audio-lingual

au•di•o-lin•gual
[[t]ˌɔ di oʊˈlɪŋ gwəl[/t]] adj.
ling. of or pertaining to a method of teaching foreign languages that emphasizes listening comprehension and speaking over reading and writing
Etymology: 1955–60

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • audio-lingual — adj. 1. pertaining to a method of teaching language that focuses on listening and speaking. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • audio-lingual — adjective of or relating to a method of teaching language that focuses on listening and speaking * * * ˌ adjective Etymology: audio + lingual : involving the use of listening and speaking drills in language learning * * * /aw dee oh ling gweuhl/ …   Useful english dictionary

  • audio-lingual — au·dio lingual …   English syllables

  • audio-lingual — adjective Date: 1960 involving a drill routine of listening and speaking in language learning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • audio-lingual — /aw dee oh ling gweuhl/, adj. pertaining to listening comprehension and speaking, esp. in learning a foreign language. [1955 60] * * * …   Universalium

  • Audio-Lingual Method — The Audio Lingual Method, or the Army Method or also the New KeyBarker, James L. On The Mortality of Language Learning Methods. Speech Nov. 8 2001. http://www.didascalia.be/mortality.htm] , is a style of teaching used in teaching foreign… …   Wikipedia

  • audio-lingual method — a technique of foreign language instruction that emphasizes audio lingual skills over reading and writing and is characterized by extensive use of pattern practice. * * * …   Universalium

  • audio-lingual method — a technique of foreign language instruction that emphasizes audio lingual skills over reading and writing and is characterized by extensive use of pattern practice …   Useful english dictionary

  • audio lingual acquisition — noun system of language acquisition focusing intensively on listening and speaking • Hypernyms: ↑language learning …   Useful english dictionary

  • ALM — audio lingual method. * * * …   Universalium

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