pertaining to listening comprehension and speaking, especially in learning a foreign language.
- Audio indexing
noun See audio mining
- Audio lingual method
a technique of foreign-language instruction that emphasizes audio-lingual skills over reading and writing and is characterized by extensive use of pattern practice.
the study of hearing disorders, including evaluation of hearing function and rehabilitation of patients with hearing impairments. noun the scientific study of hearing, often including the treatment of persons with hearing defects n. science of hearing and treatment of deafness, 1946, from audio- + -ology. Related: Audiologist. audiology au·di·ol·o·gy (ô’dē-ŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of hearing […]
an instrument for gauging and recording acuity of hearing. Historical Examples audiometer, awd-i-om′et-ėr, n. an instrument for measuring and recording differences in the power of hearing. Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various noun an instrument for testing the intensity and frequency range of sound that is capable of detection by the […]