Proceedings of The International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences
Impact of Word Part Strategy Instruction on Moroccan University Students’ Word S Knowledge
Vocabulary learning strategy plays an important role in vocabulary acquisition; one of the major vocabulary strategies is word part strategy. The present study investigates the impact of word part strategy on vocabulary acquisition. The purpose of this study is to investigate how word part strategy can help students to understand words and facilitate vocabulary acquisition.Sixty students from a Moroccan public engineering school contributed in the study. All participants were given vocabulary pre-test, short lectures about word-formation rules, two vocabulary tests and a questionnaire. The results show that word part strategy is helpful in understanding words and facilitating vocabulary acquisition.
Keywords: Affix Knowledge; Vocabulary Acquisition; Word Part Strategy.