Typing for Beginners

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A basic typing hand book using the self-teaching, learn-at-your-own- speed methods of one of New York's most successful business schools. Includes simplified step-by-step instructions to teach you skilled use of the entire typewriter keyboard.
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Overview

A basic typing hand book using the self-teaching, learn-at-your-own- speed methods of one of New York's most successful business schools. Includes simplified step-by-step instructions to teach you skilled use of the entire typewriter keyboard.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780399508202
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
  • Publication date: 6/1/1976
  • Series: Practical Handbook Series
  • Pages: 80
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 5.00 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

The Preliminaries
Why Learn to Type 5
How to Use This Book 5
Enjoy Your Typing 6
Get to Know Your Typewriter 6
Get Ready to Type 8
Step 1 New Letters: a s d f j k l 10
Step 2 New Letters: r v u m e c o 12
Step 3 New Letters: i, w x q z p / 14
Step 4 New Letters: g t b h y n 16
Shift Key 17
Review of Alphabet 18
Step 5 Building Speed 18
How to Time Your Typing 20
Step 6 Timings: 1 Minute 21
Speed or Accuracy? 22
How to Figure Speed 22
Typing Progress Chart 23
Step 7 1-Minute Timings 26
Speed Copy 27
How to Center 28
Step 8 Numbers 29
Punctuation Marks and Symbols 30
Tabs 34
Step 9 Accuracy 36
Letter Substitution Drills 38
5-Minute Timing 41
How to Type Manuscripts 42
Step 10 How to Type Letters 45
How to Type Envelopes 52
Other Things You Should Know
How to Increase Your Speed from Here 53
How to Take Tests 54
Questions and Answers About Typing 56
How to Make Corrections 59
Photocopies and Carbons 61
Letters and Other Forms 62
How to Type Tables, Lists, and Charts 77
Resumes 79
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