Read with speed

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Double your reading speed and improve your comprehension. Learn how to quickly process the large amount of written information we all deal with daily in our business activities or academic studies. You will be provided with the skills to increase your reading speed significantly as well as improve your comprehension and memory.

Students completing this course learn how the reading process works and understand how our brains process, store and retrieve information. They learn new techniques and practise these skills. The combination of knowledge, skills and practice enables students to develop into efficient readers.

‘The difference in my capability at the end amazing - believe in the process.’ Jonathan Smith
‘Fascinating insight into how we operate. Very knowledgeable instructor and amiable.’ Mary Ann Agnello

This one-day course is structured with four sessions:

Session 1

  • Assess your reading
  • Control poor reading habits
  • Increase reading rate

Session 2

  • Create visual pictures to improve comprehension
  • Visual and non-visual information
  • Tachistoscope – the human mind is capable of fast information processing

Session 3

  • Comprehension is the key to effective reading
  • Preparation for reading
  • Memory and reading

Session 4

  • Flexible reading strategies
  • Reading in paragraphs
  • Mind mapping to organise information

About Presenter:
Carmel McGillicuddy is an experienced teacher, lecturer and presenter who has taught both here and overseas. She has a Masters in Education and is qualified to teach Academic English to overseas students. She has been a director of a registered training institution and has written and presented accredited courses.


  • This course will be held at The University Club of Western Australia.
  • Lunch will be provided and is included in the cost.

If you have any special dietary requirements please email our staff on 48 hour notice is required to meet dietary requirements.

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