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I first came to Sri Lanka in 1985 as an English language teacher at CIS (Colombo International School). In 1995 I joined the British Council in Colombo. For 15 years I taught the beginners’ Sinhala course at the British Council. I now teach beginners' Sinhala and Tamil courses independently.

My book, A Dictionary of Sri Lankan English, was published in 2007. Since then I have co-published (with Sandi Titus) the trilingual children's book Keerthihan's Kite, and (with Lynda Gill) illustrated Sinhala and Tamil alphabet cards.

In 2013 I published SET: a trilingual dictionary of colloquial Sinhala, English and Tamil.

Last update - December 2016



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