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Typing Lesson 19: 8 & 3 Keys

This typing lesson will teach you how to touch type with the 3 and 8 keys. If you already know the keyboard, try our our data entry drills or number drills for more relevant practice exercises.


  • Begin with your fingers on the home row.
  • image of keyboard with z and x keys highlighted
  • Once you learn where these keys are, try to type them without looking at your fingers. Scroll down if needed to type the following:
  • When you feel confident you can type these keys without looking, go on to the next lesson.
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