Beginner Typing Tutorial 2 (A)

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Have you seen the videos at the top of Beginner Typing Tutorials 1 (A) and (B)?  We've left some important tips here to get you started.
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A goal properly set is halfway reached ~ Zig Ziglar

Make your typing goals as specific as you can.

Actual times and days you will pracrtise
Length you will practice
Why you are learning to touch type
When do you want to have achieved this 

Introduction to Exercises

At this point you will have received most of the instruction you will need.  The big challenge now is to focus on steady regular practice times and not give up.  So in starting this lesson, here's a quick drill to get you ready.  Flex your fingers to loosen them.  Too easy. Do this several times.

OK, let's get started.  Notice the two keys G and H in the centre of the keyboard. Sit so that these are in front of the centre of your body.  Use fingers as shown.  G H and T are the focus for this lesson.
Keeping your fingers over the two sets of four Home Keys we just practised, stretch your index fingers across to G & H (left hand for "G" and right hand for "H") and type the following:
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Use the first finger of the LEFT hand to type the following.
Use the first finger of the RIGHT hand to type the following.
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Stretch your Left index finger up/out to T (look on the keyboard) and type the following.
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Some more real words to practise your new typing skills with
Don't forget to flex and shake out your fingers occasionally.

Try these fun phrases

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