The Use of Verbal Affixes by Iraqi EFL University Learners : Errors Analysis
Journal of University of Babylon,
Volume 26, Issue 4, Pages 131-152
AbstractAffixation is the formation of a new word from an existing word ,root ,or stem ,by the addition of a prefix or suffix or by other means (Jackson,1985:34).The present study is an attempt to identify the errors made by Iraqi EFL learners in the Department of English / College of Basic Education, University of Babylon in using verbal affixes. This study aims at :(1)Presenting a brief and relevant background of verbal affixes, (2) Identifying and classifying the errors made by the fourth year students in the English Department, College of Basic Education/ University of Babylon during the academic year (2016-2017), and (3) Locating the areas of difficulty that Iraqi EFL learners encountered in learning verbal affixes.
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