Module 37

Using Machine Shorthand In Courtroom

Submitted by: Jenera M. Balingit 4Bachelor in Business Teacher Education 4-1 Submitted to: Morales Prof. Sheryl Morales

This is to certify that this module 37 for the subject Machine Shorthand was checked and verified by Ms. Reymie T. Gener, a fourth year English teacher at Minuyan National High School.

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_________________________ Jenera M. Balingit BBTE 4-1
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English Teacher

Module 37 Using Machine Shorthand in Courtroom

What this module all about?
The main purpose of machine shorthand is its useful usage in courtroom. A stenographer should be a master of this skill to deliver a clear copy of the content of a hearing session. This module will train you to become a competent stenographer when you are in a courtroom.

What to learn from this module
1. 2. 3. 4. Upon completion of this module, you will be able to : Apply new principles in writing machine shorthand (words ending –BODY and -THING) Write commonly used law terms and phrases in machine shorthand Develop speed in writing dictated materials Participate actively in classroom discussion.

How to learn from this module
You will first take the pre test to measure your knowledge about the lessons and this will let you know what the things that you still need to know are. Activities and self check ar e also presented after the lesson to give an immediate assessment on what you have learned. At the end of this module, you will have to take the post test to evaluate the learning that you gain from this module. Before taking up this module, be sure to have in your hand a representation of machine shorthand keyboard. If you have the real machine, you’re very much lucky to put into practice what you have learned with the real thing. If not, you have to be resourceful. Follow all the principles that will be discussed and apply these in doing the activity.

Pre Test
I. Matching Type. Match Column A with the corresponding machine shorthand in Column B. ___________1. Justice of Peace a. FR B ___________2. Everybody b. K R EU PL ___________3. Client c. K G R A ___________4. Crime d. SKWR P ___________5. Congressman e. TPH EU T ___________6. Anything f. K HR EU PB T ___________7. Affidavit g. S O E B ___________8. Congresswoman h. K G R PB ___________9. Somebody i. K G R E ___________10. Congressmen j. A F D

II. Write the machine shorthand of the underlined phrases. Choose your answer from the box below. 1. Hearing none, the president resumes the meeting. 2. I move to suspend the motion, Mr. Chairman. 3. The motion is approved by the judge. 4. Is there any objection to the proposal of Mr. Cruz. 5. The chair hears none, so let us go to the next agenda.
• • • • • HRG TPH O PB KH RS TPH O PB S TPH EU OBGS PH R FP PH O GS APD

LESSON 37 37.1 Phrases
There are some phrases that are commonly heard in a hearing session and are being used by stenographers. These phrases are written in machine shorthand in a simpler way rather than writing every single words of it. Practice the following phrases and sentences using your Machine Shorthand keyboard. Is there any objection? SNI OBGS S TPH EU OBGS • Is there any objection to the proposal of Mr. Cruz? There being none THR BG NON THR BG TPH O PB • There being none, let us continue. The session is called for order SEGS KLOD SEGS K HR O D • The session is called for order at one P. M. The chair hears none KHRS NON KH RS TPH O PB • The chair hears none, so let us continue. The motion is approved MOGS APD PH O GS A P D • The motion is approved by the judge. Hearing none HRG NON HR G TPH O PB • Hearing none, the president resumes the meeting. Mr. Chairman MR CH PH R FP • Mr. Chairman, I move to suspend the motion.

37.2 Law Terms
Practice the following law terms and sentences. Congressman KGRN • The congressman from Cebu is present. Congresswoman KGRA • Pass the bill to the congresswoman. Justice of the Peace JP • Their case is in Justice of the Peace. Client KLINT • The client hires a well-known lawyer. Affidavit AFD • The plaintiff presents his affidavit. Crime KRIM • The defendant has committed a crime. KG R PB KG R A SKWR P K HR EU PB T AFD K R EU PL

37.3 Word ending BODY, THING
Write –B for words ending body. Anybody NIB TPH EU B Everybody FRB FR B Somebody SOEB SOEB Nobody NOB TPH O B Anybody who wants to attend? Everybody is invited to the session, but nobody appeared. Somebody must tell the reason behind this. Write –G for words ending thing. Nothing NOT TPH O T Everything FRT FR T Something SOET SOET Anything NIT TPH EU T Everything was investigated but resulted to nothing. Something is missing. Anything will be appreciated.

Activity #37

Divide the class into two. Each group will write a short skit of a hearing session using the words and phrases discussed in this lesson. Then they will exchange their works and each group will have to write the skit in machine shorthand. Present it on the class. For every error made, this will be deducted from the total score of 20 points.

Self check
Complete the paragraph by filling up the blanks with the appropriate words or phrases. Choose your answer from the box below. (Note: The words are in MS form, you need to transcribe these first in longhand before you can write these on the blanks.) 1.________________________ at nine A. M. The 2.____________from the south will act as the chairman. He will present 3.____________ showing people’s unconcern of children’s right. There has been 4.___________ of abuse against children nowadays. His case is in the 5.___________already. • • • • • SKWR P SEGS K HR O D K R EU PL AFD KGR PB

Lets Summarize!
You have learned new phrases and law terms and new principles from this module. To sum it up. New phrases: Is there any objection? There being none the session is called for order The chair hears none The motion is approved Hearing none Mr. Chairman New law terms: congressman congressmen congresswoman Justice of Peace client affidavit crime New principle: word ending BODY -B Word ending THING -T

Post Test:

I. Matching Type. Match Column A with the corresponding machine shorthand in Column B. ___________1. Justice of Peace a. FR B ___________2. Everybody b. K R EU PL ___________3. Client c. K G R A ___________4. Crime d. SKWR P ___________5. Congressman e. TPH EU T ___________6. Anything f. K HR EU PB T ___________7. Affidavit g. S O E B ___________8. Congresswoman h. K G R PB ___________9. Somebody i. K G R E ___________10. Congressmen j. A F D

III. Write the machine shorthand of the underlined phrases. Choose your answer from the box. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Hearing none, the president resumes the meeting. I move to suspend the motion, Mr. Chairman. The motion is approved by the judge. Is there any objection to the proposal of Mr. Cruz. The chair hears none, so let us go to the next agenda.
• • • • • HRG TPH O PB KH RS TPH O PB S TPH EU OBGS PH R FP PH O GS APD

Answer Key:
Pretest/ Post test I. 1. D 2. A ` 3. F 4. B 5. H II. 1. A 2. D 3. E 4. C 5. B

6. E 7. J 8. C 9. G 10. I

Self check 1. The session is called for order. 2. Congressman 3. Affidavit 4. Crime 5. Justice of Peace

Assessment Criteria
Well, if you got 85-90 % of the raw score, congratulations! You may move on to the next module.

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