Definition of Jespersen, Otto in English:

Jespersen, Otto

Line breaks: Otto Jes|per|sen
Pronunciation: /ˈjɛspəs(ə)n
 
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( 1860–1943), Danish philologist, grammarian, and educationist; full name Jens Otto Harry Jespersen. He promoted the use of the ‘direct method’ in language teaching with the publication of his theoretical work How to Teach a Foreign Language (1904). Other notable works: Modern English Grammar (1909–49).

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