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    ''background'' question

    Could someone clarify the meaning of the adjective ''background'' on the sentence?
    ''Students are expected to do some background reading''.

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    Re: ''background'' question

    The students have to read things that contributed to the current reading assignment.

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    Re: ''background'' question

    Students are expected to read beyond the syllabus materials.

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