Examinations

Speed examinations can be taken by writers of any system and they range from 50 words per minute (wpm) upwards. Contact details are on the relevant pages.

We would welcome enquiries from colleges wishing to become IPS Examination Centres – for shorthand speed examinations or typewriting examinations please contact Mary Sorene on 020 8907 8249 or marysorene@ntlworld.com.

IPS Typewriting Examinations

Speed Examinations Information

Regulations for Speed Examinations

Book a speed examination

If you wish to take an examination, please contact Pat O’Neill, Secretary of the Shorthand Board  patsyo999@yahoo.co.uk or the Chair, Mary Sorene marysorene@ntlworld.com (or telephone as above) with the following information:

Name, address, shorthand speed (wpm) and shorthand system to be used.

Dictation practice

100 700 CW OH FOR THE GOOD OLD DAYS!

120 STAMINA IF YOU KNEW THAT YOU WOULD BE FREE

140 STAM 700 CW THE WOMAN SAT AT THE OPEN WINDOW

160 STAM 700 CW THIS IS THE STORY WHICH MY FRIEND

STAMINA 180 SEPT 11 A

200 700 CW IT IS VERY EASY FOR THE OFFICE WORKER

240 FOR THE HEROIC BRITISH DIVERS

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