Lesson 5

Things That Slow Your Reading: Round Three

Review the summary notes and instructions below.


  1. Check that your speakers or headphones are connected to your computer and working properly.
  2. Watch the video example to preview steps you'll be guided through in the audio lesson.
  3. Listen to the audio lesson. Have your book ready to try the Hop Method. You may want to pause the audio to practice a bit before using the timed minute. Be sure that you are reading for comprehension.
  4. Enter the results from your Hop Method test on the Daily Progress Chart as in Lesson 2.

audio lesson 5 (7:19)


These things can slow readers down:
 • Reading in too-short phrases
 • Reading every word on the page

The Hop Method addresses these problems by helping the eye scan larger phrases.

video example (0:38)