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- n. A supporter of oralism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who speaks correctly and with precision.
- n. One who advocates or uses the oral system in teaching deaf-mutes.
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( "I am proud to call myself an oralist," says the father in one of his many opinionated speeches.)
Rikibeth, have you learned ASL, or have you chosen a more oralist approach?
By all accounts, he is a brilliant attorney and most impressive oralist who had, at the time of his appointment in July, 18 previous arguments before the Court (and probably more since then) – as compared with my ...
By all accounts, he is a brilliant attorney and most impressive oralist who had, at the time of his appointment in July, 18 previous arguments before the Court and probably more since then–as compared with my . . .none.
Although Bell felt that the case had clearly been made for the oralist viewpoint, Gallaudet remained unconvinced and continued to be an advocate of the manualist tradition.
Opposed to the oralist view are the advocates of sign language.
Professor Lloyd-Jones enlists me on the anti-oralist side of the great debate.
It was an oralist school, for one, which means that they prohibit signing and force the kids to speak (pointless as well as debilitating to the kids).
Gerrit van Asch a German expert in oral education, is chosen as director and he used the oralist method.
"As an oralist, Dawn has a powerful presence in the courtroom, driving home her argument with poise and persuasiveness," said Newton.
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