SUSL Staff Directory

Mr. Noel Dassanayake

Lecturer

noel@ssl.sab.ac.lk

Qualifications

Master of Arts in Linguistics, Department of Languages, University of Kelaniya, 2016

Bachelor of Arts ( Honours ) Chinese, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2010

CTHE - Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka, 2015

Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language -  Chongqing Normal University - 2014

Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language - Honghe University -  2016


Profile

D A N S Y Dassanayake is a lecturer in Chinese in the Department of Languages of Sabaragamuwa Uniuversity of Sri Lanka. Having undergone Teacher Training in China he has served as a member of the Curriculum Revision Committee for Advanced Level Chinese Language for National Institute of Education. He has also extended his services to Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation, Uva Wellassa University and various other institutions in translation, syllabus revision and etc. assignments. His research and other publication interests include Pedagogy of TCFL, Chinese Linguistics, Chinese history and philosophy.


Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

Current Institution

2013 to present - Lecturer : Department of Languages, Faculty of Social Sciences and Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2013 - 2014 - Coordinator – Ethnic Cohesion /HETC Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2015 -2016 - Coordinator - BA Degree Programme/CODL Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

2013 to present - Coordinator, Chinese Language, Department of Languages, Sabaragamuwa University of Sri Lanka

Other Affiliations

2013 - Translator , Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation ; Holy Pearl Mayawarunge Lokaya

2015 - Member , Committee for Preparation of Syllabus and Teachers Guide Grade 11 Chinese Language- National Institute of Education

2015 -  Member, Committee for syllabus revision for Grade 11 Chinese syllabus - National Institute of Education, Maharagama

2016  - Member, Committee for syllabus revision for Grade 12,13 Chinese syllabus - National Institute of Education, Maharagama

2016-2017 Member,Committee for Preperation of Teachers Guide for Grade 12,13 Chinese syllabus - National Institute of Education, Maharagama

2016 - Translator , Sri Lanka Rupavahini Corporation ; Journey to the West Mahaa Vaanara


Research Interests

Pedagogy of TCFL ( Teaching Chinese as a Foreign Language) 

Chinese Linguistics

Chinese history and philosophy


Current Research Projects

Practical Chinese Conversation - 使用汉语会话 : A comprehensive book for intermediate Chinese learners to master conversation. This is a collaborative project done with Professor. Cheng Cailanin Foreign Language Department of Huanggang Normal University, China


Recent Publications

Books

Dassanayake, N. (2015). චීන බසට අත්වැලක්  (First Edtition). Colombo: Gunasena .

Dassanayake, N (2018). Practical Chinese Conversation (First Edition).Colombo: Sarasavi.

Research 

Dassanayake, N. (2010). 如何将中国盆景艺术引进到斯里兰卡(斯里兰卡萨巴拉卡姆瓦大学). 

Dassanayake, N. (2016). Errors Committed by University Students in Pronouncing the Tonal Variation of Mandarin . University of Kelaniya.

Dassanayake, N. (2017). Production of Initials by Mandarin Learners: L1 and L2 clogging. ICSUSL2017. Kandy