direct-method

direct method

noun
a technique of foreign-language teaching in which only the target language is used, little instruction is given concerning formal rules of grammar, and language use is often elicited in situational contexts.

Origin:
1900–05

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direct method
 
n
a method of teaching a foreign language with minimal use of the pupil's native language and of formal grammar

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