audio-lingual

adjective

au·​dio-lin·​gual ˌȯ-dē-ō-ˈliŋ-gwəl How to pronounce audio-lingual (audio)
 also  -gyə-wəl
: involving a drill routine of listening and speaking in language learning

Word History

First Known Use

1959, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of audio-lingual was in 1959

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Cite this Entry

“Audio-lingual.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/audio-lingual. Accessed 19 Jun. 2024.

Kids Definition

audio-lingual

adjective
au·​dio-lin·​gual
ˌȯd-ē-ō-ˈliŋ-g(yə-)wəl
: involving the use of listening and speaking drills in language learning
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