Touch Typing in Ten Lessons

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Do you need to learn how to type in a hurry? Or do you just need a refresher course to practice with and tone up your skills? This is the shortest typing course that covers all of the fundamental skills of touch typing. This classic handbook, which has literally taught more than a million people the basies of typing, can teach you to type too. Touch Typing in 10 Lessons starts by teaching you the basic combinations for fingering the keyboard, and then helps you master the entire alphabet. Once you've learned the ...
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Overview

Do you need to learn how to type in a hurry? Or do you just need a refresher course to practice with and tone up your skills? This is the shortest typing course that covers all of the fundamental skills of touch typing. This classic handbook, which has literally taught more than a million people the basies of typing, can teach you to type too. Touch Typing in 10 Lessons starts by teaching you the basic combinations for fingering the keyboard, and then helps you master the entire alphabet. Once you've learned the alphabet, the book jumps right into capitals, punctuation, and numbers. Learning the keyboard is just the beginning. The book will teach you how to set up professional business letters and tricks to help you get the most out of your typewriter (or word processor). There are dozens of drills that will help you develop the accuracy and speed you need in school and at the office. Finally, there are practice tests that will help you get over fears concerning typing tests and that will build up your speed on the keyboard.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399515293
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 4/28/1989
  • Series: Practical Handbooks Series
  • Edition description: REV
  • Pages: 80
  • Sales rank: 240,213
  • Product dimensions: 8.14 (w) x 10.54 (h) x 0.24 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword 3
Definitions of the Major Functional Parts of the Typewriter 5
Care of the Typewriter 6
Preliminary Instructions 7
Lesson 1 Basic Horizontal Combinations 10
Lesson 2 Basic Diagonal Combinations 15
Lesson 3 Typing the Alphabet 22
Lesson 4 Capital Letters, Punctuation and Abbreviations; Ailments and Remedies 26
Lesson 5 Numerals, Punctuation and Special Characters 33
Lesson 6 Paragraph Practice and Alphabetic Sentences 41
Lesson 7 Skill and Speed Development 44
Lesson 8 Skill and Speed Development (Part 2) 48
Lesson 9 Business and Personal Letters 53
Lesson 10 Tricks of the Trade 68
Supplementary Material 73
Word Processors 79
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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 18, 2000

    A Touch In Class

    This book outlined the basic methods of touch typing. I found it a dull list of exercises and felt that I was in second grade again. In this new millenium such old fashioned principles prove most outdated.

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