Reading training

Train your eyes and reading skills with this uniquely customizable exercise.

  • Important: Always finish this training by clicking on ‘Save and quit’!
  • For this exercise you must be logged in (Instruction) and you must be on the home page.
  • Note: For this exercise, you may need to scroll down slightly with the mouse

1. Open the exercise by clicking on the corresponding box

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2. Click on ‘Start’

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3. Click on ‘Read’

Choose something to read and click on the right on Read (in this example the headlines of the Frankfurter Allgemeine)

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4. Press the space bar or click ‘Start’

  • To read the text, press the space bar or ‘Start’
  • Tip: You can also click on the continuous text to start/pause it
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5. Press the space bar or click ‘Pause’

  • To pause reading, press the space bar again or press ‘Pause’
  • Tip: You can also click on the continuous text to start/pause it
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6. Press ESC or ‘Start’

To start from the beginning, press the ESC key on your keyboard or press ‘Start’

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7. Click on ‘Settings’

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8. Change the settings

  • Speed: Changes the flow speed of the text
  • Font
  • Font size
  • Height: Changes the height of the black text area
  • Font color
  • Background color
  • Number of articles
  • Standard Category: Changes the default category of the library
  • Email address: Here you can enter your email address to read your email
  • To save, press ‘Save’
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9. Click on ‘Instructions’

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10. Read the instructions

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11. Click ‘Library’

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13. Select a book and chapter

  • Here you will find complete books, divided into chapters
  • Select a chapter and click on Read
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14. Read the book, then click ‘Library’ again

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15. Add a favorite

  • You can save your personal favourite content as a favourite so that you can access it conveniently and clearly in one place
  • Click on the grey star to the left of an entry in the library
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16. Add a favorite

  • The star should now light yellow, indicating that the entry has been successfully added to your favorites
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18. View your favorites

  • In this overview you can see your favorites
  • Tip: In the settings you can define the favorites as start category so that you see your favorites immediately when starting the reading trainer.
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19. Add your own RSS feed

  • In the library, click ‘Add RSS feed’
  • Caution: Before this step, you need to know which RSS feed you want to add and its URL. For more information, see the Instruction
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20. Enter a title for the RSS feed

  • In this example we want to add the German Tagesschau, so I enter ‘Tagesschau’ as the title and click on ‘OK’.
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21. Enter a URL for the RSS feed

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22. Click on ‘Read’

  • If the RSS feed has been successfully added, you can now read it by clicking on ‘Read’.
  • If an error has occurred, you can contact us: www.saccadic-training.com/contact.html
  • Tip: You can find all own RSS feeds and text documents under ‘Own’ (top left)
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23. Read your RSS feed and then click ‘Library’

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24. Read your own text documents

  • Upload your own text documents in *.rtf (rich text) or *.txt (text format)
  • Click on ‘Upload text’
  • For this step, you must already have created a text document and know where you saved it
  • Important: Save the document as.txt or.rtf
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25. Select the text document

  • Find the saved text document on your hard disk
  • In this example, we select the document ‘Test message’
  • Then click ‘OK’ or ‘Open’
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26. Specify the author

  • Your name or email address will be used by default
  • Important: Make sure that you do not violate any copyright!
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27. Click on ‘Read’

  • If the text document has been successfully added, you can now read it by clicking on ‘Read’
  • If an error has occurred, you can contact us: www.saccadic-training.com/contact.html
  • Tip: You can find all own RSS feeds and text documents under ‘Own’ (top left)
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28. Read your text document, then click’Preferences

  • To read your emails click on Settings
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29. Enter your email address and click on ‘Enter Password’

Setting up the email is not always easy. Please contact us if you have any questions: www.saccadic-training.com/contact.html

The following providers are currently supported:

  • gmail
  • gmx
  • yahoo
  • bluewin
  • hispeed
  • outlook
  • live
  • hotmail

Hint***: Your email address will be stored encrypted!

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30. Enter the password for your email address

  • Hint: The password is NOT saved!
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31. Read your emails, then click ‘Save and quit’

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31. Click on ‘Continue training’

After the exercise, a statistic appears in which you can analyze the exercise you have just performed. For more detailed evaluations, click on ‘Show more statistics’.

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