Basic Touch Typing We will learn about: - History of Typing - Why type? - The Home Row
History of Typing Do you know what “Typing” is?
History of Typing “ Typing” means to write on a typewriter or a keyboard. Do you know what’s a typewriter ?
Why Type? Why is it important to learn how to type? Why can’t we just use two fingers?
Why Type? Learning how to type will allow you to type faster and use all your fingers.
Basic Touch Typing At the end of this course, you will learn how to use all your fingers and type all the letters on the k...
The Home Row <ul><li>When typing, your fingers will always be resting on the  Home row  on the keys ASDF and JKL; </li></ul>
The Home Row OK... Let’s start typing! We will start with our LEFT hand. The fingers will rest on the letters ASDF.
The Home Row <ul><li>little finger on the letter A </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ring finger on the letter S </li></ul></ul><ul><u...
The Home Row Now, we will use our  right  hand.  The fingers on our right hand will rest on the letters J K L ;
The Home Row little finger on the ; ring finger on the letter L middle finger on the letter K index finger on the letter J...
The Home Row Our index fingers need to be responsible for one more key. The letter G for The LEFT index finger. The letter...
The Home Row Let’s practise! Let’s practise! Let’s practise!
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TouchTyping01 - intro & home row

  1. 1. Basic Touch Typing We will learn about: - History of Typing - Why type? - The Home Row
  2. 2. History of Typing Do you know what “Typing” is?
  3. 3. History of Typing “ Typing” means to write on a typewriter or a keyboard. Do you know what’s a typewriter ?
  4. 4. Why Type? Why is it important to learn how to type? Why can’t we just use two fingers?
  5. 5. Why Type? Learning how to type will allow you to type faster and use all your fingers.
  6. 6. Basic Touch Typing At the end of this course, you will learn how to use all your fingers and type all the letters on the keyboard.
  7. 7. The Home Row <ul><li>When typing, your fingers will always be resting on the Home row on the keys ASDF and JKL; </li></ul>
  8. 8. The Home Row OK... Let’s start typing! We will start with our LEFT hand. The fingers will rest on the letters ASDF.
  9. 9. The Home Row <ul><li>little finger on the letter A </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ring finger on the letter S </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>middle finger on the letter D </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>index finger on the letter F </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>thumb on the spacebar </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. The Home Row Now, we will use our right hand. The fingers on our right hand will rest on the letters J K L ;
  11. 11. The Home Row little finger on the ; ring finger on the letter L middle finger on the letter K index finger on the letter J thumb on the spacebar
  12. 12. The Home Row Our index fingers need to be responsible for one more key. The letter G for The LEFT index finger. The letter H for The RIGHT index finger
  13. 13. The Home Row Let’s practise! Let’s practise! Let’s practise!

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