Dr. Ms. S. Nimali Priyangika


Senior Lecturer (Grade II)
Department of Language Skills Development
+94112891878
nimali@bpu.ac.lk
 

Educational Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Arts-University of Kelaniya
  • Master of Arts in Linguistics-University of Kelaniya
  • Master of Arts in Teaching Chinese to Speaks of Other Languages - Chongqing Normal University, P.R China.
  • Master of Philosophy – Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  • PhD in Teaching Chinese as a foreign languages – Sichuan University, P.R China. 

Professional Qualifications

  • HSK Level 6
  • HSKK Intermediate
  • Chinese Test Administrator License

Academic Experience

  • Senior Lecturer (Grade II), Department of Language Skills Development, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2021– hither to)
  • Lecturer, Department of Language Skills Development, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2019–2021)
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Language Skills Development, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2016–2019)
  • Visiting Lecturer, CRI Lumbini Confucius Center, (2021- hither to)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Tourism and Hospitality Management, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka, (December 2017 – May 2018 )
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2013 - 2018)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Faculty of Engineering, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology (SLIIT)(2015 - 2017)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Confucius Institute, University of Kelaniya (2014 - 2015)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Confucius Institute, University of Kelaniya (2013 - 2014)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Bandaranaike Centre for International Studies (BCIS) (2014 - 2015)
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Sinhala and Modern Languages, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka (2009 - 2012)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2010 - 2012)
  • Assistant Lecturer, Department of Social Science and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, (2009 - 2010)

Research Area

  • Teaching Chinese as a foreign Language
  • Chinese Culture and Literature
  • TCFL Textbooks
  • Chinese Buddhism
  • Tourism Chinese

International/ National Seminar Presentation

  • Priyangika,S.N.(2023).Problems and Suggestions in Compilation of Localized Chinese Textbooks in Sri Lanka, National Conference on Foreign Languages and Literature (NCFLL), Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, Rajarata University of Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2023).The problems in using "contemporary Chinese" textbooks for Ordinary Level examination students in Sri Lanka, High-end Asia Forum on “Belt and Road Initiative” 10th Anniversary, Confucius Institute, Faculty of Arts, University of Colombo.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2020).On the Practicality Principle of Textbooks of TCFL, 1st International Research Symposium on Understanding Chinese Language and Culture- UCLC, Confucius Institute, University of Colombo.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2019). Current Situation and Problems of Chinese Language Teaching in Sri Lanka  (斯里兰卡汉语教学目前情况与问题), The 15th International Conference on Chinese Language Pedagogy, Beijing Normal University, China.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2018).The Marxist Literary Theory in Sri Lanka, The International Conference on Marxist Critical Theory in Eastern Europe, Chengdu, China.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2018).A Study on Chinese Measure words used by Advanced Level Students in Sri Lanka, Annual Research Symposium on the Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Peradeniya.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2016).Error Analysis on the Acquisition of Chinese Modal verbs by Sri Lankan students, International Conference on Chinese Studies, Centre for Chinese studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2015).How Sri Lankan students gain the proficiency in correct Chinese pronunciation, International Postgraduate Research Conference, University of Kelaniya.

Research & Publications

Books:

  • Priyangika, S.N. (2022).《屎壳郎的日记》Diary of a Dung Beetle, Neptune Publications (Pvt) Limited.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2022). 《抽屉里的小纸人》Little paper doll in the drawer, Neptune Publications (Pvt) Limited.
  • Priyangika, S.N, Menike, J.A.K.P. (2018). Chinese Composition, Culture and Literature for G.C.E Advanced Level (New Syllabus) 《高中汉语专业写作、文化与文学指南》, VijithaYapa Publisher.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2010). Easy way to learn Chinese, Author publication.

Peer Review Journal Articles

  • Priyangika, S.N. (2021). A Study of the Buddhist Traditions in China, Journal of Language Studies. BPU Homagama.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2020). On the Practicability of Using “New Practical Chinese Reader I” Textbook by Sri Lankan Students, Journal of Language Studies. BPU Homagama.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2018). A Study on Origin and Spread of Buddhism in China, Journal of Language Studies.BPU Homagama.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2018). A Study on Different forms of Chinese Past Tense, Journal of Language Studies.BPU Homagama
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2017). A Study on Language Teaching and Learning in Applied Linguistics, Journal of Language Studies.BPU Homagama
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2016). Chinese language expansion in Sri Lanka.-BPU Journal of Buddhist studies and Humanities. BPU Homagama

Other Journal Articles

  • Priyangika, S.N. (2022). Practical issues in the compilation of localized Chinese textbooks for special purposes—Take "Chinese Language for Tourism in Sri Lanka" as an example, LOGOS Volume I Issue I – Sri Lanka Journal of Humanities and Language Studies, Department of Languages, Faculty of Social sciences and Humanities, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2021).试论斯里兰卡大学中国文学课程教学存在的问题及课程设计(Problems and Curriculum Design of Chinese Literature Teaching in Sri Lankan Universities) , Journal of Chinese studies, Confucius Institute , University of Colombo.
  • Priyangika,S.N.(2021).试论斯里兰卡大学中国文学课程教学设(Discuss the teaching design of Chinese literature course in Sri Lankan Universities),《作家天地》,P.R China
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2017). A Study on Chinese Language and Literature, Nuwanesa, Department of Sinhala, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2017). Traditional Chinese Ideology, Sandhara, Student Union, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2016).  A Brief Introduction about the Chinese Culture – AURORA Journal of English Studies .Department of English, Buddhist and Pali university of Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2015). Modern Chinese, Chinese Studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2013). Relationship between China and Sri Lanka- Research of the political influence through the Trilingual Inscription in Galle, Sabaragamuwa vishvavidyalaya Shasthriya Sangrahaya,Sabaragamuwa University Sri Lanka.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2013). Literature Review of Lu xun’s Short story- yijianxiaoshir-Muditha, Deshabandu Sirisumana Godage Abinandana Shasthriya Sangrahaya.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2013). Political influence from China- Shasthri, Rev. Hiripitiye Pagngnakanthina himi Abhinandana Shasthriya Sangrahaya, Godage publisher.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2014). Tao Philosophy and Confucius Philosophy in China, Prabha- The academic journal of the temporary staff of the faculty of Humanities, University of Kelaniya.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2015). Floated Prince from the River, A collection of Foreign Literature Translations, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.
  • Priyangika, S.N.  (2012).The Importance of the Daham Education, Sirimeth BodiDaham School
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2012). Ancient poetry and famous poets in China- Pasadika" Keerthi Narampanawa Abhinandana Shasthriya Sangrahaya, Godage publisher.
  • Priyangika, S.N. (2011). Joyful Spring Night, A collection of Foreign Literature Translations, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya.

Current Research Activities

  • A study on Chinese textbooks and their usage in Sri Lanka—A case study of the Ordinary, Advanced and University Levels
  • Basic principles of compiling textbooks for teaching Chinese as a foreign language.
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