Diphthongs In Pitman Shorthand

Diphthongs are double vowels used next to a stroke which helps us to make a stroke more understandable. There are 4 types of diphthongs and their signs which are used alongside a stroke are as follows- Sound Sign i …

Position Of Strokes On The Basis Of Vowels

We usually take notes in shorthand in a notepad having ruled sheets because while writing shorthand, the same stroke will have a different pronunciation depending on whether we write it above the line, on the line or through the line.  Sound …

Work Profile Of A Stenographer Typist| Job, Role, Duties

People usually remember stenographers as court typist noting down the judgement and proceedings of the court. It is true that due to heavy work load in the courts, most of the vacancies were in the court or we can say still are, the work of a stenogra…

Pen Or Pencil For Writing Shorthand Dictation | What To Prefer

Choosing a pen or pencil to write shorthand is an important task which most of the people ignore. A good quality pen or pencil is required for shorthand writing which will help in visibly neater strokes helping us to transcribe our notes into English …

Tips To Write Faster In Shorthand| Increase Stenography Speed

While constant practice is required to learn shorthand strokes which results increased speed of shorthand writing, there are few minor mistakes which students do while writing a dictation which leads to unclear strokes and reduced speed. The followin…

Consonants In Shorthand

The first thing which we need to learn while beginning shorthand is the strokes of consonants. Shorthand consists of 24 Consonants which are as follows- P, B, T, D, CH, J, F, V, TH (ith), TH(them), S, Z, SH, ZH, K, G, M, N, NG, L, W, H, R, Y. We can u…

What Is Shorthand? Meaning Of Stenography

Shorthand also called stenography is the art of writing words in short form. Shorthand was very popular in the 19th century when the use of technology was very rare. When someone speaks in normal speed, it gets very difficult to write his speech, th…

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