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This concise, 64-page text offers everything required to teach the basics of touch typing. It teaches proper key reaches for the letter keys, top-row keys and symbols. A variety of drills that increase speed and accuracy and improve keying techniques provide reinforcement and build keyboarding skills. Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing, A Brief Course textbook can be used alone in a short keyboarding class, or in conjunction with any version of Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing software for a complete keyboarding solution.