Dr. Kumari Priyanka Jayasooriya Menike.
Dr. Kumari Priyanka Jayasooriya Menike.
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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:                                    kpjayasooriya@kln.ac.lk / Pri0215@yahoo.com



Educational Qualification:

  • Ph.D. NNU, Nanjing, China 2015

  • M.A. Nanjing Normal University (NNU), Nanjing, P R of China, 2003

  • B.A. (Honors) University of Kelaniya, Sr Lanka,1997

Administrative Experience:

  • Director of Confucius Institute, the University of Kelaniya from 2017 to 2020

  • Director of Center for Chinese Studies, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya 2016-2017

Teaching Experience:

  • Senior Lecture Grade I - Chinese Language, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, 2020
  • Senior Lecture Grade II - Chinese Language, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, 2015 -2020
  • Lecture - Chinese Language, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, 2015 Probationary Lecture, Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya 2009 – 2015 Visiting lecture in Chinese –Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2008 - 2009
  • Temporary Assistant Lecturer –Department of Modern Languages, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2004 - 2006
  • Visiting Lecturer in Chinese- Bandaranayake Center for International Studies, Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2003 - 2010
  • Visiting Lecturer, Confucius Institute, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka, 2011
  • Visiting Lecturer, Department of Modern languages University of Kelaniya 2003-2004

Research and Publications:

  • 斯里兰卡凯拉尼亚大学汉语教学发展状况与汉语教学的问题重庆师范大学学报Journal of Chongqing Normal University, Edition of Social Sciences (2015.6) 75-77
  • 斯里兰卡凯拉尼亚大学汉语教学存在的问题 An existing problems of teaching and learning Chinese in the University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka高教学刊 Journal of Higher Education 3 (2015.5), 1-2
  • 汉语常用亲属词语与僧伽罗语和英语的对比研究Comparison of Chinese forms of different family relationship with Sinhalese 南京师范大学学报 -社会科学版 Journal of Nanjing Normal University (2002) 96-99
Papers published In Abstract Form:
  • Teaching of Chinese as a foreign language in Sri Lanka 10th International conference on Sri Lanka studies 2005, University of Kelaniya
  • Integrating literature in foreign language teaching; A case study of teaching Chinese as a foreign Language in Sri Lanka International Conference   2006   Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Pronunciation Difficulties encountered by native Speakers in learning Chinese as a foreign language in Sri Lanka 4th International symposium 2013, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka
  • Integrate Interactive activities into classroom teaching in teaching Chinese as a foreign Language in Sri Lanka ICSS 2013, University of Kelaniya
  • 斯里兰卡汉语师资对,高中汉语教学发张的影响第一届中斯合作交流国际研讨会,凯拉尼娅大学中国研究中心。2016
  • From Text book based Chinese Language teaching to Computer Assisted Language learning in Sri Lanka ‘Perspectives in Foreign language Teaching and Learning”, International Conference on Foreign Language Teaching and Learning ICFLTL2016, University of Kelaniya.


Publications:

  Academic Books

  • Chinese composition, Culture and literature for G.C.E. Advances Level New Syllabus (2022)New Edition
  • Chinese composition, Culture and literature for G.C.E. Advances Level New Syllabus (2018)

   Translations

  • 王子的长夜 2017 (Sinhala Translation - අවුල් ජාලාවක් වූ ප්‍රින්ස්ගේ රාත්‍රිය)

Professional Qualifications:

  • Awarded the Certificate of in-service Training Workshop for Confucius Institute Directors –Xiamen University, 2018
  • Obtained Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education of the University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010
  • Obtained Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching and Teaching materials programme for University Curriculum –East China Normal University,2010
  • Obtained Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching and Teaching materials programme for High School Curriculum –Hainan Normal University,2010
  • Obtained Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching and Teaching materials programme Hanban/Confucius Institute Headquarters,2011
  • Certificate of Teaching in Higher Education -Staff Development Centre -University of Colombo, Sri Lanka, 2010
  • Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching and Teaching materials program for University Curriculum. - East China Normal University, P R of China 2010
  • Professional Training on Chinese Language Teaching and Teaching materials program for High School Curriculum Hainan Normal University, P R of China 2010
  • Recourse person of Chinese Language G.C.E. Advanced Level new syllabus prototype Paper Setting Panel - Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka,2018
  • Resource person of G.C.E. Advanced Level Chinese Language new syllabus and Teaches Guide Panel - National Institute of Education ,2016/2017
  • Member of the G.C.E. Ordinary Level Chinese Language Paper Setting & Paper Marking Panel - Department of Examinations, Sri Lanka, from 2016 - 2018
  • Resource person of G.C.E. Ordinary Level Chinese New Syllabus and Teachers Guide National Institute of Education, 2015
  • Member of the Advanced Level Chinese Language Prototype Paper Setting – Department of Examination, (Sri Lanka), 2009

Research Interests:

  • Teaching Chinese as a foreign language
  • Language Teaching Methodology
  • Chinese Literature and Cultural Studies
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