Dr. E.G.I.P. Wickramasinghe


Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
Department of Language skills development
+94112857786
indiwaree@bpu.ac.lk

Educational Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy in Applied Linguistics and Teaching Methodology – Jean-Jaurès University, Toulouse II, France.
  • Master of Philosophy in French – Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Master of Arts (Masters 2) in Applied Linguistics and Teaching Methodology – Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, Paris III, France.
  • Master of Arts (Maîtrise) in Applied Linguistics and Teaching Methodology – Sorbonne-Nouvelle University, Paris III, France.
  • Bachelor of Arts (Licence 3) in Modern Letters – Paul-Valéry University, Montpellier III, France.
  • Bachelor of Arts – University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka.
  • Diploma in French – Alliance Française de Colombo, Sri Lanka.
  • Certificate in TESOL Methods - University of Oregon, United States of America.
  • Certificate in Tamil – Department of Official Languages, Sri Lanka.
  • Certificate in Computer Science – National Institute of Business Management, Sri Lanka.

Academic Experience

  • Senior lecturer at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 01.03.2021 to date
  • Lecturer at the Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka from 29.02.2016 
  • Visiting Teacher at Alliance Française de Kotte in Colombo from January 2014 to date
  • Visiting Lecturer at Department of Languages, University of Moratuwa from February 2014 to date
  • Visiting Lecturer at Department of Languages, Kothalawala Defense University from April 2015 to February 2016
  • Visiting Lecturer at Department of English Language Teaching, University of Sri Jayawardenapura from February 2014 to February 2016
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Faculty of Architecture, University of Moratuwa from January 2014 to August 2015
  • Visiting Lecturer at the Faculty of Information Technology, University of Moratuwa from April 2014 to February 2016
  • English Teacher at Joseph Pantin School, Pantin, France from December 2012 to June 2013
  • Intern at the Human Resources Branch, Nations Trust Bank, Sri Lanka - June 2010
  • Visiting Lecturer at University of Kelaniya – October 2009
  • Translator (Trainee) at the Ministry of Defense from December 2008 to June 2009

Research Interests

  • French and Francophone Literature
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Teaching French as an additional Language
  • Comparative Literature

Conferences and Presentations

  • Wickramasinghe, E.G.I.P. (2019). Leonard Woolf’s Anti-Imperialist Notions and Depiction of Pluralism, Situations International Conference, Singapore.
  • Wickramasinghe, E.G.I.P. (2017). Internet Technologies and the professional development of the Foreign Language Teachers in Sri Lanka; the case of French Language Studies, ICHSS International Conference, University of Peradeniya.
  • Wickramasinghe, E.G.I.P. (2017). Gynocentric narration in L’amant by Marguerite Duras, Professional Development Programme, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wickramasinghe, E.G.I.P. (2017). Dirge of the Fallen Woman in European Literature: when religion turns sour and evil to make the innocent female soul suppressed, ICSUSL International Conference, University of Sabaragamuwa.
  • Wickramasinghe, E.G.I.P. (2015). Research and Presentation Skills, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

Research & Publications

Theses

  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2021). Les effets de translanguaging et de transculturing dans le context sri lankais ; un problème éducatif ?.(DoctorateThesis). Jean-JaurèsUniversity, Toulouse II, France.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2019). Utopia in Sri Lankan Literature and Francophone Literature: with reference to The Village in the Jungle by Leonard Woolf and Les Soleils des Indépendances by AhmadouKourouma. (M.Phil Thesis). Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2013). Activation de la L1 ET L2 lors de la production orale en français L3 par les apprenants sri lankais.(Masters 2Thesis). New SorbonneUniversity, Paris III, France.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P.(2012). Influence des langues parlées à Sri Lanka sur l'appropriation du français. (MaîtriseThesis). New SorbonneUniversity, Paris III, France.

 Books

  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2015).Apprenons le français – Partie I, Agahas Publication.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2015).The phonological differences among Sinhala, English and French, Agahas Publication.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2015).L’acquisition d’une langue cible 3, Agahas Publication.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2014).Sinhala, English, French dictionary, Author Publication.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2014).La syrenecourageuse, Author Publication.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2014).Lowasupathalapranshalekakayo, Agahas Publication.

Book Chapters

  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P.(2009). Lucinda. In: Muhudu Baba SahaThawath Katha. University of Kelaniya.

Journal Articles

  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2020).The Role of Native Religions in Colonialized Sri Lankan and African Societies.BPU Journal of Language Studies, 4 (2).
  • Wickramasinghe, I.P.(2018). Dirge of the Fallen Woman in European Literature: When Religion Turns Sour and Evil to Make the Innocent Female Soul Suppressed. Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 16(1), pp.11–16. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/suslj.v16i1.7713
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P.(2017).The Sinhala, English and French Phonology: how distinctive are they from one another? BPU Journal of Language Studies, I (I).
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2019).Leonard Woolf’s Anti-Imperialist Notions and Depiction of Pluralism,Situations Journal, Yonsei University of South Korea.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2016).Multilinguism and Plurilinguism, Aurora-Journal of English Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.
  • Wickramasinghe, E. G. I. P. (2016).Third Language Acquisition, Aurora-Journal of English Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka.

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