Common-Word Reading & Dictation Exercises book. Read 17 Reading & Dictation Exercises: The Most Frequently Recurring Shorthand Outlines. Common-word Reading and Dictation Exercises in Pitman's Shorthand: New Era by Sir Isaac Pitman and Sons, , available at Book. smeltitherabpigs.ml - download Common Word Reading and Dictation Exercises (24th Indian Book consists of The most frequently recurring shorthand outlines with.

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Read Common-word Reading and Dictation Exercises in Pitman's Shorthand: New Era book reviews & author details and more at smeltitherabpigs.ml Free delivery. [PDF] Download Common-word Reading and Dictation Exercises in Pitman's Shorthand New Era PDF books. 1. [PDF] Download common-word reading & dictation exercises: the most frequently recurring shorthand outlines with specially Edition/Format: Print book: English: 2nd edView all editions and formats Shorthand -- Pitman -- Exercises for dictation.

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WordPress Shortcode. Vocabulary Books "Pitman's Shorthand Writing Exercises and Examination Tests - a series of graduated exercises on every rule in the system.


Despite the dry-sounding title, the main content is extensive vocabulary lists illustrating every rule of the system, as well as the counted practice passages. Learning outlines grouped by the rule they follow is the ideal, far better than practising by subject matter, alphabetically or random.

The Key book provides the shorthand, so you need both to get maximum benefit. Main book: longhand pages — Key: shorthand pages Half inch thick and solid gold for the serious shorthand student Old Shorthand If you are interested in pre-New Era versions of Pitman's Shorthand anything before , I suggest you learn New Era thoroughly, and do your dabbling afterwards, as rules have been revised over time, especially the placement of vowels and positions of outlines, rather major things to get confused over if you are still learning.

The place to find all the pre-New Era books is www. The text-only versions of the files are often peppered with OCR mistakes, as the letterpress pages are not always sharp, and of course the OCR makes mincemeat of the actual shorthand.

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Some of these are being offered as modern reprints of the free PDFs, so caution is required to ensure you know what you are getting, and it is unlikely to be New Era, other than the particular Instructor mentioned above. Many of the 19th century books attempt to combine practice passages with moral instruction and this can be either amusing, annoying or educational, depending on whether you agree with it.

Despite the sometimes condescending tone of the advice, the text keys to the passages can be enjoyed without any knowledge of shorthand and they give an interesting insight into the attitudes of the times, where self-improvement was encouraged for all.

The big hook after any stroke represents 'shun', 'zhun' etc. For straight strokes with initial circle or loop or hook, the shun hook is written in opposite direction section.

Depression and depletion have shun hooks in different directions. For simple straight strokes, the shun hook is written in the direction opposite to the occurrence of the vowel.


Caution and auction have shun hooks in different directions. For curved strokes, the shun hook is written after the stroke, continuing the curve motion, notion.

To represent the sound s-shun as in sessation, decision, musician etc. Other hooks Big hook for 'wh'. The big hook in the beginning of the stroke way represents 'wh' whine.

Hook before ell. The small hook before ell represents 'way' before it well.

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The big hook before ell represents 'wh' before it while. The halving principle may be combined with an initial or final hook or both to make words such as "trained" appear as a single short vertical light stroke with an initial and final hook. There are some exceptions to avoid ambiguous forms: a straight-r stroke can't be halved if it's the only syllable, because that might be confused for some other short-form logogram consisting of a short-stroke mark in that direction "and" or "should".

Doubling of curved strokes If ter, der, ture, ther, dher comes in the word the preceding stroke is written double the size matter, nature, mother.Doubling is not employed in that case cadre.

The Key book provides the shorthand, so you need both to get maximum benefit. For straight strokes pee, bee, tee, dee, chay, jay, kay and gay the hook comes in both the sides of the stroke.

However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. Open Preview See a Problem? site prices for the older books can be extremely favourable, releasing your hard-earned cash for that special pen.

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