ORIGIN•USA- 1950- technologies- Soviet Union-satellite.•USA- major power- foreign students.•Rethink the Direct Method.•Fries and his group in Michigan –materialsbased on behaviorism (Skinner)- emergedthe audio lingual method.•“ “ they require drill, drill, and moredrill, and only enough vocabulary to makesuch drills possible & quot; (Hockett 1959).•The need to learn a foreign language –foreign correspondents.•After the war- technology rush- foreignstudents at US Universities.
WHAT IS ADIOLINGUALISM?•Language learning is amatter of habitformation.Audiolingualism is basedon behaviorism. Someauthors refer to it as anapproach and some referto it as just a method
BEHAVIORISM•Is described as adevelopmental theory thatmeasure observable behaviorsproduced by a learner’sresponse to stimuli.
TYPES OF ACTIVITIES:REPETITION : I know him- I know him .INFLECTION : She bought the doll .- Shebought the dollsREPLACEMENT : Paul drinks water - Pauldrinks wine .COMPLETION: I have my book and you… ihave my book and you have yours.