Free Typing Lessons
Welcome to the premier online free typing lesson. It is the easiest guide to learn to type online. Typing is an essential part of our education. As having knowledge of basic computing is mandatory nowadays. Many people tried to learn to type but unable to speed up their typing over 30 WPM. There may be several reasons but the main cause is they don’t follow the proper way to practice typing.
Methods to follow!
There are several typing methods available. Normally when a person types anything without gathering the knowledge on typing, he uses the “Hunt & peak” method. It is not a fast way of typing. Almost every professional typist uses the touch typing method to type. It is the fastest typing method, so it is very important to practice and adopt this method.
How to type?
Placing the right finger over the right key is the main part of touch typing. There are three rows of letters present in a QWERTY keyboard. The middle row (asdfg) is called the home row. It is the base of your fingers. You have to take back your finger after every keystroke. Now look at the picture below, you will find what finger you should use to press a particular key. That’s all, there is nothing more. Now you have to feel the keys. Place your index fingers over “F” and “J” key and feel the elevated plastic that makes these keys unique. Now try to memorize the keyboard layout. I know it’s difficult and almost impossible to completely remember the exact position of a particular key. So if you are unable to memorize the layout, don’t worry, practice the exercises. You may read this article to better understand the touch typing process: Touch typing course
We have designed these free typing lessons to practice and learn to type easily. It has 16 exercises and one advanced typing practice application to learn typing properly. If you can complete the course successfully, you will definitely learn to type.
Basic typing rules
- Do not look at the keyboard while practicing.
- Use the shift button to type capital letters.
- To press shift key use your small finger.
- Do not push yourself to type fast, this may reduce the accuracy rate.