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Language education

4. Language education
4.1. Teaching techniques, methods and approaches
4.2. English for specific purposes
4.3. Language testing
4.4. Teaching materials

AALTONEN, EEVA-MAIJA & UUSI-RAJASALO SANNA
"A WORK IN PROGRESS" The development of teacher identity with English language student teachers.
2010

AAPA, RIINA
Everyday English at work - does it work? Evaluation of an English language course.
2004

AHLROOS, PÄIVI & MAARIT MUILU
Communication objectives in English language teaching: a study of the hidden curriculum.
1989

ARNALA, MERI
"Välttämätön mukava paha" - The collaboration between English teachers and special education teachers in secondary schools.
2009

ASPLUND,VELI PEKKA
Teaching of the English tenses: two courses analysed.
1976

CLEMENT, MAIJA-LIISA & RIITTA RANTANEN
The oral period instruction of English: general description and problems areas.
1986

FAGERLUND, TARJA
Learning and using English and Swedish beyond the classroom: activity systems of six secondary school students
2012

GANSZAUGE, MIKA & JOUNI HULT
The computer in the English language classroom.
1993

HAKALA, PIRKKO
Studies in English philology as part of language teacher education at Finnish universities.
1989

HAKKARAINEN, TIINA
From interdependence to agency: migrants as learners of English and Finnish in Finland.
2011

HEILALA-RASIMOV, TARU-MAIJA & JARNA VESANEN
Foreign languages and cultural studies: teaching cultural competence in the English language classroom in Finnish schools.
1989

HELKALA, JOHANNA & SIRPA HIRVONEN
Finnish teachers of English and the teaching of grammar: a questionnaire and an observation study.
1984

JASKARI, JAANA & MARJUT JUUSELA
Potential vocabulary and teaching wordformation.
1986

JYLHÄ, EEVA-LIISA
Cultural literacy: what future teachers of English need to know?
1993

JÄNTTI, HANNA
Graduate employment - Career expectations of University of Jyväskylä students in languages.
2010

KARTTUNEN, EEVA-LIISA & ULLA SUOMINEN
The Finnish learner's linguistic inventory: a comparison between what has been taught and what is actually used.
1979

KINNUNEN, ELLI
Teacher self-efficacy beliefs and aims of pre-service English teachers.
2012

KOKKONEN, TIIA
SELF-ASSESSMENT: the experiences with and opinions on self-assessment among students and their teachers.
2012

KOIVISTOINEN, RIITTA
The teaching of spoken English at school.
1988

KOIVUMÄKI, JERE
Can the Internet serve as a useful tool in learning English? - A case study
2012

KORHONEN, SOILE & IRMA LUUKKONEN & MIRJAM OJANEN
Teaching English as a foreign language to hearing-impaired children.
1976

KOROLAINEN, PIRJO
Teaching English in composite classes at the lower level of comprehensive school.
1997

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LAAKSO, EMILIA

"Englisch ist notwendig und Deutsch ist eine gute Extrasprache". Die Vorstellungen der finnischen Gymnasiasten über Englisch und Deutsch als Sprachen,über das Spracherlernen und über sich selbst als Lerner.

2009

LAITINEN, RITVA & PÄIVI PEKKARINEN

Communication games and their relevance for foreign language teaching.
1987

LAMPINEN, RIINA & MINNA MARTIKAINEN
Children's acquisition of English at the kindergarten of Kortepohja: a case study.
1993

LAPPI, MARIA
Musical experiences in learning English as a foreign language.
2009

LEHTOLA, TIINA
Self-assessment: A motivating tool for achieving better language skills.
2011

LEINONEN, KRISTIINA
Remedial English with a poorly performing fifth form pupil: a case.
2000

LEPPÄNEN, ELINA
The position of vocabulary in the foreign language curriculum.
1980

LESKINEN, IDA-MARIA
Feedback and second language writing. How do students feel about written feedback?
2008

LEVÄNEN, JAANA
A study of one ESL-teacher's corrective reactions to her pupils' errors in relation to the expectations she carries of them.
1991

