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2009-01-14 10:05:00

Elisabeth Björklund has analyzed the context in which children use narrative picture books and text-based material. In addition she has studied the kind of interaction that takes place when children are engaged in literacy "“ in telling, reading and writing "“ and she also shows the content of children's communication. The material for the study is comprised of video recordings of children in a pre-school. The children are aged from eighteen months to three years old.The...


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grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
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