Name               : S. Nimali Priyangika
Designation     : Senior Lecturer II
Department     : Department of Language Skills Development
Telephone       : +94-11-2891878
E-mail              : nimali@bpu.ac.lk
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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. (Reading)

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, 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.(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, 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.(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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