||Look quickly at several books|
|Switch from one way of reading to another when it is necessary||Persevere with an ineffective or unproductive reading style|
|Looking for ‘the meaning’ or how things work||Just focus on remembering information|
|Work with the material, looking at how it fits together and applies to different circumstances||Expect to be able to use information you have read without understanding|
|Choose your style of reading to suit the task in hand||Use the same type of reading all the time|
|Increase your efficiency by choosing a style of reading to suit your study or work task||Think that all books should be read in the same way|
Now that you have completed this lesson you will be able to:
We hope you have enjoyed this course and found some useful tips to take away.