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How do you write in Teeline?

Teeline letters are taken from the longhand letters either capital or small versions. They keep the same positions as in longhand at the beginning of a word i.e. G, J, P and Q go through the line and T is written on or just above the line representing the cross stroke of a capital T.

How do you write in Teeline?

Teeline letters are taken from the longhand letters either capital or small versions. They keep the same positions as in longhand at the beginning of a word i.e. G, J, P and Q go through the line and T is written on or just above the line representing the cross stroke of a capital T.

How long does it take to learn Teeline shorthand?

By and large it takes six long, hard weeks to learn the theory – the Teeline alphabet, deciding which letters you need, special forms of words and how and when to join words together.

What does Teeline shorthand look like?

Teeline is a shorthand system developed in 1968 by James Hill, a teacher of Pitman Shorthand….Alphabet.

Letter Meaning Notes
F From
G Go, Gentleman
H He Written on the line, so it’s not mistaken for a “P”
I I (singular), Eye Also used as indicator I and words spelled with “Ing”

Is Teeline shorthand still used?

Teeline is now the most popular system in the UK. Formerly, the most heavily used form of shorthand was Pitman, which dates back to the 19th Century.

What is the fastest shorthand?

The record for fast writing with Pitman shorthand is 350 wpm during a two-minute test by Nathan Behrin in 1922.

What is Pitman and Gregg?

Pitman uses line thickness and position to discriminate between two similar sounds, but Gregg shorthand uses the same thickness throughout and discriminates between similar sounds by the length of the stroke.

Should I learn Teeline or Gregg?

Teeline. This is one of the easiest to learn and is used by many journalists. This differs from Gregg and Pitman because it is based on the alphabet instead of phonetics, making it far quicker to learn. Each letter has a symbol, although it can take longer to write in Teeline than in Gregg or Pitman.

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