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  • Srikantharajah, S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Language learning has been one of the significant interest in the humanistic discipline. In recent studies, First Language Learning is viewed as a part of individual's biological development. Second Language Learning is a ...
  • Srikandavel, G. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Translation is an emerging field. Many challenges are encountered during the process of translation. When a translator finds it difficult to do a translation, she/he can seek for alternatives in order to meet the satisfaction ...
  • Sirisena, T.M. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The process of teaching English has undergone tremendous changes over the decades, especially, with the remarkable entry of the technology, which has given a great opportunity to expand the learner autonomy in teaching ...
  • Singh, H. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This paper stipulates Referring expressions (with the special reference of „Backwardness‟ of such identity relations) in Punjabi. In natural languages, such expressions are in anaphoric nature and linguistically also ...
  • Kumarasinghe, K. D. M. S. P. K.; De Silva, D. S. M.; Pathiratne, K. A. S.; Salim, H. I.; Abdul-Manaf, N. A.; Dharmadasa, I. M. (Ceylon Journal of Science, 45(2), 53–59. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjs.v45i2.7388, 2016)
    Thin films of CdTe semiconductor materials were grown on fluorine doped tin oxide (FTO) conducting glass substrates using the technique of electrodeposition. CdSO4 at high concentrations and CdCl2, TeO2 at low concentrations ...
  • Kiridena, K. M. S. D.; De Silva, D. S. M.; Wimalasena, S. (Ceylon Journal of Science, 46(4), 21–25. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/cjs.v46i4.7465, 2017)
    The selenium (Se) content in meals consumed by Sri Lankans for lunch, composed of fixed and random menus, was determined using Hydride Generation Atomic Absorption Spectrometer. The samples were obtained from five districts ...
  • Herath, H.; Herath, R.; Wickremasinghe, R. (PLOS ONE, 2017, DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0179647 /http://journals.plos.org/plosone/article/file?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0179647&type=printable, 2017)
    Background Women with a history of gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM) have an increased risk of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) later in life compared to women with no GDM. This study was aimed to determine the risk of ...
  • Krishnananthasivam, S.; Jayathilaka, N.; Sathkumara, H.D.; Corea, E.; Natesan, M.; De Silva, A.D. (PLoS Negl Trop Dis 11(6), 2017)
    Melioidosis is a life threatening infectious disease caused by the gram-negative bacillus Burkholderia pseudomallei predominantly found in southeast Asia and northern Australia. Studying the host transcription profiles in ...
  • Prasadani, W.C.; Senanayake., C.M; Jayathilaka., N; Ekanayake., S; Seneviratne, K.N. (PLoS ONE 12(6), 2017)
    Polyphenolic antioxidants are mainly absorbed through passive paracellular permeation regulated by tight junctions. Some fatty acids are known to modulate tight junctions. Fatty acids resulting from the digestion of ...
  • Silva, K. S. R. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Error analysis plays a significant role in language planning and syllabus design. It helps to identify the causes of common errors, and strategies used by language learners, and to obtain information on common difficulties ...
  • Shashikala, H. P. L. W. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Learner errors are an inseparable part of Second Language Acquisition (SLA) since they serve as the best tool for interpreting the sources of learner errors and the strategies employed by the second language (L2) learner ...
  • Shanmugarasa, Y.; Thayasivam, U. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    With the rebellion of internet, people got more opportunities to go global. There is the issue of communication, which is made more challenging due to difference in languages. English is the generally spoken language and ...
  • Senthuran, S.; Wijeratne, W.M. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The aim of this research is to find out the similarities and dissimilarities between present tense in Jaffna Tamil and Spoken Sinhala languages. This study is significant as tenses are not similar in all languages. Sinhala ...
  • Senthuran, S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    There are different types of tense systems in languages of the World. In Tamil language, morphologically there are three tenses namely: Present, Past and Future tense. According to Comrie‟s views, tenses are categorized ...
  • Seelananda Thero, Kumburuwela; Yassassi Thero, Okkampitiye (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    There is a connection between Sanskrit and Japanese from long ago regarding Buddhist Sanskrit manuscripts and other literary works. Usage of Indian script as sacred has an uninterrupted history in Japan. Therefore, the ...
  • Sebarajah, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The research focuses on fostering speaking skills through Communicative Language Teaching which has been attempted to adopt in ESL classrooms in schools in Sri Lanka by the Government since the late 1980s. (National Institute ...
  • Samitharathana Thero, Wadigala (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Pāņinī and Sārasvata are dual approaches of Sanskrit grammatical analysis on historical philology. Vedic Grammar on Caturveda which appeared as Ŗg - Yajur - Sāma - Atharvāṃgīras was a grammatical configuration of Vedic ...
  • Sameera, M. A. G. J. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    A Compound word is formed by shortening a few words into one word. It is done to make the language precise in practical usage. The author of ‘Sidath Sangarawa’ has introduced five methods of creating Sinhala Compound words. ...
  • Samaraweera, S. G. S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Although language forms and grammatical structures are taught in second language (English) writing classroom, the central element of effective writing „coherence‟ cannot be seen in students‟ writing. In literature, it is ...
  • Samarakoon, S. M. S. S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Code switching and code mixing exist in bilingual societies where people use two or more languages to communicate. Being able to speak more than one language, bilinguals can code-switch and mix as means of effectively ...

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