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  • Mrs. M.N.S. Dilani

    Lecturer in English (Probationary)

    Reading for PhD - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
    MA in Linguistics - University of Kelaniya
    BA in University of Peradeniya

    +94-11-2891878 Department of English, Faculty of Language Studies, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Research Interests

Teaching English as a second language and English Literature.

Research Publications

  1. Teaching English as a Subject for Advanced Level Students in Matara(MA Thesis)
  2. Motivation of R.C. Gardner's Revised Socio-Educational Model of Second Language Learning in the Context of Monastic Education. - International Buddhist Conference 2012, Buddhasravaka Bhiksu University.
  3. Introducing an Effective Approach for Second Language Teaching Based on Teaching Approaches Highlighted in Buddhism. - The Royal Asiatic Society of Sri Lanka - 5th Conference
  4. Motivation and Motivational Strategies to Improve English in the Monastic Education System - Professional Development Programme of the Academic Staff, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  5. Teaching English Through  Buddhist Jataka Stories - Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka - 1st National Conference
  6. Women in the early Buddhist society and the modern society; with special reference to the female characters in a selection of jātaka stories and modern feminist poetry. - Buddhism & Current Global Challenges (SLABS)/ Professional Development Programme of the Academic Staff, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka
  7. An Analysis of Buddhist Concepts in a selection of Literary Works of Sri Lankan writers in English - Professional Development Programme of the Academic Staff, Buddhist and Pali University of Sri Lanka

Researches in Progress

  1. A Comparative Study of the Treatment of Sexual Jealousy in Jàtaka Stories and in William Shakespeare’s Othello(PhD thesis)
  2. Misinterpretations of Buddhist concepts in Buddhism Textbooks in English Medium Local and international Curriculums in Schools in Sri Lanka