BACKGROUND Before Second World War : 3 methods; Second World War: A.S.T.P 1.939: University of Michigan: 1st English Institute. Charles Fries (Director) British Oral Approach Different names at first; then becomes the Audio-lingual Method (Professor Brooks-1964)
Audiolingualism: The combination of Structural Linguistics theory, Contrastive Analysis; Aural-oral Procedures, and Behaviorist psychology.
Audiolingualism: Approaches Theory of languages: Structural Linguistics; Important tenet: SPEECH IS LANGUAGE Theory of Learning: Behaviorism: structure is important. Principles:1) Mechanical habit formation by repetition and memorization.2) Aural-oral training is needed.3) Analogy better than analysis.4) Meaning of the word learned in context, not in isolation.