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A Review Of Direct Method And Audio-Lingual Method In English Oral Communication

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Rabea Ali



Review, Direct Method – Audio-lingual Method – English Oral Communication



The main issue that foreign language educators have dealt with worldwide is methods of teaching foreign languages. They developed a method after method to teach them. The direct method and the audio-lingual method are two examples from these methods. The direct method in language teaching is to establish an immediate and direct visual relationship between experience, expression, words, phrases, meanings, grammar, and presentations through teachers' body and mental skills, without any assistance from the mother tongue of learners. The Audio-lingual method is the method in which a foreign language is taught to begin with the teaching of phonemic unit and phonemic patterns before attempting to teach reading and writing. The purpose of this study aimed to present an overview of the direct method and audio-lingual method to assess how far each method is effective in teaching English oral communication. Moreover, the current study reviews the background, advantages, disadvantages, and techniques of direct and audio-lingual methods in English oral communication. A descriptive research methodology was employed as it is suitable to the topic of the current research.



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