LEARN MALTESE IN 2018
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Classes open to both adults and adult-accompanied children
Registration for Maltese Language Classes in 2018 is now open. The Maltese Language classes, sponsored by the MCCV at the Maltese Community Centre in Parkville are held on Thursday nights. Students pay a nominal enrolment fee. Families pay a heavily discounted fee.
Ms Edwidge Borg, a past President of the MCCV, coordinates the Maltese language classes in Parkville. Other teachers include Ms Laura Schembri and Ms Alexandra Scibberras. Classes provided at three levels: Beginner, Intermediate and Conversation Classes. All tutors are qualified LOTE Victorian teachers and attend regular professional development training in Victoria and interstate.
The MCCV Education Committee overseeing the classes is composed of qualified LOTE tutors, class coordinators as well as an independent advisor Mrs Frances Bonnici.
The Co-ordinator of the Maltese Language classes, Ms Edwidge Borg, is also the delegate to the Federation of Maltese Language Schools Inc. (FMLS) and President of the FMLS. She has attended various meetings with interstate Maltese Language schools teachers in Australia to organise and attend professional development for Maltese Language teachers in Australia as well as visited Maltese Language Classes for foreigners in Malta.
MCCV Maltese Language Classes Schedule
Semester 2 of 2017 – Thursdays from 20 July 2017 to 23 November 2017
Semester 1 of 2018 – Thursdays from 8 February 2018 to 21 June 2018
Semester 2 of 2018 – Thursdays from 19 July 2018 to 22 November 2018
Beginners (B1) Class: 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM
Intermediate (B2) Class: 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM
Conversation (C1) Class: 6.00 PM – 7.00 PM
WHERE: Maltese Community Centre, 477 Royal Parade, Parkville
Courses are intended to provide participants with a basic knowledge of reading, writing and speaking Maltese. Courses run for one semester.
Please click here to download the registration form for Semester 1 of 2018 and email the completed form to firstname.lastname@example.org or post a completed hardcopy to “Att: Maltese Language Classes” at the address stated in the form by Friday 5th January 2018.
Lessons coincide with school terms. A token fee of $90 per semester covers some expenses. The tutor will advise student of other resources that are appropriate. The classes run for one hour extended to 0.5 for student queries. Students receive guided self-learning activities equivalent to 1 hour. The total Unit context hours are 2.5 hours per week.
Adults wishing to learn Maltese and require further information should contact the Maltese Community Centre during business hours 9387 8922 and leave a contact phone number or email: email@example.com. Children accompanied by adult can attend these classes.
Victorian School of Languages
The Victorian School of Languages also provides Maltese Language Classes. Currently classes are available on Saturday mornings between 9.00 and 12.30 at Taylors Lakes Secondary College. Expansion of classes in other metropolitan areas will occur if a viable number of students enrol.