First Lines in GSF2

The first lines of all the passages with transcripts in the students book. Chapter Assignment/Lesson Paragraph First Line Words 1    3    23    “He drove the car”     189 1    4    27    “Tom, ship Model 6 desks”     59 1    4    28    “Miss Paul, Helen Potter”     74 1    4    29    “John, Henry Stone”     40…

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Dictation Files — anyone using them?

Is anyone using the Simplified files? Will anyone but me be disappointed if the project isn’t finished? I’m tempted to restart the project with Anniversary material. It’s online, so with any luck I can use OCR to get the text files. There’s also much more learning material available. For those who want the Simplified project…

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Progressive Speed-Building Tests

This booklet is a collection of letters and essays that have appeared in different Gregg books and in The Gregg Writer, that were compiled and marked by Clyde Blanchard to be used for dictation. Each test follows the “pyramid” method of speed building, and the first letter starts at 20 wpm. Although the selections are…

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More Dictation Qs

We have discussed this before over several threads but i would like some clarification.  In one of my posts asking about dictation, the advice was to use audio dictation from the beginning – to record and replay at a slow pace and writing with the book open. In another thread here, http://greggshorthand.multiply.com/journal/item/687/Self-dictation Carlos, you gave some great…

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