If you are thinking that the list is extremely long, 1 can only say that the effort made in memorising it is more than repaid in the added confidencc which one gains by having a COMPREHENSIVE object list. If you wish, you may "prune" the list yourself.
Again it is stressed that each letter is coded by a separate sentence. The first sentence asks what the object is and the second asks for a description or for the size, shape, etc. Alternatively, the first sentence is addressed to the helper and the second asks what the object is. Two examples may clarify the position:
Q. TRY and say what this is, CAN you? I wonder if you know what it's used for? (Wa).
A. It is used for carrying things in the pocket; it is a wallet.
Q. (to helper) Concentrate on your object PLEASE, (to Medium) CAN you say what this is?
A. That is some Face Cream.
In other words, in the first example the first sentence signals W and the second signals A.
All that is required now is PRACTICE to gain speed and have at the fingertips a really practical and worthwhile system. The sections which follow enable more detail to be given and therefore add interest to the Act. Perhaps it is necessary to point out that wherever possible the Medium should describe the objects. This is already possible in the case of colour, material, numbers, dates and letters.
It will be easy to see from the list below how any card may be signalled. The suit of the card is signalled first in the sentence according to the code for suits which is given below. The rotation of suits is easily remembered by the usual mnemonic—CHaSeD—Clubs, Hearts, Spades and Diamonds. The VALUE of the card is coded second in the sentence.
2. TWO GO/TRY 6. SIX PLEASE
3. THREE CAN 7. SEVEN PERHAPS/QUICKLY
4. FOUR WILL 8. EIGHT NOW
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