Category Archive: Practice Material

Nov 02

Theory Thursday: Elsie Villega’s Audio Practice Briefs & Phrases Part 1

summit= SUMT garage= GRAJ garbage= GARJ accountability= KABLT accountable= KABL secondary= SERKD governance= GOFRNZ convene= KWAO*EN convenes= KWAO*ENZ queen= KWAOEN queens= KWAOENS (Note: Queens= KWAO*ENS; as in Queens, New York) He was accountable for the garbage in the garage. The queen called a summit for queens that will convene in Brooklyn. The governance of the …

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Sep 21

Theory Thursday: 10 Short Conversations (Practice Video With Steno Notes)

Elsie Villega Theory Thursday 10 Short Conversations Case CAT Screen Shot

Aug 10

Theory Thursday: Basic Body Parts Part 1

hand= HAND finger= FIRNG face= FAIS chin= KHIN forehead= FHED cheek= KHAOEK lip= LIP

Jun 29

Theory Thursday: Practice Video- Measurement Terms

For years, I’ve loved to practice to “Learn To Speak English Videos” on You Tube. Here’s one that includes measurement terms: clock= KLOK measuring cup= MURG/K*UP meter= MAOERT metronome= MET/NO*EM microscope= MAOIRK/SKO*EP pipette= PIP/*ET protractor= PROE/TRA*RKT quart= KWART ruler= RAOURL scale= SKAIL sextant= SEX/TA*NT speedometer= S-PD or SDORMT stethoscope= STE*T/SKO*EP stopwatch= STOP/WA*FP barometer= BARMT sundial= …

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Apr 07

Practice Material: The Short And Tragic Life Of Robert Peace Audiobook

Robert Peace Audiobook

Dec 15

Theory Thursday: Lit 40 WPM

Oct 20

Theory Thursday: One-Syllable Words & Stitching Practice (Part 1)

Yes, this is a children’s video, but it is also a great way to practice your theory words and stitching!

Jan 31

Practice Material: Sidney Poitier’s Books On Tape

Sidney Poitier Books On Tape

My new practice material; and yes, it is read in his voice. Yay!

Nov 18

Steno Resources: Trial Transcripts

It’s a great help for students and new reporters to see what an actual transcript looks like. Being able to get a view of how all of the components of a transcript is compiled and presented is a necessary part of the court reporting learning process. A Google search of “trial transcripts” will lead you …

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Oct 26

Medical Monday: Medical Terminology Practice

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