Par 197, 198. About 10-15 minutes for these paragraphs.
How to tell when to drop the 't' and when to retain it? Same answer as always for the FM: Don't worry about that now; it will take care of itself; you will get the knack of it as you go along.
Homework: Same as always. Read the assignment thoroughly and write it in your notebook. Take dicatation from any recorded material you have from previous lessons or this current lesson. Transcribe your shorthand (written and dictation--you can do some of each, different items or the same).