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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Relating to or involving a system of language acquisition that focuses intensively on listening and speaking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective pertaining to a method of teaching language that focuses on listening and speaking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to a method of teaching language that focuses on listening and speaking

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Examples

  • Notwithstanding, the teaching of EFL pronunciation has received varied treatment from having no room in the synthetic syllabus and the grammar-translation method to being the cardinal focus in the situational syllabus and the audio-lingual method in which emphasis is put on the traditional notions of pronunciation, minimal pairs, drills and mini-conversations.

    Teaching Efl Pronunciation: Why, What and How? « Articles « Literacy News

  • I started teaching in 1985, using the methods I had been taught in university, from the traditional Grammar-Translation,the audio-lingual and the cognitive methods, to the humanistic approaches to language teaching the silent way,the comprehension approach and suggestopaedia.

    Guest post 9 – Melania Paduraru on Romanians speaking English and other political matters… « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • I started teaching in 1985, using the methods I had been taught in university, from the traditional Grammar-Translation,the audio-lingual and the cognitive methods, to the humanistic approaches to language teaching the silent way,the comprehension approach and suggestopaedia.

    2009 December « Ken Wilson's Blog

  • I have learned two languages pretty well by the audio-lingual approach, which rarely if ever overtly explains why.

    Vale

  • More in “Drill like me”, if I get around to writing it: I think the real money is in an audio-lingual corpus communicative memorization neo-linguistic programmaring.)

    S is for “Strategies” « An A-Z of ELT

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