Publication details [#59031]

Björklund, Siv, Karita Mård-Miettinen and Marjo Savijärvi. 2014. Swedish immersion in the early years in Finland. International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism 17 (2) : 197–214.
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This paper discusses early Swedish immersion education in Finland for Finnish-speaking kindergarten, preschool and primary students, focusing on explicit teacher verbalisation of shared kindergarten activity and context, resulting in recycled and spontaneous child Swedish L2 use.