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...

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  • 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...

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  • Sociology

                                                  paper on Buddhism CHAPTER 5 of the text talks about the importance and relevance of Kataragama temple in the lives and religious practices of the Sinhala Buddhist tradition. The shrine of Kataragama is always surrounded by an element of contradiction. On one hand it portrays an element of sensuality...

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  • 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...

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  • Sri Lanka

    Sadly though there are those groups that display discrimination on the grounds of race and ethnicity. We see this vividly portrayed in the Tamil and Sinhala conflict in Sri Lanka (of religion and power). A longstanding rivalry has ensured an extremely volatile relationship. The race and ethnic relations...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • “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...

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  • 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...

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  • Wwww

    the Tamils and Sinhalese in Sri Lanka. In 1956, Sinhala was declared as the country’s official language. As a result, only Sinhala was used as the language of administration. The Tamils in the government service were given three years to learn Sinhala or be dismissed. The English-educated Tamils who...

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  • 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...

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  • Culture of a Country for New Comer

    mother language). In Sinhala community we find Christians and Buddhists. No such inter-divisions in Burghers. All the three languages which are spoken by four major communities have been given due place and respect – three languages are used in public places and Medias. However, Sinhala language is used...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Personal History Statement

    and African Studies, Beijing Foreign Studies University in September, 2006, and studied Sinhala, one of the rarest majors in China (only 24 students are enrolled every four years). After four years’ study of Sinhala, with a major GPA of 3.78\4 and the top-two rank, what I acquired is not only language...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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