LINNAKYLÄ, ANNA
Learning English informally through authentic literacy practices: A case study of Finnish 8th grade students.
2010

LYYTINEN, SARI & LEENA VUORI
Work satisfaction among Finnish teachers of English.
1994

MARIN, EEVA
Compilation of language corpora: computer related issues and annotation.
1999

MYLLYMÄKI, PÄIVI
The English teachers' views on language and language use.
1992

MYNTTINEN, MERVI & MARJO NIEMINEN
Television and video in foreign language teaching.
1990

MÄENPÄÄ, PIRJO
Talking heads? Integration of desktop conferencing into a language classroom.
1999

MÄKI, LEENA & SIRU SUURONEN
Content based teaching of English on third graders in the Kortepohja elementary school.
1997

NIEMINEN, ULLA
Changes in foreign language teaching as reflected in English coursebooks.
1993

NYYSSÖNEN, LEENA
Understanding English word formation. A study among 6th grade pupils in Finnish comprehensive school.
2008

PASANEN, HANNA
Using music in EFL teaching at lower secondary education: teachers' experiences and opinions.
2010

PEKKARINEN, ANNE-MARI
Facing working life as a language professional.
2009

PIRINEN, LEENA
EFL teachers talking about their use of computers at work: a discourse-analytic study.
2003

PITKÄRANTA, HENNA
Views on cooperative learning held by foreign language teachers.
2000

PÄNKÄLÄINEN, REETTA
The balancing act of teaching: A comparison between EFL teachers' views and a textbook analysis of the role of perceptual learning styles in Finnish 3rd grade EFL textbooks
2012

RAUHALA, HILKKA
Language teaching in the laboratory in Finnish comprehensive schools.
1989

RAUHAMÄKI, MIRVA & VIERTOLA, LUVI
Willingness and preparedness of future foreign language teachers to use computers in their teaching.
2008

RIIHIMÄKI, OLLI
The unconventional teachers and his peers - Analyzing the educational ideologies of the teachers in Tohru Fujisawa's Great Teacher Onizuka manga.
2011

RYTKÖNEN, ULLA
The use of English cognates in the teaching of Swedish: an experiment with an English-Swedish cognate teaching program.
1992

SALOPELTO, HEINI
Intercultural competence through drama: a teaching experiment.
2008

SULASMA-TASKU, PAULA
Simplified reading texts: a case study of modified reading texts in an English-speaking Finnish class.
1996

TAALAS, PEPPI
Computers in education: a survey of computer use among English teachers in vocational schools and commercial colleges in Finland.
1995

TAMMIVUORI, CHRISTINA
Starbase Kelly; an analysis of the effectiveness of a particular at-risk program.
1999

TANNER-NYGÅRD, PIRKKO
Motivating adult second language learners of English - from inhibition to expression.
2011

TIAINEN, RIITTA
Problems in teaching some basic structures of English to Swedish and Finnish learners with a particular reference to the Start language course.
1976

TOSSAVAINEN, SARI & JAANA TURUNEN
The role of English pronunciation teaching in Finnish elementary, secondary, and upper secondary schools.
1988

TUPPURAINEN, EILA
The English teachers' views on the changes in the teaching of English in the upper level of the comprehensive school.
1993

VESANTO, ANNIKA
The professional identity of teachers of English.
2011

VESTERINEN, HENNA
Teaching of English vocabulary and structures at general and commercial secondary levels.
1978

WASS, HEIDI
Parent's perceptions and experiences of home and school cooperation in English teaching in the secondary school.
2008

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4.1. Teaching techniques, methods and approaches

HANKANIEMI, ANTTI
A semantic approach to vocabulary teaching and learning.
1987

HILKAMO, EVA-MARIA
Teaching English communicatively in a multi-grade 3rd and 4th class: a teacher's guide.
1995

HIRVONEN, HANNE-MAARIA
Differentiation and individualisation in the upper secondary school - the views of and methods used by English teachers.
2008

HUOHVANAINEN, TIINA
Process drama as a way of teaching skills: a material package.
2001

