LINGUIST List 26.2422

Mon May 11 2015

Summer Schools: Maltese Practical Language Course / Bremen, Germany

Editor for this issue: Ashley Parker <>

Date: 11-May-2015
From: Benjamin Saade <>
Subject: Maltese Practical Language Course / Bremen, Germany
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Maltese Practical Language Course / Bremen, Germany

Host Institution: University of Bremen
Coordinating Institution: University of Bremen

Dates: 31-Aug-2015 - 04-Sep-2015
Location: Bremen, Germany

Focus: For the first time, the Malta Centre offers a practical one week language course in introductory Maltese in cooperation with the Fremdsprachenzentrum der Hochschulen im Land Bremen (FZHB). The course is aimed at everyone who wants to gain an insight into Maltese grammar and learn basic conversational Maltese (A1 in the Common European Reference Framework).

Minimum Education Level: Undergraduate

Special Qualifications:
Important: the language of instruction is English.

Maltese is an Arabic language most closely related to Tunisian Arabic. In its history, Maltese has been influenced by several languages, most notably by Italian and English. Half of the vocabulary of Maltese consists of Romance words and it is the only Arabic language written in Latin script.

The learning materials for the class are the following books:

Maltese Grammar Essentials in context (Maltese for Foreigners - Level A1)
- ISBN: 978-99957-826-0-3
My First 750 Words in Maltese (Maltese for Foreigners - Level A1)
- ISBN: 978-99957-826-1-0
Speaking Maltese (Maltese for Foreigners - Level A1)
- ISBN: 97899957-826-2-7

All participants are expected to bring the books to the first session.

For registration please use the official registration form at the FZHB.

Participants from outside Bremen can also request information about convenient accommodation possibilities near the university for the duration of the course. For this and other organisational questions, please contact Benjamin Saade (Universit├Ąt Bremen, Malta Centre)

Subject Languages: Maltese

Tuition: 0 EUR

Tuition Explanation: As this is the first installment of the Intensive Practical Language Course in Maltese, the class will be free of charge.

Costs for travel and accommodation have to be payed by the participants.

Registration: 14-May-2015 to 10-Aug-2015

Contact Person: Benjamin Saade

Apply on the web:

Registration Instructions:
Please use the official registration page of the FZHB for registering.

Page Updated: 11-May-2015