grammar-translation method

[ gram-er-trans-ley-shuh n, -tranz- ]
/ ˈgræm ər trænsˈleɪ ʃən, -trænz- /

noun

a traditional technique of foreign-language teaching based on explicit instruction in the grammatical analysis of the target language and translation of sentences from the native language into the target language and vice versa.

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