Welcome to speed building using “The Moody Method.” This method of speed building is not new or unique, but it is the tried and true method that has been proven to be the most effective... More > in developing psychomotor skills required in building machine shorthand speed, skill, and accuracy. Students who practice the lessons systematically and follow the directions for speed-building will progress faster than “simply practicing or writing on their machines without goals, directions, and guidance. The material contained in this book is available for speed-building dictation. Students in beginning speed building should practice each section at least once before accessing the audio dictation. At beginning speed levels, familiar material can be written ten to twenty words a minute faster than unfamiliar material. The ability to automatically write on the shorthand machine is developed through repeatedly practicing the same materials.< Less
This is a book for beginners.
It’s also a book for seasoned professionals, students and teachers. For freelancers and staff translators. For amateurs and experts, generalists and... More > super-specialists — be they certified and sworn, recognised, authorised... or simply tantalised by translation’s potential for a varied and enriching career.
The authors are all successful translation professionals in fields ranging from highly technical to literary. Here they share insights and tips about what translation involves and how a professional translator needs to think, work and act when dealing with clients and colleagues.< Less