Definition of audio-lingualism in English:

audio-lingualism

noun

US
historical
  • The theory or practice of teaching foreign languages through a system of drills, in which model sentences are read or played aloud, and the student is expected to respond either by repeating or adapting these.

Origin

1960s; earliest use found in Hispania. From audio-lingual + -ism.

Pronunciation

audio-lingualism

/ˌɔːdɪəʊˈlɪŋɡw(ə)lɪz(ə)m//ˌɔːdɪəʊˈlɪŋɡwəlɪz(ə)m/