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Natalie Schembri
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MSc in Language and Computation
BSc in Human Language Technology
Academic English Programme
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Position Lecturer, Academic coordinator for Academic English
Phone (+356) 2340 2152
Natalie Schembri


Natalie Schembri holds a lectureship in linguistics and co-ordinates the Academic English Programme within the Institute of Linguistics. She also acts as advisor to the ICE project in Malta (ICE-MLT).

Her main research interests focus on the linguistic analysis of academic texts, in particular as regards citation practices in academic corpora and related broader issues in Academic Literacy within university contexts. Other areas of interest are Varieties of Language and the study of Interlanguages, with a specific local interest in Maltese English. 


Research Interests

  • Academic English
  • Citation practices
  • Corpus-based text analysis
  • Interlanguages
  • Bilingual language acquisition
  • Varieties of language
  • Maltese English

Student contact hours

  • Monday 13:00 -- 14:00
  • Tuesday 11:00 -- 12:00
  • Friday 10:00 -- 11:00

Note: students should always email to make an appointment

Linguistics Circle (06 Dec)
Georgios Yannakakis, Institute of Digital Games, University of Malta

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: 10 June 2014

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