Speedwriting Shorthand


If you want to make some extra money or even start your own business with shorthand services, you will find that a lot of clients need this skill by their side for documentation purposes. Shorthand must be learned through a certification process or a class on shorthand, a multitude of these can be found online or at local colleges.

It is not something we are used to doing naturally. When you look at a piece of paper where someone has written in shorthand you might think it is a written code or even another language all together. In some ways it is actually both.

Sometimes shorthand can also be called speedwriting, because, in essence that is what you are doing. Just imagine (or even try this yourself) writing down a complete conversation on a pad of paper and a pen. It is really difficult! However, if you learned shorthand or speedwriting you would be able to do just that!

You can use this skill to write shorthand for doctors, solicitors, seminar speakers, and many more professionals. You can make great money with this skill, as there are not that many people out there who have this skill and can offer it as a service or business. As a professional offering your shorthand or speedwriting skills you can charge up to $25 an hour. Make profits part time for extra cash or start your own business with this newfound skill.

If you don’t know how to do shorthand then how about typing up dictated tapes from doctors, solicitors etc? This is known as a transcription service.

Transcribing documents for clients is rather easy, and even easier if you can type quickly. You take the tapes home and listen to them, typing up what you hear into a document. You should have some equipment for transcribing services, such as a headset to listen to the tape while you are typing, transcription software, and a foot pedal that will allow you to control the software without having to stop typing or even take your hands away from the keyboard.

The best part about transcription services is that you do not really need to learn a new skill or get a certificate to show what you can do. However, since you will be charging by the minute or hour you should learn how to type more quickly so you can earn more profits from your transcription services.

There are free tutorials online that can calculate how fast you can type per minute, and what your percentage of accuracy is. I recommend that you use one of these programs to help you determine how fast you can type so you can tell your potential clients. You should also use this software to teach yourself how to type even faster!

If you wanted to go into a specified field such as medical transcription then you would need to take some classes and get certified to do this work since you will have to know specific medical terms in order to work efficiently.

Start off by offering your services for free, this will get definitely get you work and you will be learning what to expect, the phrases, the people, the deadlines etc. Once you have some experience then as a transcription professional you can charge $20 an hour and you get to work from home!

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Gregg Shorthand

gregg shorthand
Gregg shorthand, system of rapid writing based on the sounds of words that uses the curvilinear motion of ordinary longhand. Devised by the Irishman John Robert Gregg, who originally called it light-line phonography and published under that name in pamphlet form in 1888 in England, the system was taken in 1893 to the United States, where it is now taught and used more than any other system. It has also been adapted to numerous languages, among them French, Spanish, Hebrew, Russian, Italian, Tagalog, Chinese, and Polish.

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Gregg Shorthand Manual

gregg shorthand manual
Shorthand is a tough but sometimes worthwhile skill. It is complex because it pushes the boundaries of peoples’ writing speed. Any shorthand system requires practice if you are to become fluent.

Gregg Shorthand is one of many systems you can choose from. They differ greatly, and the choice you make should depend on your preferences and needs. It is wrong to say that one is better than another in any absolute sense.

To learn Gregg Shorthand you must learn a new alphabet and spelling system. This takes lots of practice. At first the words may look like “meaningless squiggles,” but with practice you can come to read them as easily as longhand.

Some shorthand systems are based on the ordinary longhand alphabet. They can be easier for a beginner to learn than Gregg, but once fluency is attained that difference vanishes. Also Gregg is potentially faster to write. Some experts can write Gregg at over 200 words per minute. If you use shorthand to jot down odd notes, speed doesn’t much matter. But for dictation, it does, big time.

Gregg Shorthand Simplified, despite its name, is neither a dumbed-down shorthand nor a dumbed-down textbook. It is just the 1949 edition of Gregg Shorthand, and is so named because it is simpler than the earlier editions. Several further simplifications have been made since 1949. The current version is called Gregg Shorthand Centennial Edition.

Follow-up textbooks, shorthand dictionary, and other materials in Gregg Shorthand Simplified can be purchased only on the used book market, but they are plentiful and cheap. (Ditto for other out-of-date editions.) The Gregg Shorthand Centennial Edition books are still in print and costly.

…In Gregg, words are not written like Chinese, but are spelled alphabetically. It is true that abbreviations are only given for some words, but the writer is not expected to make up abbreviations for all the others. Instead he or she is supposed to spell them out in full, using the alphabet and spelling system furnished by Gregg. The textbook is designed to teach the user to do that. Gregg Shorthand can be used to write about any subject matter whatever, without made-up abbreviations or arbitrary symbols.

