Personal Information
Sarath Samaranayake

English Language Centre, Shinas College of Technology, Athurugiriya, Colombo District, Sri Lanka

Sarath Samaranayake
From 2013 to 2017, PhD in Linguistics , South Africa
Work Experiences
From 2012 to 2017, English Lecturer , Shinas College of Technology, Oman
From 2013 to 2015, Academic Writing Issues of Foundation Level Students: The Effectiveness of context-specific teaching materials using a process genre approach to writing , Investigated the effectiveness of context-specific writing materials delivered through an adapted process genre model of writing, in enhancing academic writing proficiency of tertiary level English foreign language students in the context of technological education in Oman (A soft copy of the thesis is available at
General Linguistics and TESOL
The Effects of a Writing Intervention on Omani Students, Lambert Academic Publishing GmbH & Co. KG. Germany. Samaranayake, S. W., Gabayno, J. J., & Sultan, B. (2017).
Journal Articles
1. Samaranayake, S. W. (2016). Oral Competency of ESL/EFL learners in Sri Lankan Rural School Context. SAGE Open, 1-10. Doi: 1177/2158244016654202
Invited Talks
. Sarath W. Samaranayake and Joaquin Jr. Gabayno. Academic writing issues of foundation level students in Oman. A paper was presented at the 12th Asia TEFL and 23rd MELTA International Conference held in Kuching, Sarawak, Malaysia from 28th- 30th of August 2014.
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