Prof. Antoinette Camilleri Grima

Prof. Antoinette Camilleri Grima

Prof. Antoinette Camilleri Grima

 B.Ed.(Hons),M.Sc.(Edin.),Ph.D.(Edin.)

Professor

Room 323A
Old Humanities Building (OH)
University of Malta
Msida
  +356 2340 2329
Antoinette Camilleri Grima graduated B.Ed. (Hons.) from the University of Malta, and M.Sc. in Applied Linguistics and Ph.D. from the University of Edinburgh. She has taught and researched the area of applied linguistics with special reference to the teaching of Maltese as L1, and as a foreign language. She edited and authored books and chapters in books about the teaching of Maltese, taught Maltese in Brussels to EU translators, and produced/authored two radio series teaching Maltese as a foreign language.

She contributed to the international programme of the European Centre for Modern Languages of the Council of Europe by co-ordinating projects dealing with Intercultural Competence, and edited, co-edited and authored a number of ECML publications. She worked as part of an international team which produced 'A Framework of reference for pluralistic approaches to languages and cultures' which was published by the European Centre for Modern Language of the Council of Europe as part of their Language Policy in Education, and is promoted by the European Commission.

Prof Camilleri Grima has researched and published widely in the area of bilingualism in education. She is a regular invited lecturer at the University of Strasbourg, the University of Antwerp, the University of Udine, the University of Edinburgh, and the University of Limerick, Ireland.

She has also contributed to Gender studies by the European Institute for Gender Equality, such as 'A study of collected narratives on gender perceptions in the 27 EU Member States' (2013).
  • Teaching Maltese as a First Language
  • Teaching Maltese as a Foreign Language
  • Bilingualism in Education
  • Intercultural Competence
  • Learner Autonomy
  • Dialects in education
  • Maltese sociolinguistics

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A. & FARRUGIA, M.T. & KROMPAK, E., 2020. A visual study of learning spaces in primary schools and classrooms in Switzerland and Malta. The relevance of schoolscape studies for teacher education. Malta Review of Educational Research, Special Issue on Bilingualism in Education in Malta, 14(1), pp. 23-50.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2020e. What's in a House Name? Student-teachers' dialogic encounters with multilingual texts in the environment. Language Awareness, .

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2020d. Pluralistic approaches in foreign language education. Examples of implementation from Malta. In: ROMANOWSKI, P. & GUARDADO, M., ed, The Many faces of Multilingualism. De Gruyter, pp. 163-186.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2020c. Social bonding and bridging through languages in Gozo (Malta). In: CAMILLERI GRIMA, A. & JUMENEZ-SALCEDO, J, & HELOT, C., ed, Small is Multilingual. Peter Lang, pp. 91-116.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2020b. The vitality of Maltese dialects in Gozo. Gozo Observer, (41), pp. 8-18.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2020a. Bil-Kelma t-Tajba. Prinċipji u Kreattività fil-Pedagoġija tal-Lingwa. Malta: Klabb Kotba Maltin.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, ANTOINETTE & JIMENEZ-SALCEDO, J. & HELOT, C., ed, 2020. Small is Multilingual. Berlin: Peter Lang.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, ANTOINETTE & ZAMMIT, J., 2020. The acquisition of verbal tense and aspect in Maltese by adult migrants: Implications for pedagogical grammar. Journal of Multilingual Theories and Practices, 1(2), pp. 149-167.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2019. Book Review of Garret, P. & Cots, J.M. (eds) (2018) The Routledge Handbook of Language Awareness. London: Routledge. Malta Review of Educational Research, 13(1), pp. 147-149.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., ed, 2019. Editor: Malta Review of Educational Research Special Issue: Emerging Researchers' Enquiries into Educational Trajectories in Malta. Malta: University of Malta.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2019. Implementing a pluralistic approach by means of a textbook. In: I. LORINCZ, ed, Towards an inclusive, ethical and plurilingual language education. Gyor: Szechenyi Egyetem University of Gyor, pp. 67-76.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2018. Globalization and Education: what future for the Maltese-speaking child? Education et Societes Plurilingues, 44, pp. 31.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, ANTOINETTE & PORTELLI, TERENCE, 2017. Fuq l-Għatba tal-Professjoni. Malta: Klabb Kotba Maltin.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2016. Bil-qatra l-qatra...Learning Maltese as a Foreign Language Book 1. 1st edn. Malta: Miller.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2016. Young Children Living Bilingually in Malta. Lingwistyka Stosowana, 17(2), pp. 1-13.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, ANTOINETTE & CARUANA, SANDRO, 2016. Interaction and Approximation to the Target Language during Italian Lessons in Malta. Malta Review of Educational Research, Special Issue on Bilingualism in Education in Malta, 10(2), pp. 253-275.

