July 12 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 16

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}out= O*UT
{Suffix}outs= O*UTS
{Suffix}over= O*EFR
{Suffix}pate= PA*IT
{Suffix}ped= P*ED
{Suffix}pet= P*ET
{Suffix}phobie= FOIB or FAOEB
{Suffix}plasty= PLAEFT or PLA*EFT

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June 7 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 15

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}nosis= NO*EZ
{Suffix}nus= N*US
{Suffix}o= O*E
{Suffix}off= O*F
{Suffix}ology= OLG
{Suffix}ologist= OLGT
{Suffix}on= O*N
{Suffix}or= O*R
{Suffix}ors= O*RS

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May 17 2018

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 14

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}nate= NA*IT
{Suffix}nation= NA*IGS
{Suffix}nction= -NGS
{Suffix}nd= *ND
{Suffix}ness= -NS
{Suffix}nesses= -NS/-S
{Suffix}nist= N*IFT
{Suffix}nosis= NO*EZ
{Suffix}nus= N*US

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November 2 2017

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 secondary school was garbage.
Let’s convene in the garage tomorrow.
he was= EFS
for the= F-RT
that will= THAL
in the = N-T
called= KAULD
tomorrow= TOM

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June 29 2017

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= SUN/DAO*IL
syringe= SY-RNG or SRING
tape measure= TAIP/MUR
telescope= TEL/SKO*EP
thermometer= THERMT
windsock= WIND/SO*K
yardstick= YARD/ST*IK

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June 1 2017

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 12

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}k= *K
{Suffix}ka= K*A
{Suffix}key= KAO*E
{Suffix}land= LA*ND
{Suffix}less= -LS
{Suffix}let= -LT or L*ET
{Suffix}lets= -LTS or L*ETS
{Suffix}lies= LAO*IZ
{Suffix}line= LAO*IN
{Suffix}lines= LAO*INS
{Suffix}liness= L*INS or LI/-NS
{Suffix}lizing= LAO*IGZ
{Suffix}lus= L*US
{Suffix}ly= LI

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May 4 2017

Theory Thursday: Suffix Briefs Part 11

I Love Steno The Student Edition (Cropped)
The following are briefs for suffixes: (Note: When d-defining, don’t forget to define the briefs with the format symbol for suffixes.)

{Suffix}ists= IFTS
{Suffix}it= I*T
{Suffix}itis= AO*ITS
{Suffix}ius= Y*US
{Suffix}ive= -FB or *IF
{Suffix}ive= -FBL or *IFL
{Suffix}ivity= -FBT
{Suffix}ization= SA*IGS
{Suffix}izations= SA*IGSZ
{Suffix}ize= AO*IZ
{Suffix}ized= AO*IDZ
{Suffix}izing= AO*IGZ

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