Document Type

Original Study


The purpose of this study is to investigate the performance of secondary school students in using phrasal verbs. It also aims at identifying the difficulty of using phrasal verbs by students of secondary schools. The sample of this study is secondary schools’ students in Saladin province. It is hypothesized that the performance of the female students is higher than those of male students, and the performance of the scientific branch students is better than those of literary branch. A test is designed to achieve the aims of the study, then data collected and analyzed statistically. Finally, conclusions are drawn according to the finding of the study.