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Schembri, N. (2005). Noun phrase structures in Maltese university students' commerce texts: A study in Academic Maltese English. Munich: Lincom Europa.

Fabri, R. (Ed.) (forthcoming).  Maltese Linguistics: a snapshot. In Memory of Joseph A. Cremona. Bochum: Brockmeyer [Il-Lingwa Tagħna Vol. 1].

Fabri, R. (1993). Kongruenz und die Grammatik des Maltesischen [Agreement and the Grammar of Maltese]. Tuebingen: Niemeyer Verlag.


Fabri, R. (to appear). Maltese. In: C. Delcourt and P. van Sterkenburg (Eds.), The Languages of the 25. Revue belge de Philologie et d'Histoire: RBPH, 85(3).

Fabri, R. (2009). Introduction: in memory of Joe A. Cremona. In: R. Fabri (Ed.), Maltese Linguistics: In Memory of Joseph A. Cremona (1922 – 2003).  Bochum: Brockmeyer.

Fabri, R. (2009). Compounding and adjective-noun compounds in Maltese. In: B. Comrie, R. Fabri, M. Mifsud, E. Hume, M. Mifsud, T. Stolz and M. Vanhove (Eds.), Introducing Maltese Linguistics.Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Fabri, R. (2009). Stem allomorphy in the Maltese verb. Ilsienna - Our Language, 1: 1-20.

Fabri, R. (2009).  To agree or not to agree: suspension of formal agreement in Maltese. In: R. Fabri (ed.) Maltese Linguistics: A Snapshot. In Memory of Joseph A. Cremona (1922 – 2003).  Bochum: Brockmeyer.

Fabri, R. (2008).   Lexical Functional Grammar. In: Keßler, Jörg-U. (Ed.), Processability Approaches to Second Language Development and Second Language Learning. Cambridge: Cambridge Scholars Press.

Fabri, R. (2006). Comments on Maltese orthographic variants. In: Innaqqsu l-Inċertezzi: Seminar fuq il-Varjanti Ortografiċi: Dokument għad-Diskussjoni. Malta: Kunsill Nazzjonali tal-Ilsien Malti.

Fabri, R., and Borg, A. (2002).  Topic, Focus and Word Order in Maltese. Co-authored with Albert Borg.  In: Y. Abderrahim, F. Benjelloun, M. Dahbi and Z. Iraqui-Sinaceur (Eds.), Aspects of the Dialects of Arabic Today. Proceedings of the 4th Conference of the International Arabic Dialectology Association (AIDA). Rabat: Amapatril

Fabri, R. (2001).  Definiteness Marking and the Structure of the NP in Maltese. Verbum 23(2): 153-172.

Fabri, R. (2001).  Maltese: the Language of the Maltese Archipelago. In: T. Stolz (Ed.), Minor Languages of Europe. Bochum: Brockmeyer.

Rosner, M., Caruana, J., Fabri, R., Loughraieb, M., Montebello, M., Galea, D., and Mangion, G. (2000). Linguistic and computational aspects of MaltiLex. Proceedings of ATLAS: The Arabic Translation and Localization Symposium.

Rosner, M., Caruana, J., and Fabri, R. (1998).  MaltiLex: A computational lexicon for Maltese. Proceedings of the COLING-ACL Workshop on Computational Approaches to Semitic Languages.

Fabri, R. (1998).  Models of Inflection. In: R. Fabri, A. Ortmann and T. Parodi (eds.) Models of Inflection.  Tuebingen: Niemeyer Verlag.

Wunderlich, D., and Fabri, R. (1996). Minimalist Morphology: An approach to inflection. Zeitschrift für Sprachwissenschaft 14(2): 236 – 294.

Fabri, R., Urbas, M., and Walther, M. (1996). A computational model of Minimalist Morphology. Theoretical Linguistics, 22(3): 231 – 279.

Fabri, R. (1996). The Construct State and the Pseudo-Construct State in Maltese. Rivista di Linguistica, 8.1, 229 – 244 [Reprinted in: A. Borg and F. Plank (eds.) Eurotyp Working Papers].

 Fabri, R. (1996). The Inverse Morphology of Plains Cree (Algonquian). In: G. Booij and J. Van Marle (Eds.), Yearbook of Morphology 1995.

Fabri, R. (1996). Review of Fassi Fehri, Abdelkader (1993): Issues in the Structure of Arabic Clauses and Words. Zeitschrift für Sprachtypologie und Universalienforschung.

Fabri, R. (1995). The Tense and Aspect System of Maltese. In: R. Thieroff (Ed.), Tempussysteme in Europaeischen Sprachen II. Tübingen: Niemeyer.

Fabri, R. (1994). The Syntax of Numerals in Maltese. In: J. M. Brincat (Ed.), Languages of the Mediterranean: Proceedings of the Conference held in Malta, 26-29 September 1991. Msida: University of Malta

Fabri, R. (1993). The Subject Agreement Paradigm in Classical Arabic. Arbeitspapiere des SFB 282 Theorie des Lexikons 38.

Falzon, P. A. (2009). Discourse segmentation and the management of multiple tasks in single episodes of air traffic controller-pilot spoken radio communication. Discours, 4 [pdf]

Falzon, P. A. (2008). Multitasking in episodes of pilot-controller spoken communications. In W. Ramm & C. Fabricius-Hansen (Eds.), Linearisation and Segmentation in Discourse: Multidisciplinary Approaches to Discourse 2008 (pp. 43-54). Oslo: University of Oslo. [pdf]

Gatt, A. (2005). Regular and generic possessives in Maltese. In J-Y Kim, Y. Lander and B. Partee (Eds.), Possessives and Beyond: Semantics and Syntax. Amherst: GLSA. [pdf]

Gatt, A., Vella, A., and Caruana, J. (2003). Annotating textual and speech data in Maltese. Technical Note ISO/TC 37/SC 4, International Standards Organisation Language Resource Management. [pdf]

Schembri, N. (2009). Citation practices: Insights from interviews with six undergraduate students at the Universit of Malta. University of Reading Language Studies Working Papers 1: 16--24. [pdf]

Vella, A. (forthcoming). Maltese intonation and focus structure. In: R. Fabri (Ed.), Maltese Linguistics: a snapshot. In Memory of Joseph A. Cremona. Bochum: Brockmeyer.

Vella, A. (forthcoming). Phonetic implementation of falling pitch accents in dialectal Maltese: a preliminary study of the intonation of Gozitan Żebbuġi. In M. Embarki (Ed.), Arabic Dialect Classification: cues, theories and models. Amsterdam: Benjamins [Current Issues in Linguistic Theory].

Vella, A. (2007). The phonetics and phonology of wh-question intonation in Maltese. In Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrücken, Germany, pp. 1285-1288.

Vella, A., and Farrugia, P.-J. (2006). MalToBI – building an annotated corpus of Spoken Maltese. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2006, Dresden, Germany.

Vella, A. (2003). Effects of language contact on Maltese intonation. In K. Branmüller and G. Ferraresi (Eds.), Aspects of Multilingualism in European Language History. Amsterdam: Benjamins.

Vella, A. (2003). Phrase accents in Maltese: distribution and realisation. In Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain, pp. 1775-1778.

Vella, A. (1997). Intonational variation across dialects:  an intonational phonology approach. In A. Botinis, G. Kouroupetroglou and G. Carayiannis, eds.: Intonation:  theory, models and applications. Athens, Greece.

Vella, A. (1994). The intonation of Maltese:  a preliminary investigation of statements and yes-no questions'. In J. M. Brincat, ed.: Languages of the Mediterranean. Msida, Malta.

Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.

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