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background information

Social medicine Data provided to prospective adoptive parents on a child and his/her biological family
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In these interviews, interviewers ask job-specific questions or give a policy-driven task for the interviewee to accomplish with the purpose of assessing the overall abilities of the interviewee without knowing any of their background information.
The four experimental conditions were created by varying the type of background information supplied by the experimenter to accompany the photographs.
The background information introduced in these readings becomes an excellent vehicle for the painless acquisition of domain knowledge by ESL students.
The content and vocabulary gained by the learner might then provide background information for reading.

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