Name: Dr Ramani Ratnamali Jayasinghe
Designation: Lecturer
Department: ELTU
University Location: K5
Telephone: 0777316608/ 0112903481/ 0112911778
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Educational Qualifications:
B.Sc. (University of Peradeniya, 1992)
Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language (University of Kelaniya, 2001)
M.A. in Linguistics (University of Kelaniya, 2003)
PhD in English (Linguistics & Phonetics) The English & Foreign Language University, Hyderabad,2015
Administrative Experience
Co-ordinated the “ English for Business and Communication Course “ for 7 years (2003-2009)
Research and Publications:
‘Language Tests in Commerce and Management Faculty’, Golden Jubilee Commemoration Volume of the University of Kelaniya , 2009.
International & national Workshops/ Seminars/Conference Participation
Presented research papers -
International Conferences-Slelta 2006 on ’How to Use Standard Pronunciation in English’
2008 on ‘Standard Sri Lankan English’
Presented research papers-Research Symposium, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelaniya (2003, 2004, 2005, 2007).
Participated International Conferences-
Slelta ( 2000, 2004, 2006, 2008), Sri Lanka,
‘Teacher Education and Development’, 2011,2012 Hyderabad, India.
Participated- Workshops-
Training in Research and Publication, NCAS, Colombo-7, Sep.2009, Slelta, Action Research, etc. Sep, 2007
Participated Seminars-
ELTAI, Hyderabad Chapter, 2010 & 2012, India.
Participated Research Symposiums-
Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Kelania (2003 to 2009).
Research Interests:
Acquisition of Prepositions by ESL Learners
Error Analysis
Testing and Evaluation
Current Research Activities:
Etymology in English Language
NCAS (Colombo 7).
Completed Certificate Course on Research Methods for Development Planning and Management (University of
A member of the BCIS Toast Master Speech Club (Colombo- 7 )
An Associate of Wendy Whatmore Academy of Speech and Drama (Colombo- 3)