Definition of Jespersen, Otto in English:

Jespersen, Otto

Pronunciation /ˈjespərsən//ˈyespərsən/

proper noun

  • (1860–1943), Danish philologist, grammarian, and educationist; full name Jens Otto Harry Jespersen. He promoted the use of the “direct method” in language teaching. Notable works: How to Teach a Foreign Language (1904) and Modern English Grammar (1909–49).

Pronunciation

Jespersen, Otto

/ˈjespərsən//ˈyespərsən/