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CHAT: The EU expands (was Re: THEORY/CHAT: Talmy,

From:Livi Ruffle <livi@...>
Date:Sunday, May 2, 2004, 12:18
Jean-François Colson wrote:

> > > Malta is a bilingual state. Do everyone in Malta speaks English fluently? (I > don't know precisely the linguistic situation of that island.) >
Yes. Well, their English is certainly pretty damn good. I was on a choir tour to Malta and Gozo about three years ago and had no problems communicating...which was probably just as well, because Maltese has a lot of Arabic influence in it, which makes attempting the language a bit tricky for an IE family speaker like me :) Livi


Stephen Mulraney <ataltanie@...>