Learn Maltese! Loads of free and cheap resources


Very cheap, on many locations in Malta and Gozo. Many levels. Usually from October till June. Click on the English version on the right above if in Maltese. Check also for possible free lessons at your local council.
  • Course at the German-Maltese circle (in English, Malta). High price, not sure about quality. Informal language, for beginners, no course materials.
  • The Maltese culture movement (London), course starts in January for beginners.


My book on Maltese grammar

Beginning Maltese and Continuing Maltese are good paper books.


  1. Official Online Maltese dictionary: Roots, conjugations and related Maltese words. With translations. Mind to search with the right letters.
  2. Online Maltese dictionary number 2: Complete: the best I've found so far. With translations.
  3. Google TranslateNot accurate, but good for entire sentences or pages.
  4. My 2nd book on Maltese
  5. Wikipedia: learn how to use Wikipedia to translate nouns in this video.

  1. The one I use is here and decent. I haven't tested the others.
  2. Concise Maltese-English-Maltese Dictionary
  3. Maltese-English/English-Maltese Dictionary and Phrasebook (other link here)
  4. Maltese phrasebook
  5. English-Maltese dictionary
  6. Kelmet il-Malti

Materials for beginners:

A list of libraries around Malta. You can borrow books there for free. If you’re a beginner, try the children’s books. Some are a bit old and small, but the people are generally nice. 
This site is all about finding teachers to teach you a language via Skype, along with some other resources. 

For advanced students:

For experts:

  • Facebook groupThis Facebook group answers questions of the Maltese themselves, so it’s quite high-level.

Any other interesting resources? Leave a comment!