Mrs. B.K.P. Abeysooriya

Senior Lecturer (G I)

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

Main Campus, 1st floor, HSS Building

Office: 112881124, Ext: 624 Mobile: NULL

E-mail: NULL

I have over 25 yrs of experience in teaching English as a second language at tertiary level. I am the course Director for General English Programme and also provide input for the English and Sinhala components in the Programme in Tamil and Programme in Sinhala. I am a moderator for the Programme in General English, Programme in Tamil , Programme in Sinhala and B.A / ELT . I teach in the course on Basic Concepts in Language Teaching and use of literature in the language classroom in B.A / ELT (Level V and VI)

Areas of Specialization:

Teaching English as a Second Language

Research interests:

Teacher training Difficulties encountered by students in learning a second language


Postgraduate Institute of English MA / TESL – Issues and Trends in Methodology (LSP2203)

Programme Coordination:

Course Director – Programmes in General English

Course Coordination:





Journal Article : Issues in Developing Self Instructional Material: Sri Lankan Experience ? Asian Journal of Distance Education (December 2005 Vol. 3 No. 2) – A. Ariyadurai, B.K.P. Abeysooriya & J. Haniffa.

Ongoing Research:

A survey on “Student perception of the Programme in Tamil.”

Research Supervisions:

BA in ELT – LSU4202 (Research Project) (Level 6)



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