W.M. Saman Wanasinghe

Senior Lecturer

BA (Kelaniya)

MA in Linguistics (Kelaniya)

M.Phil in Linguistics (SL)

CTHE (Colombo),SEDA(UK)

Certified Master Trainer in Personality Development and Practical Psychology (SL)

Certified Practitioner Neuro Linguistic Progamming (American Board of NLP)

Dip Counselling (RICP), APCA


Academic Positions (Present)

Course Coordinator, Level 2 FNDE 1108, FNDE 1209 and Proficiency Course in English, Faculty of Arts

Course Coordinator, Institute of Indigenous Medicine, UoC

Course Coordinator, The University of Colombo Institute of Agro-Technology and Rural Sciences (UCIARS), Weligatta

Member of the Board of Studies,WUSL

Visiting Lecturer, WUSL

Visiting Lecturer, UoK

Post-graduate supervisor and examiner

UTEL Examiner – Ministry of Higher Education

Administrative Positions (Present)

Director of Career Guidance Unit, Faculty of Arts

Permanent Student Counsellor, Faculty of Arts

Sports Advisory Board Representative, Faculty of Arts

Warden, Telawala First Year Male Hostel, University of Colombo

Member of the steering committee for the Establishment of the proposed Faculty of Engineering, UoC

Teaching  (Present)

ESL 2216 – Language and the Human Brain

ESL 3247 – Introduction to Learning Disabilities and the Second Language Learner

ESL 3142 – Translation Methods for Professional Purposes

First Professional English & IT, IIM

FNDE 1108  Proficiency Course in English

FNDE 1209 Proficiency Course in English

Teaching areas

  • English as a Second Language
  • Translation Methods
  • Language and Human Brain
  • English for general Purposes