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1 Who needs shorthand? The ability to make quick notes is a valuable skill in Business The Professions Learning and Education

2 Introducing T-script The Tabor script shorthand method

3 User oriented 1. Professional level for frequent users. 2. Alpha-level for occasional users. T-Script is designed to meet different note-taking needs. It can be written at two levels;

4 Professional level Alpha script level  One integrated system with  A common core of rules A single integrated system

5 Professional level Uses alphabet of simplified longhand letters Alpha script level Uses familiar longhand letters The special features of the two levels are,

6 Shorthand – simple and fast! This method is based on a familiar script approach,  Easy and quick to apply. A small set of consistent abbreviation rules,  Less to learn and remember.  Few rules – quicker to recall – fast to write.

7 Ancient Chinese Proverb For centuries it has been recognized that making notes aids understanding. “Tell me, I forget, Show me, I remember, Involve me, I understand.”

8 Simply Fast  Easy to learn for student note-taking and  Making quick notes at meetings but also  High speeds for professional reporters T-Script is a simple and versatile shorthand method

9 Progress to ‘Professional’ Alpha-level students can move simply and quickly to the Professional level of the system if their career needs change. careers in business & journalism no new theory to be learned short speed building period

10 T-Script T-Script is an integrated multi-level method of shorthand which opens up new horizons for professional and general note-taking.

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12 Comparisons with Teeline How does T-Script compare with Teeline?  T-Script word outlines are written the way they sound. (Teeline abbreviates words the way they are spelled.)  T-Script is faster to write than Teeline.

13 Frequent words The most frequently occurring words are given special abbreviations. Fewer needed in T-Script than other systems. T-Script Teeline the and but for before that T-Script Teeline not thank nothing who why

14 Frequent Phrases T-Script Teeline better than about that less than rather than T-Script Teeline in the and the of the that the it is not T-Script Teeline to do it will be have you I will to be

15 Comparative sentences ( 1 )  T-Script can be written more briefly than Teeline. (number of pen movements compared.) “Is what he said before the whole truth or is he likely to change everything again.” “Your mother told me that her baby girl is the most valuable thing in her life.” T-Script (27) Teeline (42) T-Script (27) Teeline (46)

16 Comparative sentences ( 2 ) “The official view of the matter is that the stock-market is gradually moving towards an improved position.” “I will telephone you as soon as I know the result of the contest.” T-Script (43) Teeline (54) T-Script (20) Teeline (29)

17 The T-Script approach Alphabet of simplified script letters Words abbreviated according to their sound Multi-level to meet different user needs Compared with other shorthand systems:  Fewer rules  Easier and quicker to learn  Faster to write

18 Comparisons (Alpha & Professional levels) “Will you come with me to see my mother”? Alpha Professional “Can he give me all the necessary information that I need”? Alpha Professional

19 Core letters The Core letters are a special feature of the method; D, T and N are always written in their simplified forms

20 Comparisons ( Alpha & Professional levels) “I hope that the stock-market position will improve soon”. Alpha Professional “I believe he said that he would arrive before noon ”. Alpha Professional

21 T-Script An integrated multi-level method of shorthand which opens up new horizons for professional and general note-taking.  Simpler than the geometric systems  Simpler and faster to write than Teeline

22 The T-Script era Introduces a new method of note-taking for  Professional shorthand writers, and  Occasional note-takers at meetings or classes. Whatever your needs, you will find The T-Script method of shorthand note-taking is Simply Fast!


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