Shorthand is completely phonetic and is based on curves and lines of varying lengths, written on lined paper. Shorthand is an efficient transcribing method that transfers audible content to written symbols. Shorthand skills have long been crucial to professional occupations, especially in the legal and medical fields where speed and accuracy are paramount to the dissemination of information.
Shorthand Training will cover the following content:
Application of Principles and Rules
Use of Each Letter of the Alphabet & Word Beginnings/Endings
Days of the Week, Months of the Year
Brief Form Abbreviations & Blends
Gerund, Plural Forms, and Punctuation
Special Outlines, Distinguishing Outlines, and Grouping
This course introduces the student to the theory of writing conflict-free machine shorthand outlines. The alphabet, briefs and phrases and fingering exercises will be taught. The student will develop the ability to write words, sentences and paragraphs on the Stenograph machine through daily dictation and drills.
This course is intended to give newcomers the practical shorthand skills they’ll need on the job, particularly in the public sector. With this training, the student will be prepared to take dictation and fulfill his professional obligations. Shorthand approaches are based on assigning a single-word outline and need a significant amount of time to recall tens of thousands of outlines. For many shorthand sketches, diligent daily practice is necessary to retain all the symbols that must be recalled. It might be able to explain the laws of shorthand to you based on the size and thickness of the symbols. Thanks to this education, those who already understand it will be able to use it more swiftly and precisely. Training and gaining speed are difficult. In comparison to writing in natural language, shorthand writing is an abbreviated form of symbolic writing that speeds up and condenses writing. The term “stenography” is used to characterize the condensed writing style.
Shorthand is a lifelong personal skill which relieves one from the drudgery of writing longhand. Shorthand makes it possible for most people to write three to four times faster than in their longhand speed. It aims for a thorough knowledge, understanding, and correct application of the fundamental rules through reading, writing, and transcribing of shorthand notes. Shorthand is something of tremendous value, but it can only be acquired through reasonable and honest effort.
Shorthand = Carrier Knowledge (Shorthand is an art of writing signs of hearing sounds). Thousands have used shorthand system as a mean of earning a livelihood as Steno typist, Stenographer / P.A. (Personal Assistant) and P.S. (Personal Secretary) in Government, Semi Government departments, public sectors, Parliament, Courts and Journalism etc. Shorthand is an abbreviated (shortened / cut short) symbolic writing method that increase speed of writing as compared to longhand. The process of writing in shorthand is called “Stenography
At the end of this course students will be able to:
Understand the basic rules of Pitman Shorthand in terms of line strokes/ thickness and curves
Write short forms without hesitation
Transcribe phrases with ease
Transcribe from dictation passages read at 80 to 120 WPM.
International College of Technical Education.
Office No. 27, Second Floor, Maryam Shadi Hall Plaza
(Airies Plaza), Shamsabad, Murree Road,
Rawalpindi, Pakistan 46,000.
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