whole language

  1. a method of teaching reading in which reading is combined with listening, speaking, and writing practice, and literature is used to decode words in context.: Compare phonics (def. 1).

Other words from whole language

  • whole-language, adjective

Words Nearby whole language

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How to use whole language in a sentence

  • Our whole language is so essentially based upon religious ideas that it would be very difficult for me to use only neutral words.

    Modern Skepticism | C. J. Ellicott