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  • Anupama, D.S.; Premaratne, C. D. H. M. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Second Language Acquisition occurs in both informal and formal linguistic contexts and both these contexts are essential in enhancing the language skills of the learners. This study is aimed at investigating the attitudes ...
  • Subramaniam, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The dearth of qualified translators and interpreters is a major hurdle to the implementation of the official languages policy, with a pressing need for them in courts, provincial councils and local authorities. The cadre ...
  • Assajithissa Thero, Kurupita. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This paper is based on the Syntax of Sri Lankan (SL) sign language and colloquial Sinhala language. SL sign language is used by SL deaf people. According to linguistic studies, it is accepted and investigated that Sign ...
  • Balasooriya, B.M.U.S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Business Writing is a type of written communication, usually with standard structure and style. Japanese business writing should follow the customary format and etiquette of formality and politeness. It is necessary to ...
  • Dilshani, N.; Fernando, S.; Ranathunga, S.; Jayasena, S.; Dias, G. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Sinhala, which belongs to Indo-Aryan language family, is a morphologically complex language. Most of the features of the words are postpositionally affixed to the root word. Thus, well-developed Part of Speech (POS) tag ...
  • Gunasinghe, M.P.D. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Translations, throughout the past, have been done by the human translators; but today, along with the technology, keeping a step ahead, the human translators are being replaced by machine translators. Systran‟s translation ...
  • Gunasinghe, U.P.; Diddeniya, C.V. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Learning a new language and translating it into another language is not an easy task. However, currently there is a significant emphasis on translating one language into another. The term of “Translation” has come into ...
  • Dilshani, W.S.N.; Dias, G. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Verbs are essential components of a meaningful sentence and are important in understanding the sentence structure. This paper presents a morphological analysis of Sinhala verbs by combining traditional Sinhala grammar with ...
  • Gomango, O.; Anderson, G.D.S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Living Tongues Institute for Endangered Languages & Berhampur University, India Juray is a seriously endangered Munda language of the Sora-Juray cluster spoken in Gajapati district, southern Odisha State, India (Gomango ...
  • Gardihewa, P.N. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Task Based Language Teaching (TBLT) is a language teaching approach, which focuses on using tasks as the core unit of planning and giving instructions in teaching. In TBLT, teacher does not pre-determine what language items ...
  • Gayathri, P. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The Chinese language family is introduced as a major branch of the Sino-Tibetan family. The study of the sound system of language normally starts with phonetics followed by phonology. With the emergence of generative ...
  • Kariyawasam, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The present study is an action research conducted within the Sri Lankan university context to examine if learner anxiety in speaking English as a second language can effectively be combatted through Cognitive Behavioural ...
  • Kaduwela, S. M. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Academic writing (AW) skills, mandatory for tertiary education, are often perceived to be challenging for tertiary level learners. The study focuses on twenty-two students, following the EAP (English for Academic Purposes) ...
  • Karunarathna, T. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This qualitative study revolves around the problem of unequal resource allocation in Sri Lankan government schools. The research addresses the core issues and challenges that lead to unequal resource distribution and ...
  • Kandambi, S.U. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    In recent years, as a result of the economic and cultural interactions between China and Sri-Lanka, teaching Chinese language has successfully stepped towards the education system in Sri Lanka. Gradually, a vast number of ...
  • Karunanayake, S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Michael Meyler (2007) defines Sri Lankan English as “the language spoken and understood by those Sri Lankans who speak English as their first language, and/or who are bilingual in English and Sinhala or Tamil”. Although ...
  • Karunarathne, P.K. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Attitudes are considered as an individual difference, which influence in the process of Second Language learning. The aim of the research is to identify whether there is an impact of attitudes on Second Language learning ...
  • Aberathne, U.; Wijesekara, J.S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Taboo words are defined as the substandard words, which are not usually tolerated in formal discourses. Therefore they are not used in standard writings or in public spheres." Taboo words are used to communicate ideas in ...
  • Abeynayake, T. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Bilingual Education (BE) promotes full development of two languages, preparing individuals to function in a global society. It has become a cornerstone of education in the twenty-first century. This study examines whether ...
  • Mathura, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Translation serves as a cultural bridge between two different communities by creating mutual understanding and reconciliation among the communities. It can also be classified as a science, which needs a systematic study. ...

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