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The audio-lingual method. used in the United States and other countriesin the 1950's and 1960's. It is still used in some program. Approach. Theory of language The Structural view of language

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the audio lingual method

The audio-lingual method

used in the United States and other countriesin the 1950's and 1960's. It is still used in some program

  • Theory of languageThe Structural view of language

is the view behind the audio-lingual method. Particular emphasis was laid on mastering the building blocks of language and learning the rules for combining them.

Theory of learning Behaviorism, including the following principles: 
  • language learning is habit-formation
  • mistakes are bad and should be avoided, as they make bad habits
  • language skills are learned more effectively if they are presented orally first, then in written form
  • analogy is a better foundation for language learning than analysis
  • the meanings of words can be learned only in a linguistic and cultural context
  • accurate pronunciation and grammar
  • ability to respond quickly and accurately in speech situations
  • knowledge of sufficient vocabulary to use with grammar patterns
types of activities
Types of activities
  • drills
  • dialogues
  • Procedure Here is a typical procedure in an audio-lingual course 

Students hear a model dialogue

Students repeat each line of the dialogue

Certain key words or phrases may be changed in the dialogue

Key structures from thedialogue serveas the basis for pattern drills of different kinds.

The students practice substitutions in the pattern drills