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ERIC Number: ED500452
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997-Jan-20
Pages: 4
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 12
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The Audiolingual Method
Shahheidari, Gholamabbass
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A glance through the past century of language teaching gives an interesting picture of various methodologies in the field of foreign language teaching. The sudden break-out of World War II heightened the need for proficient language speakers. The US Army provided fund for specific language courses that focused on aural-oral skills under the program called Army Specialized Training Program (ASTP). Many American universities contributed to this program. Financial support for language research and development resulted from the National Defense Education Act (NDEA 1957) contributed to the development of audiolingualism.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: National Defense Education Act