Maltese Reading

If you're trying to practice your Maltese Reading then the page below should help. You will be able to sharpen your comprehension and understanding of the sample text below, which is part of the Article 26 and 27 from the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The first section is in Maltese and the second part is in English. Also don't forget to check the rest of our other lessons listed on Learn Maltese. Enjoy the rest of the lesson!


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Maltese Reading

Read the following text very carefully and see what you can understand without looking at the English translation, and see what you understood from it, you can use our Maltese dictionary if you want.

Maltese Reading
L-Artiklu 26.
1) Kulħadd għandu l-jedd għall-edukazzjoni. L-edukazzjoni għanda tkun b'xejn, għallinqas fil-gradi elementari u fondamentali tagħha. L-edukazzjoni elementari għanda tkun obbligatorja. L-edukazzjoni teknika u professionali għandu jkun jista' jagħmel użu minnha kulħadd; l-edukazzjoni universitarja għandha tkun miftuħa b'mod ugwali għal dawk kollha li jistħoqqilhom.
2) L'edukazzjoni għanda jkollha bħala għan l-iżvilupp sħiħ tal-personalitŕ umana u li ssaħħaħ ir-rispett għall-jeddijiet u għal-libertajiet fondamentali tal-bniedem. Hi għandha tħeġġeġ il-ftehim, it-tolleranza u l-ħbiberija fost in-nazzjonijiet, ir-razez jew il-gruppi reliġjużi kolha u għandha tmexxi 'l quddiem il-ħidmiet tal-Ġnus Magħquda għaż-żamma tal-paċi.
3) Il-ġenituri għandhom l-ewwel jedd li jagħżlu l-għamla ta' edukazzjoni li tingħata 'l uliedhom.
L-Artiklu 27.
1) Kulħadd għandu l-jedd li jieħu sehem bil-libertà fil-ħajja kulturali tal-komunità, li jgawdi l-arti u li jaqsam fil-progress xjentifiku u fil-ġid li jġib miegħu.
2) Kulħadd għandu l-jedd li jkollu l-protezzjoni għall-interessi morali u materjali tiegħu meta hu l-awtur ta' produzzjoni xjentifika, letterarja jew artistika.

Below is the translation of the above text, check what you understood without the help of the dictionary, after reading the translation one time, go back up and read the Maltese text and see if you can recognize the more words this time.

English Translation
Article 26
1. Everyone has the right to education. Education shall be free, at least in the elementary and fundamental stages. Elementary education shall be compulsory. Technical and professional education shall be made generally available and higher education shall be equally accessible to all on the basis of merit.
2. Education shall be directed to the full development of the human personality and to the strengthening of respect for human rights and fundamental freedoms. It shall promote understanding, tolerance and friendship among all nations, racial or religious groups, and shall further the activities of the United Nations for the maintenance of peace.
3. Parents have a prior right to choose the kind of education that shall be given to their children.
Article 27
1. Everyone has the right freely to participate in the cultural life of the community, to enjoy the arts and to share in scientific advancement and its benefits.
2. Everyone has the right to the protection of the moral and material interests resulting from any scientific, literary or artistic production of which he is the author.

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