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Shorthand Writing

shorthand writing
If you are planning to become a journalist in print, TV, radio or magazine then you’ll definitely need to be able to write in shorthand. Even if you’re a freelance writer or author trying to have your work published then you will need to interview people for quotes and research. Shorthand will prove very useful for note-taking.

Working as a journalist or writer will involve interviewing people. You will need to write down snippets of what they say. They will be talking far too quickly – 180 words a minute is the average speed of normal speech – to write in longhand. This is where shorthand comes in. You can make accurate copies of what is being said. Recording equipment is legally not allowed in courts, inquests, tribunals, disciplinary hearings. This is why you will have to accurately report what has been said. And believe me, it’s almost impossible to remember long sentences and jot them down accurately in longhand.

Anybody who is enrolled on a journalism course at a college or university should have shorthand lessons included in the package. But perhaps you want to learn shorthand to boost your CV, for work as a secretary, or maybe in the past you could write in shorthand and want to improve the skills you once had. Whatever the case, having face-to-face lessons with a tutor is always the best method. This allows the teacher to give feedback on your own work and help you out quickly with problems you may have had. Tutors will also include with their lessons all the necessary equipment such as work books and recordings.

It’s essential that shorthand students listen to recordings of speech to practice. One fun way to practice is to write in shorthand what is being said on the news, in a TV program or in a song on the radio. The more varied and fun you make it the easier it will become.

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Stenography Shorthand

stenography shorthand
Where to learn shorthand for free network?

I want to learn shorthand (shorthand) for free. Any free tutorials Internet?

There is so little demand for shorthand these days that can be difficult to find a good place to learn. The Pitman system and the system Gregg are the two most frequently mentioned. The sites I listed probably will not fruitful, but it should give a good start. These links are also given links many other sites that may be useful. Good luck with it.

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Write Shorthand

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Shorthand is any system of rapid handwriting which can be used to transcribe the spoken word. Shorthand systems use a variety of techniques including simplifying existing letters or characters and using special symbols to represent phonemes, words and phrases.

Pitmans Shorthand was devised by Sir Isaac Pitman (1813-1897) and was first published in 1837. Over the years is has been gradually improved and has been also adapted for 15 different languages. The system was widely used in the UK and USA by secretaries, reporters and writers, but lost popularity with the invention of pocket tape recorders.

Gregg Shorthand was invented by John Robert Gregg (1867-1948) and was first published in 1888. Since then many different versions have appeared, including some for languages other than English. Gregg is still used, particularly in the USA.

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Practical Pointers for Gregg Shorthand Students  (annotated with study guide)


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A reproduction of the original book Practical Pointers for Shorthand Students first published in 1904 written by Frank Rutherford and published by John Gregg. Included in this edition is a study guide at the back of the book. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introd…


The GREGG Shorthand Manual Simplified


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A shortand outline for almost every word in the English language. The GREGG Shorthand Dictionary Simplified is divided into two parts: Part I contains 26,098 words most commonly used in notation with their official shorthand outlines. Also included are words that are frequently used in such fields as medicine, law, engineering, chemistry, and many others. These words represent a large range…

Shorthand, Pitman's: New Era (Teach Yourself)


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Learn Shorthand

learn shorthand
High shorthand speeds can be achieved if reporters prepare well, learn shortcuts and practice regularly. Teeline is the preferred shorthand system for journalists. It can seem intimidating at first, but with the right approach it can soon feel like second nature.

Be Prepared
Use a gel ink pen. They write clearly and are unlikely to leak all over the page. They’re also said to increase speeds by up to five words per minute.

Never rely on just one pen. The worst thing that can happen is to run out of ink halfway through an exam. Have at least three others close to hand with their lids removed.

Use a ring-bound reporter’s notepad. They’re far easier to hold steady than A4 sheets of paper and are easy to flip from page to page – saving valuable time.

Invest in a good Teeline textbook. They will take you through the basis of the shorthand alphabet and special outlines, as well as providing useful exercises.
Learn the Alphabet

Teeline textbooks will contain the basic outlines for the 26 letters of the alphabet. Students should familiarize themselves with these by “drilling” – or writing each one over and over again.

Once the student has mastered these symbols, and the way they blend with each other, they should be able to start forming outlines based on Teeline’s basic theory.

Quick outlines have been devised for some of the most common words in the English alphabet. These include “and”, “from”, “would” and “like”.

Other special outlines cover prefixes, suffixes and common combination of letters, such as “pr”, “ing”, “able” and “nce”.

Some word groupings tend to crop up in test passages again and again. Phrases like “for example”, “as far as”, “I am not sure”, and “I would like to be able” can be reduced to several strokes of the pen.

There are also special outlines for less generic words and phrases (many of which will be found in Teeline exams), including “European Union”, “supermarket” and “multi-storey car park”

Keep Practicing
Some teachers encourage two hours of practice a day. But students should try and get as much in as they can whenever possible.

