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Improved Reading: Read fast and efficiently!

Scientific work involves a significant amount of reading. Wouldn’t it be great if you could increase your reading speed by 50 to 100% while at the same time improving the quality of your reading and boosting your motivation? This step-by-step training program consists of practical exercises interspersed with theoretical parts that will allow you to overcome the typical three main reading mistakes and sharpen the focus of your reading.
When Jan 30, 2020 09:30 AM to
Jan 31, 2020 05:00 PM
Where Tennenbacherstr 4, Room 106
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COURSE TIMES: Please be aware that you need to be available to attend both days of this training.

Thurs 30 Jan 09:30 - 17:30 AND Fri 31 Jan 09:00 - 17:00

Course Aims:

  • To enhance your individual reading efficiency considerably (by about 50 to 100% depending on difficulty of text and English proficiency)
  • To improve your reading comprehension thus enhancing memory retention

Course Contents:

  • Individual assessment of reading efficiency to determine a baseline for your improvement
  • Identify reading habits that are detrimental to efficient reading
  • Efficient reading techniques are introduced and practiced
  • Flexible reading strategies and variation of techniques
  • Special approaches for reading scientific texts
  • Exercises to reduce the three main reading mistakes
  • Relationship between reading techniques and your ability to concentrate and memorize contents
  • Motivating tests throughout the training to show your improvement over time

Course Info:

This two-day training will be held in English, so good/very good English reading proficiency is expected (approx. B2 English language level). Please note: If you use glasses/reading glasses please bring them.

Who should come?

All GS members who want to improve their reading efficiency! Not a GS member? Register here so you can attend. Max 16 participants - please register if you would like to attend even if more than 16 have already joined, if there is demand we will arrange a second training.


Stephan Zimmermann, e3 trainings

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Not sure? Watch a short video explaining the aims of the course.