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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



one of the types of written work used to reinforce and test knowledge and to form student habits. It is used most widely in the teaching of spelling and punctuation.

Specific forms of dictation are also used in the teaching of other subjects, for example, topographical dictation in geography lessons and musical dictation in lessons of solfége in music schools and conservatories.

S. N. GROMTSEVA [8–766–3; updated]

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Speech Processing Solutions, the world number one in professional dictation, has just launched its latest version of Philips SpeechLive.
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