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Prof. Albert Borg
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Albert Borg
Albert Borg is Professor in the Department of Maltese (Faculty of Arts) and also an active member of the Institute of Linguistics. He is interested mainly in Maltese grammar and sociolinguistics.

His published work includes:

  • A Study of Aspect in Maltese (1981)

  • Ilsienna: Studju Grammatikali (1988)

  • Fuq l-Għatba tal-Malti. A Threshold Level Description of Maltese (1997, jointly with Manwel Mifsud)

  • Maltese. Lingua Descriptive Grammars (1997, jointly with Marie Alexander)

In addition, he has published a number of articles (some of which, jointly with other scholars) on various aspects of Maltese linguistic structure, including parts-of-speech, the noun phrase, quantification, object properties, object marking, nominal sentences, complementation to verbal and non-verbal expressions, word order, and topicalisation.

Research Interests

  • Maltese grammar
  • Sociolinguistics

Student contact hours

  • Tuesday 09:00 -- 11:00
Note: students should always email to make an appointment.
    Linguistics Circle (06 Dec)
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    Title:  AI designing games for us with (or without) us

    Date: Wednesday 6th December 2017 at 12:00 hrs

    Venue: GW164

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

    Class timetables are now available from this page.

    For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

    Ethical approval
    Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
    Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II
    Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II for the MASRI project that aims to build a Maltese speech recognition system.  
    Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
    Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III  for the Maltese Sign Language Research Project.
    Last Updated: 24 October 2012

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