Friday, May 29, 2009

Reading Aloud Improves your Depth Perception

One of the most basic tests of comprehension is to ask someone to read aloud from a book. It reveals far more than whether the reader understands the words. It reveals how far into the words — and the pattern of the words — the reader really sees.
—Verlyn Kinkenborg, "Some Thoughts on the Lost Art of Reading Aloud" (New York Times).

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