Making Transcripts of Audio Recordings

If there is an audio recording, it will save everyone time if you make a transcript of the recording

The longer the audio the more important it is to make a transcript but transcribing a lengthy recording can take a considerable amount of time and generally it is only necessary to transcribe the relevant parts. Sometimes the whole of the recording is relevant but if, for example, there is a conversation between people on friendly terms they may break off from talking "business" (e.g. a discussion of a business transaction which is now in dispute) to discuss social matters irrelevant to what the current dispute is about. In this case the transcript can simply summarise in a few words the irrelevant conversation (e.g. “general conversation about the how the English cricket team is doing”) and only set out verbatim the relevant conversation.   


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