Dr. Dilrukshi Ratnayaka
Dr. Dilrukshi Ratnayaka

Contact:

Department:                          Department of Modern Languages

University Location:             (Room Number) K16 - 101

University Address:              Department of Modern Languages,

                                                   University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Telephone:                              (Office) +94-11-2-903721 / (Extension) 720

E-mail:                                      rathnayakedn@yahoo.co.jp
                                                   rathnayaked@kln.ac.lk



Educational Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. Graduate School of Letters, University of Nagoya, Japan, 2012
  • M.Phil., Graduate School of Letters, University of Nagoya, Japan, 2008
  • M.A., Department of Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, 2002
  • B.A., University of Kelaniya ,2000

Teaching Experience:

  • Teacher, Japanese Language Educational Association (1998 ~2005)
  • Temporary Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2001~2003)
  • Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2003~2008)
  • Senior Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2008~)
  • Senior Lecturer Grade 2, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2008~ 2014)
  • Senior Lecturer Grade 1, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya (2014~)

Publications:

  • Japanese Language Text Book, Advanced Level, prescribed text books for G.C.E.-A/L Examination
  • Koharu to isshoni,Nihongo waai Vol.1 - Prescribed text book for G.C.E.O/L Sri Lanka
  • The Relation between Nonvolitional,Anticausative and Causative constructions in Sinhala ,2013, Ngoya Linguistics Vol.7, pg.91-102, Nagoya Linguistics Society

     Articles published:

  • Verb classification on Intentionality and Structure of Intentional and Non-intentional Verb final
  • sentennces, 2007, Nagoya working papers in linguistics Volume 22, Department of Linguistics, Nagoya university Japan
  • A contrasitive study on Non-Volitional expressions in Japanese and Sinhala , 2008, Nagoya studies in Humanities vol.37, Faculty of Letters, Nagoya university
  • Verb classification and morphological characteristics of verbs in Sinhala , 2007, 135th Linguistic Publications, Linguistic Society of Japan
  • Syntactic characteristics in Sinhala non volitional sentences 2008, Nagoya working papers in linguistics Volume 23, Department of Linguistics, Nagoya university Japan
  • Verb classification and morphological characteristics of verbs 2008 (Abstract)Gengo kenkyu  Vol.133
  • A Contrastive Study on Non-volitionality in Sinhala and Other Asian Languages,2010, Nagoya linguistics Vol.4
  • Re-Consideration on Transitivity Definitions, 2011, Nagoya working papers in linguistics
  • Volume 26, Department of Linguistics, Nagoya university Japan
  • An Analysis on Non-Volitionality, Passive and Spontaneous Constructions in Sinhala, 2012, Nagoya linguistics Vol.6

     Oral Presentations:

  • Second- and third-person reference devices in Japanese, 2003, Annual Research Symposium, university of Kelaniya
  • Verb classification and morphological characteristics of verbs in Sinhala, 2007, 135th Linguistic meeting, Linguistic Society of Japan
  • A contrastive study on non-volitional sentences in a typological perspective 2008,
  • International conference in social sciences university of Kelaniya
  • Analysis on agent case marking in non-volitional constructions in Indo Aryan Languages,
  • 2009, 31st All –India Conference of Linguistics
  • A Contrastive Study on Non-volitionality in Sinhala and Other Asian Languages,2009, 71st
  • Nagoya linguistic meeting, Nagoya Linguistic Association
  • An Analysis on anti-causative constructions of Japanese and Sinhala, 2012, Ngoya Linguistic meeting, Nagoya Linguistic Association
  • Language and Culture 2013. August, at the 6th Japanese Language Educational Seminar, Japanese Language teacher's Association, Sri Lanka
  • Importance of teaching techniques of non-verbal communication with Japanese Language,2015 August at the 8th Japanese Language Educational Seminar, Japanese Language teacher's Association, Sri Lanka
  • Error Analysis on Japanese- Sinhala translations, 2015, First International Conference on Linguistics in Sri Lanka

Scholarships & Awards:

  • Southwest Asian Youth Invitation Programme organized by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Japan (September 2002
  • Monbusho Government scholarship 2005

Professional Qualifications:

  • Certificate of Teaching, Teacher training program, Teacher’s training College Maharagama, Sri Lanka 1997 English Speakers) Faculty of Language & Culture, Nagoya University, Japan, 2007

  • Certificate of Practical Teacher Training Program, (Teaching Japanese Language to Native

  • Certificate of SEDA Accreditation, Staff Educational Development Association, UK 2010

Research Interests:

  • Syntax, Morphology
  • Language typology
  • Language Teaching
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