Ms. S.R. Ilangakoon

ms_shivaneeSenior Lecturer GII

E-mail: shivanee.ilangakoon@gmail.com

Qualifications:


MA in Teaching English as a Second Language, Open University of Sri Lanka

MA in Linguistics, Kelaniya

♦ Post Graduate Diploma in Teaching English as a Second Language, Colombo

♦ BA, Kelaniya

Teaching Areas:


English as a Second Language

General English

English for Academic Purposes

Business English

Research Interests:

♦ Patterns in academic English, testing, material design, vocabulary development, UTEL Benchmarks

Involvement with other organizations:

Member of Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association

Executive and other positions on boards of international, national organizations:

Secretary-Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association (2009)

Editorial work- Edited the following:

“Poverty, Western Medical Dominance and the Phenomenon of Quacks in contemporary Sri Lanka by Dilrukshi Abeysinghe (Department of Sociology)-2005

“Environmental Reporting: What it is and What it is not, A case study from Sri Lanka” by Bandara Rajapakse (Faculty of Management and Finance) 2004

“Development of Industrial Meteorology Laboratories”-A Training Guide- (2002)

Served on the Editorial board of the publication ”Compendium of University ELT Papers 1987-1991”

Conference papers:

Designing a Tailor –made course for IRQUE, University of Colombo” Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association (2008).

Unpublished theses:

The Compilation of an Arts Academic Corpus for Sri Lankan Undergraduates (2011).

Other Responsibilities:

Course material writer for Business English, Diploma in Business English (on-line course) and Proficiency Course in English for the Faculty of Arts.

Overall Co-ordinator of the Proficiency Course in English for the Faculty of Arts.

Project Manager-Diploma in Business English.