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14:30 to 15:45
From 20-06-16 to 24-06-16

These lectures will provide participants both with an overview of the structure of the language and an appreciation of the linguistically rich context within which Maltese continues to thrive. Participants will become acquainted with different aspects of the stratigraphy, sound system, lexicon, morphology and syntax of Maltese. Amongst the topics that will be covered are the following: a brief history of the language, an overview of the linguistic situation of the Maltese Islands, an introduction to the phonology, nominal and verbal morphology, and syntax of Maltese, as well as an outline of the dialects of Malta and Gozo.