audio-lingual

[ aw-dee-oh-ling-gwuh l ]
/ ˌɔ di oʊˈlɪŋ gwəl /

adjective

pertaining to listening comprehension and speaking, especially in learning a foreign language.

Nearby words

  1. audio disc,
  2. audio frequency,
  3. audio response,
  4. audio response unit,
  5. audio-,
  6. audio-lingual method,
  7. audioanalgesia,
  8. audiocassette,
  9. audiogenic,
  10. audiogenic epilepsy

Origin of audio-lingual

First recorded in 1955–60

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