The effect of Word Part Strategy Instruction on Moroccan EFL University Students’ Word knowledge

Proceedings of The International Conference on Advanced Research in Social Sciences

Year: 2019


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Impact of Word Part Strategy Instruction on Moroccan University Students’ Word S Knowledge

Mounir Harraqi



The study aims to investigate the impact of word part strategy on L2 vocabulary acquisition. The purpose of the current study is to examine how word part strategy can help students to understand words and facilitate vocabulary acquisition. Fifty students from a Moroccan public engineering school contributed in the study. All participants were given vocabulary pre-test, short lectures about word-formation rules and two vocabulary tests. The results show that word part strategy is helpful in understanding words and facilitating vocabulary acquisition.

Keywords: Affix Knowledge; Vocabulary Acquisition; Word Part Strategy.