Hello

Ciao

Goodbye

Arrivederci

Good Morning

Buongiorno

Please

Per favore

Thanks

Grazie

Do you speak English?

Lei parla inglese?

How are you?

Come stai?

Sorry

Scusate

You’re welcome

Prego

Where are the toilets?

Dove sono i bagni?

I don’t understand

Non capisco

Malta’s official languages are Maltese and English, but Italian is widely spoken on the island too. All Maltese children have to learn English at school so it’s spoken almost everywhere. Maltese people won’t expect you to speak Maltese, but will be happily surprised if you know a few words of the language. Above are some useful words and phrases.