Pitman 2000 shorthand is a modified version of the well-established Pitman New Era shorthand. The notification was introduced to reduce the amount of theory to be learnt, and to achieve employable speeds more quickly than any other shorthand system. Pitman 2000 shorthand system is the best system in the world. It is fast to teach and easy to master with a speed potential to meet the demands of today's business world. It is simple, accurate and clean to transcribe. Pitman 2000 is structured and logical and because it is quickly learned, is suitable for classes at all levels. Once acquired, Pitman 2000 is never forgotten, it is a skill for life. It is ideal for many professions - legal, journalism, medical and being phonetic, work in foreign languages. The streamlined second edition presents the theory, within an enlarged working vocabulary, in clear and easy stages. The contents include short form and phrase drills, shorthand lists, and graded exercise material. The word count is shown after every sentence and continuous passage to help you calculate your reading speeds.
Your aims will be to read the printed shorthand and take dictations as fast as possible and then transcribe your own notes.. The second edition includes a detailed introduction, a table of consonants and an invaluable and comprehensive index.