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Jespersen, Otto

Pronunciation: /ˈjɛspəs(ə)n/
(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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