Definition of Jespersen in English:


Syllabification: Jes·per·sen
Pronunciation: /ˈyespərsən
, ˈjespərsən
Otto ( 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).

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