“Advancing towards mastery”

Module 2

Presented by: Mikaela T. Garcia BBTE 4-1

Module 2 “Advancing towards mastery”
What is this module about?
This module is to improve and practice acquired skills, and to instill additional information to the learner. And this module presents new letters, abbreviations and derivatives, then gives practice to the former lessons while familiarizing and mastering the new ones.

What you are expected to learn?
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Master the keys in the Machine Shorthand Keyboard Explain the functions of of the keys and the keyboard shortcuts on each letter. Discuss the importance of speed to Machine Shorthand. Discuss the typing standards, GWAM and error-free typing. Illustrate the proper home key position and proper key striking.

How to learn from this module?
As a Machine Shorthand Device is not available the student is left to imagine the keyboard and the essentials to it. There are given activities and self-checks in this module and they should be answered honestly for the student to achieve the expected outcome.

Pre-test
Directions:Read each item carefully and select the best answer by writing its letter in your
answer on the space provided. _______ 1. What is the Machine Shorthand Abbreviation for the word Company? a. KP A R c. KO b. KA d. K _______ 2. What keys are depressed for the initial N? a. R BG c. FPLT b. TPH d. EU _______ 3. What word is represented by the keys S U BG? a. Success c. Succulent b. Soccer d. Succumb _______ 4. You use _______ to depress the consonant compound -PS a. left third and index fingers c. left small and middle fingers b. right middle and small fingers d. right third and index fingers _______ 5. The word TONIGHT is written by depressing the keys: a. THP EU TPH c. TPH T b. TPH d. TPH EU T _______6. TPHES is read as: a. Niece c. Necessary b. Nice d. Knees _______7. S U PB is the abbreviation for: a. Sunday c. Sundae b. Somebody d. Ceremony _______ 8. To depress the letter U, you use your: a. left middle finger c. right thumb b. left thumb d. right index finger _______ 9. Depressing the letters EU stands for: a. O c. I b. E d. final N _______ 10. Final -C is represented by what letter combination? a. PB c. SK b. BG d. KP

LESSON 10

NEW KEYS: Initial C and Final C (-C)
Note: There are two sounds of C – the hard C, whick is represented by K like car (kar) and the soft C which is represented by S like City (siti) Initial C. Hard C (K) is written by the left ring finger below letter T and soft C is written by the left small finger. Final -C is represented by the letter combination BG. These keys are written by the right middle and ring fingers below homekeys PL.

KEYBOARD HANDS-ON

ABBREVIATIONS

WORD BEGNNING CON, COM
Words beginning con and com are represented by K.

USE OF ASTERISKS
We use one asterisk for correction, two asterisks to indicate a paragraph and three asterisks to separate two dictated letters or articles or materials.

CORRECTION
T P R * S TPH S U FPLT T

PARAGRAPH
S T P H S T P H * * K S T P H U FPLT A P U P T

SEPARATING ONE DICTATION FROM ANOTHER
P A PB FP L * * * T R P F P L T T T T

Activity
Directions: Type the following sentences.
Pick up the tasty cake. The company is a success. See Ronnie in court on October. Character Ask Island

Self-check
Match the Column A on the right chords in the Column B. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. cake court kick cite cape a. b. c. d. e. KORT KABG PEUBG SEUT KAP

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Success Ask Character Can company

a. b. c. d. e. f.

SUBG EUS KO K KARBG SK

POST-TEST
Directions: Read each item carefully and select the best answer by writing its letter in your answer on the space provided. _______ 1. What is the Machine Shorthand Abbreviation for the word Company? a. KP A R c. KO b. KA d. K _______ 2. What keys are depressed for the initial N? a. R BG c. FPLT b. TPH d. EU _______ 3. What word is represented by the keys S U BG? a. Success c. Succulent b. Soccer d. Succumb _______ 4. You use _______ to depress the consonant compound -PS a. left third and index fingers c. left small and middle fingers b. right middle and small fingers d. right third and index fingers _______ 5. The word TONIGHT is written by depressing the keys: a. THP EU TPH c. TPH T b. TPH d. TPH EU T _______6. TPHES is read as: a. Niece c. Necessary b. Nice d. Knees _______7. S U PB is the abbreviation for: a. Sunday c. Sundae b. Somebody d. Ceremony _______ 8. To depress the letter U, you use your: a. left middle finger c. right thumb b. left thumb d. right index finger _______ 9. Depressing the letters EU stands for: a. O c. I b. E d. final N _______ 10. Final -C is represented by what letter combination? a. PB c. SK b. BG d. KP

Answer Key Pre-test/Post Test
1. C 2. B 3. A 4. B 5. D 6. C 7. A 8. C 9. C 10. B

Self-check
1. 2. 3. 4. 5. C A F E G

1. G 2. F 3. E 4. D 5. C

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