Dement's Dictators Volume 1-7

Dement's Dictators Volume 1-7

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1897 edition. Excerpt: ...another difficult thing to do, for there is such an anxiety to "get speed" that the student will not take time to do those things which he can not see any necessity for, but which are of vital importance to his final success. While reading back the notes, every incorrect form or phrase must be corrected in the notes, right theie and then--not at some future time, but right there and (hen. The act of making the correction will fix the error upon the mind and render it less liable to again occur than would be the case if only a mental note were made of it. Mark your notes all up with corrections, if need be; fot you can be sure, if you will do that, the marking will grow less and less, until, at last, there will be no necessity for it; while, if you do not do the marking in your early practice, the necessity for it may never be overcome. But, remember, that the correction of errors must be confined to the time the notes are being read back. While the matter is being taken from dictation, no correction of errors should be permitted. If you get into the habit of correcting your notes as you make them, there will grow upon you a hesitating movement which will forever retard your speed growth. If you realize you have written an incorrect outline, let it go, to be corrected when you come to read back. When you come to take original matter, it will necessary for you to correct errors while taking the notes; but do not do it now, and 3ou may never have to do it at all, for you may acquire such accuracy as never to make an error; and you will do so, if 3-ou follow these suggestions strictly. The speed should be gradually increased at each reading; that is, the next reading should exceed in speed the preceding one. This gradual increase in...show more

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  • Paperback | 52 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 109g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236757408
  • 9781236757401