audio-lingual

adjective
au·dio-lin·gual | \ˌȯ-dē-ō-ˈliŋ-gwəl also -gyə-wəl \

Definition of audio-lingual 

: involving a drill routine of listening and speaking in language learning

First Known Use of audio-lingual

1959, in the meaning defined above

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