Dr. (Mrs) D. Mendis

Dr. (Mrs) D. Mendis

Senior Lecturer

Senior Lecturer

 

Publications From 2001

  1. Mendis, D. (2011). Metaphors of childhood, love and death in the poetry of Vivimarie VanderPoorten. In Dinithi Karunanayake and Selvy Thiruchandran (eds). Continuities/Departures: Essays on Postcolonial women’s writing in English. Women’s Education and Research Center. Colombo: Sri Lanka. 15-27.
  2. Mendis D. (2010). Dissecting the personal. Nethra Review Vol 11, No 2. Colombo: ICES. 56-57.
  3. Mendis, D. and Rambukwella, H. (2010). Sri Lankan Englishes. In Andy Kirkpatrick (ed). Routledge Handbook of World Englishes. London: Routledge. 181-196.
  4. Mendis, D. (2010). Formality in academic writing: the use/non-use of phrasal verbs in two varieties of English. In Ruiz-Garrido, Miguel F., Palmer-Silveira, Juan Carlos and Fortanet-Gómez, Inmaculada (eds). English for Professional and Academic Purposes. New York and Amsterdam:Rodopi. 11-23.
  5. Künstler, V., Mendis, D. and Mukherjee, J. (2009). English in Sri Lanka: Language functions and speaker attitudes. Anglistik – International Journal of English Studies 20(2). 57-74.
  6. Fernando, D. and Mendis, D. (eds.) (2008). English for Equality, Employment and Empowerment. Proceedings of the 4th International SLELTA Conference. Colombo: Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association.
  7. Mendis, D. (2006). “Situating SMS (Short Message Service) Discourse”. Sri Lanka Journal of the Humanities Vol XXXII Nos. 1&2: 125-134. 08. Mendis, D. (2006). Multilingual student responses to metaphor. In H. Ratwatte and S. Herath (eds), English in the Multilingual Environment. Proceedings of the 3rdInternational SLELTA Conference. Colombo: Sri Lanka English Language Teachers’ Association. 101-110.
  8. Simpson, Rita C. and Mendis, D. (2003). “A corpus-based study of idioms in academic speech.” TESOL Quarterly vol 37 No 3: 419-441.
  9. Mendis, D. (2002). “Language planning and ethnicity: Attitudes and perceptions from Sri Lanka’s education sector.” Sri Lanka Journal of the HumanitiesVols XXVII & XXVIII Nos. 1& 2: 161-184.