Find the best Maltese language lessons, classes, and instructors at HeyKiki and learn how to speak, read, and write in Maltese. The archipelago of Malta lies near the edge of Greece and Turkey; this geographical location rubs off on its language. Maltese is an Afro-Asiatic language, as opposed to the Indo-European languages of most of Europe, and is the official language of the country. Forty thousand people speak it so, to make up the difference, English is an official language of Malta as well. Although it is Afro-Asiatic, it uses a Latin alphabet for deciphering and is said to be influenced highly by Arabic culture. In other words, Maltese is a hodgepodge language, making it all the more interesting to learn.