SUSL Staff Directory

Dr. KSN Prasangani

Senior Lecturer


BA Hons in Languages (SUSL), MA in Linguistics (Kelaniya), PhD in Applied Linguistics (UNIMAS, Malaysia)

Teach English Now: Arizona State University

Shaping the Way We Teach English, 2: Paths to Success in ELT by University of Oregon on Coursera.

ESP Best Practices : University of Oregon, USA

Powerful Tools for Teaching and Learning: Web 2.0 Tools



Prasangani K.S.N. received her PhD in 2016 from Faculty of Language and Communication, University Malaysia Sarawak (UNIMAS), Malaysia. In 2008 Dr. Prasangani was recruited as a lecturer in the Department of English Language Teaching (DELT) at Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka and she was promoted as a senior lecturer in 2016. Dr. Prasangani’s current research interests are L2 motivation and disadvantaged ESL learners. Specific interests in her field work include factors affect for the L2 motivation based on L2 Motivational Self System. Dr. Prasangani is also a dedicated ESL teacher to Sri Lanka and highly committed to furthering the advancement of ESL learners in Sri Lanka.

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Reviewer:International Journal of English Language Education

Reviewer:  Merit Research Journal of Education and Review

Reviewer: International Journal of Applied Linguistics and Translation

Reviewer: Language, Culture and Curriculum, Routledge,Taylor & Francis

Member (Life Time): Association for Development of Teaching, Education and Learning (ADTEL)

Reviewer: Noble International Journal of Social Sciences Research

Member (Life Time):Teaching & Education Research Association (TERA)

Scientific Reviewer: 4th International Conference on Education and Distance Learning 2018, 17th & 18th May 2018 @ Galle Face Hotel , Colombo , Sri Lanka

Member (Life Time): Global Psychology and Language Research Association (GPLRA)-GPLRA-M18267





Current Research Projects

Recently designing a motivation programme for ESL undergraduates in Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka. This will be conducting during the semester break ( October/ November 2017).

Recent Publications

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2018). IMPACT OF GLOBAL ENGLISH TO FORM THE IDEAL L2 SELF AND MOTIVATION OF ASIAN RURAL L2 UNDERGRADUATES. The Online Journal of New Horizons in Education, 8(4), 81–86.

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2018). Investigation of L2 Motivational Self System : A Comparative Study of Undergraduates from Displaced and Resettled Regions in Sri Lanka. Sabaragamuwa University Journal, 16(1), 58–67.

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2018). English Language Education in Sri Lanka Link with the Learners’ Motivational Factors. Humanising Language Teaching, (August), 1–11.

Prasangani, K. . S. N. (2015). Global English : A Study of Factors Affect for English Language Learning Motivation in Sri Lankan Undergraduates. Procedia - Social and Behavioral Sciences, 172, 794–800. doi:10.1016/j.sbspro.2015.01.434

Prasangani,   K.   S.   N.,   &   Nadarajan,  S.   (2015).   Sri   Lankan   Urban   and   Rural   Undergraduates' Motivation to Learn English. International Journal of Technical Research and Applications.

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2014). Asian Students ’ Social Goals in English Learning Motivation. Linguistics and Literature Studies, 2(5), 150–154. doi:10.13189/lls.2014.020504

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2014). MALAYSIAN L2 LEARNERS’ ENGLISH LEARNING MOTIVATION: A STUDY OF GOALS, ATTITUDES AND SELF. Issues in Language Studies, 3(1), 24–35.

Prasangani, K. S. N. (2014). Overview of Changes in the Sri Lankan English Education System: From the Colonial Era to Present Day Sri Lanka. Modern Research Studies, 1(2), 193–202.

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