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This paper aims to analyze and evaluate the effects of learning chunks of words on reading comprehension. Forty-three students in the experimental group learned the concept of a chunk of words and practiced chunking throughout the spring semester of 2010. They were taught how to perceive meaningful chunks of words while they were reading an English passage. The students were given four different tests along with a questionnaire. For the pre- and post-tests, they were given 40 reading comprehension questions from a TOEIC test, 5 reading comprehension questions on two articles from a TOEIC test, mid-term exam/final exam, and 5 chunking questions. The results of these tests showed that the forty-three students in the experimental group performed better in the final exam and in the 5 questions on chunking than the thirty-six students in the control group. Learning chunks of words were effective for both high-level and low-level students. The result of the questionnaire revealed that most of the students thought learning chunks of words helped them learn English. The significant finding of this study is that the students benefit from learning and practicing chunking, thus improving their actual chunking as well as their reading comprehension ability.