Critical Reading & Thinking



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Critical Reading and Thinking

  1. Speed Reading Tests  Are you an efficient reader? What kind of reader are you?You will know in a few minutes after you have completed this free online speed reading test.You will get your reading speed as soon as you have finished your timed reading. You may then perform a comprehension test with a series of questions about the text you have just read. 
  2. Read Better Faster  For most people, it is easy to learn to read faster. Your reading rate is often just a matter of habit. But to begin, you may need to try to change some habits and try these tips:
  3. Super Reading Tips & Tricks  Most speed-reading methods are based on skim-reading first and in reading groups of words. It takes discipline and practice to become a super reader. Modern speed reading software also can come in handy to greatly increase reading speeds.
  4. Improve Your Reading in All Subjects  Your speed of reading and type of reading (enjoying reading, skimming, scanning, reading for information, or rereading) depends upon your purpose. Reading for enjoyment is a lot different than reading a textbook for the purpose of remembering information for a test. 
  5. Reading Strategies  In this article, we're looking at strategies that will help you read more effectively. These approaches will help you get the maximum benefit from your reading, with the minimum effort.
  6. The Evil Land Lady  You are an ESL student at the University of Victoria, living in a rented apartment which is part of your landlady's house. Your landlady is making you very unhappy. She is always spying on you and reading your mail, and she is rude to you when you come home late or bring friends home. She won't allow you to have friends to stay, and she seems to know all your private business. What should you do?
  7. Reading Comprehension Test  Read the text and answer the questions based on it. Click on the button next to the correct answer. There is always only one correct answer. If you click on a wrong answer, you must try again until you find the right one. You needn't answer the questions in the given order, but you must answer all of them correctly to complete this exercise. Click on the arrows <= and => to go to the next or previous question.
  8. Interactive Logic  Q Tests, Logic Puzzles Problem Solving & Logical Thinking Skills
  9. Cause and Effect  1. Read the statements below and then choose the best answer to the question from the list of lettered choices that follows.Sometimes when we don't get enough sleep we become very short-tempered.   It is important to set a time to go to bed that is realistic.
© Thomas Wilson 2016