Meaning of direct method in English:

direct method


Translate direct method into Spanish


in singular
  • A system of teaching a foreign language using only that language and without emphasis on the study of grammar.

    ‘The direct method Reformers rejected the teaching of modern languages through grammatical paradigms, specimen sentences, and word lists.’
    • ‘Fortunately some of us were trained in the direct method for teaching beginners.’
    • ‘The first and most direct method works well in introductory-level courses or in the introductory sessions of more advanced courses in which students will later create their own cat grids.’