CARUANA, SANDRO & CAMILLERI GRIMA, ANTOINETTE, 2016. L'italiano a malta e la commutazione di codice in contesti didattici. In: BOMBI, R. & ORIOLES, U., ed, Lingue in contatto/Contact Linguistics, Atti del XLVI Congresso Internazionale di Studi della Società di Linguistica Italiana. Roma: Bulzoni, pp. 79-96.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Dialects, Education and social change in Malta and Gozo. In: A. YIAKOUMETTI, ed, Multilingualism and Language in Education: Sociolinguistic and Pedagogical Perspectives from Commonwealth Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 267-286.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Dialects, Education and Social Change in Malta and Gozo. In: A. YIAKOUMETTI, ed, Multilingualism and Language in Education: Sociolinguistic and Pedagogical Perspectives from Commonwealth Countries. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 267-286.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Exploring the acquisition of tense and aspect by adult foreign learners of Maltese. Malta Review of Educational Research, 9(1), pp. 57-77.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Learner Autonomy in Modern Language Learning: Find Your Bearing and Pick Your Way. In: CALLEJA, COLIN & JOHNSTON, CHRISTINE, ed, A Learning Paradigm. Informed by Knowledge of the Learning Self. pp. 337-350.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Learner Autonomy in Modern Language Learning: Find Your Bearing and Pick Your Way. In: CALLEJA, COLIN & JOHNSTON, CHRISTINE, ed, A Learning Paradigm. Informed by Knowledge of the Learning Self. Malta: Horizons, pp. 337-350.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Malta: Bilingual Education for Self-Preservation and Global Fitness. In: MEHISTO, P. & GENESSEE, F., ed, Building Bilingual Education Systems: Forces, Mechanisms and Counterwieghts. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 217-226.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2015. Maltese - a mature standard language. Editorial. Malta Review of Educational Research, Special Issue on Maltese Language Teaching, 9(1), pp. 1-4.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2013. Challenging code-switching in Malta. Revue Francaise de Linguistique Appliquee, XVIII(2), pp. 45-62.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2013. Fostering Plurilingualism and Intercultural Competence: Affective and Cognitive Dimensions. In: SANDRO CARUANA, LILIANA COPOSESCU, STEFANIA SCAGLIONE, ed, Migration, Multilingualism and Schooling in Southern Europe. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, pp. 74-94.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2013. A select review of bilingualism in education in Malta. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 16(5), pp. 553-569.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., BUTTIGIEG, L. and XERRI, J., 2013. Gozitan dialects in the classroom and language awareness for learner empowerment. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 16(5), pp. 589-601.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A. and GAUCI, H., 2013. Codeswitching as a tool in teaching Italian in Malta. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 16(5), pp. 615.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., SHU HUA, V.K. and KUCHAH, K., 2013. Co-constructing learner autonomy for young learners: learner efforts, teacher reflections, policy development. In: A. BARFIELD and N. DELGADO, eds, Stories of Practices. Canterbury, England: IATEFL Learner Autonomy SIG, .

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2012. Learning to Learn. In: M. BYRAM and A. HU, eds, Routledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning. 2nd edn. London: Routledge, pp. 409-411.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., CANDELIER, M., CASTELLOTTI, V., DE PIETRO, J., LORINCZ, I., MEISSNER, F., NOGUEROL, A. and SCHRODER-SURA, A., 2012. A Framework of Reference for Pluralistic Approaches to Languages and Cultures. Strasbourg: Council of Europe.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2011. Giving compliments in Maltese. In: S. CARUANA, R. FABRI and T. STOLZ, eds, Variation and Change. The Dynamics of Maltese in Space, Time and Society. Berlin: Akademie Verlag, pp. 45-64.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2009. Diglossia: Variation on a theme. In: B. COMRIE, R. FABRI, E. HUME, M. MIFSUD, T. STOLZ and M. VANHOVE, eds, Introducing Maltese Linguistics. Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, pp. 379-392.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 2007. Pedagogy for autonomy, teachers' attitudes and institutional change: a case study. In: M.J. RAYA and L. SERCU, eds, Challenges in Teacher Development: Learner Autonomy and Intercultural Competence. Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, pp. 81-102.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., ed, 2007. Promoting linguistic diversity and whole-school development. 1 edn. Strasbourg: European Centre for Modern Languages, Council of Europe.

CAMILLERI GRIMA, A., 1999. Introducing learner autonomy in teacher education. Council of Europe.

  • LHA5002 - It-Tagħlim tal-Grammatika / Teaching Grammar
  • LHA5007 - Il-Letteratura għat-Tfal u t-Tagħlim tal-Kultura / Children’s Literature and Teaching Intercultural Competence
  • LHA5008 - Ir-Riċerka Pedagoġika fil-Klassi tal-Malti / Pedagogical Research in the Maltese Classroom
  • LHA5011 - Maltese as a Foreign Language: Descriptors and Assessment Criteria
  • LHA5013 - Teaching Maltese as a Foreign Language in Context
  • LHA5014 - Literature in the Maltese as a Foreign Language Classroom
  • LHA5016 - Research Project in Maltese as a Foreign Language
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