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Jespersen

Syllabification: Jes·per·sen
Pronunciation: /ˈyespərsən
 
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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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Word of the day grammarian
Pronunciation: grəˈme(ə)rēən
noun
a person who studies and writes about grammar