Dr. Jani Samarakoon
Dr. Jani Samarakoon

Contact:

Department:                          Department of Modern Languages

University Location:             (Room Number) K16 201

University Address:              Department of Modern Languages,

                                                   University of Kelaniya, Kelaniya, Sri Lanka

Telephone:                              (Office) +94-11-2-903721/ (Extension) 726

E mail:                                       jani315@yahoo.com

Educational Qualification:

  • Ph.D. Central China Normal University (CCNU), Wuhan, P.R of China, 2017
  • M.A. Central China Normal University, Wuhan, P.R of China, 2010
  • M.A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2006
  • B.A. Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2002

Teaching Experience:

  • Senior Lecturer (Grade 2), Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Since December 2017
  • Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, Since November 2017
  • Lecturer (Probationary), Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, December 2012 – November 2017
  • Lecturer (Temporary), Department of Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, December 2010 – December 2012
  • Junior Fellow, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, June 2006 – September 2006
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, March 2003 – April 2006
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, July 2002 – December 2002
  • Chinese Language Teacher (part-time), Isipathana College, Colombo 05, Sri Lanka, 2002

Research and Publications:

  • “汉语趋向补语在僧伽罗语中的表述形式” (The Representation of Chinese Directional Complements in the context of Sinhala Language) International Conference on Chinese Studies 2016, University of Kelaniya, 22nd ,23rd September 2016, Pg. 38, ISBN 978 - 955-4563-94-0
  • “斯里兰卡学生学习汉语时常见的偏误与难点分析” (An Analysis of Common Errors and Difficulties in Sri Lankan Students' Learning Chinese) 《教育》Education, Chongqing, Sichuan Province, July 2016, Pg.291-292, ISSN 1671-5624
  • “汉语多义词的语用考察” (Study about Multi-Meaning Words in Chinese Language), Translation and Culture Studies, Wuhan China, January 2010, Pg.479-480, ISBN 978-7-80708-872-1
  • “对外汉语教学法的介词教学法” (Teaching Chinese Prepositions as a Foreign Language), Meili Zhongguo Magazine, Hubei China, November 2009, Pg.174-175, ISSN 1673-0992
  • “汉语时态助词用法的母语比较” (Comparative Study about Chinese Language Particles), Wen Yi Shenghuo Magazine,Wuhan ,China, May 2009, Pg.62-63, ISSN 1005-5312
  • Translated 30 Chinese Fables into Sinhala named as “China Upama Katha Ekatuwa”, Published by S. Godage & Brothers, 2006, ISBN 955-20-9096-2
  • “The Invention of Paper” published in “Chinese Studies”, The Magazine of the Chinese Club of the Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, 2003

Professional Qualifications:

  • Chinese Workshop for Chinese Teachers from oversees Cultural Centers, Capital Normal University (Beijing, China) ,2017
  • Professional Training Program on Chinese Education and Chinese Teacher Certificate, Central China Normal University (Wuhan, China), 2016
  • Staff Development Course for Probationary Lecturers, University of Kelaniya,2014
  • Training Program for Local Teachers of Chinese by the Confucius Institute at University of Kelaniya, 2012
  • Professional Training Programme on Developing Research Competencies, HETC Project, Ministry of Higher Education (Sri Lanka) 2011
  • Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching & Teaching Materials, Hainan Normal University (Hainan, China) 2010
  • Chinese Language Certificate, Central China Normal University (Wuhan, China) 2007
  • Member of the Advanced Level Chinese Language Paper Setting & Paper Marking Panel,  Department of Examination, (Sri Lanka), 2005-2006
  • Member of the Advanced Level Japanese Language Paper Marking Panel, Department of Examination, (Sri Lanka), 2004-2006
  • Member of the Ordinary Level Japanese Language Paper Marking Panel, Department of Examination, (Sri Lanka), 2003-2005

Scholarships & Awards:

  • Excellent Doctoral Dissertation Award for the Doctoral Dissertation in Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 2017
  • Chinese Government Scholarship awarded by the Chinese Government for Post Graduate Studies, 2014 -2017
  • Excellent Student of the Language Research Institution Award for the Master’s Dissertation in Central China Normal University, Wuhan, China, 2010
  • Awarded First Prize for the Hubei Province Essay Competition conducted by the News Office of the People’s Government of Hubei Province, China, 2009
  • Chinese Government Scholarship awarded by the Chinese Government for Post Graduate Studies, 2006 -2010

Research Interests:

  • Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language
  • Chinese culture
  • Applied Linguistics

 

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