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Basic Steps to Learn Shorthand: Learn thoroughly the alphabets, brief forms, phrases, word families; how to connect the words effectively. Practice by copying printed materials and taking down voice tapes and be able to read/transcribe them. Challenge yourselves from difficult materials. Whenever there are speeches on TV try your best to take them down. How ...


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Try taking notes on key concepts via mind mapping. I find mind mapping helps me learn the material not only because I am taking notes, but also because the visual aspect of moving concepts under the various branches helps me find the flow to the material. When studying it also helps because I can close all the branches except the one I am focusing on. ...


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I think this is very common indeed. I certainly felt this way when I first opened a book on abstract set theory. Or when I first threw a boomerang yesterday. Sometimes when I try a new piece on the piano. I think my six-year-old felt this way when he recently had his first crack at an old game console. Or somewhat earlier when we taught him how to swim. If ...


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The simple answer here is: PRACTICE Read everything you can, and note down any words you don't understand and look them up in a dictionary or thesaurus. Once you gain speed, you should not need to read by moving your eyes to each word, but instead comprehend groups of words, sentences or even paragraphs at once. Reading from a computer by moving a mouse ...



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