Charles Daniel Saliba

BDL Books - Charles Daniel SalibaCharles 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 is also a visiting lecturer at the MCAST University College and a practicum visitor with the Institute for Education. 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.
Saliba represented Malta as a main speaker at the 2011 and 2016 Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs in Tavira, Portugal, where he presented his research Maltese proverbs: a reflection of Mediterranean history and culture? and Maltese Proverbs on women respectively.  In 2012, he presented his research Skyjacking–its character, effects and decline at the conference ‘A Wonderful Future Beckons for Young Gozitan Historians’, organised by the History Department of the University of Malta. This year he published a research named: Teaching Maltese as a second language to adults in the book ‘Informing Educational Change: Research Voices from Malta’ published by the University of Sheffield.
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
• Hijacking and terrorism

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-5 każi ta’ Malta, BDL Publishing, (2010);
22. Maltese proverbs: a reflection of Mediterranean history and culture? Paper presented at the 5th Interdisciplinary Colloquium on Proverbs (ICP11) in Tavira, Portugal, (2011) published in the proceedings of this colloquium in November 2012;
23. Malti aħjar bi sforzi żgħar!… Ktieb tat-Taħriġ, BDL Publishing (2012, 2013);
24. Suċċessinu 1, BDL Publishing, (2012, 2012, 2013, 2015, 2017);
25. Suċċessinu 2, BDL Publishing, (2012, 2012, 2013, 2016);
26. ‘Skyjacking – its character, effects and decline’ – Paper presented at a two day conference organised by the History Department of the University of Malta entitled ‘A Wonderful Future Beckons for Young Gozitan Historians’ in 2012 published in the             proceedings of this conference in 2013;
27. Idjomi għalina t-tfal, BDL Publishing, (2012);
28. Qwiel għalina t-tfal, BDL Publishing, (2012);
29. Gwida għall-Malti Komunikattiv, Gutenberg Press, (2016);

Maltese for Foreigners Series

30. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level A1, Beginner to Elementary, Online Publishing,(2013;
31. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level A2, Elementary to Pre-Intermediate, Online Publishing,(2013);
32. Maltese for Foreigners Syllabus, Level B1, Intermediate, Online Publishing,(2013);
33. My First 750 Words in Maltese, Gutenberg Press, (2013, 2016);
34. Maltese Grammar Essentials in Context, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
35. Speaking Maltese, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
36. Speaking Maltese 2, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
37. Reality, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
38. Rocco learns karate, Gutenberg Press, (2013);
39. Maltese for Foreigners Series: Audio CD (Updated 2016);
40. More Words in Maltese, BDL Publishing, (2015);
41. Further Words & Expressions n Maltese, BDL Publishing, (2015);
42. Medical Words & Phrases in Maltese, Gutenberg Press, (2015);
43. Speaking Medical Maltese 1, Gutenberg Press, (2015);
44. Maltese Grammar Essentials in Context 2, Gutenberg Press, (2016);
45. Speaking Maltese 3, Gutenberg Press, (2016);
46. Speaking Medical Maltese 2, Gutenberg Press, (2016);
47. Maltese Grammar Essentials in Context 3, Gutenberg Press, (2017);
48. Le mie prime 750 parole in maltese, Print It, (2018);
49. Grammatica maltese essenziale e contestuale 1, Print It, (2018);
50. Parlo maltese 1, Print It, (2018).

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