Most teachers will be able to provide taped dictations at varying speeds. Students can also obtain passages to tape themselves or get a fried or family member to dictate to them.

Having a pad handy while watching TV news reports can be another way of getting to grips with words and phrases that will crop up during exams.

As soon as time is up, go back to the outlines that are circled, or any gaps that have been left. The chances are the context of the sentence will act as a clue.

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Speed Writing, the 21st Century Alternative to Shorthand, A Training Course with Easy Exercises to Learn Faster Writing in Just 6 Hours with the Innovative Bakerwrite System and Internet Links


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Shorthand, Pitman's: New Era (Teach Yourself)


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The GREGG Shorthand Manual Simplified


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A shortand outline for almost every word in the English language. The GREGG Shorthand Dictionary Simplified is divided into two parts: Part I contains 26,098 words most commonly used in notation with their official shorthand outlines. Also included are words that are frequently used in such fields as medicine, law, engineering, chemistry, and many others. These words represent a large range…

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Shorthand Writing

Since the emergence of different computer courses, shorthand writing courses have been set aside in people’s mind. Nowadays, speed typing ability is given more importance. Notice that even in crash secretarial course, shorthand training courses are given less importance than speed typing.

Having the ability to type fast is a good thing. It can give you beneficial advantages. But, if you are planning to enroll in legal secretary training, it will be to your advantage to go for a secretarial college that offers shorthand course.

If you are wondering where you can use a shorthand course, then you’ll be surprise to know how handy it can be. But before we get to that, here is a little something about it.

Shorthand is a form of writing. It uses symbols instead of alphabets or letters. Its process is called stenography. It has been used and applied as early as the time of the Ancient Greek.

Shorthand is use in different places and language of the world. Nowadays, there are different formats and styles use to practice it. Hence, it is normal for a secretarial school with shorthand writing courses to offer Greg Shorthand course.

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Shorthand is a form of writing. It uses symbols instead of alphabets or letters. Its process is called stenography. It has been used and applied as early as the time of the Ancient Greek. Shorthand is use in different places and language of the world. Nowadays, there are different formats and styles use to practice it. Hence, it is normal for a se[Read More]

Pitman Training

The theory pages provide a compact and detailed reference source and are designed to give more information than the average course book provides. Their best use is for review and revision, after your basic instruction is completed. I would encourage complete beginners, who have no prior knowledge of Pitman’s Shorthand, to concentrate their primary efforts on the more simplified information in their instruction book.

If you are interested in pre-New Era versions of Pitman’s Shorthand, 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.

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This easy-to-follow shorthand secretory course has been specifically compiled at Pitmans College to make self-tuition both simple and stimulating. The rules of shorthand, along with exercises, facility drills and diction tests, are comprehensively covered over the 25 lessons.

Shorthand Words

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Writing is an unbelievably useful tool to record and communicate ideas. It is cheap, the paper it is written on can travel large distances and is lightweight, printing allows a single book or tract to reach a large number of readers, and the written word can even survive to find generations of new readers across centuries of time. Writing and books survived even after the invention of film, radio and TV, which are much more expensive to produce for the same quantity of ideas. Only computer storage and the Internet have turned out to be faster, cheaper and easier to reproduce and spread than the printed word.
However, written languages were not developed with the emphasis on speed. Writing was initially the craft of a distinct class of people, the scribes and the upper class, and they tended not to care how cumbersome their symbols were. Even the streamlined modern shapes of the Latin alphabet, developed for printing and a mass readership in the literate West, are not compact enough.
With ordinary, cursive handwriting the best speed of writing is about 35 words per minute (wpm). People, however, speak at about 150 – 180 wpm, so the scribes who needed to record important speech were faced with a physical problem of keeping up with what was said. As a result they developed alternative, quicker forms of writing, parallel to the usual full-blown form of writing (which is sometimes called longhand.)
The scribes of the Roman Empire attempted to solve the problem by making heavy use of abbreviations in their notes together with special symbols, based on the method of Tiro, scribe to the orator Cicero. Even Julius Caesar knew this system himself. To this day we still use their most common abbreviations such as e.g. (Latin for “for example”), i.e. (“that is” or “in other words”) and etc. (et cetera, Latin for “and so on”. The & symbol also comes from the form of the word “Et”). They also used simplified strokes which were faster to write than conventional letters. A system which uses simple symbols for letters is usually referred to as a shorthand or stenography (a word which comes from the Greek words for “close writing” or “compact writing”). If the symbols are simplified but still- recognizable letters of the alphabet, the system is more properly referred to as a system of speed writing.

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