HUOVINEN, VIRPI
Views on differentiation held by teachers of English
2005

JÄPPINEN, VELI-PEKKA
Subject teacher education as evaluated by students of English.
2003

KAARI, URSULA & MAARIT RISSANEN
From a municipal to a school-based English A1-language curriculum.
1999

KEKKONEN, RITVA
Applied suggestology in the comprehensive school.
1988

KINNUNEN-TANG, NIINA
An evaluation of the No Child Left Behind Act and Bilingual Education.
2009

KIVILAHTI, SARIANNA
Words, phrases and sentences - A comparison of writing activities and tasks in textbooks series of English and Swedish for grades 7 to 9
2012

KOTIKOSKI, TUULA-HARRIET
Teaching languages at a distance: a case study.
1995
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KYTÖLÄ, TARJA & JUKKA TAIPALE
The semantic approach in vocabulary teaching: an analysis of a comprehensive school textbook of English.
1990

LEPPÄNEN, NIKLAS
The use of video in foreign language teaching: a study of teachers' practices and attitudes.
2012

MUHOS, SAARA & SAARA RAIMI
Teaching reading strategies with texts dealing with environmental issues.
1993

MÄENPÄÄ, MARIA
Teachers of English in Finnish upper secondary school and their job satisfaction.
2005

NEVA, SANNA
Australia - a web-based teaching material kit for ninth graders.
2008

NUMMI, EEVA-MARIA
Dictogloss in the teaching of English in the Finnish upper secondary school.
1999

PELTOMÄKI, TAIJA
Something extra? The use of authentic materials in Finnish secondary school EFL classrooms.
2008

PIISPANEN, SIRPA
G. A. Kitaigorodskaya's activation method of foreign language teaching and its application in EFL teaching in the comprehensive school.
1994
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PINTA, LIISA
Integrating educational technology into English teacher education: a descriptive study on the experiences of Finnish student teachers of English after participation in a web-conferencing project.
2001

PAHTAMAA, OUTI
Communicative language teaching: a review and criticism in the light of foreign language teaching in Finland.
1984

PYÖRÄLÄ, ELINA
English through drama.
2000

RUUSUNEN, VIRVE
Using movies in EFL teaching: The point of view of teachers.
2011

SALENIUS, ANNI
Taking it a tad further: Comparing English and Swedish course materials in terms of presenting prosody and accent variation.
2011

SIDDIQI, ANYA
Is blended best for the net generation? A review of the changing landscape of foreign language learning in higher education.
2008

SUUTARI, HANNA
Diverse yet similar. English teachers' conceptions of multicultural teaching and pupils of multicultural background.
2010

TAALAS, TUULIA
Teachers' perspectives on the changes and challenges in teaching English in Finland.
2008

ÖRLING, ANNA
Teaching oral skills to sixth graders. A case study.
2003

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4.2. English for specific purposes

ELORANTA, MERVI
The reading process and an experiment with reading scientific English.
1979

GRÖNLUND, EERIKA
EFL smalltalk in the workplace: Role, challenges and language training.
2010

HAPPONEN, TIMO
Need of English in pharmacy work in Central Finland.
1994

HIETALA, HEIKKI
The role of interactive written communication in Finnish export business.
1991

HIUKKA, KRISTIINA
Communication problems of Finnish exporters in intercultural business negotiations: a qualitative study.
1989
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HÄNNINEN, JUKKA
The significance of real world knowledge in the process of comprehending technical English.
1990

IHATSU, ANNA-MARJA
An English course for the specializing period of the school level in a handicraft and art industrial institute.
1991

JAATINEN, MERJA
Occupational communication needs for English in business in Central Finland and their implications for communicative course design.
1987

KIVIMÄKI, MINNA
Assessing occupational needs for English in small and middle-sized enterprise.
1993

KYYHKYNEN, TARJA
Occupational foreign language needs for English of hotel and restaurant workers in the Jyväskylä region and their implications for ESP course design.
1992

LAAKSO, MAIJA
Assessing occupational needs for English in the basic line of handicrafts and industrial design.
1990

LEMMETTI, MIKKO
Usability of terminology management programs and databases: a survey study.
2001

