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Charles Daniel Saliba, B.Ed. (Hons.) Maltese, Dip. Arabic (Distinction), MA in Mediterranean Historical Studies, PhD (Sheff.) UK, lectures on Maltese linguistics and literature at the intermediate and advanced levels at the Sir M.A. Refalo Centre for Further Studies. He has published over 40 books on the Maltese language. Saliba won a prize for his book Realtà in the Prose for Adolescents category at the National Book Awards in 2007. He specialises in Teaching Maltese as a foreign language. He has presented his research at several international conferences and was invited as keynote speaker on a number of occasions.



Research Interests
  • Teaching Maltese as a foreign language
  • Language teaching methodology
  • Various aspects of the Maltese language, especially its history
  • Proverbs
  • History of the Mediterranean


Publications
  1. Aċċess, Merlin Library, (2006, 2007, 2010, 2014, 2016), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  2. Qawsallinu, Gozo Press, (2006, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2011, 2011), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  3. Malti aħjar bi sforzi żgħar! , BDL Publishing, (2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2014), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  4. Realtà, Wise Owl Publications, (2006);
  5. Rocco jitgħallem il-karatè, Wise Owl Publications, (2006);
  6. Ktejjeb b’taqsira b’differenza u b’eżerċizzji varji fuq Meta jaqa’ ċ-Ċpar ta’ Trevor Żahra (Pubblikazzjoni Merlin), Gozo Press, (2007, 2009, 2016), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  7. Ktejjeb b’taqsira b’differenza u b’eżerċizzji varji fuq Ħolm tal-Milied? ta’ Trevor Żahra (Pubblikazzjoni Merlin), Gozo Press, (2007, 2009, 2016), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  8. Ktejjeb b’taqsira b’differenza u b’eżerċizzji varji fuq L-Isqaq ta’ Ġuże Chetcuti (Pubblikazzjoni Merlin), Gozo Press, (2007, 2009), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  9. Eċċellenti, BDL Publishing, (2009), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  10. Malti Għalina t-tfal 1, BDL Publishing, (2009, 2012, 2015), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  11. Malti Għalina t-tfal 2, BDL Publishing, (2009, 2011, 2014, 2015), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  12. Malti Għalina t-tfal 3, BDL Publishing, (2009, 2012, 2015), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  13. Malti Għalina t-tfal 4, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2011, 2015, 2017), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  14. Malti Għalina t-tfal 5, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2013, 2014, 2016), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  15. Malti Għalina t-tfal 6, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2013, 2015, 2017), co-authored with A. Muscat;
  16. Idjomi Maltin għal studenti għaqlin, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2010, 2013);
  17. Qwiel Maltin għal studenti ħabrikin, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2010, 2013);
  18. 75 Lehma 75 Fehma, BDL Publishing, (2010, 2013, 2015, 2016);
  19. Malti għall-Eżamijiet b’Pariri u Tweġibiet!, Gutenberg Press, (2010);
  20. Hijacking in the Mediterranean: The 5 cases of Malta, BDL Publishing, (2010);
  21. Ħtif ta’ Ajruplani fil-Mediterran. Il-Ħames każi ta’ Malta, BDL Publishing, (2010);
  22. Malti aħjar bi sforzi żgħar!... Ktieb tat-Taħriġ, BDL Publishing (2012, 2013);
  23. Suċċessinu 1, BDL Publishing, (2012, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017);
  24. Suċċessinu 2, BDL Publishing, (2012, 2012, 2013, 2016);
  25. Idjomi għalina t-tfal, BDL Publishing, (2012);
  26. Qwiel għalina t-tfal, BDL Publishing, (2012);
  27. Gwida għall-Malti Komunikattiv, Gutenberg Press, (2016);


  28. Maltese for Foreigners Series
  29. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level A1, Beginner to Elementary, Online Publishing, (2013, 2017);
  30. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level A2, Elementary to Pre-Intermediate, Online Publishing, (2013, 2017);
  31. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level B1, Intermediate, Online Publishing, (2013, 2017);
  32. My First 750 Words in Maltese, Gutenberg Press, (2013, 2016);
  33. Maltese Grammar Essentials in Context, Gutenberg Press, (2013, 2017);
  34. Speaking Maltese 1, Gutenberg Press, (2013, 2016);
  35. Speaking Maltese 2, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
  36. Reality, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
  37. Rocco learns karate, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
  38. Maltese for Foreigners Series: Audio CD (Updated 2016);
  39. More Words in Maltese, BDL Publishing, (2015);
  40. Further Words & Expressions in Maltese, BDL Publishing, (2015);
  41. Medical Words & Phrases in Maltese, Gutenberg Press, (2015);
  42. Speaking Medical Maltese 1, Gutenberg Press, (2015);
  43. Maltese Grammar Essentials in Context 2, Gutenberg Press, (2016);
  44. Speaking Maltese 3, Gutenberg Press, (2016);
  45. Speaking Medical Maltese 2, Gutenberg Press, (2016).


Keynote Speaker
  1. Colloquium on Proverbs (ICP11) in Tavira, Portugal (2011).
  2. A Wonderful Future Beckons for Young Gozitan Historians, University of Malta (2012).
  3. Second Scientific Conference of Aviation Medicine (2013).
  4. Colloquium on Proverbs (ICP16) in Tavira, Portugal (2016).


Published Research Papers
  1. C. D. Saliba, ‘Maltese Proverbs: a reflection of Mediterranean history and culture?’, Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs (2012), 71-91.
  2. C. D. Saliba, ‘Skyjacking–its character, effects and decline’, Melita Historica, XVI, 2 (2013),155-166. Click here.
  3. C. D. Saliba, ‘Maltese Proverbs on Women’, Proceedings of the Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs (2017), 182-232.
  4. C. D. Saliba, ‘Teaching Maltese as a second language to adults’, in D. Hyatt, P. Clough and C. Nutbrown (eds.) Informing Educational Change: Research Voices from Malta (2017), University of Sheffield, pp. 44-59. Click here.
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