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Ms. Sucheru Dissnayake

Lecturer

Faculty of Humanities & Sciences | English Language Teaching Unit

Career Summary

Sucheru Dissanayake is currently a Lecturer in English, attached to the English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU), Faculty of Humanities and Sciences. She conducts lectures in the faculties of Engineering, Computing, Humanities and Sciences and SLIIT Business School. She is the module leader of the first year module Introduction to English Language and Grammar of the B. Ed. in English Programme and the module English Language Skills 1 of SLIIT Business School. Prior to joining SLIIT, she was an Instructor in English at the ELTU, University of Peradeniya, and a French teacher at Alliance Francaise, Kandy.

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • B. A. (2nd Class Honours-Upper Division), University of Peradeniya 
  • Postgraduate Diploma in English, University of Peradeniya
  • M. A. in Linguistics, University of Kelaniya
  • M. A. in English, University of Peradeniya
  • DALF C2, C1 and DELF A1, A2 ( French Ministry of Education, Higher Education and Research)         
  • Diploma in French (Diplome de Langue Francaise), Alliance Francaise

HONOURS AND AWARDS

Research Interests and Memberships

Research Interests

  • Vocabulary acquisition and retention
  • Reading skills development 
  • Teaching ESL and EAP in the University Setting

Memberships

  • Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association (SLELTA)

Ongoing Research

My Publications

Conference Presentations

  • Dissanayake, S.  " An Analysis of Reading Skills of First Year Engineering Undergraduates: Skimming, Scanning and Vocabulary  Presentation,  at ICH 2018/19, University of Kelaniya,   2019

Conference Proceedings

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