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Ways to Improve Your Typing Skill

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Some people may see typing skill as not really an important skill to be mastered. However, there are always some times when you are required to type fast and correctly, especially when your job mostly deal with documents. Some people may not do their jobs satisfactorily and on time without sufficient typing skill. They will find it frustrating and even annoying. Actually, there are many ways that can help you improving your typing skills. Some of the best ways are doing typing speed test and also learning important techniques about typing skills.

Typing Test Exercises

When you want to improve your typing skill, the best way you can do is exercising. Nowadays, there are many sources that can be used as ‘helpers’ in order to improve your typing skills. The best source is indeed the internet. You can start searching and browsing with internet to find the best websites that offer typing test. The test is usually required you to type certain words into a sentence. You are given certain times (about one minutes) to finish the task. You can see the remaining times at the above of letters. There is also a “helper’’ button on the website that can randomly put the words into different arrangements. You can be helped by changing and looking at the different arrangements of the words. In case you failed the test, you can start a new test by clicking the “try again” or ‘’retry’’ button.

Touch Typing For Beginners

Some of you maybe have not heard about touch typing before. Touch typing is a technique or method for typing without looking at the keyboard. A touch typist will know the location of the keyboard well from their muscle memory. This technique can make you type quicker and more accurately. For those who still cannot type fast and accurately, this technique is very useful for you. All people can be a touch typist with some efforts in exercising. There are some tips about touch typing for beginners that you can do in order to master the skill. The first tip is to know the theories about the technique. You can start by fixing your finger position. The eight fingers usually are placed in a horizontal row along the middle of the keyboard so that it will be easy for them to reach other keys. This way can be used for both two-handed and one hand touch typing. After that, you should train yourselves to type without looking at the screen. You may find it difficult at first, but as the time goes by you will get used to it. Your fingers will automatically reach the right keys that you want. In addition, you also need to take some typing speed test in order to improve your typing skill. You can take the tests from some websites that offer typing speed tests or games. Choose the easy one first. After you have gained improvements, you can choose further levels. Those ways will efficiently help you master typing skill and do your work accurately.