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How to read Romanian fast

Summary

You need only a pen or text editor. Write short words many times. You will read and write without subvocalization.

Romanian is similar to other Romance languages. But it has grammatical case and some Slavic vocabulary.

Writing training will improve your reading skills. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.

Contents
  • Typing and Speed Reading
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Keyboard
  • Writing Training
  • Pronunciation
  • Grammar
  • Other Languages
  • Typing and Speed Reading

    You need only a text editor. Install Romanian keyboard layout. Change the window size and the font size.

    Or you can use a pen and paper.

    Write short words repeatedly

    Romanian 2letters
    Romanian 3letters
    Romanian 4letters

    Type short words like these images. Repeat form 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. And you will type without internal speech.

    Write sentences with line breaks

    reading multiple lines

    Write a short sentence like this image. This is a training for reading multiple lines. You will read lines at once. Write other sentences with line breaks.

    Reading Comprehension

    You have to improve your reading comprehension. Read many books and websites. Write many sentences.

    Romanian is similar to other Romance languages. Guess the meaning from the context. And learn the case system.

    Read Romanian Wikipedia. Increase your vocabulary. Read and watch news.

    Writing training improves your reading comprehension. Write many sentences. Write in various genres.

    Learn other Romance languages. Compare their vocabulary and grammar.

    Keyboard

    Romanian has letters of ă, â, î, ș, and ț. You have to add a languages or input method for diacritical marks.

    Use QWERTY layout. It has keys of additional letters, or you would use the Alt Gr key.

    Writing Training

    Writing training will improve your reading skills. Write many sentences.

    svo

    Learn the structure of sentence, clause, and phrase.

    The basic word order is SVO. Definite articles are placed after nouns as enclitics.

    relationship

    Imagine some situations and relationships.

    Think about their relationships, positions, purposes, motives, etc.

    structure

    Use various images. Write various sentences.

    Pronunciation

    Romanian has many vowels and alphabets. Learn the relationship between the spelling and the pronunciation.

    Learn vowels with IPA symbols. There are diphthongs and triphthongs in Romanian. Combine alphabets, sounds, and IPA symbols.

    syllable

    Imagine the structure of syllable. Google Translate shows sounds of words and sentences.

    You should practice with vowels, consonants, syllables, words, and sentences. They have their own rules.

    Grammar

    Romanian has grammatical case and gender. Subject pronouns are often omitted.

    Learn grammar with simple sentences. Write and speak many sentences.

    Learn nouns with their genders and articles. Define articles are placed after nouns as enclitics.

    Compare Romanian cases with English syntax.

    Other Languages

    Romanian is a Romance language. It is similar to French, Spanish, Portuguese, and Italian.

    They have many words of Latin origin. Romanian have also many words from Slavic languages. Learn origin words, cognate words, and loanwords.

    Etymology is useful for learning multiple languages. Learn Latin, Greek, and Proto-Indo-European. And learn the relationship between languages.