How to read Portuguese fast
You need only a pen or text editor. Write short words many times. You will read and write without subvocalization.
Portuguese is very similar to Spanish. And it also is similar to French, Italian, and English. They have many similar words from Latin. You can learn words efficiently.
Read Portuguese Wikipedia. Increase your vocabulary. Read and watch news.
Writing training will improve your reading skills. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.
Typing and Speed Reading
You can learn speed reading with only a text editor. Install Portuguese keyboard layout. Set window size and font size maximum.
You can use a pen and paper.
Write short words repeatedly
Type Portuguese words like these images. Repeat from 2 letter word to 4 letter word. You don't have to type long words.
This is a training about subvocalization. You will get tired of typing. You will type without internal speech.
Write sentences with line breaks
Write a short sentence like this image. This is a training about reading multiple lines. You will read lines at once. Write some sentences with line breaks.
You have to improve your reading comprehension. Read many books and websites. Write many sentences.
Portuguese is similar to English. They have many similar words of Latin origin. Try to read without translation. Guess the meaning from the context.
Read Portuguese Wikipedia. Increase your vocabulary.Lista de Estados soberanos – Wikipédia(in Portuguese)
Read and watch Portuguese news.Yahoo Notícias Brasil(in Portuguese)
Learn how to write sentences. Writing training improves reading comprehension. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.
Learn multiple lanuguages.Lista de línguas por número total de falantes – Wikipédia, a enciclopédia livre
You can learn listening with speed reading.
Read news with text-to-speech tools.
Watch YouTube with automatic captions.Record News - YouTube
Portuguese has letters of á,é,í,ó,ú,â,ê,ô,ã,õ,à,ü,ç. You have to add a language or keyboard layout.
You can type Portuguese with US international layout. It has letters of Spanish, German, Italian, Swedish, etc.
Writing training will improve your reading skills. Write many sentences.
Imagine the structure of sentence, clause, and phrase.
The basic word order is similar to English. But subject pronouns are often omitted. Adjectives are placed after the noun.
Imagine some situations and relationships. Think about their positions, purposes, motives, etc.
Learn grammatical person, tense, etc. Verbs are conjugated to person.
Use various images. Write various sentences.
Learn how to pronounce vowels, consonants, syllables, words, and sentences.
There are many differences between European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese.
Portuguese has many vowels. You should learn them with IPA symbols.
Imagine the structure of syllable.
Use Google Translate. You can listen sound of words and sentences. Practice with short words, long words, and short sentences.
Learn Portuguese words with etymology. Use Wiktionary. Learn origin words, stem words, affixes.
Portuguese and English have many words of Latin origin. Learn cognate words and loanwords.
Read Yahoo Notícias. It is similar to Yahoo News US, UK, Canada, India, etc. Google News has Portugal and Brazil pages.
EURONEWS has Portuguese channel.
Portuguese is very similar to Spanish. Try to read and learn both languages. French and Italian are similar to Portuguese.
They have many words of Latin origin. Learn cognate words and loan words.
Etymology is useful for learning multiple languages. Learn Latin and Greek words. And learn the relationship between languages.