Learn Teeline shorthand online.

Teeline is the easiest shorthand system - you can start writing words in Teeline in less than an hour.

Unlimited access - no renewal fees, no extra costs.

Join thousands of students worldwide learning Teeline shorthand with Teeline Online.

How easy is it to learn Teeline Shorthand?

Here's our tutor Alison, giving you a free introduction to the first half of the Teeline alphabet.

Thousands of individuals have joined us to learn Teeline online - along with most major newspaper and media organisations, univiserities and colleges, along with international blue chip organisations.

How does it work?

There are ten online lessons. There is no need to buy any books or other resources - everything you need is included in the lessons. Have a look at the extract from our lesson one to see how it works and how easy it is to follow.

There are four levels of support available, learn on your own, learn with minimal support, learn with advanced support and a level for those who are already competent with the theory and want to build their speeds

Face to face sessions with our tutor

Alison, our tutor, can support you via Zoom on some of our levels - these can be arranged at a time convenient to you and she will offer support and advice to meet your individual needs.

Beginners

With our easy to follow theory beginners will be able to start writing words in Teeline shorthand straight away.

Improvers Course

We also support those who are already competent at writing Teeline and want to build their speeds with support from our tutor and assessments via video calls.

Minute Taking

Included in all of our packages is a five part Minute Taking Course where we cover different types of meetings, how to prepare to take minutes, listening skills, note taking skills and agenda and minute preparation.

Resources

Our course includes plenty of dictations, worksheets, videos, drills and more to help you learn Teeline. You can also get the support of our Tutor with Zoom lessons if you want.

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What does Teeline Online offer?

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Learn Online

Complete the course online. Four levels of support are available - choose which suits you best. Learn more »

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Prices

Prices depend on the amount of support you wish to receive. Learn more »

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Packages

Our online course comes in four beautiful packages. Choose to work on your own or receive tutor support. The choice is yours. Learn more »

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Free trial lesson

Have a look at the extract from Lesson 1 - you can see how the lessons are laid out, sample exercises etc., Learn more »

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In-house courses

We offer tailor-made solutions for your organisation, college and university. View the options »

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Proven Track Record

Being the longest running provider of Teeline shorthand lessons online, we have worked with thousands of students and organisations worldwide as their resource for learning this wonderful skill. Read more »

Features of the four levels of support for the online lessons

 Silver

  • Unlimited access to all ten lessons taking you through the complete theory with no expiry
  • Unlimited access to all worksheets and assignments
  • Unlimited access to all lesson dictations
  • Unlimited access to additional 250 dictations (30wpm-120wpm) to help with building your speed (categorised as easy, medium and hard)
  • Access to our five part minute taking course
  • Click here to view prices and register

 Gold

  • Free Upgrade to our Platinum level
  • Unlimited access to all ten lessons taking you through the complete theory with no expiry
  • Unlimited access to all worksheets and assignments
  • Unlimited access to all lesson dictations
  • Unlimited access to additional 250 dictations (30wpm-120wpm) to help with building your speed (categorised as easy, medium and hard)
  • Access to our five part minute taking course
  • At the end of each of the ten lessons is a three part assignment which you can submit to our tutor by email for review and feedback
  • Up to two Zoom support video sessions with our Tutor to give you extra support and assessment of your current learning
  • Our tutor will return your assignments with any corrections. She will also give you some explanation or ideas on any improvements to help you with your Teeline.
  • End of course speed test with our tutor via Zoom
  • On completion of the course and your speed test, you will receive a certificate to confirm you have completed the course and reached the speed you achieved in your speed test
  • Click here to view prices and register

 Platinum

  • Unlimited access to all ten lessons taking you through the complete theory with no expiry
  • Unlimited access to all worksheets and assignments
  • Unlimited access to all lesson dictations
  • Unlimited access to additional 250 dictations (30wpm-120wpm) to help with building your speed (categorised as easy, medium and hard)
  • Access to our five part minute taking course
  • At the end of each of the ten lessons is a three part assignment which you can submit to our tutor by email for review and feedback
  • Up to five Zoom support video sessions with our Tutor to give you extra support and assessment of your current learning
  • At the end of each of the ten lessons is a three part assignment which you can submit to our tutor by email for review and feedback
  • Our tutor will return your assignments with any corrections. She will also give you some explanation or ideas on any improvements to help you with your Teeline.
  • Detailed feedback on your submitted assignments
  • Extra personally designed exercises if appropriate to support your learning
  • Support with tailoring learning to your own work environment, if required
  • Suggested high-speed cuts for your own vocabulary
  • Specific extra support in areas where needed e.g. extra dictations/exercises/shortcut reminders etc.,
  • One to one support from our tutor via email/phone/Skype/Zoom etc.,
  • End of course speed test with our tutor via Zoom
  • On completion of the course and your speed test, you will receive a certificate to confirm you have completed the course and reached the speed you achieved in your speed test
  • Click here to view prices and register

  Improver Course

  • Initial assessment video call to test current speed and advise how best to reach your target speed
  • Access to all the lessons and resources (see Silver/Gold level for detail)
  • Submission of lesson assignments for marking
  • Detailed feedback on submitted assignments
  • Submission of additional dictation practice for personal assessment from our range of speed building dictations and from the Teeline Online course resources
  • Up to two further video assessments to review progress if required
  • Extra personally designed exercises if appropriate to support learning
  • Certificate of completion
  • Click here to view prices and register

Want to chat about our course?

Use our Contact Us form to drop us a line and we can get in touch to go through what we can offer you or any questions you may have.

Why we are the first choice for learning Teeline online

Don't just take our word for it - here's what some of our students say:

Zoom lessons

The pandemic has meant that we are all having to work a bit differently. We are now offering you personal one to one lessons via Zoom (or Skype etc.,) with access to the online lessons and Platinum level support.

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Articles of interest

Importance of notetaking by Richard Branson

Richard Branson attributes some of his most successful companies to of note taking

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Is the art of shorthand dying?

By Justin Parkinson BBC News Magazine

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Do people still use Teeline

Our tutor Alison on Absolute Radio talks about Teeline shorthand

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Shorthand "as important as ever"

NCTJ chairman Kim Fletcher discussed the importance of shorthand on BBC Radio 4's Word of Mouth programme,

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Pitmans or Teeline discussed on Radio 4

John Humpreys whether it is still worthwhile for journalists to learn shorthand

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How to write faster tips and advice

Alex Cohen's blog includes tips and advice including learning a shorthand 'language' like Teeline.

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