Event Timings

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Timing:

Tuesday 7th December

Speed Reading Event Timings

Description Venue

0900-0915

Welcome by Tony Buzan

YMCA,

1 Orchard Street, Singapore, 238824

+65 6336 6000

0915-0930

Preparation

0930-1130

Event 1: “Speed Read Unseen Text” and Create Mind Map

1130-1135

Collection of Unseen Books and Mind Maps

1135-1245

Answer Question Sheets

1245-1250

Collection of Answer Sheets

1250-1300

Announcement of Results and Medals for 1630 Tuesday 13th.

1630-1800

World Mind Mapping Championship & World Speed Reading Championship  Prizes & Tournament Results

Competitors read the book against the clock.
A maximum of 2 hours is allowed.

On completion of reading the book is handed in.

Competitors answer questions from the text.

A maximum of 1 hour is allowed.


Reading Speed Calculation:       

Total words read / total time (minutes) = Gross Words Per Minute (GWPM)

GWPM x Comprehension test percentage score (i.e. 0.60 for 60%) = Effective Words Per Minute (EWPM)

E.G.

Total Words Read                   225,000

Time (minutes)                       120

1875 GWPM

GWPM                                    1875

% Test                                    60%    {0.60}

1125 EWPM