This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...Fred H. Gurtler, the well-known shorthand reporter of Chicago, says: "Nothing contributes more readily to a good shorthand vocabulary than ...Read MoreThis historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 Excerpt: ...Fred H. Gurtler, the well-known shorthand reporter of Chicago, says: "Nothing contributes more readily to a good shorthand vocabulary than the reading of well-written shorthand." The practice should be of two kinds: First, the reading of well-written shorthand that approaches as closely as possible to absolute accuracy. This is for the purpose of creating correct ideals. Such writing may be found in the outlines, phrases, and continuous passages of the textbook, and the exercises in this book--as well as the plates in the Gregg Writer. All of these are actually written notes--models which the student should aim to imitate. Second, your own notes taken from dictation. The latter is by far the jnost important for the reason that no matter how expert you become in writing, your notes will vary "to some extent from the ideal forms. These differences can be learned only by analyzing and reading your own notes. Reading carefully written shorthand will not aid you in this. This work should be supplemented by reading the notes of your teacher and fellow students. Correcting While Reading.--The time to correct your shorthand, and to add to your shorthand vocabulary the forms that have given you trouble in writing, is when you read. In reading, encircle every outline that has caused you the slightest hesitation and devote some special practice to executing it until the movement has been mastered. Rupert P. SoRelle, in his book "Expert Shorthand Speed Course," emphasizes this point. He says: "Every outline that varies from the correct form or causes hesitation in reading should be the subject of special practice. In this way troublesome outlines will gradually disappear, and all the frequently recurring words will soon become so familiar ...Read Less
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