Entry from British & World English dictionary
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.
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