Sinhala Essays and Term Papers

  • French Sylabus

    8. Arabic, Sinhala, Tamil: Assessment at a glance 8.1 Scheme of assessment summary All candidates take Papers 1 and 2. Paper 1: Composition (1½ hours) Section A – 15 marks One composition of about 120 words from a choice of three topics. Section B – 30 marks One essay of about 200 words from...

    825 Words | 4 Pages

  • Linguistic Rights

    the language of medium of instruction. Linguistic rights can be applied to the private arena and the public domain. [edit] Sri Lanka See also: Sinhala Only Act The start of the conflict regarding languages in Sri Lanka goes as far back as the rule of the British. During the colonial period, English...

    1556 Words | 5 Pages

  • it executive

    UNICODE 1.8 Overview Singreesi is all about making Sinhala typing easy. It has been made so easy that you can type in Sinhala just like you are typing an SMS. For example, if you want to type අම්මා, in Singreesi you would type: ammaa The Sinhala output is in unicode characters, so you can copy them...

    358 Words | 8 Pages

  • Mama Ea Kollek

    SINGREESI UNICODE 1.8 Overview Singreesi is all about making Sinhala typing easy. It has been made so easy that you can type in Sinhala just like you are typing an SMS. For example, if you want to type , in Singreesi you would type: ammaa The Sinhala output is in unicode characters, so you can copy them to...

    345 Words | 3 Pages

  • Sri Lanka Conflict Resolution Case Study

    century listed four major races: the Sinhala (66%), the Sri Lanka Tamils (13%), the Muslims (6%) and the Indian Tamils (13%). The Sri Lanka Tamils and the Indian Tamils spoke Tamil. Most were Hindu. The Sinhala spoke the Sinhala Language and practiced Buddhism. The Sinhala were the majority throughout most...

    1669 Words | 5 Pages

  • “How Far Was the Resettlement of Sinhalese Peasants to Tamil Areas a Cause of the Conflict Between Sinhalese and Tamils in Sri Lanka? Explain Your Answer.”

    regarding the ‘Sinhala Only’ policy. Before independence, the English-educated Tamils held powerful jobs in the government service despite being the minority because of their good command of English. The Sinhalese were disadvantaged as they were mostly poor in English. In 1956, Sinhala was declared as...

    578 Words | 2 Pages

  • Funny Boy

    eyes of a growing Tamil homosexual boy, Arjie. By using a first person narrator, Selvadurai vividly describes Arjie¡¯s struggle to negotiate life in Sinhala-dominated Colombo. Besides, the horrible ethnic violence between Tamil and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka was also highlighted throughout the novel. Selvadurai...

    604 Words | 2 Pages

  • power sharing

    should be able to rule a country in whichever way it wants, by disregarding the wishes and need of the minority. For eg. In Sri Lanka 74% of the Sinhala speaking community enjoy the preferential policies over the Tamilians which are only 18%. Q 5 Define Community Government Mark (1) (Ans) Community...

    5538 Words | 19 Pages

  • To What Extent Is Citizenship Rights Responsible for the Conflict Between Sinhalese and Tamils?

    policy is the ‘Sinhala Only’ language policy. Sinhala was to be used as the only language in government officer. Tamils who work in the government offices are to learn Sinhala in three years or face retrenchment. This upset many Tamil civil servants as it was very hard for them to learn Sinhala. This policy...

    1109 Words | 4 Pages

  • imaginary conversation between gandhi and hitler

    Languages of Sri Lanka [edit] Main article: Languages of Sri Lanka While the Sinhalese people speak Sinhala as their mother tongue, the Tamil people speak Tamil. English is also widely spoken. Sinhala is spoken by about 16 million people in Sri Lanka, about 13 million of who are native speakers. It is...

    509 Words | 3 Pages

  • Ss Sl Notes

    - Causes of Conflict in Sri Lanka Factors: Causes of Conflict in Sri Lanka • British Colonial Rule • Citizenship Rights • Language Policy / ‘Sinhala Only’ Policy / Jobs in the Civil Service • University Admission • Resettlement Policy British Colonial Rule: • The conflict is due to British...

    730 Words | 3 Pages

  • Youth and Consumerism

    relationship with rural Sri Lanka, dominated by the majority Sinhala population. It gave special emphasis to the development of rural areas and agriculture. Within this overall framework, paddy agriculture was given a special place. Protecting the Sinhala peasantry as a class, and improving the lot of the small...

    13245 Words | 37 Pages

  • Conflicts in Multi Ethnic Societies

    relations. ‘ Sinhala Only ‘ Policy When Sri Lanka was under British rule, English-educated Tamils could enter the government service and be promoted. The Sinhalese were the majority in the country but were disadvantaged as they could not speak or write English well. In 1965, Sinhala was declared...

    564 Words | 3 Pages

  • Genocide in Sri Lanka

    asking for the North and East Side of Sri Lanka to be called Tamil Eelam and them be given their own country where they can govern themselves, with the Sinhala government refusing this demand. It has brought a lot of tension between both groups, resulting in many people dying, villages to dust, buildings...

    686 Words | 2 Pages

  • An Island Rich of Cultural Diversity

    Lord Buddha. Finally, other religious are represented by maroon color background of the flag. 2 1.4 Languages Sinhala, Tamil and English are official languages in Sri Lanka. Sinhala, a language of Indo-Aryan origin is the language of the majority. English is widely spoken and understood. Place names...

    2937 Words | 12 Pages

  • popo1324

    Alternative) (PDF) Thai (Text Alternative) (PDF) Hindi (Text Alternative) (PDF) Nepali (Text Alternative) (PDF) Urdu (Text Alternative) (PDF) Sinhala (Text Alternative) (PDF) Concise Guide to Statutory Minimum Wage (Revised SMW rate of $30 per hour) NEW Chinese (Text Alternative) (PDF) English...

    649 Words | 4 Pages

  • Power Sharing

    with 74% Sinhala speakers and 18% Tamil speakers. Among Tamils, 13% are called ‘Sri Lankan Tamils’ and the rest ‘Indian Tamils’.  Most of the Sinhala-speaking people are Buddhist, while most of the Tamils are Hindus or Muslims. There are about 7 % Christians, who are both Tamil and Sinhala.  Sri Lanka...

    788 Words | 3 Pages

  • Study

    Lankan School Attended : Hameed Al Husseinie Collage, Colombo 12. NIC No : 940310750V Languages spoken : English, Tamil and Sinhala E-mail : Safranzhikr@yahoo.com Mobile No : 0757886868 Tel No : 011 2981461 Job Objective & Career Goals To be a dynamic...

    381 Words | 3 Pages

  • Some Help

    for terrorist recruitment. * For example, in Sri Lanka, in 1956, the Sinhala majority government’s policy of Sinhala only threatened the livelihood of the Tamil minority. * The policy required the Tamils to learn Sinhala within three years or lose their jobs in the civil service. * The university...

    1330 Words | 5 Pages

  • Social

    in Sri Lanka for more than 1000 years. Brought in by the British during 19th century to work in tea and rubber plantations. Language Sinhala Tamil Tamil Religion Buddhist Hindu Hindu Where Southern, Western and Interior parts of the Island. Northern...

    1363 Words | 11 Pages