LUOMA, SARI
Correspondence-korrespondens: writing tasks in English and Swedish in the marketing section of a middle-sized Finnish manufacturing company.
1991

OKSMAN, PASI
A model for the analysis of aviation radiotelephony.
1989

PIETILÄ, ANNA-MAIJA
Learning of vocabulary in ESP: effects of elaboration.
1994
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PIKKARAINEN, ANNE & MARJA-LEENA VIITALA
The relevance of cultural teaching to Finnish cabin attendants.
1991

RIIKONEN, MEIJA
Action research on service quality. Case: Jyväskylä regional tourist services.
1995
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RUOTSALAINEN, TEEMU
Foreign language needs of purchasing secretaries in a large Finnish retail company.
1996

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4.3. Language testing

GRÖNDAHL, EINI & KRISTIINA GRÖNHOLM
The teaching and testing of vocabulary in the upper comprehensive school.
1983

HALVARI, ANU
Two communicative language tests in comparison. A study of the National Certificates and the ICC test.
1996

HUHTA, ARI
Testing language proficiency at university level: can the cloze tests and C-tests help?
1989
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HUUSKONEN, MARJA-LIISA & MIRVA KÄHKÖNEN
Practising, testing and assessing oral skills in Finnish upper secondary schools: teachers' opinions
2006

KARJALAINEN, TIINA
Utilizing linguistic context in learning and testing vocabulary.
1990

KELTOMÄKI, ARJA & MIRJA LYYTINEN
On the characteristics of vocabulary which influence the readability of English reading comprehension tests.
1978

KOMULAINEN, SARI
Characteristics of proficient speaking skills in foreign language: empirically-derived criteria for assessing speaking competence.
1999

KOPONEN, ANNE
Participation and dominance in an oral interaction test.
1995

LAMMINMÄKI, REIJO
Factors influencing the discrimination and identification process of English vowels, consonants, junctures and sentence stress by Finnish comprehensive school pupils and the relevance of these processes for the testing of pronunciation.
1978

OLLI, MERJA & VIRPI SAARELAINEN
Developing a language laboratory test of oral proficiency for the 9th form of the comprehensive school.
1996

PULKKA, INGA-MAARIT
Vocabulary knowledge and vocabulary testing.
1999

PURHONEN, SEIJA
Usability of testing criteria for English proficiency in competence tests: Assessor perceptions.
2010

RINTALA, ARMI & PÄIVI VETONIEMI
The assessment of oral skills: a case study.
1992

ROMO, MARJAANA
Spoken English testing and test types: attitudes among upper secondary school teachers and pupils.
1991

TÖRMÄKANGAS, TIMO
Word and item features that affect measurement of vocabulary size in a multiple choice vocabulary task.
1999

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4.4.Teaching materials

AHTIKARI, JOHANNA & SANNA ERONEN
A Journey towards Web Literacy: The electronic learning space Netro
2004

AIRAKSINEN, SARA
At home in English: everyday vocabulary - a teaching material package for first-year upper secondary school students.
2003

ALILA, KAISA
A suggestion for learning materials for a cooperative group investigation project in the Finnish upper secondary school.
1993

ANTIKAINEN, RITVA & EEVA KÄHÖNEN
A suggestion for English foreign language teaching materials for the upper secondary school: introducing a pop music material package.
1987

AUTIO, LAURA
Authentic texts as cultural mirrors: a handbook for English teachers.
2012

BÄCKSTRÖM, MARKO & JAANA SALMELA
How to implement gender equality with the aid of women's magazines: a teaching package in English for the upper secondary school.
1993

GRÖNLUND, KAROLIINA
Requesting and complaining politely: a teaching material package for the upper secondary school.
1998

HAIKOLA, ULLA
Teaching English to young adults: suggestions for activities.
1998

HAKOLA, MERVI
Literacy in language teaching: A task-based material package for the 6th grade
2012

HASSINEN, ANU & MARIA SINTONEN
The comic classroom: a teaching kit on the use of comics in secondary school English.
1993

