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Business Communication, 3rd Edition by P. D. Chaturvedi

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Chapter 2

Reading Skills

The art of reading is to skip judiciously.”

P. G. Hamerton

Upon completion of this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Learn what is reading and how we do it.
  2. Know your reading speed and style.
  3. Understand the styles of slow study reading, normal reading and rapid reading.
  4. Learn the skills of skimming and surveying.
  5. Learn how to develop eff ective reading.
  6. Improve your reading comprehension.
  7. Learn the art of silent reading.
COMMUNICATION AT WORK

Ravi, a first year MBA student, is learning silent reading in his communication class. He is attempting to read what is in the text. He looks at every individual word intently. His head constantly moves from side to side. His eyes slowly move forward and sometimes backward ...

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