Digital Repository: Recent submissions

  • Sakalasuriya, S.; Perera, P.J. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Optimum hearing is vital for speech development and education of a child. Many causes of Hearing Loss (HL) are reversible or correctable with modern technology. Early diagnosis of HL will have a significant positive impact. ...
  • Rupesinghe, T.U. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The use of songs in the language development is a popular concept in the pedagogical studies. Through this research, it is aimed to find out how effective the songs could be in the enhancement of vocabulary knowledge of ...
  • Rodrigo, J.S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The study of identity is pertinent to Language Sciences since language shapes the individual‟s perception of the world and his relationship to his social network. A linguistic repertoire containing multiple languages could ...
  • Munasinghe, J.; Gunasekera, H.D.S. (International Conference on Computational Modelling and Simulation-2017 (ICCMS 117), Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The present study was carried out in an attempt to observe and analyze the tidal height changes due to the motion of the sun, moon and earth, in the west coastal area of Sri Lanka. Tidal height deviations from the Mean Sea ...
  • Rathnayake, D. M. A. S. P. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This paper aims to discuss the history of Chinese conjunctions with emphasis on the four periods of history, namely, the ancient, the medieval, the modern and the transition from modern to present times. Firstly, the ...
  • Rathnayake, W. M. P.Y. B. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The way in which learners of English as a second language (ESL) acquire language has been one of the seminal areas of investigation in language pedagogy which can effectively make an impact in attempts to materialize optimum ...
  • Randula, K. K. G. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The term piyewi (prəkṛti) appearing in traditional Sinhalese grammars refers to an element operating within word structure. It is a morphological extraction which has not been properly defined in any of the traditional ...
  • Jayaweera, I.M.L.N.; Perera, K.K.K.R.; Munasinghe, J. (IOSR Journal of Mathematics (IOSR-JM), Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    This study presents a graph theoretical approach to identify the traffic congestion on a road network. Problem address on a city called Kiribathgoda situated in the western province of Sri Lanka. In the analysis of social ...
  • Munasinghe, J; Kekulawala, K.I.S. (Sri Lanka Association for the Advancement of Science Proceedings of the 73rd Annual Sessions - 2017 , Department of Mathematics, University of Kelaniya,Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The word 'tide' is a prevalent term used to define the alternating rise and fall in the sea level wit respect to the land, produced by the gravitational attraction of the moon and the sun. To a bett understanding of the ...
  • Ranasinghe, D.S.B. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Translation is a mode of communication between cultures. The translator transfers the meaning of the original text to the target text. In fact, translation eliminates the difficulties of communication between languages and ...
  • Rajapakshe, E.R. M. W. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Diglossia is defined as the situation where two very different varieties of a language co-occur throughout a speech community, each with a distinct range of social functions. Sociolinguists usually talk in terms of a High ...
  • Rajakumar, T. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The English language, which is taught as a second language in Sri Lanka from the primary level is not considered as a compulsory subject in the secondary level education or at the Advance level Examination. Therefore, ...
  • Premakumara, L. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Speech and language development problems are very common among children. Among them, stammering occupies a central position in the sphere of fluency disorders. The term stammering is most commonly associated with involuntary ...
  • Ponnamperuma, T. R. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    "wage‟ is the semantic resemblance of „seem‟ in English. Therefore, can one categorize "wage‟ as a raising predicate? The construction known as subject-to-subject raising, proposed for verbs such as seem or appear, relates ...
  • Perera, K. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Stance – or stance-taking - is a robust area of study in discourse that has been little applied in Sinhala. Stance is the study of linguistic resources used to express the speaker‟s emotions, attitudes, evaluation of and ...
  • Perera, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Language is one of the prominent resources that should be planned for the socio-political well-being of a multilingual and multi-ethnic country. This study intends to examine the Colonial Period Language Planning of Ceylon, ...
  • Perera, L. S. S. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Bimodal bilingualism is one of the rarely explored areas in bilingualism. It allows simultaneous production of two languages, which distinguishes it from unimodal approach. This paper attempts to make some adjustment of ...
  • Penthoi, G. C. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    Kui (ISO639-3 Code „Kxu‟) is a language spoken by Kondh or Kondha /Kɔndhɔ/ tribe. Majority of the Kui-speaking Kondhs live in the hilly and forested areas of South and central Odisha especially in the undivided districts ...
  • Peiris, A. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    As observed, students in ESL classrooms find speaking as one of the most challenging tasks even though they had been studying the language for almost 13 years. There are some students who fear the word “speech”, and ...
  • Pathirana, U. P. N. N. (The Third International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka, ICLSL 2017. Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka., 2017)
    The most significant difference between human beings is the gender difference. Therefore, people of different genders will have their own gender characteristics, which leads to the gender differences in language. This study ...

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