HAUTAMÄKI, JANIKA & PAULA PARKKILA
Towards intercultural awareness: teaching material for an optional English course in the comprehensive school.
1998

HEIKKINEN, TANJA & MINNA KUUTTI
Simulation, role play, and scenario in foreign language teaching. Gambits in opinion expressions: a teaching package.
1993

HEIKKINEN ESA & HEIKKI KAUHANEN
The video in the language classroom: teaching package.
1993

HELVE, TAINA
Opinions held by Finnish upper secondary school grade three students about texts they study in their English lessons.
2008

HIETANEN, HILLA
Teaching the pronunciation of English as an international language. Suggestions for constructing a syllabus for Finnish learners.
2012

HOLMLUND, TUULA
Language awareness: a material package for upper secondary school.
1999

HONKA, ULLA
Vocabulary for student office personnel of the Häme Polytechnic: a resource/self-study material package.
2000

HONKANEN, ANTTI
Me need grammar? A material package for teaching grammar in the upper secondary school.
2009

HUHTALA, TANJA
English as a lingua franca: a material package for an optional course in the Finnish comprehensive school.
2012

HUUSKONEN, EMILIA
Vocabulary learning strategies: a teaching material package for students studying horse carea and management.
2010

ITKONEN, MARI & JAANA KOLSI
The Lord of the Rings in the upper secondary school: a teaching material package.
1993

JAUHIAINEN, PÄIVI
Multiliteracies in action: An english course to business students of universities of applied sciences.
2009

JOENSUU, SAMI
Educational change: a case study of the implementation of the national information strategy.
1997

JÄRVELÄINEN, ELIZABETH
Reading between the lines: a teaching material package for the CLIL history classroom.
2009

JÄSBERG, ANNE
Hypermedia in computer assisted language learning.
1995

KEMILÄINEN, PÄIVI

There are two sides to every picture: An applied portfolio course in intercultural studies for upper secondary school English.
2002

KESKI-LEVIJOKI, SISKO
Welcome to M-Campus! Raising awareness of skills and motivation through an electronic learning module.
2004

KINNUNEN, SUVI
Learning English! A material package for dyslexic 7th graders in English as a foreign language classrooms
2012

KOMULAINEN, TAINA
SPEAK UP! Evaluating practice in oral skills in English provided by the In Touch textbook series for upper secondary schools.
2008

KONSTI, KAIJA-LIISA
Cultural studies in foreign language teaching: introducing a culture package of folk music from the British Isles.
1995

KONTTINEN, MIIA
Let's talk business! A task-based material package of public speaking and small talk in the BELF context.
2012

KOTILAINEN, ANNA
The Secret Garden: A Reading Material Package
2012

KUIKKANIEMI, LEA
Art in English: Building self-image and social skills through art, media and language learning. A material package in English for elementary school.
2009

KUUTTI, NIINA
Kitchen - a fascinating classroom. Home economics as contextualized content for the CLIL class.
2011

KÄPPI, TARJA
Newspapers in English language teaching in the upper secondary school: a teaching package.
1991

LAAKSO, MARI & MARIA LAMMINAHO
Walk this trail with me: an integrated teaching material package on North American Indians for the upper level of the comprehensive school.
1995

LAHTINEN, MARIKA
Encouraging speaking skills in the English language classroom: teaching material for a communication course.
2001

LAINE, TUULA
Selection of grammatical material for a language course with special attention to the importance of frequency counts.
1977

LAURILA, SANNA
Teaching for cultural understanding: suggestions for the use of newspapers.
1995

LINDHOLM, MARKKU
Process and product in non-narrative writing: a teaching material package for the upper secondary school.
1997

MARJAKANGAS, MINNA JA SATU SAUVOLA
Around the world in four senses: a teaching material package for a high school culture course.
2012

MERONTAUSTA, KATJA & TIINA VÄLIMÄKI
The use of games in the foreign language classroom: a teaching material kit.
1993

METSOLA, LIISA & MINNA TÖRMÄNEN
The use of rhymes, poems, and chants in the foreign language classroom: a teaching material kit.
1991

