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Improve Your Handwriting : Teach Yourself - Rosemary Sassoon

Improve Your Handwriting

Teach Yourself

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Published: 1st September 2011
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Improve Your Handwriting is the only title to be written specifically for adults who are experiencing problems with their writing. Co-authored by a world-renowned expert on handwriting and a professional calligrapher, it uses self-diagnosis tests to help you identify your problem, before encouraging you to experiment and choose the style that suits you best. Covering everything from holding a pen, to the difficulties that left-handers face, and the problems that may be caused by medical conditions, you will be come away from the book armed with the ability to write with ease and confidence.

About The Author

Rosemary Sassoon is a handwriting consultant specialising in the educational and medical areas. Her background is in lettering and design, but her fieldwork and research into adult problems form the basis for this book. She lectures widely and is the author of several books. Gunnlaugur SE Briem is a designer with a Ph.D from the Royal College of Art in London who divides his time between Britain and California. He has taken an active interest in the experimental teaching of italic handwriting in his native Iceland. He is on the advisory board of Visible Language and has designed several typefaces, including a new family for the Times newspaper. Previous Books: Rosemary Sassoon: The Art and Science of Handwriting (Intellect Books, 2000), Handwriting of the Twentieth Century (Routledge Falmer, 1999), Handwriting: The Way to Teach It (Leopard Learning, 1995), Handwriting: A New Perspective (Leopard Learning, 1990), Helping Your Handwriting: Teachers' (Nelson, 1991), Handwriting (S Thornes, 1990), The Practical Guide to Children's Handwriting (Leopard Learning, 1995), Gunnlaugur Briem: Sixty Alphabets (Thames & Hudson, 1986).

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Not really a handwriting book

By KarenM

from Sydney AU

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Pros

  • Cheap

Cons

  • Disappointing

Best Uses

  • NOt sure

Comments about Improve Your Handwriting:

This book has some ideas but was not for the use we required.

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"This book helped me to easily diagnose what went wrong and how to set about improving my writing" Tanya - Amazon reviewer

Part one: Handwriting problems 1. Self-diagnosis 2. More about self-diagnosis 3. Practical matters 4. Help for left-handers 5. More serious problems Part two: How to put things right 6. Regaining control 7. Rhythm and texture 8. A training model 9. Joining up 10. Personal modifications 11. Capital letters Part three: Before and after Part four: Finishing touches 12. Layout 13. A more formal model

ISBN: 9781444103793
ISBN-10: 1444103792
Series: Ty Home Reference
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 192
Published: 1st September 2011
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
Dimensions (cm): 19.7 x 13.2  x 1.4
Weight (kg): 0.21
Edition Number: 1