Assist Instructor: Sameerah Mohsin Rowdhan
General Directorate of Education/Baghdad/ AL-Resafa 1
There are many ways to learn new vocabularies, vocabularies play vital role in learning English language process as it affects the four skills of the English language, namely (reading, writing, speaking and listening). The use of riddles is one of the common strategies used by English language teachers. Therefore, the current study aimed at investigating the effect of using riddles in teaching English language vocabularies. This study was conducted in one of the primary schools in Iraq in the academic year 2019/2020. The subject of the study were 50 primary school pupils. The study has employed survey questionnaire to collect the data from the subject.. Based on the gathered data, the findings showed that the use of riddles game has a positive effect on the students in learning new English language vocabularies.
Key words: Vocabulary, Educational Games, Riddle Game