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  • Xiong, J. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Involitionality in Sinhala, as reflected in the verb morphology, usually has the subject marked with quirky (non-nominative) cases, which are either atin-marked or dative, as shown in (1) and (2). (1) a. laməya atin kooppe ...
  • Wijewardana, A.D. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    ESL learners in Sri Lanka find it difficult to write English sentences due to syntactic differences between their mother tongue and the target language. It is noticeable that the English sentences start mostly with the ...
  • Wijesekara, J.S. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    'Reading' is a creative ability and it is a complex cognitive process relating to brain-cells with the functions of visual system or tactile. Knowledge on symbols in a language and semantic interpretation of those symbols ...
  • Wijeratne, W.M. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This research is aimed at discovering the nature of the words used by Tamil children at the early stage of their language acquisition. Language is acquired by humans during the early part of their life. While acquiring a ...
  • Wickramasinghe, P.D.D.D. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Sri Lanka has a commendable record for one of the highest literacy rates in the South East Asia. This achievement can be largely attributed to the free education system of the country which came into operation since 1945. ...
  • Wickramasinghe, P.D.D.D. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Accommodation of a multi-ethnic population within a territory of a single state has been largely acknowledged as a worldwide issue due to the problems stemming out from the linguistic disparities. In the most of the countries ...
  • Weerawardhana, V. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Child language acquisition is an innate strategy which reveals the psychological base of human language. Innate hypothesis is the pre-knowledge of the language. Human beings are born with this ability of internalising the ...
  • Weerasooriya, T.; Perera, N. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Natural language Processing (NLP) is a new branch of study in Computational Linguistics and the field has undergone rapid development over the past few decades. Keyword extraction is a popular application of NLP. The present ...
  • Weerasinghe, K.W.A.A.G. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Language impairment due to strokes can manifest as poor comprehension and expression of language, poor word recalling and word production. Aphasia is a broad term used for referring to these impairments. Expressive Aphasia ...
  • Wanasinghe, W.M.S.P.K. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This study aims at providing a comprehensive account of the types of errors produced by Sri Lankan ESL students in their use of English articles. Within the field of second language research (SLR), a large number of studies ...
  • Rajasekaran, V. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The main objective of the present research was to observe the impact of teaching and assessment using „Big Blue Button and Moodle‟. The research was conducted in VIT University, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India. The participants ...
  • Jokeswaran, V. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This paper is an analysis of the data of a study done in a partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree, Masters of Arts in TESL. The purpose of the study was to ascertain the impact of collaboration on individual ...
  • Upananda Thero, Ambaliyadde (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Many scholars of linguistics generally know that the main languages used in early India were Vedic and Sanskrit. Moreover, they know that the study of such languages has supported particularly the investigations of historical ...
  • Udeshika, O.P.D. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Loanwords are defined as the words where both form and meaning are borrowed or assimilated with some adaptation to the Phonological system of the new language. English loanwords have become a considerable part of the ...
  • Thumbowila, T.M.; Ghosh, R. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This paper demonstrates how Sri Lankan English (SLE) has a unique lexical repertoire from distinct from other varieties of English used in the Asian subcontinent. It examines the contribution of morphology in developing a ...
  • Thilagarajan, N. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Generally, people start to learn a second language after a particular age when they would have a clear idea about a second language. However, in present society many children happen to be bilingual by birth, because of the ...
  • Thayanithy, K. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Each and every speech community, all around the world use their own and unique language to communicate with one another. Like wise the people who have hearing and speaking disabilities use the sign language as a means of ...
  • Sumuduni, M.M.Y.C. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Particle 了 “Le” in Chinese language has a high frequency of usage and is very complex. The scholars in the field of linguistics and teaching Chinese as a foreign language comparatively do more Ontological researches on ...
  • Subramaniam, A. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Syntax differs from language to language. The second language learners find it hard to understand the syntax of the language they learn when it differs from the syntax of their mother tongue. Thus the similarities and ...
  • Subasinghe, W. (Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Counseling being a process with a programed, goal oriented discussion helps the client to empower his life. Currently School Counseling has become an integral part of the education system in many countries. School Counselors ...

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