Gnosis 2016

 

Recent Submissions

  • Warnakulasooriya, P. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    This study will be mainly focusing on three sub topics: first how English has influenced the Hispanic community in the United States, secondly how English has influenced the English- Spanish bilinguals and thirdly how ...
  • Hettiarachchi, A. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Hallyu wave, which implies the increasing popularity of Korean cultural products at a global level, is a cultural phenomenon that derives maximum benefit of the fansubbing culture. Within the discourse of translation ...
  • Vithanage, A.M.H.; Weerasekara, W.M.P.H.; Paththinige, L.B.; Amarasinghe, C.J.; Ponnamperuma, D.A.O. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The researchers’ exposure to the concept of code switching made them realize the lack of in-depth research on it among Sri Lankan schoolchildren. The aim of this research was to evince social and linguistic factors trapped ...
  • Bandara, U.; Ekanayake, R.; de Alwis, L.; Dias, M.; Marikkar, M.R.F.R. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Proficiency in a language instruments both writing skills and speaking ability. Though the second language learners exert much time and effort in learning English, mastering the language is quite challenging. It varies ...
  • Kariyawasam, D. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The present research is aimed at studying the attitudinal variations of undergraduates studying English at the University of Kelaniya towards ‘spell checker’ and ‘auto-correct’ in relation to their spelling skills. Existing ...
  • Jayasinghe, H.S.; Keerthiwansha, N.W.B.S.; de Alwis, V.N.N.U.; Egodage, W.A. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The research intends to focus on a less researched area and is designed to find the level of usage, the issues and attitudes of cursive writers and non- cursive writers using English as a second language in the University ...
  • de Silva, T. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    There have been many researches done on the use of English language by the youth of Sri Lanka and for what purposes they find it necessary to learn English as a language in a rapidly globalizing world. Most studies show ...
  • Sathanandan, R.; Situbandara, S.N.B.A.; Gunasinghe, D.P.D.D.; Gunasekara, M.S.T.; Navarathne, D.M.A.S.; Gunawardena, S. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The difficulty faced by undergraduates reading in English medium is a recurrent issue in Sri Lanka. After one’s tertiary education the next step is occupation. In the present context it is important for everyone to be well ...
  • Kurukuladhithya, D.H. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    One would ultimately feel the need to learn another language in addition to one’s mother tongue. A survey conducted by ilanguages.org reveals that 60% of the world population speaks more than one language. However, for a ...
  • Jayavindi, A.M.S.; Jayasinghe, D.N.P.; Dissanayake, D.M.R.N.; Shavoni, D.P.N.; Jayathilaka, G.R.A.P.; Fernando, W.D.M. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    In Sri Lanka, this has become the subject of extensive research as tourism in Sri Lanka is one of the largest foreign exchange earners. Within the industry the role of a tour guide is indispensable in value with regard to ...
  • Madhushani, H.N.G.; Athapaththu, A.M.H.K.; Athapaththu, S.P.; Navarathne, A.S.; Kumari, H.R.U.E. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Prepositional usage is a difficult grammar area among the students who are learning English as a second language. Thus, it has been demonstrated that even undergraduates learning English as a second language face difficulties ...
  • Hewawasam, I.A.; Amaratunga, J.G.I.D.; Udakumbura, U.D.L.; Pramodya, K.G.H.; Vithanage, V.G.P.M. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The aim of this research is to figure out pronunciation errors of English among school children. The significance of this research is identifying the common pronunciation errors made by Sri Lankan school children and finding ...
  • Dharmawimala, T. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    British period films hold a significant position in the current global trend of period films due to its quality of portraying glamour and sophistication. Since its source of attraction lies in the romanticized versions of ...
  • Ranasinghe, S. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Many words and expressions used either in Victorian novels or fantasy novels increase the vivacity of the story adding colour to the credibility of the plot. The use of such a variety of words and expressions such as the ...
  • Niroshi, S.M.; Mohanraj, N.D.; Ranaweera, A.S.; Wickramage, U.; Wijesekera, H.; Nirashani. M.P.G. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    The objective of this study is to investigate the parallels between Shakespearean politics with regard to Julius Caesar and Macbeth and the political backdrop of the 2015 Presidential Election in Sri Lanka. In order to ...
  • Dineisha, N. (Department of English, Faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2016)
    Dan Brown is one of the world’s best-selling authors whose controversial novel, The Da Vinci Code was ranked the world’s third best-selling book due to its radical claims of Jesus Christ’s marriage to Mary Magdalene. The ...

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