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


(ˌɔ di oʊˈlɪŋ gwəl)

of or pertaining to a method of teaching foreign languages that emphasizes listening comprehension and speaking over reading and writing.
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Dialogic Audio-lingual The workbook-- The workbook and flashcards contained pictures and large photo that reflected the cards derived from vocabulary taught.
In the next section of the paper, specific theories of language learning and teaching are reviewed and a brief description of the audio-lingual classroom compared to the iPod Touch classroom will be given.
In this context, direct method was replaced by audio-lingual method in order to get rapid result.
GTM did not prepare students for target language, whereas Direct Method and Audio-lingual methods do.
The author stresses that multi-dimensional approaches of communicative vocabulary teaching, lexical phrase teaching method, the grammar translation approach as well as audio-lingual method should be adopted, tasks should be designed and context be constructed to improve learners' vocabulary acquiring competence and language competence.
Among the neuropsychological peculiarities characterizing the functions of the right subcortical-frontal region such audio-lingual memory parameters as recall order, selective recall, and the presence of contamination in recalled material were evaluated.
Parameters of audio-lingual memory: learning in conditions of interference, delayed recall after homogeneous and heterogeneous interference, delayed recall of a semantic fragment;
Army method--later also called the FSI method--was the precursor of the audio-lingual, or drill and kill, method.
The contrast between learning and acquisition is perhaps most clearly illustrated by juxtaposing the Audio-Lingual Method with Communicative Language Teaching.
Savignon (1997) summarizes and contrasts the tenets of the Audio-Lingual Method and in her landmark book on communicative competence.
This paper tries to analyze their effectiveness and weakness of several most influential teaching approaches and methods: Grammar-translation Method, Direct Method, Audio-lingual Method, Communicative Teaching Method, in order to have a better understanding and application in the future teaching practice.
be able to recommend pertinent books, verb wheels, ready-made flash cards, and computer or Web-based programs; (9) Be familiar with various foreign language teaching techniques, such as the natural approach, the communicative approach, the audio-lingual method, and the Dartmouth approach, and (10) Find out the student's learning style.