The Shorthand assessment contains questions that examine the assessment taker's most basic knowledge of shorthand. The topical areas covered are:
Shorthand Alphabet Knowledge: Examines the assessment taker's knowledge of shorthand sounds which are the building blocks of the shorthand language.
Abbreviated Shorthand Outline Symbol Knowledge: Examines the assessment taker's knowledge of abbreviated shorthand words.
Building Real Speed - Linking Words: To build real speed in shorthand, not only is knowledge of commonly abbreviated words required, but how to link words, especially common phrases. This part of the assessment examines the assessment taker's knowledge of how to link words.
Transcribing - Reading and Comprehension: Examines the assessment taker's ability to transcribe and comprehend short passages.
Assessments for Legal Vocabulary, Legal Staff Skills, and Legal Filing Skills are also available.
|Number of questions||50|
|Time to complete||Varies by skill|
|Topics covered||Abbreviated Shorthand Outlines
Building Speed - Linking Phrases
Building Speed - Linking Words
General Shorthand Knowledge
Shorthand Alphabet Knowledge
Transcription Reading and Comprehension
|Tasks tested||Abbreviated Shorthand Outlines
Identify Abbreviated Words
Identify Commonly Abbreviated Salutations
Identify Commonly Abbreviated Words
Identify Commonly Linked Phrases
Identify Shorthand Sounds
Shorthand Reasoning Skills
Transcribe a Passage
Transcribe Words Accurately
|Supported languages||🇺🇸 English (en_US)