Learning to touch type with SignWriter

Valerie Sutton sutton at SIGNWRITING.ORG
Tue Mar 30 19:22:39 UTC 2004

SignWriting List
March 30, 2004

Dear SW List, and Stephen -
Thank you for this suggestion. I think such a drill would be great, and
I would be happy to write it, but usually people don't do those kinds
of drills, unless they are taking a class with a professor keeping the
practice going! But I will try to write such a document in time...maybe
it will help, who knows?! Val ;-)


On Mar 28, 2004, at 8:27 PM, Stephen Slevinski wrote:

>> The keystrokes for typing SignWriting are very interesting and I bet
>> if
>> any of you could come to my home in La Jolla, California, and take a
>> SignWriter typing skills class with me, you too would become faster at
>> typing SignWriting directly.
> When I learned to touch type, I used a book that was just a series of
> drills.  I would type
> a aa aaa a aa aaa s ss sss s ss sss d dd ddd d dd ddd f ff fff
> aj ak al a; aj ak al a; sj sk sl s; sj sk sl s;
> It was a big book, but when I was done I was able to touch type.
> The same type of drill book for SignWriter would be very interesting.
> Is
> this what your class is like?
> Anyone have any thought on creating a book like this?  It would be a
> tremendous resource.
> -Stephen

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