Anne-Marie Bezzina is coordinator for the French Subject Area within the Department of Languages in Education of the University of Malta’s Faculty of Education. She is responsible for the initial training of French as a Foreign Language teachers to serve mainly in Maltese secondary schools. She also coordinates Master and Doctoral courses in French pedagogy, supervising practising teachers who undertake these higher level courses.
Her doctoral research focused on stylistic variation in Maltese, in comparison with sociolinguistic variation in the French context. She has published articles and chapters in peer-reviewed journals and volumes on Maltese and French (socio-)linguistics, foreign language teaching and learning, and the issue of multilingualism in foreign language education, which reflect her research areas of interest.
She has co-authored textbooks for the learning of French in Malta. She has presented academic papers at international conferences and participated on French and Maltese media in relation to her areas of expertise.
Didactics of French as a Foreign Language
FRE1001 - Linguistique théorique 1: phonétique et phonologie/Theory in linguistics 1: Phonetics and Phonology
FRE2014 - Linguistique théorique 2: linguistique fondamentale/ Theory in Linguistics 2: Fundamental Linguistics
FRE3018 - Linguistique théorique 4: énonciation et discours/ Theory in linguistics 4: Utterance and Discourse Analysis
FRE3029 - Synoptique 2: linguistique, didactique et traduction/ Synoptic 2: Linguistics, Didactics and Translation
FRE3035 - Didactique du français langue étrangère/ Didactics of French as a Foreign Language
LHF5001 - Techniques de classe – Foreign Language Teaching Techniques
LHF5002 - La didactique du FLE: théorie et enjeux fondamentaux / Teaching French as a Foreign Language: Basic Principles
LHF5003 - Développer la compétence de l’oral / Developing the Spoken Competence
LHF5004 - L’évaluation en FLE / Assessment and Correction in the Teaching of FFL