Reading faster

  • Paul Nation
Keywords: reading speed, reading processes, reading fluency, activities

Abstract

This article describes the visual nature of the reading process as it relates to reading speed. It points out that there is a physical limit on normal reading speed and beyond this limit the reading process will be different from normal reading where almost every word is attended to. The article describes a range of activities for developing reading fluency, and suggests how the development of fluency can become part of a reading programme.
How to Cite
Nation, P. (1). Reading faster. International Journal of English Studies, 9(2). Retrieved from https://revistas.um.es/ijes/article/view/90791