MIETTINEN, HANNA & PARTANEN, JENNI
Using English at work: A material package for the staff at ABC service stations.
2011

MIKKONEN, JENNI
Pragmatics in the language classroom: a material package for the Finnish senior secondary school.
2003

MÄKELÄINEN, VIRPI & SUSANNE YLI-MUILU
Teaching geography through English: a materials kit suggestion and experimentation.
1995

NIEMI, ANNA
Grammar in focus: A differentiated teacher's EFL material for the 4th grade
2010

NIEMINEN, HEIDI
"Playing with English" - English material package for dyslexic students in inclusive teaching.
2009

NURMINEN, MARI
English for youth and leisure instructor students.
2004

NYGÅRD, KAISA
ONCE UPON A TIME: perceptual learning styles in empowering EFL learners: A task-based teaching material package
2012

PAHAJOKI, JUHO
Finnish student attitudes toward the use of authentic material in the English classroom.
2009

PALOLA, SATU & MINNA TIAINEN
Pictures in the upper secondary school English teaching: a teaching package.
1993
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PIHLAJAKANGAS, TARU
Culture through Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: A teaching material package for upper secondary general school.
2005

PIELA, MERJO
Haroun and the Sea of Stories in the upper secondary school: a teaching material kit.
1998

PITKÄNEN, MAARIT
Business vocabulary - Self-study material package for CLIL-students.
2008

POUTIAINEN, PÄIVI
Discover the Bible in English! Teaching material package for grades 8-9 in Christian schools.
2001

PUTKONEN, HANNA
The red pill: a critical look at texts and images. A teaching material package for upper
secondary school.
2003

REIMAN, PIA & TOLPPANEN, EEVA
Introducing literature and extensive reading in the EFL classroom: a teaching material package.
2009

RINTALA, MAIJA
Increasing intercultural awareness about American holidays through newspapers: a teaching material package for the upper secondary school.
2004

ROVASALO, SANNA
A Cookbook for Hungry Teachers - Suggestopedy and cooperative learning in practising oral skills. A material package.
2008

SASSI, NINA
Critical incidents as a training tool for Finnish exchange students going to the United States.
2002

SETÄLÄ, TANJA
Music videos - can you read them? A set of teaching material for upper secondary school.
2009

SIITARI, NIINA
Speech acts: a teaching material package for the upper secondary school.
2002

SORVALI, SAMI & HARRI VETELI
Magazines in the upper secondary school English teaching: a teaching package.
1992

SUIHKONEN, MARKKU
"Get connected! The Internet in the English language classroom - a teaching material package for upper secondary school".
2004

SÄKKINEN, SANNA
Teaching culture with the internet: a wed-based teaching material package for grades 5-6 of the comprehensive school.
2000

TARKKANEN, VESA
Teaching content through a foreign language: material for teaching history through English.
2000

TUOMINEN, TERHI
Me and my English: A material package promoting self-assessment in the primary school.
2010

TURUNEN, MERJA
Literature and English foreign language teaching: a suggestion for a literature material package for upper secondary school.
1990

TÖLLINEN, JONNA
Brush up your grammar: a material package for a preparatory course of English.
2002

UITTAMO, HANNA
Teaching English as a lingua franca: A material package for intercultural communication.
2011

UOTILA, SUVI
Readings of health: A material package for teaching health education in upper secondary school.
2009

VARIS, SUVI & SUVI VIRÉN
Teaching English as an international language: A material package for a course in upper secondary school.
2005

VIITALA, MARI
Teaching stylistic analysis of literature in the EFL classroom: a teaching material package.
2003

VIRTA, JAANA
Succeed in Academic English! A lexical approach to teaching academic vocabulary.
2005

VISKARI, KATRIINA
Foreign language learning disabilities. Theoretical and practical tools for English teachers in Finnish upper secondary schools.
2005

VUORINEN, PAULA
"Tired of London, tired of life": Travelling vocabulary in the English language for upper secondary school students.
2002

VÄÄTÄINEN, MIKKO
This is my truth, tell me yours: Developing self-knowledge through text analysis of popular music lyrics: a teaching material package.
2002

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